Latest Lowell, Massachusetts Stories

2009-09-16 12:40:00

A judge cleared New England boxer Irish Micky Ward of an assault and battery charge in a 2008 fight with his father-in-law. The Lowell (Mass.) Sun said Wednesday that District Court Judge James McGuiness made the ruling after the defense argued the 43-year-old Ward was acting in self defense when he broke 53-year-old Kevin Nolette's nose amid a shouting match at Nolette's home. What is clear is that Micky Ward does his fighting in the ring, lawyer Robert Normandin declared after Tuesday's...

2009-08-26 20:04:38

The Nashua, N.H., semi-pro baseball team will play its remaining home games in New Jersey after being locked out of its stadium, Mayor Donnalee Lozeau said. Lozeau has season tickets to the American Defenders of New Hampshire but ordered the locks on the gates changed before a game scheduled for Tuesday.

2009-06-26 12:57:00

National PR Campaign to Launch: New Line of European-Style Yogurts NEW YORK, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanna Lee Communications, Inc., a boutique PR agency specialized in food, beverage, travel and lifestyle, today announced that it was named the PR agency of record for Lowell International Foods, an Illinois-based, premium specialty food importer and producer.

2009-04-27 16:08:00

Save Money. Have Fun. Travel Often. BOSTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) today announces the launch of its new Spring/Summer Mass Value Pass (MVP).

2009-02-19 10:30:39

The team bus for the Albany River Rats professional ice hockey team crashed Thursday in Massachusetts, leaving three people injured, state police say. Jeff Daniels, the coach of the American Hockey League team, said those injured in the accident on the Massachusetts Turnpike were players and team employees, The Albany (N.Y.) Times-Union reported. While the names and conditions of the injured team members have not been released, the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening, he said. We...

2009-01-30 14:02:31

Off-season hip surgery will prevent Boston Red Sox third baseman Mike Lowell from playing for his native Puerto Rico at the World Baseball Classic in March. Lowell's right hip led to a pain-filled second half last season and Boston did not put him on its postseason roster. Lowell, 34, underwent surgery on Oct.

2008-10-07 09:10:28

A new study of scald burn injuries shows that microwave ovens are a serious safety issue to young children.

2008-08-05 12:00:40

By Matt Murphy, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Aug. 5--BOSTON -- About 4,000 municipal retirees in Middlesex County will not receive the same modest boost in their pensions that the Legislature approved last week for retired teachers and state employees.

2008-07-30 12:00:36

By Matt Murphy, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 30--BOSTON -- Money is flowing in both directions on Beacon Hill in a final flurry of legislative activity.

2008-07-29 15:01:08

By Chris Camire, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 29--BILLERICA -- Looking to avoid past mistakes, the Planning Board halted a presentation from representatives of the Billerica Energy Center last night until it determines if it has jurisdiction over the project.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.