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  1. Concord, Littleton water fight heads to Supreme Judicial CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Lowell Sun

    While the towns of Littleton and Concord are involved in a Land Court case about water rights to Nagog Pond, Littleton's Water Department has now expanded the dispute to the state's highest court. On Friday, Littleton filed a complaint with the Supreme Judicial Court seeking a ruling on how much the town would owe Concord in "water damages" should it begin to use the resources at Nagog Pond.


  2. NVTHS rewards two students, two athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Lowell Sun

    Angela Crosby of Littleton and Crystal Woodward of Ayer, both seniors in the Cosmetology program, have been selected as October's Students of the Month at Nashoba Valley Technical High School. Ashley Crosby, daughter of Dave and Theresa Crosby, is a freshman mentor and captain and outside hitter for the volleyball team.


  3. Trouble across the pond: Concord tries to block Littleton accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Lowell Sun

    A debate over who gets to use the waters in Nagog Pond will head to court after the Town of Concord, which for more than a century has used the pond's resources, filed a complaint arguing that Littleton does not share similar rights. The dispute arose over the past year as Littleton officials, searching for new resources to meet a growing population, began pursuing ways to draw water from the area.


  4. Westford's Code Wiz teaching students programming skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Ruth Agbaji, a former programmer and software engineer for Kronos and Microsoft, started Code Wiz in August 2017 to help students learn computer programming from the fundamentals through advanced web design and graphics. Agbaji, a Tufts graduate, says she understands the risks of starting such a company in a competitive industry, especially with sprawling conglomerates becoming more common.


  5. Gouveia to succeed Atkins in the 14thRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    With results for only a few precincts available about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Gouveia appeared poised for a landslide victory over Green-Rainbow Party candidate Danny Factor, also of Acton. In Concord Precincts 1 and 4 and Chelmsford Precinct 1, Gouveia had received a total of about 3,831 votes to Factor's approximately 358.


  6. Factor welcomes uphill battleRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    During a cold Friday evening rush hour, Danny Factor and a group of supporters held signs in front of the Chelmsford Public Library, happily taking in the friendly honks, waves and thumbs-ups they received from people in the cars passing by. "I'm voting for Danny because I believe in the human values he expresses in his campaign," said supporter Charles Phillips, of Factor, 56, of Acton, is used to fighting an uphill battle.


  7. 'Celebrate in Style' on Thursday, Nov. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    The Chelmsford Garden Club's "Celebrate In Style" fundraiser is Thursday, Nov. 8, at Chelmsford Senior Center, 75 Groton Road. Doors open at 6 p.m., with refreshments and a cash wine bar.


  8. Peter Lucas: This Brady's (Helen) game plan sounds very familiarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    That is a picture of her and famous Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. And she has her arm around his shoulder.


  9. Acton man charged with murder in scissors attack on fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    An Acton man accused of stabbing his father multiple times with scissors last Thursday now faces a charge of murder following the announcement of the 57-year-old man's death on Tuesday. The Middlesex District Attorney's Office and Acton police confirmed Wednesday that Benjamin DiCristina, 25, will be arraigned on a charge of murder in Concord District Court on Oct. 25 for the death of John DiCristina.


  10. Acton man charged with stabbing parents, womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    A 25-year-old Acton man who allegedly stabbed a 28-year-old woman and then both of his parents is being held without bail pending a mental-health evaluation and dangerousness hearing, and prosecutors say the suspect's father is not expected to survive his wounds. Meanwhile, prosecutors say the defendant's family sought mental-health treatment for him earlier on the day of the attack, but that the suspect was assessed at a local hospital and then released.


  11. Nashoba Tech offers programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Seventh-graders and eighth-graders from the school's district can sign up to explore nine possible career pathways offered at Nashoba Tech. They are: Arts, Design & Media; Automotive Services; Construction & Trades; Cosmetology; Culinary & Baking Arts; Engineering & Technology; Health Services; Marketing & Finance; and Research & Sciences.


  12. Sharing skills with a new generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    "We do badminton in school," she said. "One of the girls, first reaction was 'Isn't that old people's tennis?'" "I like the competition," said Raguraman, who fits eight to nine hours of training each week between her studies at Westford Academy.


  13. Two men charged with Acton robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Two men were arrested after allegedly assaulting a man and stealing his cell phone and BB gun near the Concordian Motel on Hosmer Street shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday. George Niemi, 41, of Acton, and Joseph Manero, 20, of Fitchburg, were both charged with unarmed robbery, according to Acton police Deputy Chief Jim Cogan.


  14. Teen suffers head injury after struck by car in ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    A 14-year-old Acton boy suffered a head injury after being struck by a motor vehicle in the area of 54 Hayward Road shortly before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to authorities. The victim was treated at the scene by the Acton Fire Department and EMS before being flown by MedFlight to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Acton Police Chief Richard Burrows stated in an email.


  15. Acton's Gouveia moves on to general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Acton's Tami Gouveia came out on top of a field of three Democratic candidates in the primary race for the 14th Middlesex District seat soon to be vacated by longtime state Rep. Cory Atkins. With all but Carlisle reporting, Gouveia received 4,082 votes.


  16. Voters in the 14th Middlesex need Gouveia's leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    I confidently recommend Tami Gouveia as candidate for state representative. Tami is a progressive Democrat who is dedicated to bringing the voice of her constituents to the table and wants to use collaboration and respect to work toward solving the problems facing our communities.


  17. Gouveia is a problem solverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Having served in local government, I have seen what motivates others to run for office. Some run for the power, some for the prestige, some for the financial opportunities to which elective office can lead.


  18. Beacon Hill hopefuls vow to support roll call votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Fifteen Democrats running for legislative offices, all women, are pledging that if elected they will join what are typically Republican-led efforts to put lawmakers' votes on record. The two Senate candidates and 14 House hopefuls, all of whom are either running for open seats or challenging incumbents, posted a "#TransparencyPledge" on Twitter Tuesday in which they agreed to "stand for roll calls and to advocate for greater transparency and accountability within the Massachusetts Legislature."


  19. Candidates in 14th Middlesex race focus on personal traitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    In a race where the three Democrats running for the primary largely agree on major issues, candidates for the 14th Middlesex District are focusing on the unique things they think they can bring to the Statehouse. For Benjamin Bloomenthal, of Acton, it's his years of budget and management experience and leadership roles in different areas of state government, first as an auditor and now as manager of federal programs for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.


  20. LMACS accepting applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    LMACS serves Lowell-area youths between the ages of 16 and 21 who have left school before graduation or are at risk of dropping out. Graduates of the program receive a high-school diploma.


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