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Lowell Sun
MRT's 'The Lion' roars with raw emotionLOWELL -- During a crucial moment of the one-man musical odyssey "The Lion," no
MRT's 'The Lion' roars with raw emotion
Lowell Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
LOWELL -- During a crucial moment of the one-man musical odyssey "The Lion," now playing at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre, actor Benjamin Scheuer delivers a brutally honest description of his 2011 battle with lymphoma. Acoustic guitar in hand,... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Man injured in boat crashSon, 3, unhurt as vehicle loses steering, strikes tree LOWELL - A 48-yearold L
Man injured in boat crash
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
Son, 3, unhurt as vehicle loses steering, strikes tree LOWELL - A 48-yearold Lowell man and his 3year-old son were rescued from the banks of the Merrimack River by fellow boaters after the man reportedly lost steering in his boat and struck a tree... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Man injured in boat crashSon, 3, unhurt as vehicle loses steering, strikes tree LOWELL - A 48-yearold L
Man injured in boat crash
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
Son, 3, unhurt as vehicle loses steering, strikes tree LOWELL - A 48-yearold Lowell man and his 3year-old son were rescued from the banks of the Merrimack River by fellow boaters after the man reportedly lost steering in his boat and struck a tree... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Two hurt after Lowell crashLOWELL -- A woman and her daughter were taken to a hospital with minor injuries
Two hurt after Lowell crash
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
LOWELL -- A woman and her daughter were taken to a hospital with minor injuries after the car in which they were traveling slammed into a utility pole and hit a house on Pawtucket Boulevard. The crash occurred Sunday about 11:15 a.m. The utility pole... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Study questions teacher training spendingBy Amelia Pak-Harvey apak-harvey@lowellsun.comLOWELL -- One hour of training eq
Study questions teacher training spending
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
By Amelia Pak-Harvey apak-harvey@lowellsun.comLOWELL -- One hour of training equals one professional-development point. One graduate course equals 22.5 points. Teaching other teachers? That can rack up to 24 points. The state's... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Westford to merge police, fire dispatchWESTFORD -- Safety is on the minds of officials and residents, with a new combi
Westford to merge police, fire dispatch
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
WESTFORD -- Safety is on the minds of officials and residents, with a new combined dispatch center in the works and mixed feelings about proposed sidewalks in parts of town. Combining police and fire dispatch has been in the talks for years, said... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Workers' Credit Union beefs up senior teamFITCHBURG -- Workers' Credit Union has bulked up its management team with two n
Workers' Credit Union beefs up senior team
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
FITCHBURG -- Workers' Credit Union has bulked up its management team with two new senior positions, after CEO Doug Peterson and members of the board of directors determined that a deeper bench was a key ingredient for longer-term planning. "We've... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Man injured when boat crashes on Merrimack River in Lowell; son, 3, unhurt LOWELL -- A 48-year-old Lowell man and his 3-year-old son were rescued from t
Man injured when boat crashes on Merrimack River in Lowell; son, 3, unhurt
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
LOWELL -- A 48-year-old Lowell man and his 3-year-old son were rescued from the banks of the Merrimack River by fellow boaters after the man reportedly lost steering in his... Read more
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Boston Herald
Master scheduleACTON-BOXBOROSEPT. 11 – Chelmsford, 7 SEPT. 18 – at North Andover, 7 SEPT. 25
Master schedule
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
ACTON-BOXBOROSEPT. 11 – Chelmsford, 7 SEPT. 18 – at North Andover, 7 SEPT. 25 – Concord-Carlisle, 7 OCT. 2 – at Waltham, 7 OCT. 9 – Newton South, 7 OCT. 16 – at Cambride, 7 OCT. 23 – Lincoln-Sudbury, 7 NOV. 26 – at Westford Academy,... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Big bucks, but limited returnsLOWELL: Himanshu Bhatnagar, owner of this commercial building at 1075 Westford
Big bucks, but limited returns
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
