History

History of The Brush Gallery

This past Saturday (January 16, 2016), I visited The Brush Art Gallery & Studios at 256 Market St. in Lowell for a panel discussion on “The Roots of ‘The Brush’ & Lowell’s Cultural Revival” which featured Paul Marion. Rosemary Noon, Fred Faust, and Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord who were all “present…

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The day Glidden went home with the telephone rights for Lowell

By Vincent Valentine, founder of the Telephone Museum: In 1877, Boston was the global epicenter of innovation and Lowell was a prominent industrial complex supplying granite for canals and factory foundations. Rudimentary electrical componentry such as telegraph and alarm systems were leading edge. Charles Williams Jr’s electrical shop in Boston…

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Presidential Primaries

Coverage of the presidential election is increasing as the first electoral events draw near. The Iowa Caucus is on February 1, 2016, the New Hampshire Primary is on February 9, 2016, and the Massachusetts Primary is on Super Tuesday, March 1, 2016. With that in mind, I decided to review…

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