With no city council meeting last Tuesday due to the biweekly summer schedule, I’ll step away from local politics and look at stories from Washington and Boston. The United States Supreme Court issued momentous decisions in two cases. On Friday in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health…
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The dominant issue at Tuesday’s City Council meeting involved a joint motion by Councilors Corey Robinson and Rita Mercier requesting the council…
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Tuesday’s City Council special meeting and public hearing on the proposed FY23 City of Lowell budget began at 6:30 pm and ended just before midnight…
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The lineup for statewide candidates on the September 6, 2022, Democratic Primary ballot was set yesterday at the party’s state convention in Worcester…
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The most interesting and important part of Tuesday’s 3 ½ hour Lowell City Council meeting was a relatively brief presentation on the proposed FY2023…
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There’s a big story about Lowell in the Los Angeles Times this week. “In storied New England mill city, Cambodian Americans make political history” was…
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At last Tuesday’s meeting (May 10, 2022), the City Council unanimously adopted a resolution that made April 17th Cambodian Genocide Day in Lowell. Here…
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Councilors zipped through the 38 motions on last Tuesday’s agenda (23 leftover from the prior meeting and 15 new ones) in record time. There are only 8…
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