LOWELL: Himanshu Bhatnagar, owner of this commercial building at 1075 Westford St. in Lowell, says he has created new jobs thanks to a tax break he received from the city. See a full list of tax breaks in Greater Lowell at lowellsun.com. SUN / RYAN... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Two promoted at Jeanne D'Arc Credit UnionThe following individuals recently earned promotions at Jeanne D'Arc Credit Uni
Two promoted at Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
The following individuals recently earned promotions at Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union of Lowell: * Kimberly Beaulieu, of Dracut, was named assistant treasurer and financial education officer. She has worked at Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union for nine years.... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Courier closing Westford plantWESTFORD -- Yet another factory is shutting down in Greater Lowell. A week afte
Courier closing Westford plant
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
WESTFORD -- Yet another factory is shutting down in Greater Lowell. A week after the public learned that Notini & Sons in Lowell and Sunny Delight in Littleton would be closing, employees outside Courier Corp. on Friday confirmed the Westford plant... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Courier closing Westford plant in OctoberCourier Corp.'s building at 22 Town Farm Road in Westford is closing in October
Courier closing Westford plant in October
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Courier Corp.'s building at 22 Town Farm Road in Westford is closing in October. WESTFORD -- Yet another factory is shutting down in Greater Lowell. A week after the public learned that Notini & Sons in Lowell and Sunny Delight in Littleton would be... Read more
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Boston Herald
Division 2 North and South preseason pollHere we go with another season of the weekly football rankings, an opportunity
Division 2 North and South preseason poll
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Here we go with another season of the weekly football rankings, an opportunity to break down each section and give you our opinion on who we feel are the top teams in the section. Each day, we will give you another division and our breakdown leading... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Westford mom spearheads disability boardWESTFORD -- Jennifer Williams moved to Westford in 2012, surprised that a town
Westford mom spearheads disability board
Lowell Sun / Posted 7 days ago
WESTFORD -- Jennifer Williams moved to Westford in 2012, surprised that a town rapidly growing and developing didn't have a commission on disability. Williams, 34, who has served on disability boards in multiple towns, wanted to find residents in... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Police seek public's help after sex assault on Middlesex St. Police conduct a follow-up investigation in the area where an 18-year-old wom
Police seek public's help after sex assault on Middlesex St.
Lowell Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Police conduct a follow-up investigation in the area where an 18-year-old woman was attacked and sexually assaulted early Sunday morning along Middlesex Street. This photo does not show... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Urgent-care clinics in Lowell area are a low-cost option for health care Urgent-care clinics have been popping up all over the state in recent years.
Urgent-care clinics in Lowell area are a low-cost option for health care
Lowell Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Urgent-care clinics have been popping up all over the state in recent years. In communities like Lowell, Chelmsford and Tewksbury, among others, patients have low-cost... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Woman, 18, brutally attacked near Lowell's Lord Overpass LOWELL -- Police are hoping to speak to anyone who was in the area of Middles
Woman, 18, brutally attacked near Lowell's Lord Overpass
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
LOWELL -- Police are hoping to speak to anyone who was in the area of Middlesex Street and the Lord Overpass early Sunday morning as they investigate the brutal sexual assault of an... Read more
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Lowell Sun
TJX Cos. raises outlook for 2015FRAMINGHAM (AP) -- The parent of off-price retailers T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods and M
TJX Cos. raises outlook for 2015
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 days ago
FRAMINGHAM (AP) -- The parent of off-price retailers T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods and Marshalls says more shoppers are coming to its stores, and has raised its outlook for fiscal 2016 as a result. TJX Cos. is saying it expects to earn $3.24 to $3.28 per... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell store owner: 'I had to protect myself'Matthew Fisher, 28, of Lowell, sits handcuffed at Queen and Lawson streets in L
