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City Manager Kevin Murphy informed city councilors Wednesday evening in an email that Building Commissioner Robert Marsilia has resigned to take a similar position in Porstmouth, N.H., close to his home.
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The School Committee voted unanimously Wednesday night to request Superintendent of Schools Jean Franco provide a report on the hiring process for the committee's attorney for contract negotiations.
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As student loan debt tops $1 trillion nationally, state lawmakers are recommending ways to ease the burden on Massachusetts college students.
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A 2013 Lowell Police Academy graduate who was still on probation resigned last week, just days after an investigation determined he violated numerous policies by contacting a woman he met when responding to a call.
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A 34-year-old New Hampshire man is being held without bail in a Massachusetts jail after pleading not guilty to an upgraded charge of first-degree murder in connection with the murder of Christiano Diaz-Arias in Lowell last December.
Concerns voiced by seniors who said they often have trouble knowing who to call in City Hall when they have questions and concerns prompted City Councilor Bill Samaras to propose the city look into creating a 311-information telephone line.
On April 15, 2014, the Board of Directors of Enterprise Bancorp, Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share to be paid on June 2, 2014 to shareholders of record as of May 12, 2014.
Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced a search for Boston's next Poet Laureate and assembled a diverse and distinguished search committee.
A 45-year-old city resident attacked a 13-year-old girl with an ice pick in a speeding dispute that boiled over on Saturday night, police said.
Appearing to go beyond a preliminary injunction sought by the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts to suspend Lowell's ban on panhandling in the city's historic downtown, a federal judge asked both sides to file arguments for a permanent injunction that could decide the case.
Dracut High School parent Victor Martinez informed the School Committee that his freshman daughter was slapped in the face by a male freshman in class last week, and Martinez said he plans to press charges of assault because he was not satisfied with the "inadequate" punishment meted out by the school.
Revenue for the three months ended February 28, 2014 was approximately $1.34 million as compared to approximately $1.46 million for the same period in the prior fiscal year.
Ryan McKennedy of Lowell High and Jake Barnacle of Lowell Catholic High School were chosen as a 2014 Hobey Baker High School Character Award Recipients.
Kevin Murphy was sworn in as city manager Monday morning in a packed Council chamber and pledged in his first speech in his new role that his three top priorities would be education, economic development and public safety.
Police arrested a Lowell man who they say showed up in his 66-year-old mother's bedroom Saturday night with a large hunting knife and threatened to kill her.