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  1. Lowell arts icon Donahue honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Lowell Sun

    Nancy Donahue found a lifelong passion for the arts at a young age. She took that love and blended it with a mission to give back to the Lowell-area community.

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  2. You, too, can 'Be Thoreau'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Lowell Sun

    The green desk on which Henry David Thoreau wrote "Walden." Panoramic photographic works of the historic pond of the same name.

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  3. Man chased by police, then rescued from river in LowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Lowell Sun

    A man who ran away from a police officer in Kearney Square Wednesday night jumped into the Merrimack River in an attempt to escape and soon had to be rescued by firefighters. An officer reported the foot pursuit in police-radio broadcasts at 7:41 p.m., after he approached a male behind 10 Kearney Square and the man sprinted away toward the Cox Bridge on Bridge Street.

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  4. Fire engine likely totaled in Concord Fire Station blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    But early Wednesday morning, Concord firefighters had to call for help to fight a two-alarm fire that started at their own station in West Concord. Alarms went off in the 1201 Main St. station around 12:45 a.m., waking three firefighters who were on the second floor, according to Fire Capt.

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  5. Oak Meadow School in Littleton collects gifts for needy kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Students in grades 4-6 at Oak Meadow School in Littleton school recently finished their annual Giving Tree community-service project, providing gifts for the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families to help families in need during the holiday season. The students managed the entire project, including decorating a tree with paper ornaments that listed requested items, advertising the project within the school with fliers and announcements, and collecting and delivering the donated gifts.

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  6. Raising Cane in GardnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    It is a tradition 80 years in the making, but the Priscilla Candy Shop candy canes are only made once a year over the three-day weekend after Thanksgiving. This year was no exception, with owner James Gallant and his assistant, Josh Stephano, joined by Gallant's son Sam Gallant, Brandon William and Tim Horrigan to mix, color, twist, pull, cut and bend each batch into 180 or so candy canes.

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  7. Support GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    AA SUPPORT: AA is an open meeting for all individuals who have been affected by alcohol addiction; meets each Sunday, 1-2 p.m. at Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus, 1 Hospital Drive, Lowell. Call Trish at 978-551-0910.

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  8. Fitchburg ornament hangs onto its busy seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    For a nondescript warehouse tucked away in the western part of this old mill city of about 40,000 residents, the holiday season never really ends. Ornament Central, a family-owned ornament wholesaler, will move 600,000 ornaments, resulting in more than $1.6 million in sales, through the doors of the business before year's end.

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  9. Army engineers moving to HanscomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' New England headquarters will be relocated to Hanscom Air Force Base, thanks to legislation that passed on Thursday in the House of Representatives. The headquarters are currently being leased in Concord, but USACE NE has sought to renovate former Air Force research laboratory buildings on Hanscom Air Force Base for the headquarters, with the goal of saving government funding over the long-term.

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  10. Bah! Humbug! Musical 'Christmas Carol' to open at Groton-Dunstable Performing Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    "Ebenezer Scrooge: A Christmas Carol" returns to Groton this December, with local tenor Glenn Gray in the role of the Spirit of Christmas Past and Present in this musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. The musical was written by Concord composer and playwright, David MacAdam, who last staged the show in Groton in 2006.

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  11. Campaign was spirited, good for all involvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Thank you to the people of the 14th Middlesex District for your support in affirming our common values of independence, equality and shared prosperity. I also want to recognize Helen Brady and Danny Factor and their enthusiastic supporters for engaging in a spirited campaign and for bringing their issues and priorities into the race.

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  12. Atkins beats back challenge from Brady, FactorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Despite being down by more than 5,000 votes with tallies from three communities, Republican Helen Brady of Concord refused to concede to 19-year veteran state Rep. Cory Atkins in the race for the 14th Middlesex District early Wednesday morning. With three towns reporting results, Acton, Chelmsford and Concord, Atkins garnered 12,750 votes compared to 7,557 for Brady.

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  13. Atkins up by nearly 3,000 votes, but Republican hangs onRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Despite being down by nearly 3,000 votes with tallies from three communities, Republican Helen Brady of Concord is refusing to concede to 19-year veteran Rep Cory Atkins in the race for the 14th Middlesex District. With three towns reporting results, Acton, Chelmsford and Concord, Atkins garnered 8,951 votes compared to 6,080 for Brady.

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  14. Tuesday's results will have bearing on fringe partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Beyond determining who will lead the world's most powerful democracy, Tuesday's election results will determine whether more fringe parties will gain official status in Massachusetts and be able to tap into federal funds nationwide. The Green Party, which holds liberal values outside the mainstream, is running Lexington resident Jill Stein for president again, and its local affiliate has two state rep candidates challenging Democrats in Concord and Clinton.

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  15. Less drama, perhaps, but some Greater Lowell races may be closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    A Lowell-area voter could be forgiven for overlooking local races this election season, amid a presidential race unlike any other and a series of hotly contested statewide ballot questions. Many state legislators across Greater Lowell are running unopposed, but some find themselves in potentially close races, including representatives Rady Mom of Lowell, Marc Lombardo of Billerica and Cory Atkins of Concord.

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  16. Brady for state repRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Is this Brady poised to spring an upset in the 14th Middlesex District? No, not the Patriots quarterback, but a namesake who also counts the NFL star as one of her more notable supporters. Helen Brady has generated a level of excitement in local Republican circles not seen in years.

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  17. Chelmsford state rep candidates debate the issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Campaign-finance reform and questions about contributions from a Boston law firm at the center of scandal dominated the discussion among 14th Middlesex District state representative candidates at a Sun-sponsored debate Thursday. The district consists of Concord, Carlisle, Acton Precincts 1, 2 and 6 and Chelmsford Precincts 1 and 9. The debate, held at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts, was moderated by Enterprise Editor Chris Scott.

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  18. State rep debate in Chelmsford ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    The public is invited to attend a Sun-sponsored debate Thursday evening at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts featuring the three candidates vying for 14th Middlesex District state representative seat. The debate will feature 19-year incumbent Cory Atkins, a Democrat from Concord; Republican Helen Brady, also of Concord; and Green Rainbow Party candidate Danny Factor, of Acton.

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  19. Area officials pledge to donate funds in law-firm scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Several area elected officials who received contributions from a Boston law firm that is at the center of a campaign-finance scandal said Tuesday they would donate equivalent sums to charities in their districts. The Boston Globe reported on Saturday that partners at Thornton Law Firm had been reimbursed through bonuses from the firm for the exact amounts of contributions they made to political candidates.

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  20. Battle on for the 14THRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    KNOWN FACE: State Rep. Cory Atkins, 17-year Democratic incumbent in the 14th Middlesex District, visits the Grasshopper Shop in Concord Center to say hi to owner Rebecca Bilodeau of Chelmsford while campaigning on Thursday. SUN / JULIA MALAKIE Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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