Category Archives: Politics

Sunday Notes May 3rd 2015

The Lowell School Committee will interview the finalists for Lowell Supt. of Schools this week in publicly televised sessions in the City Council Chamber at Lowell City Hall. The last tentative schedule I’ve heard is : • Salah Khelfaoui, currently … Continue reading

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May 5th 2015 Lowell City Council Agenda

LOWELL CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, MAY 05, 2015 CITY HALL, CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER TIME 6:30 PM CITY CLERK 1. CITY CLERK 1.1. Minutes of City Council Meeting April 28th; Youth Services SC April 28th, for acceptance. CITY AUDITOR 2. … Continue reading

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Suffolk Street Bridge Closure Begins May 4th

After results from a recent inspection, Enel/Boott Hydro notified the City of a safety issue with the bridge located on Suffolk Street off Father Morissette Boulevard. The bridge will be closed beginning on Monday, May 4, 2015 to all vehicular … Continue reading

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Is it time for Cities and Towns to address health Insurance like private businesses?

I hear over and over that Health Care cost are a huge burden to cities and towns. We all know Health Care cost keep going up and under the “Affordable Care Act”. Is it time that City Managers, Town Manager’s, … Continue reading

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Rob Palmer accuses former Dracut Officials of “mismanagement and misappropriation of revenue and funds”

Meet Rob ” I stole the name Dracut Forum” Palmer who hides his identity and takes unfounded shots at people on his stolen titled Facebook page with ZERO knowledge of facts on a regular basis. He gets upset at me … Continue reading

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Social Media leaving a lot of unanswered questions/issues for Candidates/Elected Officials!

As we come upon the City of Lowell Election Season, I’m watching with interest the Social media component. Most candidates will have a website, twitter feed and/or Facebook page. What I’m wondering is can a supporter hurt a candidate by … Continue reading

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Sunday Notes April 26, 2015

City Manager Kevin Murphy was dealt his first real set-back since becoming City Manager at this week’s City Council meeting, when he tried to get the Council to vote for a motion to create a Home Rule petition to take … Continue reading

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