March 12, 2013 - We begin a discussion
focusing on transportation for the disabled. Marine David Tierney
tells an inspirational story about his Vietnam War injuries, and his
perseverance in the aftermath to be the best he can be.
March 5, 2013 - David and I discuss urban
"Walkability". Dave Ouellette of ACTION (Acre Neighborhood Group)
provides an update about the Spring Community Gardens program.
Dec 18 - Christmas Show ... Glass blower
Peter Zimmerman from Western Ave. studios joins a discussion about
Christmas gift ideas offered by the various Lowell artists over the
Holidays. David reads his essay "Time" and the true spirit of
Nov 27 - David and I discuss general
topics including: the 2012 City of Lights Parade; Latinos impact on
presidential elections and the potential influence on the 2013 Lowell
City Council and School Committee Elections; Lowell History; David
reads his essay "Time" about the true meaning of Christmas.
Nov 13 - Dave Ouellette of ACTION (Acre
Neighborhood Group). Veteran's Day (including General Petraeus), North
Common Amphitheater lighting upgrades and general progress in the Acre
part of the City.
Nov 6 - LPD Deputy Superintendent Arthur
Ryan. Lowell as a bridge City, including discussions of the logistics
of the new University Ave. bridge and the proposed new Rourke Bridge.
Also Crime Mapping and downtown incidents.
Oct. 30 - Special Election Edition. David
and I have a spirited conversation (and sometimes spar) over our
recommendations for the 2012 Elections.
Oct. 23 - City Councilor Marty Lorrey
comes to the studio for a discussion about the growing partnership
between the City and UMass Lowell, the City Manager's 2013 Initiative
involving East Pawtucketville and West Acre, and the future of Lowell
Oct. 9 - Senator Eileen Donahue calls in
and we discuss a myriad of issues including Lowell's growth, sustained
economic development, UMass Lowell & MCC, jobs creation as a priority,
job training programs, renewable energy, arts and cultural
developments, and Hollywood East.
Oct 2 - David Tierney's vacation. The
Warren/Brown debate of Oct. 1 at Tsongas Center. Lowell Commission on
Disability new TV show on LTC called "Shattering Barriers".
ComeToLowell.com and Lowell2020. Downtown Traffic
improvements. George and David Ouellette of
ACTION discuss Mill City Grows, the Ameresco solar
array and progress in the Acre section of the City,
including updates on the City Manager's Neighborhood Initiative as
affects the East Pawtucketville/West Acre areas (the new "barbell"
Sept 18 - Recent shootings on Gorham St.
and in Centralville & Lower Highlands. Coverage of Monday's
neighborhood meeting at CNAG in Centralville..
Sept 11 - Discussion about recent
shootings, neighborhood safety, East Pawtucketville issues and ocean fishing. Guest: Paul Belley,
Sept 4 - Parking in Downtown Lowell.
Guest: Michael Herbert, Data Analyst and Interim Director of Parking
Services. Please Note: EBS test
Aug 21 - Wireless Mike Flynn: Rock the Block at Athenian Corner on Aug. 24,
the Lowell music scene in general, and MV Food Bank. Special
guest Kevin Stevenson performs.
Aug 14 - Greg Page relates his recent
experience as Mayor Murphy's aide, his military service and future
Aug 7 - Health Care Reform: MA Senate Bill
2526, Single Payer System, accountable care organizations.
July 31 - Artist
Linda McCluskey returns
to discuss the French health care system. Grace Ross (Main
Street $marts) joins the
conversation ... also, thoughts about the Folk Festival and new
improvements to Merrimack Repertory Theatre.
July 24 - Jack Neary & Lee Grande discuss
the fledgling "Greater Lowell Music Theatre" and their first show "The
Music Man" coming to UML Aug 3 & 4.
July 17 - Artist
Linda McCluskey returns
to Lowell with stories of life and love in Paris, France. Ooh la la!
July 10 - The City Manager's Neighborhood
Initiative for 2012; East Pawtucketville and West Acre. Discussion
with David Ouellette of ACTION. Status update about plans to transform
the St. Jean Baptiste Church and Smith Baker Center into community
& arts centers.