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The Green Building Commission is now accepting applications for its 2011 Green Building Excellence Awards. The submission deadline is January 9th.
The City of Lowell Division of Planning and Development will hold Public Hearing #1 on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 6:00 PM at the Lowell Senior Center, 276 Broadway Street, to help prepare the Annual Action Plan for FY 2012-2013.
WANTED: Green-minded professionals to launch the Lowell Green Restaurant Certification Program.
The City of Lowell congratulates six award winners, who submitted their own photographs to the Sustainability Snapshots Contest.
Want to improve your neighborhood? Funding is available to put your ideas into action. The Neighborhood Innovation Grant Program, administered by the Department of Planning and Development, provides seed funding of up to $1,500 for collaborative, community-driven neighborhood improvement projects.
Following this weekend’s freak mid-fall snowstorm, City officials have put in place sheltering and debris removal plans.
The next phase of the cobblestone project on Central Street from Market St. to Appleton St. is on schedule for Saturday, October 22nd at 5:30 a.m. This part of the project consists of paving the area that was milled on the 11th and will take most of the day. During this phase, there will be no traffic allowed in the area. Detours around the area will be designated with signage and police details will be on site to assist with traffic flow.
The Baystate Marathon, hosted by the Greater Lowell Road Runners, will occur on Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 8:00am @ the Tsongas Center. More information can be found at www.baystatemarathon.com.
Entries are in for the Sustainability Snapshots Competition. Vote for your favorite submissions by liking the photos in the Sustainability Snapshots Contest Voting album on the City of Lowell's Facebook page!
Broadway Street, between Walker Street and School Street, will be closed to eastbound vehicular traffic from Wednesday, September 28, 2011, through Friday, December 23, 2011 for bridge repairs.
FREE Best Retail Practices Workshop Wednesday, September 28th, 6pm - 8pm at the MCC Morse Federal Building.
Lowell is updating its citywide Master Plan, its twenty-year vision for the future. The new plan will work to ensure that future generations have equal access to the economic, environmental and cultural resources that residents enjoy today. We want to include your photographs in our new vision. Enter in the Sustainability Snapshots Contest for a chance to win a season pass to the Lowell Summer Music Series!
Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of September 11th - National Day of Service and Remembrance to be held at Lowell City Hall
The City of Lowell and Community Teamwork, Inc. Senior Corps Volunteer Program join forces to embrace the impact from that day. On September 11, 2001 our nation will never forget as we watched the World Trade Center towers fall, the Pentagon crumble, the hundreds of New York firefighters die trying to rescue those trapped, and the pride and admiration for those passengers who forced a plane down in a Pennsylvania field, knowing their lives would end at that moment.
The long anticipated cobblestone work to Central Street from Market St. to Appleton St. is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, August 24th at 5:30 a.m.. As with any construction project, there is the expectation that the short-term disruption and inconvenience will result in the long-term benefit of improved travel conditions for both vehicles and pedestrians.
Have you been dreaming of lowering your energy bills, getting a more efficient furnace or weatherizing your home? Don’t really know where to start? Right now, you have an opportunity to save money and improve your home. And it starts with a No-Cost Home Energy Assessment through Mass Save®!
Since September 11, 2001, over 3 million Americans have gone to Iraq and Afghanistan to help protect our nation.
The Lowell Housing Authority, the awarding agency, is seeking sealed proposals for Section 8 Project Based Assistance housing, as specified in RFP 2011-4. Proposal specifications will be available for pick-up at 350 Moody Street, Lowell, Massachusetts 01853 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, beginning on July 15, 2011.
The update to the city's Comprehensive Master Plan is well underway. This summer, as part of the public outreach component of the update, the Department of Planning and Development will host a series of five public visioning sessions to collect input from the community and help inform the city's vision for the future. All meetings will take place at the Lowell Senior Center from 6-8:30 PM.
The City of Lowell's Fiscal Year 2012 Adopted Budget is now available for download from the City's website.
Leaving an Outdoor Light On Overnight Helps REDUCE CRIME and costs approximately 7 cents.
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