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  1. GL Tech joins transit-cut outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Facing a possible 27 percent cut to regional-school transportation funding stemming from a statewide budget deficit, Greater Lowell Technical High School is the latest to join a growing chorus of school boards that are investigating the legality of the cuts. Gov. Deval Patrick's emergency cuts to regional transportation funding amounts to a $306,750 loss for the school in fiscal year 2015.

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  2. GL Tech joins transit-cut outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Facing a possible 27 percent cut to regional-school transportation funding stemming from a statewide budget deficit, Greater Lowell Technical High School is the latest to join a growing chorus of school boards that are investigating the legality of the cuts. Gov. Deval Patrick's emergency cuts to regional transportation funding amounts to a $306,750 loss for the school in fiscal year 2015.

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  3. Groton-Dunstable school board discusses creating trust fund for retireesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lowell Sun

    It was all money matters at Wednesday's meeting of the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee, as members discussed creating a trust fund for retired employees and budgeting over the next several years. Attorney Brian Fox explained the intricacies involved with other post-employment benefits, or OPEB, a savings-investment scheme designed by the state to help schools stay financially solvent even as employee-benefit liabilities rapidly rise.

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  4. 'Downtown' Brown sends Pythons to opening winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lowell Sun

    Chelmsford High's John Jillett drives on Tewksbury's Alex DiRocco in Tuesday night's game. SUN/BOB WHITAKER Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  5. Huber has big day for G-DRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Lowell Sun

    Eric Huber won the 100 butterfly and swam on the winning 200 medley, 200 free and 400 free relay teams as Groton-Dunstable beat Worcester, 101-75, in a boys swim meet. Jordan Sheffield won the 200 free in a school record time and also swam a leg on the winning 200 medley, 200 free and 400 free relay teams to help power the Crusaders.

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  6. Eggimann provides the heroicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Lowell Sun

    SEASON TIPS OFF: Triton Regional's Kaitlyn Muldowney and Lowell Catholic's Briannagh Reeves collide while going for the ball during Friday night's basketball game. It was opening night for many teams in the area.

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  7. Dracut officials eye opposing pipeline plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Lowell Sun

    Prompted by pleas from a prominent Dracut farmer and Selectman Tami Dristiliaris, the Board of Selectmen will likely vote at their next meeting on a non-binding resolution declaring their opposition to Kinder Morgan's latest proposed route for a natural-gas pipeline, Chairwoman Cathy Richardson said. Richardson's announcement of the board's likely action followed presentations made at Tuesday's meeting by Rich Cowan of the group Dracut Stop the Pipeline, and farmer Jim Ogonowski.

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  8. Dracut selectmen eye opposing pipeline plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Lowell Sun

    Prompted by pleas from a prominent Dracut farmer and Selectman Tami Dristiliaris, the Board of Selectmen will likely vote at their next meeting on a non-binding resolution declaring their opposition to Kinder Morgan's latest proposed route for a natural-gas pipeline, Chairwoman Cathy Richardson said. Richardson's announcement of the board's likely action followed presentations made at Tuesday's meeting by Rich Cowan of the group Dracut Stop the Pipeline, and farmer Jim Ogonowski.

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  9. Pipeline company says new route bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Lowell Sun

    Within hours of making official a plan to reroute a proposed natural-gas pipeline through New Hampshire, officials from pipeline company Kinder Morgan said Monday that their decision would help to ease concerns of opponents, while bringing low-cost fuel into New England. "We want to be responsive to concerns and issues that have been brought up from stakeholders, from state officials to local officials and landowners and others about the scope of our project, the routing of our project, the need for the project," Allen Fore, public relations director for Kinder Morgan, said in a meeting with Sun editors and reporters Monday.

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  10. Kinder Morgan officials tout new pipeline routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Lowell Sun

    Officials from pipeline company Kinder Morgan said Monday that their decision to reroute a proposed natural gas pipeline through New Hampshire would help to ease concerns of opponents, while bringing low-cost fuel into New England. "We want to be responsive to concerns and issues that have been brought up from stakeholders, from state officials to local officials and landowners and others about the scope of our project, the routing of our project, the need for the project," Allen Fore, public relations director for Kinder Morgan, said in a meeting with The Sun's editors and reporters Monday.

