History

‘Mill Power’ Talk @ Tewksbury Library Set for Wed., Feb. 18

Snow permitting—-Here’s an announcement from  the Tewksbury Library: The Tewksbury Public Library invites the public to a special program on Wed., Feb. 18, at 7 pm at Tewksbury Public Library, with author Paul Marion, who will discuss his new book, “MILL POWER: The Origin and Impact of Lowell National Historical Park,”…

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The “Gerrymander” Made Law in Massachusetts ~ February 11, 1812

There is much about politics for which Massachusetts is well-known.  An infamous historical note rests with Governor Elbridge Gerry and his redistricting method known ever since as “Gerrymandering.” Cartoonists memorialized his efforts in a “Gerrymander” creature that  resembled that of a salamander-like monster. From the archive: Infamous “Gerrymander” Made Massachusetts Law ~…

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South Common, Thorndike-Dutton Corridor, Lord Overpass, Etc

People are discussing what’s going to happen with transportation improvements on the Thorndike-Dutton streets corridor because of what they will mean for access to and from the Gallagher transit terminal, around South Common, over to Cambodia Town and Western Avenue Studios, through the Hamilton Canal District, and into the core…

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In the Merrimack Valley ~ Rumors and Rumblings

In the Merrimack Valley ~ Rumors and Rumblings… Maybe people need a distraction from the weather, whatever the cause – rumors and rumblings are reverberating around the Merrimack Valley. Soft rumblings in the Town of TEWKSBURY… will Scott Wilson run for reelection for the Board of Selectmen? papers were pulled…

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