Thursday, September 22, 2016

Lowell Judicial Center ground breaking today

The ground breaking ceremony for the new Lowell Judicial Center will take place today at 2 pm. The seven-story building will contain courtrooms for Superior, District, Housing, Probate, and Juvenile Courts, facilities for other judicial-related functions, and the Middlesex North Registry of Deeds.

Here's the text of the press release from the Supreme Judicial Court's Public Information Office:

Judiciary Announces Groundbreaking Ceremony for Lowell Justice Center  
On Thursday, September 22,  Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants, Trial Court Chief Justice Paula M. Carey, and Trial Court Administrator Harry Spence, together with Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary for Administration and Finance Kristin Lepore, and Commissioner of the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance Carole Gladstone, will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Lowell Justice Center, which will be located on Jackson Street in Lowell. Lowell officials in attendance will include Mayor Edward Kennedy, State Senator Eileen Donoghue, and State Representatives Rady Mom and David Nangle.
The new courthouse will be located in the historic Hamilton Canal District, and house the Lowell District Court, the Superior, Probate & Family and Juvenile Courts of Middlesex County, and the Northeast Division of the Housing Court. The courthouse will have 17 state-of-the-art courtrooms, a Court Service Center and office spaces for the District Attorney's Office and Registry of Deeds. The new Justice Center will replace a leased facility and two outdated state-owned courthouses, allowing greater access and efficiency for court users. Construction is due to begin in the fall.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
2 p.m.
370 Jackson Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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