History

An Amazing Week

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” —Martin Luther King Jr. Usually I don’t use this space to comment on national issues but I believe that history will record this week to be a momentous one in our nation’s story.  That demands comment. Confederate…

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150 Feet of Civic Love

It doesn’t take much sometimes. It’s uplifting to see how much people appreciate a positive gesture, no matter what size. In addition to spreading a layer of loam and re-seeding the sports field at the South Common, the good folks at City Hall brought in a pavement company to resurface…

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The Paddy Camps of Lowell

Nancy Pitkin sent the following about an upcoming selection of the Pollard Memorial Library’s nonfiction book group: Father John’s Medicine is engraved in the lintel of one of the many renovated historic buildings in Lowell on Market Street and is now apartments. I’d always assumed that the name for Fr.…

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