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  1. BILLERICARead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Lowell Sun

    ... 6-foot-5, 275-pound senior Owen Kelley, and sophomore transfer Caleb Scott (6-foot-5, transferred from Greater Lowell). The backcourt will be focused around freshman Isaiah Taylor (out a month with a broken hand), Keenan Rudy-Phol and Alex Antoine, ...

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  2. Boys basketball preview: Sky's the limit for Lowell HighRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Home

    Lowell High boys basketball coach Bobby Michalczyk doesn't want to put a ceiling on his team's potential this winter. It's with very good reason.

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  3. Lowell native, a pageant veteran at 24, puts community firstRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lowell Sun

    ... parents to talk to, and I love playing with the kids," Riley said. She also works with Finding Hope with Fashion, a Lowell-based organization that runs an annual fashion show to raise money to support different causes. The next show, scheduled for ...

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  4. Lowell sober apartments plan moves aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    A proposed sober apartment complex that will be the first of its kind in Lowell has secured a key approval from the Planning Board. The development, at Lowell House Inc.'s current 555 Merrimack St. location, would include 27 apartments for people in recovery from drug and alcohol addictions as well as community and commercial space.

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  5. The infamous Statehouse sex scandal of 1855Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... convents and nunneries. As such, Hiss and his six-member committee visited nunneries in Roxbury, Worcester and Lowell, according to the investigative committee, a committee that today would be equal to the House and Senate Ethics Committees. ...

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  6. Reversing course comes with a priceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    When real legal and health issues start popping up over Lowell's plans to construct a new or used downtown high school, will the Massachusetts School Building Authority take them seriously? The board, headed by State Treasurer Deb Goldberg, put a lot of weight behind the School Committee's frivolous, headline-grabbing lawsuit against the City Council and a vaguely written, nonbinding referendum that never mentioned a concrete building option. Five days ago, city officials met with MSBA officials to discuss how to reverse the City Council vote that approved Cawley Stadium as the preferred high school site.

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  7. Book Nook finds a niche in LowellRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    The Family Resource Center for the Lowell Public Schools hosted about 100 families on Nov. 29 to celebrate the center's new Book Nook. The Book Nook was presented to the Family Resource Center courtesy of Project LEARN -- a Lowell nonprofit whose mission is to create the Lowell Public Schools into a model of urban excellence.

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  8. Ste. Jeanne d'Arc School in Lowell collects food for needy for ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Ste. Jeanne d'Arc School in Lowell held its annual Thanksgiving food drive to benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Rita's Parish. Students collected cans, jars and boxes of food for the society, which provides food for families in need during Thanksgiving.

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  9. Hellenic American sixth-graders write personal narrativesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Sixth-graders at Hellenic American Academy in Lowell spent a lot of time working on their personal narrative paragraphs. Front row, from left, Joshua Bouzerdan, Nicholas Gannon and Kleanthi Litopoulos; and, back row, Aggelina Paraschou, Madyson Valencia, Leylah Pichardo, Alexandra Stathopoulos, George Grillakis and Kerhon Pol.

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  10. Language of 'First They Killed My Father' Resonates With Cambodian-AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... Cambodian-Americans. Many who attended the screening came as a family. The most recent screening was on Dec. 9 in Lowell, Massachusetts, home to the second largest Cambodian community in the United States outside California. If the movie, the first ...

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  11. Suspect in Nashua burglaries picked up in Lowell, Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    Police on Friday charged a Nashua man with three counts of burglary, accusing him of breaking into three North End residences over several days. [Front Door's]NASHUA - Amanda has had a rough few years, in and out of shelters with two kids, barely even ...

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  12. What Sun staffers are working on 12/12/2017Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... reporter at the State House, J.D. Capelouto, has this story. The 27-unit sober living apartment complex proposed by Lowell House and the Coalition for a Better Acre received Planning Board approval last week. The project must get approved by the ...

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  13. Helping parents endure a loss they know all too wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    A few weeks after Teresa Frye's 20-year-old son Patrick was stabbed to death at a party in Lowell in 2007, Frye found herself home alone, crying, and feeling what she describes as "the worst pain there is." She called a number for the Merrimack Valley Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children, an organization that brings together the families of homicide victims to support each other and raise awareness.

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  14. On screen, lessons in horror, strengthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    Packed into a darkened Lowell High auditorium, they watched the horror of the Cambodian genocide unfold through the eyes of a 5-year-old girl. A large crowd attended a special screening Saturday night of "First They Killed My Father," a Netflix original movie directed by Angelina Jolie.

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  15. His gift? A child's smileRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    ... percent of the time, I'll get the child to have a picture with me," he said. "With a smile. Shayleigh Meyers, 5, of Lowell, says hello to Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, a close friend of Andrew Kazanjian of Dracut. Andrew, 14, was spreading cheer ...

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  16. UML researchers work on tech to track probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    UMass Lowell researchers are developing a new kind of electronic monitoring for people on probation and parole that they hope will reshape the criminal-justice system. The researchers, funded by a $99,000 National Science Foundation grant, are working on technology that would build on existing GPS tracking to provide parolees and probationers with suggestions and positive reinforcement, according to a UML press release.

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  17. UMass Lowell adjunct faculty protests over pay, benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    Adjunct faculty at UMass Lowell staged what they called a silent protest during Friday's Board of Trustees meeting, again drawing attention to what they describe as flawed labor negotiations. Despite the disapproval, a spokesperson for UMass Lowell holds firm in stating that the university continues to bargain in good faith with offers of increased pay and benefits on the table.

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  18. CU Boulder solar instruments, experiments headed for spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... on the same SpaceX Dragon to facilitate two biomedical experiments on ISS. One, designed by LaunchPad Medical LLC in Lowell, Massachusetts, will carry high-tech BioServe culture plates to grow bone cells with a commercially used bone adhesive and a ...

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  19. A look at the week aheadRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... and learn how it impacts the design and development of medical devices. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., M2D2, 110 Canal St., Lowell. Free. Create a more diverse workplace : Attend a panel conversation about diversity and inclusion in the office. 6 to 8:30 ...

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  20. 'Flavors from home' at new Lowell restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Lowell Sun

    ... A few weeks ago, he and his wife found out through a friend that a new Puerto Rican restaurant was opening in Lowell. "Most of the restaurants around here are of other nationalities and, when it's a Puerto Rican restaurant, you feel like you're back ...

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