South Common Crowd

At the end of the afternoon yesterday, there were more than 100 people enjoying the South Common—dozens of kids swimming in the blue pool, more young people running in races, small children at the playground, basketball players on the court, older health-walkers from Bishop Markham Village, people taking their  big…

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Lowell Week in Review: June 28, 2015

Downtown Lowell: still hazardous for walkers

Two weeks ago saw three different million dollar plus real estate deals in Lowell (Markley Group/Prince Spaghetti; Lowell Community Charter Public School/Mill No. 5; UTEC/Central, Prescott & Warren Streets).  This week there was one deal of that scale: an apartment building at the corner of Stevens Street and Princeton Boulevard…

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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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Lowell Week in Review: June 21, 2015

Lowell Walks LHS tour

 Lowell Walks – Lowell High We had another successful Lowell Walks tour yesterday: “Inside Lowell High School” led by Headmaster Brian Martin.  88 people joined the tour which began at the National Park Visitor Center and then moved on to Kirk Street, entering the building at the doorway under the…

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Lowell High Tour tomorrow

Tomorrow – Saturday, June 20, 2015 – is the Inside Lowell High School guided tour, part of the Lowell Walks summertime series.  Meet at the National Park Visitor Center at 246 Market Street at 10 am to meet our tour guide, Lowell High Headmaster Brian Martin.  The tour is free…

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