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Lowell, Massachusetts is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Lowell, MA include 01851, 01854, and 01853. The median home price in Lowell is $204,900 which is roughly $146/per square foot. More Lowell information.

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3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Chilling coincidence: Rosario freed on $25,000 cash bail

A former Lowell man who has spent 32 years in prison for a 1982 arson fire that killed eight people will walk out of prison on Thursday after the judge who overturned his convictions released Victor Rosario on bail.

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7 hrs ago | Boston.com

Tragic day' as 7 killed in Lowell fire

Seven people were killed today in a fast-moving apartment building fire here, and more than 50 are now homeless from what officials called a "tragic day'' for this former mill city.

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7 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Several missing after Lowell apartment blaze

Lowell Fire Chief Edward Pitta says the victims died in the three-alarm fire reported just before 4 a.m. Thursday.

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7 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Blaze kills 7 in - horrible day in the city of Lowell': Watch the Video

State Fire Marshall Stephen D. Coan is seen briefing media after a large apartment building fire on Branch St. this morning, July 10, 2014.

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12 hrs ago | Boston.com

Multiple people missing in wake of Lowell fire

A spokeswoman for the state Fire Marshal says three to five people are unaccounted for after the fire in the three-story building on Branch Street.

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12 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Cohen, Tiano get rave reviews in Chelmsford

Town Manager Paul Cohen has for at least the third straight year received an overall rating from a majority of the Board of Selectmen of consistently exceeding expectations, the highest-ranking category.

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13 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Redford a blockbuster in Lowell

Robert Redford's sincere personality and charm shone through in a near one-hour-long interview on stage inside Lowell Memorial Auditorium Wednesday night.

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17 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Downtown Lowell, brace yourself for two-way traffic

After more than 60 years of one-way traffic in downtown Lowell, residents will soon have to watch for traffic coming from both ways.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Gunfire probed in downtown Lowell

Police are investigating two incidents of gunfire that occurred early Wednesday morning in Lowell and which left a couple shaken after a bullet flew threw a window and lodged in the wall of their downtown apartment.

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Lowell Sun

Suspect arrested in cash theft at Lowell ice-cream parlor

Social-media photos helped police arrest a 22-year-old man who allegedly stole $350 from the cash register at Heritage Farm Ice Cream & Restaurant during the Fourth of July weekend celebration, according to police.

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Lowell Sun

Murphy hires from within for top Lowell posts

City Manager Kevin Murphy has named data analyst Conor Baldwin as the city's new chief financial officer and appointed Diane Tradd as the assistant city manager/director of the Department of Planning and Development.

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Lowell Sun

Arrest Log: 7/9/2014

Richard Johnston, 21, 60 West St., Lowell; domestic assault, assault and battery on a pregnant person, malicious destruction of property over $250.

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Lowell Sun

Police: Gun improperly stored at Lowell funeral

Police were contacted July 3 after an employee of Morse-Bayliss Funeral Home on Princeton Boulevard said he saw a silver and black handgun in the driver's-side door of a black Mercedes.

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The Bennington Banner

Father William H. Kelley retiring at 75

The Rev. William H. Kelley, C.S.C., who has served the Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales parish for more than eight and a half years over two separate stints, is retiring at the age of 75. He will move to a retirement home for Holy Cross priests in New Bedford, Mass., and hopes to spend more time with family - and not getting up to a daily 6 a.m.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lowell Sun

3 slots open on Dracut Fire Department

The impending retirements of two 34-year veteran firefighters and last month's departure of a fire captain for a job as chief in Ipswich has left the department with three large pairs of firefighters' boots to fill, Deputy Fire Chief Richard Patterson told selectmen Tuesday.

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Patch.com

Monday Storms Knock Power Out in Parts of Tewksbury

A pair of Monday night storms rolled through Tewksbury and other Middlesex County towns on Monday night, and as a result multiple areas of town were left without power for several hours.

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Lowell Sun

Nine people fined $300 each over July 4 holiday under new Lowell fireworks ordinance

Nine people in Lowell will have to pay $300 in fines, unless they successfully appeal, after police spent the July 4 holiday weekend enforcing an addition to the city's fire-prevention ordinance that gives police another tool when pursuing illegal fireworks.

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Lowell Sun

Murder conviction overturned in 1982 fatal fire that killed eight

A superior court judge Monday overturned the murder conviction of a Lowell man who has spent three decades in prison after being convicted of a 1982 fatal fire in a Lowell tenement that killed eight people, including five children.

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Lowell Sun

Joplin? Hendrix? What about Jack Kerouac?

For years Kerouac supporters have been lobbying the USPS for a commemorative postage stamp in honor of the On the Road author whose popularity continues to grow both here and abroad nearly 45 years after his death.

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Lowell Sun

Lowell mental-health group names new leader

After a national search, the Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell did not have to look farther than Winchester to find its next executive director.

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