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  1. Hail to the new chief in GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Lowell Sun

    Newly appointed Police Chief Michael Luth was officially sworn in Monday afternoon in front of a large crowd at Town Hall. The 5 p.m. ceremony saw the new chief accept the reins from acting Chief James Cullen, who will return to his role as deputy.

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  2. Hail to the new chief in GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Lowell Sun

    Newly appointed Police Chief Michael Luth was officially sworn in Monday afternoon in front of a large crowd at Town Hall. The 5 p.m. ceremony saw the new chief accept the reins from acting Chief James Cullen, who will return to his role as deputy.

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  3. Lunenburg lieutenant sworn in as new Groton police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | Lowell Sun

    Newly appointed Police Chief Michael Luth was officially sworn in Monday afternoon in front of a large crowd at Town Hall. The 5 p.m. ceremony saw the new chief accept the reins from acting Chief James Cullen, who will return to his role as deputy.

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  4. IC Federal Credit UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | Lowell Sun

    Five recent high-school graduates were presented $1,500 each for achieving nearly perfect scores from the IC Scholarship Committee, weighted by grade-point average, extracurricular activities and response to this essay question: "In about 250 words, how would you help the community in which you live, what type of program would you endorse or create, and how would you spread the message throughout the community to promote this program?" Among the recipients is Elizabeth Jones of Ayer, a recent graduate of Nashoba Valley Technical High School in Westford, will be attending Suffolk University in the fall.

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  5. For detained children, Ayer woman sending bear necessities -- hugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | Lowell Sun

    The hugs are disguised as teddy bears and will, according to Creighton, "bring love and comfort to the kids who are separated from their family." Her small and young organization, Teddy Bear Hugs, collects the stuffed bears from around the community then mails them out for redispersement to children who are caught in the immigration quagmire along the border.

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  6. 'Unsung Heroine': McNamara knows all about beating obstacles, helping othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | Lowell Sun

    The horrific accident happened to the 65-year-old Lowell resident while making soup for her sick daughter-in-law and granddaughter in November 2014. McNamara calmly recalls the scramble to remove clothing drenched in the blistering water.

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  7. What we are working on 6/26/2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | Lowell Sun

    It's Tuesday, June 26. Here is some of what Sun staffers and other news providers are working on for lowellsun.com and Wednesday's edition: Reporter Chris Lisinski, clisinski@lowellsun.com, has a story about a Lowell man who allegedly painted swastikas and distributed racist pamphlets in a Westford neighborhood. The suspect was arraigned in district court in Ayer.

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  8. Ayer kids make national impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 24 | Lowell Sun

    The Ayer-Shirley High School relay team that competed in a national track & field event in North Carolina last weekend. From left, Ethan Matthews, Will Ernst, Ed Ernst and Trevor Fields.

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  9. Ayer, Dracut students standouts at Allied Trades trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | Lowell Sun

    Apprentice of the Year Peter Drohan of Ayer, left, with Glazier Instructor Steve Gerbutavich. COURTESY PHOTO Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  10. Child rapist Chapman indicted for MCI-Shirley incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 22 | Lowell Sun

    Convicted child rapist Wayne W. Chapman, listens to his attorney Melissa Devore during his arraignment in Ayer District Court. June 6, 2018 Staff photo by Chris Christo Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan announced today Chapman, 70, was indicted on charges of open and gross lewdness and lewd, wanton and lascivious acts in connection with the alleged acts that occurred on June 3 and 4 at MCI-Shirley.

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  11. Another state legislator backs colleague in 3rd District contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | Lowell Sun

    Once a candidate for the seat himself in a previous election cycle, state Sen. Jamie Eldridge has now given his support in the crowded 3rd Congressional District race to his colleague, fellow state Sen. Barbara L'Italien. The L'Italien campaign announced Eldridge's endorsement in a Tuesday press release.

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  12. 5-alarm fire destroys Ayer apartment houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Lowell Sun

    A five-alarm fire on East Main Street that left several people without a home Sunday afternoon was started by careless disposal of smoking materials. The multi-family structure at 10 E. Main St. was home to seven apartments and 12 residents, who were all able to escape the burning structure without injuries, according to Ayer Fire Capt.

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  13. EDITORIAL: Regional dispatch makes sense for smaller townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Regional public-safety dispatch centers make sense, and a lot more local communities seem to agree. Less than a year after withdrawing from an agreement to join a regional dispatch center in Tewksbury, Pepperell is exploring options to create one with Ashby and Townsend.

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  14. Chelmsford schools announce new hires; AD made permanentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    The hires in new and existing positions in the elementary, high school and district levels were introduced to the School Committee Tuesday night. Dan Hart, a Chelmsford native who has held numerous roles in the school system over the past 14 years, most recently served as interim athletic director at Chelmsford High School.

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  15. Field of screams in AyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    A softball player almost fell several feet down a hill area hidden by brush. Soccer players have sprained ankles playing on a makeshift field covered in rocks.

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  16. Ayer Shirley robot rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Ayer Shirley Regional School District's FIRST Robotics team Andromeda One had a successful competition at the recent North Shore New England District event held in Reading. The team qualified to become a third-place captain in the semifinals and was the winner of the robot Creativity Award.

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  17. Police: Shirley man pulled knife on MART bus driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    A 55-year-old Shirley man will remain free as he faces charges he pulled a knife on a Montachusett Regional Transit Authority bus driver who refused to skip other stops on his route to drop the man off first. John Dracer was arrested Thursday about 7 p.m., after Ayer police got a report from the driver that a passenger pulled a knife on him as he was driving the Devens Regional Shuttle in the area of Carlton Circle, according to police.

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  18. Summit to prevent homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Community Teamwork is holding a Youth Homelessness Summit later this month, during which attendees will try to develop a plan on preventing and ending youth homelessness in the city. The event is June 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center.

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  19. MassDevelopment pushes to save Vicksburg SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    MassDevelopment is launching what may be its final push to save historic Vicksburg Square, according to a low-key pitch that Richard Henderson, Executive VP for Devens Real Estate, presented to selectmen last week. "I'm here to restart the rezoning conversation," Henderson said, referencing that this was a do-over of a request it has made before to rezone Vicksburg Square for redevelopment.

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  20. Kiwanis Grand Raffle tickets availableRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    The Kiwanis Club is hosting its third annual Grand Raffle events to support its scholarship fund. The drawing for the raffle will take place on Monday, Sept.

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