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ធ្វើឲ្យប្រឡាយភ្លឺឡើង

  ដោយ Richard Howe បកប្រែដោយ តារាយុទ្ធ ហង្ស រាល់រដូវក្តៅ ទីក្រុងឡូវែលតែងតែធ្វើពីធីបុណ្យអុំទូកមួយ ក្នុងគោលបំណងជួយរំលឹកពលរដ្ជក្រុងឡូវែលទាំងអស់ អំពីសារះសំខាន់នៃទឹកទន្លេ នឹង វប្បធម៌អាស៊ីអាគ្នេយ៍។ ពីធីបុណ្យអុំទូករបស់ប្រជាជនកម្ពុជាក្នុងទីក្រុងឡូវែល បានជួយជំរុញអ្នកដឹកនាំរបស់ទីក្រុងមួយនេះឲ្យប្រើទស្សនះថ្មីមើលទៅកាន់ប្រព័ន្ធប្រឡាយទឹក នឹង ​ទឹកទន្លេរបស់ទីក្រុងមួយនេះ ជាធនធានដ៍សំខាន់ក្នុងការអភិវឌ្ឈន៍ វប្បធម៌ សេដ្ជកិច្ច នឹង​ ការកំសាន្ត។ ដោយសារតែមានប្រឡាយច្រើន ទីក្រុងនេះត្រូវបានគេហៅឈ្មោះថា វីនេសនៃអាមេរិកាំង(Venise of America)។ ប្រព័ន្ធប្រឡាយដំបូង ដែលមានទីតាំងនៅ ផតាក់ខេត(Pawtucket) ត្រូវបានជីកសំរាប់ធ្វើនាវាចរណ៍នៅក្នុងឆ្នាំ១៧៩០។ ប្រលាយនេះត្រូវបានបំបែបជាបួនផ្លូវ

Lighting Up The Canals

  KhmerPost USA – Feb 26, 2016 –  By Richard Howe. Every summer, the Southeast Asian Water Festival reminds all residents of Lowell of the importance of rivers to the people and cultures

A Lowell Resident’s View of Asia

KhmerPost USA – April 3, 2015 – By Richard P. Howe Jr. Like most people who grew up in Lowell in the 1950s and 1960s, I knew very little about Asia and

Hearing on Market Street Bridge Repairs

A public hearing on plans to replace the Market Street Bridge over the Western Canal is today, Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at the Pollard Memorial Library Meeting Room, 401

Lowell: the Snowiest City in America

Feb. 21st, 2015 – In a normal winter, Lowell would have received 36 inches of snow by now. But this is not a normal winter. As I write this, we already have

Lowell Southeast-Asian Water Festival 2014

(រូបថត អ៊ុំទូក ដែលផ្ញើនេះ) មកលេងឡូវែលរដ្ឋម៉ាសាឈូសែត ដោយ ពិន សំខុន សប្តាហ៍នេះសហគមន៍ខ្មែរនៅឡូវែល ជាពិសេសសហគមន៍អាស៊ីអគ្នេយ៍ក្នុងដំបន់ កំពុងរៀបចំពីធីបុណ្យអុំទូកប្រចាំឆ្នាំដ៏អធឹកអធម្ម មួយ នាថ្ងៃទី១៦សីហា២០១៤ សម្រាប់ជាឱកាសទទួលភ្ញៀវពីក្រៅ ដែលរៀងរាល់ឆ្នាំមកកំសាន្តវប្បធម៌អាស៊ីផង នឹងមកស្គាល់តំបន់ ដែលជនជាតិខ្មែរ លើកតំកើងវប្បធម៌អាស៊ីបានខ្ពង់ខ្ពស់ជាងគេ នាឆ្នេរខាងកើតនៃសហរដ្ឋអាមេរីកនេះផង។ កាសែតខ្មែរផុសបានផ្តល់ការចូលរួមយ៉ាងសកម្ម ក្នុងផ្នែកអភិវឌ្ឍន៍ តាមជំនាញនឹងតួរនាទីរបស់ខ្លួន ដោយបានបោះពុម្ភផ្សាយ នៅក្នុង កាសែតលេខមុន១៥៨ នូវផែនទីក្រុងខ្មែរដ៏សម្បូរជាងគេដោយហាងពាណិជ្ជកម្មខ្មែរធំតូច ផ្ជាប់ទៅនឹងកន្លែងដែលប្រារព្ធអុំទូក ព្រម ទាំងរំលឹកពីប្រវត្តិនៃកំណើតសហគមន៍អាស៊ីអគ្នេយ៍គ្រាន់ទុកជាការរៀនសូត្រ ជាមួយផងដែរ។ រៀងរាល់ឆ្នាំ អុំទូកនៅឡូវែល បានទាក់ទាញភ្ញៀវមកពីជិតឆ្ងាយ

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Selecting a New City Manager

by Richard P. Howe Jr. At noon on Monday, March 10, 2014, Bernie Lynch ended his seven years as City Manager of Lowell.  City Clerk Michael Geary immediately took over as Acting

CMAA hosts Community Exchange

On January 18th, the Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association (CMAA), under the leadership of the new board chair Bopha Malone, convened a community exchange event at their headquarters in Lowell.  The event was

Vote 17 scores a victory in the Senate

By James Ostis With its storied history, Lowell is known as a city of firsts—and if the hard work of local teenage activists pays off, the city will be making history again

Council discusses City Manager Search / ស្វែងរកប្រធានក្រុងថ្មីសម្រាប់កាន់តំណែង

One week after the surprising announcement that Bernie Lynch would be resigning from the office of city manager, the Lowell City Council got to work on picking his successor.  On Tuesday January

Page’s Clock By Richard P. Howe Jr.

One hundred years ago this month, Dudley Page opened his candy store at 16 Merrimack Street in Lowell.  Dudley had been operating the D. L. Page Company since 1866 which had several

New Year, New Leadership for Angkor Dance Troupe

    By James Ostis   With the new year comes new leadership for one of Lowell’s oldest Cambodian cultural institutions. After four years as the president of the board of directors,

Lowell Politics in 2013

By Richard P. Howe Jr. The 2014 political year in Lowell started with the shocking announcement by City Manager Bernie Lynch that he would resign his office on March 10, 2014.  The

City Manager Lynch to Resign

The new city council will not have to wait long for its first major decision. At the end of the January 6th council meeting, the first of the new term, City Manager

New Lowell City Council, Mayor Sworn In

On a cold and foggy Monday morning in January, the 2014-2015 Lowell City Council was sworn into office, ushering a new era in the Mill City.  As is tradition, the first order

Lowell Videos Show ‘Roots, Realities, & Dreams’

Light of Cambodian Children Film wins 2nd prize In 2010, The Fighter showed that the City of Lowell could be a huge hit when it graces the silver screen.  Over the course

City Hall Holiday Spirit

By James Ostis As one of the final public events during his term, Patrick Murphy ensured the Mayor’s Holiday Reception was a uniquely Lowell event.  On December 11th, a crowd of over

The “Cambodian vote” in the 2013 city election

This article originally was posted on richardhowe.com and appears in the December 7th edition of KhmerPostUSA Posted on November 8, 2013 by Richard Howe Hanging on a nearby wall is the framed

Fostering a Socially Connected Community

1st Annual Lowell Social Media Conference By James Ostis Towards the tail end of the lively three hour discussion, Dick Howe wondered if the first ever Lowell Social Media Conference should have

Angkor Dance Troupe presents Evolution of Cambodian Dance Series

by James Ostis This article appears in the November 22nd edition of KhmerPostUSA It is an art form over a thousand years old that continues to engage and captivate audiences; both steeped