Greater Lowell

Greater Lowell Area Dems to Honor Steve Grossman ~ 2014 Distinguished Democrat

It’s official! Greater Lowell Area Democrats announce that the 2014 Distinguished Democrat will be Treasurer and Receiver-General of the Commonwealth Steve Grossman. A special  meeting of Greater Lowell Area Democrats was one of Steve’s first stops in his quest to become state party chair in the early 1990s. He later went…

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In the Merrimack Valley ~ Area Dems Unity Meeting in Lawrence

Many Tewksbury Democratic Town Committee ladies joined with their sister and brother Democrats from Lawrence and Andover at a Unity Breakfast and Candidate event yesterday morning. And words, gestures and commitment to Democratic unity was alive and well in Lawrence! State Senator Barry Finegold drew a standing ovation of thanks…

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September 10, 1960 ~ Remembering Lowell Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers

On this day after the Massachusetts Primary where women candidates did so well and are poised to make history, it is fitting to remember Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers. Mrs. Rogers made her own history with – among other things – her support for veterans and her record-holding longevity in the…

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Political Rambles in the Merrimack Valley

Political bits and pieces from rambles around the Merrimack Valley, Middlesex County and beyond ~ “Sticks, stones, rocks and bolders” are being hurled around NH in the US Senate race even as across-the-border locals turned out in Dracut to financially support GOP Scott Brown vs incumbent N. H. Senator - Democrat Jean…

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GLCF Announces Awards Totalling $94,500 to Local Nonprofits

The Greater Lowell Community Foundation has just published the lastest “Notes” from Executive Director Susan Winship. One announcement of great interest lists the 2014 grant awardees: GLCF Awards $94,500 to Local Nonprofits  The Greater Lowell Community Foundation is pleased to announce that 20 organizations received funds totaling $94,500 for the…

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