Lowell store owner: 'I had to protect myself'
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Matthew Fisher, 28, of Lowell, sits handcuffed at Queen and Lawson streets in Lowell's Highlands neighborhood Wednesday night. Fisher, who police said threw away a backpack containing a semiautomatic pistol, allegedly fled when approached by... Read more
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GlobeSt.com
Boston Industrial Market Stays StrongTranswestern northeast research director Chase Bourdelaise BOSTON�Real estate
Boston Industrial Market Stays Strong
GlobeSt.com / Posted 12 days ago
Transwestern northeast research director Chase Bourdelaise BOSTON�Real estate investors and brokers maintain that the office and research and development real estate markets in Greater Boston are performing like thoroughbreds. Well, the industrial... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Hampden to throw retirement celebration for town managerHAMPDEN, Maine — The community will have an opportunity to wish retiring Town M
Hampden to throw retirement celebration for town manager
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
HAMPDEN, Maine — The community will have an opportunity to wish retiring Town Manager Susan Lessard well during a daylong open house at the town office Thursday, Aug. 27. Lessard announced in March her plan to leave the post she has held for almost... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
PHOTOS: Lowell store owner shoots at robbery suspectsLOWELL, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Shots were fired in Lowell on Wednesday nigh
PHOTOS: Lowell store owner shoots at robbery suspects
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 12 days ago
LOWELL, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Shots were fired in Lowell on Wednesday night following a convenience store robbery. The shots were fired at "The 99 Store" on Liberty Street around 8:50 p.m. Police say two men came in and robbed the owner, but he... Read more
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CIO
Massive telescope array aims for black hole, gets gusher of dataAntennas of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), on the Cha
Massive telescope array aims for black hole, gets gusher of data
CIO / Posted 13 days ago
Antennas of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), on the Chajnantor Plateau in the Chilean Andes. The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, two companion galaxies to our own Milky Way galaxy, can be seen as bright smudges in the night... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Education officials approve proposed school district mergerBARRE (AP) >> The Vermont Board of Education has approved plans for the f
Education officials approve proposed school district merger
Bennington Banner / Posted 13 days ago
BARRE (AP) >> The Vermont Board of Education has approved plans for the first school governance merger. The board on Tuesday signed off on a proposal to merge Essex, Essex Junction and Westford school districts, under Act 46, with a unanimous... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
School Start Dates 2015: Massachusetts & New HampshireMASSACHUSETTS SCHOOLS START DATES Abington - Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Acto
School Start Dates 2015: Massachusetts & New Hampshire
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 14 days ago
MASSACHUSETTS SCHOOLS START DATES Abington - Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Acton-Boxborough - Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Acushnet - Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Amesbury - Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Andover - Wednesday, September 02,... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vt. Board of Education approves first school merger under new lawThe state board of education on Tuesday approved the first school governance me
Vt. Board of Education approves first school merger under new law
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 14 days ago
The state board of education on Tuesday approved the first school governance merger under a new law passed this spring. But many of the finer points of the legislation remain unclear, including the sticky question of school choice. Tuesday, the... Read more
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Boston Globe
This Mass. town is rated the third-best place to live in the U.S.Home security and safety company SafeWise recently compiled a list of the “100
This Mass. town is rated the third-best place to live in the U.S.
