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  1. State leaders bullish on Lowell's Hamilton Canal potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Lowell Sun

    City officials made their best pitch Friday to two top Baker administration officials for how $5 million in state funding can kick-start the languishing Hamilton Canal District. Seated in the Mayor's Reception Room at City Hall, Lt.

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  2. Lowell biotech Alcyone announces exclusive collaboration with Houston firmRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Alcyone Lifesciences Inc., a biotech startup that moved its headquarters to the Boott Mill last summer, said it has entered into an "exclusive clinical collaboration" with Houston-based DNAtrix Inc. Under the agreement, DNAtrix will utilize Alcyone's microelectromechanical system Cannula targeted delivery platform for the intratumoral delivery of DNX-2401, DNAtrix's lead product for the treatment of the most aggressive form of brain cancer, glioblastoma. Alcyone, headed by founder, President and CEO P.J. Anand, aims to improve the performance of so-called "direct delivery" for a variety of therapies associated with neuropathological conditions.

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  3. Judge denies venue change request in Richardson animal cruelty caseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    A judge has denied a request by the attorney representing Dracut Selectman Cathy Richardson to move her animal-cruelty case out of Lowell District Court due to pretrial publicity. Lowell District Court Judge Thomas Brennan on Friday denied a defense motion for a change of venue, so the case stays in Lowell District Court.

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  4. Senate agrees to MBTA control board, approves $38 million budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    The Massachusetts Senate late Thursday night agreed to put the MBTA under the management of a fiscal control board, tucking that measure into a $38.1 billion fiscal 2016 that was approved after midnight. Democrats and Republicans unanimously signed off on the control board compromise brokered between Sen. Thomas McGee and Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr, with input from the governor's office.

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  5. Lang lauded in Chelmsford superintendent search, but process questionedRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    In a community split over whether it should rush to confirm a new school superintendent or engage in a protracted search process, it became clear Thursday night Chelmsford believes Jay Lang is a highly-qualified candidate for the job. During the public-comment session at the School Committee meeting where Lang was interviewed for the job, nearly every participant spoke highly of Lang, who serves as Lowell's deputy superintendent of finance and operations and was recently passed over for the city's top school post.

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  6. It's time to revive Hamilton Canal projectRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    By the time Trinity Financial formally withdrew as the sole developer of the Hamilton Canal District project, it was a foregone conclusion. Since selected in 2007 to revitalize the area of Middlesex and Jackson streets on the fringe of downtown Lowell that leads to the Lord Overpass and the Gallagher Terminal with a mix of commercial and residential construction, Trinity has completed just one project -- the 130-unit Appleton Mills on Jackson Street.

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  7. 'Keep faith in your own ability,' MCC grads toldRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    The graduates of Middlesex Community College introduced at Thursday's commencement ceremony included a student planning to join Doctors Without Borders after medical school, a single mother of two who hopes to someday found a shelter for homeless mothers, and a young woman from Ghana who was the first in her family to leave her homeland to attend college. MCC graduated its largest class ever on Thursday morning, with 1,449 students earning degrees.

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  8. Salary surplus eyed to fill Lowell schools budget shortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Facing a roughly $1-million shortfall in its operating budget, school officials are hoping to use money from a salary surplus from fiscal 2015 to balance its local budget for the 2015-2016 school year. The level-service operating budget of $155.5 million is a 2-percent increase from the previous year, according to Superintendent Jean Franco's recommended budget unveiled at the School Committee meeting on Wednesday.

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  9. Lowell painting conservationist relishes restorative powersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Painting conservationist Peter Kostoulakos of Lowell shows an example of a painting he restored, a portrait by Herbert F. Denman. The areas he restored show up black under the blue light.

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  10. After cold, miserable winter, fishing action starting to heat upRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    The Fish Finder is now back because the fish have recovered from that nasty winter. The ocean has heated up to the mid-50 degree range and the striped bass like that.

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  11. Meehan signs UMass contractRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    As he replaces outgoing UMass President Robert Caret, UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan will keep more than $232,000 in potential yearly perks throughout his five-year contract. Meehan starts with a salary of $525,000 on July 1 -- a base that grows to $602,499 by the year 2020, and includes a possible 11 percent annual performance bonus, according to the contract he signed Wednesday.

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  12. Vallante, Dracut soar to winRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Emily Vallante had 2 hits, including a double, and 3 RBI, as the Dracut High softball team concluded its regular season on Thursday night by defeating Lawrence, 15-2, in a game halted in the fifth inning. Dracut has qualified for the state tournament on the basis of its winning record versus Division 2 teams.

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  13. Lang hears praise in Chelmsford schools bid; some say not so fastRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    In a community split over whether it should rush to confirm a new school superintendent or engage in a protracted search process, it became clear Thursday night Chelmsford believes Jay Lang is a highly-qualified candidate for the job. During the public-comment session at the School Committee meeting where Lang was interviewed for the job, nearly every participant spoke highly of Lang, who serves as Lowell's deputy superintendent of finance and operations and was recently passed over for the city's top school post.

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  14. River Hawks place 4 on America East All-Conference listRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    Four members from the UMass Lowell baseball team were named to America East All-Conference Teams at the league's banquet Wednesday evening. Senior shortstop Danny Mendick was selected to the First Team All-Conference, while senior third baseman Matthew Sanchez , sophomore outfielder Ian Strom and freshman pitcher Andrew Ryan were named to the Second Team.

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  15. Lowell city manager bullish on Prince Spaghetti site buyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    The former Prince plant off Gorham Street in Lowell was recently purchased by The Markley Group, which was founded in 1992. A closing is set for June 1. sun file photo Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  16. Lowell's Lang on Chelmsford's short list for schools chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Lowell Public Schools Deputy Superintendent of Finance and Operations Jay Lang will be the sole candidate interviewed tonight for the soon-to-be-vacant school superintendent post. School Committee Chairman Al Thomas said several people in the community, who knew Lang from when he taught in Chelmsford, urged committee members to consider him for the job.

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  17. Trinity Financial pulls out of Lowell's Hamilton Canal projectRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    The Boston developer that was chosen in 2007 to be the sole builder for the massive Hamilton Canal District project has pulled out, according to the city, bringing uncertainty to the $800 million development. A master plan for the Hamilton Canal District called for 725 new housing units and as much as nearly 500,000 square feet of commercial and office space.

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  18. N.H. Senate committee rejects $4M for commuter rail studyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Along party lines, a key Senate committee says the state should not spend $4 million to further study bringing commuter rail from Boston to Nashua and Manchester, through Lowell. Republican senators on the capital budget committee voted Thursday to reject money for the study.

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  19. Lowell school officials hope to use this year's salary surplus to balance next budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Facing a roughly $1-million shortfall in its operating budget, school officials are hoping to use money from a salary surplus from fiscal 2015 to balance its local budget for the 2015-2016 school year. The level-service operating budget of $155.5 million is a 2-percent increase from the previous year, according to Superintendent Jean Franco's recommended budget unveiled at the School Committee meeting on Wednesday.

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  20. Editorial Exclusive: a bold way to focus on student-debt loadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan is expected to be announced today as one of three finalists for the UMass system presidency. When Marty Meehan takes over as UMass president on July 1, he has a chance to sound a national alarm on rising administrative salaries on college campuses while also placing a spotlight on out-of-control student-loan debt due to increased tuition and fee costs.

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