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Vote by Mail 2024

2024 is the Presidential election year in addition to the state election. There will be Presidential Primary on March 5. General Election for both state and presidential will be on November 5th.

Find Mass Money is Real and I Tried It

February 1, 2024 National Unclaimed Property Day, Massachusetts State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg reminded its citizens that the state Unclaimed Property Division (UCP) is holding more than $3 billion in unclaimed property

City Manager Thomas A. Golden, Jr., Announces Appointment of HR Director

LOWELL, Mass., January 22, 2024 — City Manager Thomas A. Golden, Jr., has announced the hiring of Neil Osborne, Esq., as the new Human Relations (HR) Director at Lowell City Hall. Mr.


នៅថ្ងៃទី ៦ ខែមករា ខ្ញុំបានជិះនាវាកម្សាន្ត Norwegian ពីកំពង់ផែ Canaveral រដ្ឋផ្លរីដា ជាមួយគ្រួសាររបស់ខ្ញុំសម្រាប់វិស្សមកាលរយៈពេលមួយសប្តាហ៍។ ការធ្វើដំណើររបស់យើងបានឈប់នៅសាធារណរដ្ឋដូមីនីកែន St. Thomas កោះ U.S.​Virgin កោះ Tortola កោះ British Virgin និងកោះ Stir Up Cay មុនពេលត្រលប់មកវិញ។ នាវា Norwegian Escape គឺជាកប៉ាល់ដ៏ធំបំផុតមួយនៅក្នុងចំណោមនាវាទេសចរណ៍ន័រវេស ដែលផ្ទុកអ្នកដំណើរបាន ៣៥០០ នាក់នៅលើនាវា​មានភោជនីយដ្ឋាន និងហាងល្អៗជាច្រើន

A Winter Escape

On January 6, I embarked on a Norwegian cruise from Port Canaveral, Florida with my family for a week vacation. Our journey stopped at the Dominican Republic, St. Thomas, U.S.Virgin Islands, Tortola,

Lowell Police Partners with Local Community College to Increase Diversity Workforce

Deputy Superintendent Mark LeBlanc, Capt. Marisol Nobrega, City Manager Tom Golden, Superintendent Greg Hudon and Chief DEI Officer Ineabelle Dominguez stand with the five interns. (Courtesy Lowell Police Department) LOWELL — Superintendent

Mackenzie Scott Donated $3 Million Dollars to the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) announced today a $3 million gift from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, the former wife of billionaire Jeff Bazo who is the founder of the online

Healey-Driscoll Administration Awards $19 Million to Train Current and Newly Hired Workers Across Massachusetts

Worcester, MA – The Healey-Driscoll Administration recently announced $19.4 million in Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) Awards serving 187 businesses statewide. The grants will train 12,010 individuals and add 2,773 new jobs by

Karen Frederick CEO of Community Teamwork to Retire After 40 Decades of Service

Lowell, MA– After 20 years at the helm of Community Teamwork, and 46 years of dedicated service with the Community Action Agency, Karen Frederick, CEO, has announced her retirement effective November 1,

Governor Healey Signs Executive Order to Improve Language Access Across State Government 

BOSTON – Governor Maura T. Healey, joined by members of the Latino Advisory Council, signed Executive Order #615 to increase language access across state government. The Executive Order aims to make the delivery of services and

Governor Healey and Lieutenant Governor Driscoll Sign $56 Billion Fiscal Year 2024 Budget 

BOSTON – Gov. Maura Healey today signed a $55.98 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24), making historic investments in schools, child care, workforce development,public transit, housing, climate resiliency and other key areas that will help

Hun Manet will perpetuate his father’s dictatorship in Cambodia: Will Australia speak out for human rights and democracy?

On Monday 7th August Cambodia’s King approved the nomination of Hun Manet, son of leader Hun Sun, as Cambodia’s next Prime Minister. The nomination will be endorsed by Cambodia’s Parliament on 22nd

Governor Healey Declares State of Emergency, Calls for Support for Newly Arriving Migrant Families 

BOSTON – Governor Maura T. Healey today declared that a state of emergency exists in Massachusetts due to rapidly rising numbers of migrant families arriving in Massachusetts in need of shelter and services and a severe lack of shelter availability in the

About Cambodia New Premier Hun Manet

Hun Manet was born on 20 October 1977 in Koh Thmar Village, Memot District, Kampong Cham Province during the Khmer Rouge rule of Cambodia as the second son of Hun Sen and Bun Rany. He grew up and received his

Vietnamese Authorities Unlawfully Detained Khmer Krom Rights Activists

Tra Vinh, Vietnam – Vietnamese authorities have unlawfully detained three ethnic Khmer Krom (Cambodian) rights activists on July 31 alleging that they are “abusing democratic freedoms to infringe upon the interests of

Dozens of local organizations received $352,772 Ad-Hoc Grant, part of ARPA fund

 The City of Lowell announced the recipients of their first round of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Ad-Hoc Grant program. This grant initiative is a one-time grant program overseen by the City’s

First “historic” building of VIETNAMESE INDOCHINA

Paris —  Cambodian Border Committee and around the world issued a declaration on June 1 with regarding the creation of an international legislative body in former French Indochina called “Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam

Undocumented Massachusetts Immigrants Can Now Get Driver Licenses

Starting July 1, 2023, undocumented immigrants living in Massachusetts can obtain a standard driver’s license. It is a hard-won battle for many immigrant families as the state legislature passed the Work and

Lowell Folkfest: One of America’s Largest Free Music Festivals is Set for July 28-30

Lowell Folk Festival, one of the longest running free folk festivals in the country, announced the first nine performers coming to the mill city for 3 days of music, dance, crafts, food,

History of Kampuchea Krom: The Annexation of Cambodian Land by Vietnam

This article is about the history of Kampuchea Krom (Lower Cambodia or Mekong Delta) which is now South Vietnam so our history will not to be forgotten. June 4th, 2023 marks 74

American Political Prisoner in Cambodia Theary Seng Launches Ten-Day Hunger Strike After United Nations Calls for Her Immediate Release

Washington, D.C. – Theary Seng announced from Preah Vihear Prison that she has started a ten-day hunger strike to demand her release and that of other political prisoners, as well as draw further international attention to the deteriorating human rights and democracy situation under the Hun

United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Demands Immediate and Unconditional Release of U.S./Cambodia Dual National and Human Rights Activist Theary Seng

Photo: Samuel/Agence France-Presse – Getty Images WASHINGTON, D.C. and GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Today, the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (“Working Group”) published its judgment on its website that U.S./Cambodia dual national and human rights activist Theary Seng has

Healey-Driscoll Administration Releases Joint Statement in Response to Supreme Court Decision on Race-Based Admissions 

BOSTON – The Healey-Driscoll Administration, along with over 100 Massachusetts institutions of higher education leaders, civil rights advocates, other elected officials, and organizations dedicated to equity issued the following statement today regarding the United States Supreme Court’s decision in two higher education admissions cases Students for

UN Experts Call on Cambodian Authorities to Ensure for Free and Fair Electoral Environment ahead of July General Elections

GENEVA – UN experts urged Cambodian authorities to ensure an inclusive, genuine, and peaceful electoral process, in full respect of human rights, including rights to freedom of assembly, association and expression for

Blasting into the Future with Virgin Galactic’s Unity 25 Mission

New Mexico –Virgin Galactic completed its first spaceflight mission called Unity 25 on Thursday, May 25th. It is the first since its founder Sir Richard Branson took flight in July 2021 and