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
Home security and safety company SafeWise recently compiled a list of the “100 Safest Cities in America.” SafeWise reviewed the most recent crime statistics from the FBI and compared the data to each community’s public safety, public health, and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell cops bust pot distribution ringLOWELL -- Police have busted a large marijuana distribution setup in Lowell aft
Lowell cops bust pot distribution ring
Lowell Sun / Posted 15 days ago
LOWELL -- Police have busted a large marijuana distribution setup in Lowell after arresting two men and seizing 62 pounds of marijuana last week. After months of surveillance, police stopped a vehicle on Westford Street on Friday that they believed... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Westford Police search for teen who went missing during hikeWESTFORD, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Westford police are searching for a teenag
Westford Police search for teen who went missing during hike
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 19 days ago
WESTFORD, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Westford police are searching for a teenager who did not return home from a hike on Wednesday. Joey Siriani, 18, left his Westford home around 12:30 p.m., after leaving a note to inform his family he was going... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Ice cream as fresh as it gets: Personal touch makes the differenceAhhh. Good old-fashioned homemade ice cream. There's nothing like it, especiall
Ice cream as fresh as it gets: Personal touch makes the difference
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
Ahhh. Good old-fashioned homemade ice cream. There's nothing like it, especially on a hot summer day. There are places that sell already-made ice cream they buy wholesale. Others buy a flavor-neutral ice cream base - which includes milk, cream,... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell-area reps rip fireworks legalization bidBy Peter Jasinski pjasinski@sentineland enterprise.comThe Fourth of July was ov
Lowell-area reps rip fireworks legalization bid
Lowell Sun / Posted 24 days ago
By Peter Jasinski pjasinski@sentineland enterprise.comThe Fourth of July was over a month ago, but fireworks still seem to be on the minds of state legislators due to a new push to get the legalization of fireworks onto a statewide ballot. Richard... Read more
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Brown University Athletics
Nine Gymnasts Earn NACGC/W Scholastic All-America AwardsPROVIDENCE, R.I. – Nine Brown University gymnasts earned NACGC/W Scholastic All
Nine Gymnasts Earn NACGC/W Scholastic All-America Awards
Brown University Athletics / Posted 25 days ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Nine Brown University gymnasts earned NACGC/W Scholastic All-America Awards for maintaining a 3.50 GPA during the 2014-15 academic year, the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women announced on Monday. The... Read more
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Leominster Champion
New Intermediate Baseball program starts in LeominsterAJ Colarusso (14) bumps fists with teammate Nick Garcia after Colarusso’s at-ba
New Intermediate Baseball program starts in Leominster
Leominster Champion / Posted 26 days ago
AJ Colarusso (14) bumps fists with teammate Nick Garcia after Colarusso’s at-bat in Leominster’s July 7 season opening game against Framingham. David Dore photo Over the past year, Jay Arsenault and Mike Vigue have been working to put together a new... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Crashes spur warning about wildlife on roads After recent crashes involving wildlife, the state Department of Motor Vehicl
Crashes spur warning about wildlife on roads
Rutland Herald / Posted 26 days ago
After recent crashes involving wildlife, the state Department of Motor Vehicles is reminding motorists to keep eyes on the road and on the lookout for animals. “Be a little bit more vigilant; when you... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
New survey ranks public schools with the top teachers in Mass.(MyFoxBoston.com) -- A new survey ranked the public schools with the top teache
New survey ranks public schools with the top teachers in Mass.
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 27 days ago
(MyFoxBoston.com) -- A new survey ranked the public schools with the top teachers in Massachusetts. According to Niche.com, educators in Westwood are the best in the Bay State. They're followed by teachers in Newton, Lexington, Northboro and... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vermont poultry industry threatened by avian flu virusThe avian flu strain is decimating the Midwest, where officials euthanized tens
Vermont poultry industry threatened by avian flu virus
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 27 days ago
The avian flu strain is decimating the Midwest, where officials euthanized tens of millions of barnyard birds sending egg prices sky high. Experts say there's no reason to believe humans could be affected, but if and when it lands in Vermont it... Read more
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Business Wire
Kadant Reports 2015 Second Quarter ResultsWESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) reported its financial
Kadant Reports 2015 Second Quarter Results
Business Wire / Posted 27 days ago
WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI) reported its financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended July 4, 2015. Second Quarter 2015 Financial Highlights GAAP diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
3 hospitalized in Milton crashThere was a serious car crash in Milton Tuesday night. Just after 8 p.m., poli
