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  1. Return of Purple Heart from WWII turns up missing familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    A Purple Heart awarded to a soldier from New Hampshire killed in World War II's Battle of the Bulge that turned up recently after a woman's death has brought together two branches of a family that never knew of the other's existence. Eugene Victor Call, a U.S. Army technician, was killed March 2, 1945, with seven other platoon members near Kapellen, Germany, at 32. He was assigned to the 2nd Platoon, Company C, 643rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 83rd Infantry Division.

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  2. Chief interview delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    The town's failure to post a public meeting delayed a planned interview with Townsend's top police chief pick. Stockbridge Police Chief Robert Eaton was the unanimous choice of the Police Chief Screening Committee and an informal residents' committee that interviewed three candidates on Tuesday.

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  3. Fitchburg boy's death in 2013 ruled homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    The death of local 5-year-old Jeremiah Oliver has been ruled a homicide, the office of the Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. announced Thursday. The autopsy report conducted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner listed the boy's cause of death as "homicide violence of undetermined etiology," according to a Thursday press release from Early's office.

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  4. Technical schools happy with Baker funding planRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Sophomore Kendra Swift, right, takes the blood pressure of classmate Alyssa Theldos in the dental-assistant program at Shawsheen Tech. SUN/AMELIA PAK-HARVEY From his school in Burlington, the sophomore remembers only five peers who wanted to go to Shawsheen Tech in Billerica.

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  5. Authorities: Fugitive who shot self is brain deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    The commonwealth's attorney in the Virginia county where Dana L. William was wanted for the murder of his estranged wife's stepfather and the abduction of her mother said Thursday he was told William was brain dead after attempting suicide when authorities attempted to take him into custody here. "For all intent and purposes, he is dead.

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  6. Authorities: Fugitive who shot self is brain deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    The commonwealth's attorney in the Virginia county where Dana L. William was wanted for the murder of his estranged wife's stepfather and the abduction of her mother said Thursday he was told William was brain dead after attempting suicide when authorities attempted to take him into custody here. "For all intent and purposes, he is dead.

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  7. Police Badges of Courage for a Sick Little Tewksbury GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Gianna Lesselroth, 3, and her brother Logan, 5, try out the toy police car they received from Cops for Kids with Cancer during their visit with their family to the Tewksbury Police Station on Wednesday afternoon. Officers from more than 60 departments turned out to donate goods to the family, whose patriarch, Michael, is also a law-enforcement officer.

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  8. DeSimone tapped as Nashoba Tech superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Leo DeSimone, an educator who touts himself as being a hands-on leader who believes in empowering his staff, will be the next person to lead Nashoba Valley Technical High School following nearly 20 years of improvements under the direction of Judith Klimkiewicz. Following one-hour interviews Wednesday night with the top three finalists, the School Committee voted unanimously to select DeSimone, director of the Career and Technical Education Department at Somerville High School, saying his skill made him the right candidate at the right time.

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  9. 5 reserve officers interviewed for full-time position in ShirleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    With one full-time police officer's position to fill and another anticipated after a couple of recent resignations, selectmen interviewed five candidates Monday night, all of whom are currently working as part-time reserve officers in town. Of the five candidates Police Chief Thomas Goulden brought forward -- Joseph Baker-Santiago, Matthew O'Sullivan, Sarah Brodmerkle, William McGuiness II and David Lange -- three had been this route before, having applied the last time a full-time position opened.

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  10. Sex-offender ruling blasted by advocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    A Chelmsford-based victims' advocacy group is blasting the state's highest court for its recent ruling that forces new classification hearings for hundreds of sex offenders and temporarily removes them from a public database and from public view. "This is another attempt by the state Supreme Judicial Court and the Committee for Public Counsel Services to prevent the public from obtaining important information that helps us as parents to keep our kids safe," said Jane Lane of Community Voices.

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  11. Workers' Credit Union purchases Littleton spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Workers' Credit Union said it has purchased additional office space in Littleton to accommodate its growth, freeing up needed space in its Fitchburg and Lunenburg offices. The $1.3 billion community credit union recently closed on a multitenant office building at 119 Russell St. in Littleton, Workers' said in a statement.

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  12. Arrest Log: 1/6/2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Alan Acosta, 19, 229 Bruce St., Lawrence; warrant, possession of a Class D substance with intent to distribute, receiving stolen property. -- Matthew Greehalge, 44, Fitchburg; operating without a valid license , operating with a suspended registration, conduct after an accident.

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  13. Nashoba will pick from field of sixRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Six Massachusetts educators, four of whom are women currently employed at vocational-technical high schools, are vying for the position of superintendent at Nashoba Valley Technical High School, a position the School Committee hopes to have filled by the end of January. On Tuesday, the committee will interview Denise Pigeon, Carissa Karakaedos and Mary Jane Rickson.

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  14. Four hurt, man's leg amputated after Fitchburg ATV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Two men and two boys were sent to the hospital with severe injuries -- including one man whose leg had to be amputated -- after a crash of two all-terrain vehicles on Ashburnham Hill Road Thursday night, a Fitchburg Fire Department spokesman said. Deputy Fire Chief Thomas Dateo said EMS personnel responded to a report of an accident between two ATVs near 500 Ashburnham Hill Road at 9:20 p.m. and found two boys and two men injured.

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  15. Former Gardner deputy gets jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Selectmen voted unanimously Wednesday night to name retired Gardner Deputy Chief Rock A. Barrieau to the post at the recommendation of the interim Town Administrator Jim Kreidler. Before the vote, Kreidler read his report detailing the steps he followed when choosing Barrieau.

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  16. The Sun All-Star Golf TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Westford Academy All-Star Jack Koravos. SUN FILE PHOTO Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  17. North Middlesex makes Turkey Day switchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    North Middlesex's Joe Haskins looks for an open receiver during the Thanksgiving Day football game in Bolton against Nashoba Regional. North Middlesex will now face St. Bernard's of Fitchburg beginning next November.

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  18. Interim Police Chief DeMoura and communications supervisor resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    At the interim town administrator's first meeting, selectmen discussed letters of resignation from the interim police chief and communications supervisor/information technology manager. Chief Bob DeMoura's letter to Chairwoman Carolyn Smart is dated Dec. 14. It said, "Accept this brief letter as my resignation from the Town of Townsend, Police Department effective Dec. 31, 2015."

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  19. Longtime fans can hardly wait for new 'Star Wars' movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    No, that's not Darth Vader posing outside Fitchburg's Christ Church on Friday afternoon. It's Rev.

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  20. From opiate crisis to energy, AG Healey's 1st year an educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Since her January swearing-in ceremony, Healey's first year has been an added education for both her and the public on a number of high-priority issues: the opiate epidemic; predatory loan practices, especially on student loan debt; fantasy sports contests; energy issues, including natural-gas pipeline projects; and consumer-protection issues. "My sense from running : not only did people not know who I was ... I felt they didn't understand what the attorney general's office does and can do for them," Healey said Monday in a meeting with editors from The Sun, The Sentinel & Enterprise of Fitchburg, and the Nashoba Valley Voice.

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