Greater Lowell

In Tewksbury: Motel Caswell Scheduled for Demolition ~ Family-Friendly Wamesit Lanes Soon

Just two years ago we were noting that nationally-known columnist George Will was weighing-in on the brouhaha surrounding the perhaps “infamous” Motel Caswell located on Rte. 38 in Tewksbury. The family-owned business in operation for over fifty years had become the focus of a planned take-over by the feds –…

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An Historic Act ~ Lincoln Signed the Morrill Act in July, 1862 with far-reaching consequences

On July 2, 1862 President Abraham Lincoln signed in to law the Land Grant Act passed by Congress in June to provide funding for higher education. The bill was also known as the Morrill Act, named after its sponsor, Congressman Justin Morrill of Vermont. The measure gave every state, including…

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Reminder ~ GLCF Grant Submission Deadline on July 1, 2014

Just a reminder about the coming the Greater Lowell Community Foundation Grant proposal deadline – it’s Tuesday July 1, 2014. A letter from GLCF Executive Director Susan Winship spells out the details and shows the community the scope of what the Foundation supports. This year the Distribution Committee with Trustee approval will grant $94,500  to…

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No Comparison to the Meehan Coup in 1992

Congressman John Tierney, (MA-6CD) Sun staffer Rick Sobey writes today about the Democratic primary race in the 6th Congressional District where two candidates are challenging longtime incumbent John Tierney. It’s a timely article that attempts to draw a parallel with this race and the 1992 race in the 5th Congressional District back when…

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Greater Lowell Area Democrats (GLAD) to meet this Saturday ~ June 21, 2014

Reminder ~ the next GLAD Meeting is this coming  SATURDAY! The next regular breakfast meeting of Greater Lowell Area  Democrats (GLAD ) will be held this Saturday June 21, 2014 in our usual location in the Independence Grill at the Radisson Hotel Rte. 110 in Chelmsford. This is the last regular meeting before our summer break. AGENDA: The regular agenda will…

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Greater Lowell Music Theatre @ UMass Lowell

For info contact Donna White at donnawhite@glmt.org or 978-319-8867 GLMT announces summer shows  LOWELL, Mass. – The Greater Lowell Music Theatre, in partnership with the UMass Lowell Center for Arts and Ideas, is pleased to present its 2014 summer season of musicals. All shows are performed in Durgin Concert Hall, located on…

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