3 hospitalized in Milton crash
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 27 days ago
There was a serious car crash in Milton Tuesday night. Just after 8 p.m., police say a vehicle hit a tree on Westford Road. Three people were inside. One was trapped and had to be rescued by fire crews. Police say that person is in serious condition... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Three hospitalized in Milton crashA serious car crash in Milton Tuesday night. Just after 8 p.m. police say a ve
Three hospitalized in Milton crash
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 28 days ago
A serious car crash in Milton Tuesday night. Just after 8 p.m. police say a vehicle struck a tree on Westford Road. They say there were three people inside. One was trapped and had to be rescued by fire crews. Police say that person is in serious... Read more
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The Local
Malmö police worry about wave of violenceSwedish police investigate a hand grenade attack in Malmö on Saturday. Photo: J
Malmö police worry about wave of violence
The Local / Posted 28 days ago
Swedish police investigate a hand grenade attack in Malmö on Saturday. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TT Published: 22 Jun 2015 17:10 GMT+02:00 Swedish police have expressed concern over increasing violence after... Read more
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Boston Globe
Police body camera program may come to BostonHome security and safety company SafeWise recently compiled a list of the “100
Police body camera program may come to Boston
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
Home security and safety company SafeWise recently compiled a list of the “100 Safest Cities in America.” SafeWise reviewed the most recent crime statistics from the FBI and compared the data to each community’s public safety, public health, and... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Holiday Inn Express opens as sole Salem hotelSalem has a hotel again. The 70-plus-room Holiday Inn Express on North Cunning
Holiday Inn Express opens as sole Salem hotel
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 29 days ago
Salem has a hotel again. The 70-plus-room Holiday Inn Express on North Cunningham Road opened last month to offer the business traveler a lodging option in the city. “We are super-excited for the future, and we wouldn’t build unless we knew it... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Female Wanted for Assault Sends Pit Bulls After CopsA female wanted for assault barricaded herself inside a Philadelphia home after
Female Wanted for Assault Sends Pit Bulls After Cops
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 30 days ago
A female wanted for assault barricaded herself inside a Philadelphia home after she sent two pit bulls after officers Sunday afternoon. The incident started about 5 p.m. in the 5200 block of Westford Road in the city’s Olney section. According to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Nashoba Tech touched by an AngellSchool, animal hospital team up for vet-assistant program WESTFORD - Nashoba V
Nashoba Tech touched by an Angell
Lowell Sun / Posted 1 months ago
School, animal hospital team up for vet-assistant program WESTFORD - Nashoba Valley Technical High School is teaming up with the MSPCA Angell Animal Medical Center to bring the first veterinary assistant program to Middlesex County. The program will... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Plan is to re- brand section of highway as 'Middlesex 3'BOSTON - Some people call a portion of Route 9 the Ted Williams Highway while R
Plan is to re- brand section of highway as 'Middlesex 3'
Lowell Sun / Posted 1 months ago
BOSTON - Some people call a portion of Route 9 the Ted Williams Highway while Route 128 toward Gloucester is known as the Yankee Division Highway. There is also Worcester-Providence Turnpike for Route 146 and Mystic Valley Parkway for Route 16. Route... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Workers’ 2014 results include ‘GiveBack’ to membersThe 101-year-old Workers’ Credit Union finished 2014 in excellent shape: Financ
Workers’ 2014 results include ‘GiveBack’ to members
Leominster Champion / Posted 1 months ago
The 101-year-old Workers’ Credit Union finished 2014 in excellent shape: Financial assets grew to $1.15 billion and the board approved a $2.5 million payout to members. “Our members have been instrumental to our success. Their support allows us to... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Shooting suspect visited funeral home firstBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Police say the suspect in the shooting of a firearms ins
Shooting suspect visited funeral home first
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 1 months ago
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Police say the suspect in the shooting of a firearms instructor in Westford visited a funeral home six days beforehand and asked about becoming a mortician. The Burlington Free Press reports 31-year-old Veronica Lewis told the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Senate confirms St. Mike's grad as top U.S. military commanderVt. police officer charged in shooting returns to workVt. police officer charge
Senate confirms St. Mike's grad as top U.S. military commander
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 1 months ago
Vt. police officer charged in shooting returns to workVt. police officer charged in shooting returns to work A Vermont police officer placed on unpaid leave after pleading not guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and reckless... Read more

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