The region contains innumerable natural resources, including wetlands and waterways, forest, fields, farms and hilltops. Such resources are critical to the overall character of the region, and to the quality of life for its residents.
The Greater Lowell region has a diverse economy, extensive infrastructure, and a highly educated and well trained workforce. The principal higher education facilities serving the region include UMass Lowell and Middlesex Community College. Both institutions provide employment, education opportunities, and research and development initiatives that help the region grow economically.
The following community pages contain information on major governing and permitting boards and commissions, as well as contact information for municipal staff.
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