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Lowell Fights Urban Blight

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Veterans Homebuyer Program

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From The Armenian Weekly: A mother’s hands weaving the history of her people. Displaying an artist’s rendition of genocide memorial for Lowell (L-R) Mayor Patrick Murphy; Daniel Varoujan-Hejinian, artist/designer; and Armen Jeknavorian, committee chairman. Such is the theme of an elaborate genocide memorial approved by city officials during a meeting with organizers from the Merrimack …

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Lowell, MA – Mayor Patrick Murphy visited the Lowell Registry of Motor Vehicle (RMV) office on Monday, April 9, to celebrate April as Donate Life Month in the City of Lowell. The Mayor stated, “I am happy to acknowledge this month as Donate Life Month and encourage all individuals to register to become an organ …

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Mayor Murphy was visited at City Hall by the Cameroonians of Lowell Association recently, where they spoke about rekindling Lowell’s Sister City relationship with the city of Bamenda, Cameroon. This is one of many sister cities that Mayor Murphy believes Lowell should re-connect with so that each might reap the rewards of an exchange both …

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LOWELL — More than 3,000 packages — ranging from Ramen noodles, cans of minestrone and cream of mushroom soup, boxes of penne, jars of peanut butter and nearly every other nonperishable food item imaginable — were stacked and packed into boxes and bins in the mayor’s reception room yesterday morning. The bounty weighed in at …

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Mayor Patrick Murphy announces traditional and virtual Office Hours, offering Lowellians a direct window to discuss issues and ideas Lowell, MA, March 20, 2012 – Mayor Patrick Murphy has formally announced that he will hold Office Hours in the Office of the Mayor in City Hall.  During two designated time periods each week – 4 p.m. to 6 …

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LOWELL — City officials have expanded the eligibility requirements for Lowell’s fiscal 2012 first-time homebuyer program to allow veterans who are not first-time homebuyers to apply for and receive assistance buying a home.  The tweak to the eligibility requirements to include veterans who may have previously owned a home but no longer do so was …

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LOWELL — City Councilor Patrick Murphy said yesterday if Lowell wants to convey that it is truly alive, unique and inspiring, the city’s marketing efforts need to reflect those qualities. Murphy urged the administration at last night’s City Council meeting to overhaul its current approach

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On October 25, 2010, the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs awarded the City of Lowell a nearly $550,000 grant. The grant is a result of the efforts to both obtain a Green Communities Designation, and to submit a successful application. Only 34 other communities among Massachusetts’ 351 cities and towns were awarded a grant. There …

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LOWELL — Roberto Clemente Park, a mecca for Cambodian volleyball players, is slated for about $150,000 in improvements this summer, City Manager Bernie Lynch announced Saturday morning. Seven stadium-quality floodlights, four new sets of bleachers, a picnic grove and a concession stand/restroom facility will be installed, and landscaping work will be performed at the park, …

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