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Lowell mayor forms downtown task force

Mayor Rodney Elliott has formed the task force on economic development of the downtown the City Council requested he create to generate ideas to boost the city's central business district.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Barrow resigns, alleges faculty exodus and lack of support at UMass Dartmouth

"Why are so many of the institution's most successful faculty all deciding to leave at the same time?" That's what UMass Dartmouth professor Clyde Barrow asks in a public resignation statement titled "The Book of Exodus" that he submitted to the provost Monday.

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Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth, Brooklyn College, New York, City University of New York

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Lowell Sun

Destination Hesitation

The recent Lowell Memorial Auditorium performance of the "Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show" -- a recreation of the legendary Las Vegas impromptu stage gatherings of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop -- was a hit, with the audience lapping up the songs and off-color humor of the 1960s.

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Related Topix: The Rat Pack, Vocal, US National Parks, Lowell National Historical Park

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Lowell Sun

Chelmsford's Tice breaks hits record at Saint Michael's

Senior Alec Tice became the Saint Michael's College baseball program's all-time hits leader, as the Purple Knights split a doubleheader with Assumption College at Bryant University.

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Related Topix: Chelmsford, MA, Saint Michael's College, Assumption College, Lowell, MA, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lowell Sun

Lowell coupon-clipper looks to turn saved cash into community contribution

Shayna Carney has a Sunday routine. She starts her day with a trip out for coffee, then picks up two or three coupon-laden newspapers.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, UMass Lowell

The San Francisco Foghorn

Between the Lines: USF Hosts Writers Festival

Up-and-coming writers gathered to read from selected events at the University's Emerging Writers' Festival last week.

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Related Topix: African-American, University of Illinois Chicago, Arts, Poetry

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Motley Fool

Is Canadian Pacific About to Raise Its Dividend?

It was a cold, snowy day in January, but at Canadian Pacific's Calgary head office the atmosphere was anything but chilly.

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Lowell Sun

Hellebuyck nets award

Former UMass Lowell goaltender Connor Hellebuyck was named the winner of the inaugural Mike Richter Award as the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA men's hockey.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

ProSoundWeb

136th AES Convention In Berlin To Present Project Studio Expo

The 136th Audio Engineering Society Convention will feature the European premiere of Project Studio Expo , which will take place on Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27. PSE, which has been a well-attended event at the last two AES Conventions in the U.S., offers a venue for focusing on some of the most timely and relevant areas of interest ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Berklee College of Music, Spain, Lowell, MA, Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

Lowell Sun

M2D2-based startup awarded $17 million in equity funding

A medical-device startup developed within UMass Lowell's M2D2 community said this week that it has landed $17 million in equity funding.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Business Wire

Online Program Development Expands in UMass System

UMassOnline provides marketing, technology and other support services for online programming originating from the five UMass campuses.

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Related Topix: UMass Amherst, UMass Boston, UMass Dartmouth

Lowell Sun

Backtalk: 4/9/2014

ELECTION BOUNCE: Already Mr. Rosa is throwing his weight around Town Hall with demands.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Boston.com

College acceptances have arrived so now it's decision time

First the essays were written. Then the mailbox was staked out. Finally, the letters were opened.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Two interviewed for town accountant job

The chosen candidate will replace Gene Ferrari, who left the position in March to take a job working for the town of Gardner.

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Related Topix: Royalston, MA, Harvard University, Pepperell, MA, UMass Amherst, Holliston, MA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Lowell Sun

A people's struggle, told through Cambodian arts

UMass Lowell's "Celebrate Cambodian Arts" festival on Thursday joined humanitarian concerns with entertainment and was a model for the university's role in bringing its members together with the surrounding community.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Lowell, MA

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Boston Herald

Women in Command: Creating a connection

When a city kid eagerly waits hours to show Deputy Superintendent Nora L. Baston a report card, it's a great day at the office.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Lowell Sun

Divers come up empty in river search

The Lowell Fire Department's dive team did not find anyone in the Merrimack River off Pawtucket Street after receiving a report Friday morning of a walker and a blanket left on the southern riverbank, near the UMass Lowell South Campus.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Building Operating Management

Carpentry Manager - Facilities

Directly supervises carpentry and lock shop supervisors, directs, monitors and approves the actions of contractors and vendors.

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Related Topix: Computers

StreetsBlog.org

Friday Jobs Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers.

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Related Topix: York, NY

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Daily Gopher

Adam Wilcox Snubbed From Hobey Baker Hat Trick

Despite a fantastic year between the pipes for the #1 team in the land, the selection committee left Wilcox out out of the running for the Hobey Baker Memorial award.

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Related Topix: Sports, University of Minnesota NCAA, NCAA Sports

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