Category Archives: Politics

Sunday Notes Feb. 7th 2016

Before taking a bow, can someone explain DESE “fuzzy math? It is always a great thing to hear that the City exceeded Net School Spending. When I saw that in the city council packet I posted about it. It is … Continue reading

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City projected to exceed Net School Spending by $5,694,458 in 2015/2016 Fiscal Year

Manager Murphy has touted his commitment to education and based on these numbers from the School Department you have to applaud his work along with the City Council!! We learn in this week’s City Council Packet that according to numbers … Continue reading

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Two Council Sub/Committee meetings this week

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School Administration addresses Peer Grading Issue

First, I would URGE any and all parents who have concerns with either Peer Editing , Peer Grading or any issue involving their student, to first address it with the teacher involved and then if you still have concerns, to … Continue reading

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Teacher Contract Settlement no reason to Worry about possible Cuts

Some elected officials and former elected officials may cause people to worry about what programs may have to be cut because the present school committee and UTL reached a contract settlement. I’d caution against over reaction, based on the fact … Continue reading

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Highest and best use is continued use of the site !

DOWNTOWN LOWELL MARKET STUDY.Draft Report The city of Lowell conducted a “Best Use” study of the current Lowell High School. Many people (or at least a few current downtown business owners and political players) have had fantasies of a Faneuil … Continue reading

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EXCISE TAX Reminder from City Treasurer

Motor vehicle excise tax bills are scheduled to be mailed out on February 24, 2016, and they will be delivered to the same address that appears on your vehicle’s registration. They will be due in 30 days on March 24, … Continue reading

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