Latest Lowell, Massachusetts Stories

2008-06-24 12:02:28

By Dana Knight, The Indianapolis Star Jun. 23--Lowell Goss was asked to create a product for a project in third grade. He designed a hydrofoil tennis shoe called a SKIRK, with all kinds of funky add-ons, including an overdrive feature.

2008-06-24 02:30:14

By Hiroko Sato, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jun. 23--GROTON -- For budding scientists, high school will soon be a place to do more than simply toss around ideas. They'll be able to make them a reality using high-tech gadgets.

2008-06-24 02:29:45

By Michael Lafleur, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jun. 23--LOWELL -- City councilors return to action tomorrow to a slew of items under City Manager Bernie Lynch's portion of the night's meeting agenda and two councilor motions. Tomorrow's meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

2008-06-17 15:00:49

By Hiroko Sato, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jun.

2008-06-17 15:00:36

By Dennis Shaughnessey, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jun. 17--BEVERLY -- And the award goes to ...

2008-06-14 12:00:21

By Matt Murphy, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jun. 14--Gayle Simone gsimone@nashobapub.com Gov. Deval Patrick came to the region bearing gifts yesterday, including a major loan for a local clean-energy company and $1.3 million in job grants for Ayer to extend the town's sewer lines.

2008-03-06 21:00:27

By Jennifer Amy Myers, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Mar. 6--LOWELL -- The staff of the Varnum Literacy and Arts Elementary School knew the end was near, but the loss still cuts to the bone of the tight-knit group.

2008-01-17 12:00:38

By Hillary Chabot, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jan. 17--BOSTON -- Former Middlesex corrections officer Leo Tousignant claims he was bullied, his house was videotaped and he was eventually fired for crossing political lines and supporting Middlesex Sheriff Jim DiPaola's political opponent in 2003.

2007-10-13 12:00:15

By Lisa Redmond, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Oct. 13--NEWPORT, N.H. -- Chelmsford native Kenneth Carpenter was convicted yesterday of first-degree murder in the 2005 killing and incineration of a Goshen woman whom he believed was interfering with his love life.

2007-05-24 15:00:20

By Lisa Redmond, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. May 24--LOWELL -- At 5 a.m. last Friday, Andre "Dre" Young's life came to a bloody end. After a "confrontation" with Juan Carlos Felix and Eliezer Montanez in their 5 Warwick St.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.