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Lowell Women’s Week Seeks Nominations for Because of Her Awards

The Lowell Women's Week Committee is seeking nominations for¬†the 2014 Because of Her Awards. The award acknowledges women who make significant contributions to their¬†community but rarely receive recognition. They may perform exemplary service outside their regular jobs, help¬†individuals or their community through one or more extraordinary acts, face unusually challenging¬†circumstances with admirable courage, or tackle…
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Additional Off-Street Parking available during Snow Emergency

Through the coordinated and cooperative efforts of UMass Chancellor Marty Meehan and City Manager Bernie Lynch, additional off street parking has been made available during the current snow emergency for City residents in UMass Lowell's parking garages on the university's North (Riverside Street), South (Broadway), and East (Pawtucket Street) campuses. Residents who do not have…
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Public Computers Now Open

Again, it's a bit odd to announce that our Public Computers are now available for use on the internet given that one would need a computer to access this information. But just in case there's a scenario where you are logging onto our website to see if our computers are available for use we thought…
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City of Lowell Open Space Survey

You can help the City of Lowell as it¬†prepares an update to its Open Space Plan to provide a framework for the City, private, and non-profit institutions for allocating resources for parks, recreation and open space over the next 5 to 10 years. Once completed, the Open Space Plan will be used by the City…
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2013 Edgar Award Winners – Dennis Lehane takes top honors…

Last week the Mystery Writers of America announced the 2013 Edgar Allen Poe Awards for the best¬†best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2012. Dennis Lehane, the 2012 Pollard Foundation Author Night speaker took home top honors for his novel Live By Night. There's a full list of the winners (with…
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Absentee Voting Announcement from Election Commission

Announcement regarding Absentee Voting Hours The Lowell Election and Census Commission announces that their office in Lowell City Hall (Room 5) will be open on Saturday, April 27 from 10am until 3pm for voters who need to cast absentee ballots for April 30 special US Senate Primary.¬† Access to city hall on Saturday, April 27…
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Lowell Winterfest Postponed to February 22nd & 23rd

Winter Storm Nemo¬†(forcasted¬†to bring over a foot of snow to the Merrimack Valley, Friday and Saturday¬†) has forced the Winterfest Committee to postpone this weekend's Winterfest celebration until February 22nd & 23rd. The Committee is currently hard at work on logistics for this change in schedule, and encourages the public to visit www.lowellwinterfest.org for all…
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