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  1. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | Lowell Sun

    ADULT HEALTH MAINTENANCE CLINIC: Tuesday, Jan.10, 9-10 a.m., Cameron Senior Center, 20 Pleasant St. Free; no appointment necessary. ASSISTANCE FOR WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER: VNA Care Network, a non-profit home health care, hospice and well provider, is providing stipends to women with breast cancer who need financial assistance for medications, co-payments, transportation to treatment.

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  2. Haase, Wilson step up as candidates in possible Shirley recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | Lowell Sun

    James Wilson is running for the seat that expires in 2017 currently held by Bob Prescott. Holly Haase will be on the ballot for the seat held by Kendra Dumont, expiring in 2018.

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  3. Tiered health plans stir spending debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Increasing the popularity of tiered health-insurance plans could help drive down total medical spending, industry leaders agreed Tuesday, but hospitals and insurers aren't necessarily on the same page about how to do it. A special commission studying how the state might reduce provider price variation in the health-care system agreed Tuesday to explore ways to maximize the market impact of tiered health-insurance plans.

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  4. Festival of Trees holds Breakfast with SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    The fourth annual Westford Family FunFest Breakfast with Santa will be held on Saturday, Dec. 17, 8-11:30 a.m., at Westford Regency Inn, 219 Littleton Road. Come enjoy breakfast in the restaurant, free pictures with Santa and visit the Festival of Trees and Wreaths and Gingerbread Creations and vote for the your favorite.

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  5. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    WESTFORD HEALTH DEPARTMENT: Will offer the following programs to Westford residents, free of charge unless otherwise noted: Hearing Screenings, Mon., Dec. 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Cameron Senior Center, 20 Pleasant St.; Adult Health Maintenance Clinic, Wed., Dec. 14, 9-10 a.m., Cameron Senior Cneter; Pap Smear Clinic, Tues., Jan. 10, 6-8:30 p.m., Millennium Clinic. Call 978-692-5509 for appointments and information.

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  6. Mass. business confidence hits yearly highRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Buoyed by rallying financial markets, the lowest state unemployment rate in more than 15 years and the election of Donald Trump, employer confidence in Massachusetts rose to its highest point in more than a year, Associated Industries of Massachusetts reported this week. AIM's Business Confidence Index rose 1.9 points to 58.1 in November, the third straight month of improved confidence and 1.2 points higher than a year ago.

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  7. ShirleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    A motion has been filed in Middlesex Superior Court to prevent the recall of two selectmen because they believe the recall petition was improperly issued by the town clerk. "Massachusetts law states that if a certain number of voters want to recall an elected official, then they have to strictly comply with the Recall Act and that just wasn't done in this case, and there's a variety of other problems," said Leominster attorney John Dombrowski, who filed the complaint on behalf of Board of Selectmen members Kendra Dumont and Robert Prescott.

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  8. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    HEALING GARDEN PROGRAMS: The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, 145 Bolton Road, Harvard; Expressive Arts Support Group, Wed., Dec. 7, 1-2:30 p.m.; Oneness Blessing, Sun., Dec. 11, 3-5 p.m. Call 978-456-3532 to register. Visit healinggarden.net .

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  9. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    HEALING GARDEN PROGRAMS: The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, 145 Bolton Road, Harvard; Restorative Yoga, Tues., Nov. 22, 5-6:30 p.m.; Pelvic Floor, Sexual Health & Well Being, Wed., Nov. 30, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Walking Group, each Wed. through Dec. 21, 9 a.m.; Writing for Wellness, each Thurs.

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  10. Harvard Trust funds six grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    At the recent annual meeting of the Harvard Schools Trust, the board of directors voted to fund six educational grants for the Bromfield School and Hildreth Elementary School. "We were pleased with the variety of grant requests that teachers submitted to extend and enrich the students' educational experiences beyond the classroom," said Terry Symula, president of Harvard Schools Trust.

