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Latest Lowell, Massachusetts Stories

2008-07-21 06:00:26

By Danielle Sottosanti, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 21--An upcoming gathering of three Central neighborhoods and an out-of-town developer will continue years of communication and understanding, despite a separation of thousands of miles.

2008-07-18 12:00:40

By John Collins, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 18--CHELMSFORD -- Police Chief James Murphy said $15,000 a year is a fair price to pay for "CodeRED." And no, he's not referring to cherry-flavored soft drink, Mountain Dew Code Red.

2008-07-17 12:01:05

By Chris Camire, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 17--TYNGSBORO -- During her six years on the Tyngsboro School Committee, Diana Keohane watched a school system in distress. Athletic fees became the highest in the Merrimack Valley. Dozens of teaching positions were cut.

2008-07-16 12:00:50

By Alexandra Mayer-Hohdahl, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 16--TEWKSBURY -- Recycling offenders, beware. In just a few weeks, your trash may be left sitting at the curb. Selectmen voted unanimously last night to implement a visual recycling program starting on Sept.

2008-07-15 12:00:50

By Lisa Redmond, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul.

2008-07-15 12:00:30

By Jennifer Myers, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 15--BILLERICA -- It's official. The selectmen ratified, and Bill Williams signed, an employment contract last night, locking the 60-year-old New York native in as Billerica's new town manager.

2008-07-14 12:01:01

By Shawn Myrick, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 14--LOWELL -- Many kids think of school as a place to socialize with friends. Others see it as the place where they are bogged down with work and lessons. Still, there are others who see school as a place to get at least one regular meal a day.

2008-07-14 12:00:39

By Jennifer Myers, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 14--BILLERICA -- She found it on craigslist. The quirky little two-room building with the enormous overhang near the center of town was most recently the home of a locksmith, but had served as a small gas station years before.

2008-07-13 12:00:23

By Jennifer Myers, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 13--BILLERICA -- Two Arlington Democrats will face off for the 4th Middlesex District state Senate seat in the Sept. 16 primary.

2008-07-10 12:00:45

By Alexandra Mayer-Hohdahl, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 10--WILMINGTON -- You could say that Steven West had music in his blood. His paternal grandfather, Robert West, played guitar in a military band while stationed with the U.S. Army in Guam.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.