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  11. Kinder Morgan opts for northern pipeline route; several towns to be bypassedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Lowell Sun

    Energy giant Kinder Morgan will shift its proposed gas pipeline route northward, avoiding 10 Massachusetts towns -- including four in the Merrimack Valley -- and follow a path through Southern New Hampshire, the company announced on Friday. "We really believe in this project," Allen Fore, public affairs director for Kinder Morgan, told editors from Digital First Media.

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  12. Santa's elves no match for this workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Lowell Sun

    Groton Woman's Club members Peg Wheatley, front left, and Jan Dillon assemble wreaths at the Williams Barn in Groton Tuesday in preparation for the club's ninth annual Greens Sale to be held at the barn on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds go to scholarships for students at Groton-Dunstable Regional, Nashoba Valley Tech and Francis W. Parker Charter School. Welcome to your discussion forum: Sign in with a Disqus account or your social networking account for your comment to be posted immediately, provided it meets the guidelines.

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  13. Different pipeline route, same needRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Lowell Sun

    Now that Kinder Morgan has all but scrapped its plans for a natural-gas pipeline along northern Massachusetts, we assumed the major roadblock to this project had been removed. A route following existing power-line easements in Southern New Hampshire now appears to be the preferred route -- one Kinder Morgan is expected soon to make official in a report to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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  14. Hundreds without power after stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Lowell Sun

    The season's first snowfall that hit just before Thanksgiving on Wednesday night left hundreds throughout the Merrimack Valley region without power. By Thursday night, National Grid reported a number of remaining minor power losses in Westford, Chelmsford, Tyngsboro, Dunstable and Pepperell.

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  15. Southern N.H. route emerging as top gas-pipeline pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Lowell Sun

    The natural-gas pipeline proposal that has inspired protests statewide may be on the verge of switching its route to go through Southern New Hampshire rather than central Massachusetts, an official for Kinder Morgan Energy Partners said Monday. Richard Wheatley, a spokesman for Kinder Morgan, said that while the company was still evaluating alternatives, a route that travels along existing power-line easements in Southern New Hampshire is being seriously considered.

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  16. N.H. route emerging as preferred gas-pipeline pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Lowell Sun

    The natural-gas pipeline proposal that has inspired protests statewide may be on the verge of switching its route to go through Southern New Hampshire rather than central Massachusetts, an official for Kinder Morgan Energy Partners said Monday. Richard Wheatley, a spokesman for Kinder Morgan, said that while the company was still evaluating alternatives, a route that travels along existing power-line easements in Southern New Hampshire is being seriously considered.

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  17. Crews save Pepperell home from spreading brush fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Lowell Sun

    A blaze that began as a brush fire spread to a Townsend Street barn Saturday evening but firefighters were able to keep it from entering the adjoining home. According to Pepperell public safety officials, the fire at 19 Townsend St. was called in by the homeowner about 5:30 p.m. as a brush fire, but it quickly spread to the neighboring structure.

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  18. Concord-Carlisle boys net North soccer crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Lowell Sun

    On a frigid night which saw temperatures plunge into the 20's, the Concord-Carlisle boys soccer team provided plenty of offensive heat Tuesday. The Patriots collected a 5-2 win over Woburn to capture the Division 2 North championship under the lights at Chelmsford High.

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  19. Groton panel holds off on Charter Review CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The issue arose at the Finance Committee meeting Monday when a vote was called to choose two members to represent the finance panel on the charter committee. At least four members of the Finance Committee registered interest in joining: Art Prest, Robert Hargraves, Mark Bacon and Bud Robertson.

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  20. Prescott issue to be mulled by Groton panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Moving swiftly to figure out what to do about the former Prescott Elementary School building, selectmen prepared to appoint a special committee charged with studying the issue, and make recommendations within a year. The move came after a report at the board's meeting Monday by Town Manager Mark Haddad that he had met with Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee Chairman Allison Manugian and Superintendent of Schools Kristan Rodriguez earlier that day.

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