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  11. Whistler's 'Members Exhibition' a stunning art showcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Every November, folks prepare the historic Whistler House Museum of Art for the holidays -- and part of their preparations include filling the museum's Parker Gallery with artworks by Lowell Art Association members for the annual Fall Juried Members Exhibition.

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  12. Used-car donation assists NashobaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Students and staff in Nashoba Tech's Automotive Technology program accept a donated 2008 Toyota Sienna minivan from Acton Toyota. Front row, from left, Zachary Hanks and Nikko Lauziere .

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  13. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    HEALING GARDEN PROGRAMS: The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, 145 Bolton Road, Harvard; Meditation, Mon., Nov. 7, 12:30-1 p.m.; Walking Group, Wed., Nov. 9, 9 a.m.; Introduction to Shinrin-yoku: Medicine of Being in Nature, Wed., Nov. 9, 2:30-3:40 p.m.; Knitting & Needle Arts, Thurs., Nov. 10, 2-4 p.m.; Qigong, Thurs., Nov. 10, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Oneness Blessing, Sun., Nov. 13, 3-5 p.m.; Mat Pilates, each Wed. through Nov. 16, 3:45-4:45 p.m. Call 978-456-3532 to register.

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  14. Different doctors' group comes out for marijuana legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Exactly 24 hours after a group of medical professionals stood on the Statehouse steps to warn of the dangers of legalizing marijuana, a group of doctors on Friday stood in the same spot to explain why they support making marijuana legal for adults to use. The dueling press conferences come as both sides of Question 4 -- which would make it legal for adults at least 21 years old to buy, possess and use marijuana while establishing a regulatory and tax structure for the new industry -- make their closing arguments to voters ahead of Tuesday's election.

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  15. Big Pharma eyeing Devens?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    A zoning change approved by voters in three communities will create a 40-acre site in Devens that could serve as a future home for a pharmaceutical company. Voters at a Super Town Meeting -- simultaneous meetings in Ayer, Shirley and Harvard --- on Monday night backed the zoning change for 32.7 acres of residential land in Devens.

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  16. Devens land rezoning could lure 'major' pharma employerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    A zoning change approved by voters in three communities will create a 40-acre site available for commercial use in the north central Massachusetts enterprise zone Devens, a space that could serve as a future home for a pharmaceutical company or other life-sciences and technology-based businesses. Voters at a "Super Town Meeting" -- simultaneous town meetings in Ayer, Shirley and Harvard -- on Monday night backed the zoning change for 32.7 acres of residential land in Devens.

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  17. Devens wins Super zoning changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    A zoning change in Devens requested by MassDevelopment was approved by voters at a Super Town Meeting held in Ayer, Shirley and Harvard Monday night. The land is all within the Harvard geographical boundary, said Ed Starzec, director of land entitlements at MassDevelopment.

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  18. Super Town Meeting approves Devens zoning changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Ayer, Shirley and Harvard held meetings at 7 p.m. On Oct. 24. Each town voted for rezoning that creates a 45-acre lot zoned for innovation and technology business. The land is all within the Harvard geographical boundary, said Ed Starzec, director of land entitlements at MassDevelopment.

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  19. Baker blasts FDA for new generics foot-draggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday criticized the Food and Drug Administration for allegedly taking too long to approve new generic drugs, and said progress is being made with the Obama administration on a MassHealth waiver extension he had hoped to have wrapped up in September. At the start of annual state hearings to examine health-care cost trends, Baker also repeated one of his longstanding criticisms of the health-care marketplace -- that it fails to provide consumers with usable information about costs.

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  20. Prescription-drug prices hit by health-care industry as cost driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    The president and CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care made perfectly clear who he thinks bears significant blame for health-care spending that is growing faster than state policymakers would like. "Our focus is all about pharmacy costs," Eric Schultz said as he introduced himself to the Health Policy Commission on Monday.

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