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Glimpse at future of film through young documentarians from Billerica, Lowell
Three groups from Lowell High School and Billerica Memorial High School have been nominated for the 2014 Five-minute Student Film Contest, which will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. at CinemaSalem in Salem as part of the Salem Film Fest.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
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Felony charged dropped against Billerica man
Felony charges have been dropped against a 39-year-old Billerica man whom prosecutors allege burst into a neighbor's home last September and assaulted the male tenants he alleged were smoking marijuana with his 18-year-old daughter.
GET OUT OF HIS HAIR: I turned on my TV to watch the selectmen's meeting and to my surprise the lady with the big hair was back again, spouting her usual venom.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Gun licenses on the rise north of Boston
The number of residents holding gun licenses in Massachusetts communities north of Boston climbed last year, continuing a long-term trend, as the state considers stricter laws that would give police chiefs more power to deny licenses to people.
Wilmington Police Looking to Reunite Missing Teenager With Family
The Wilmington Police Department is looking for a Wilmington teenager who has not been seen by her family in nearly a week.
Billerica school project's tax-impact calculator adjusted
A week after a selectman told The Sun the Billerica High School tax-impact calculator was deceiving residents, the town manager is adjusting the school's price on the town website to give residents the tax impact if the high school comes in at its highest estimated cost.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Billerica man gets probation for burning house
Burning trash will cost Michael Depari six months of pretrial probation, mental-health and alcohol evaluations, and a meeting with Billerica's deputy fire chief.
House packs bond bill with local project funds
The House on Wednesday approved a sprawling $1.12 billion capital spending bill that includes $60 million for new State Police cruisers, $90 million for social, cultural and recreational projects, and $150 million to address the entire list of projects pending before the state Board of Library Commissioners.
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Broadcast Pix Announces fX3D Real-Time 3D Graphics System
Billerica, Massachusetts ? Broadcast Pix? today introduced fX3D, a real-time 3D graphics system designed to build dynamic graphic content for live events, sports, broadcast news, or channel branding.
Rosie's Caf in Lowell provides Peak service
When Michael Surprenant loads up his mother's roasting machine inside Rosie's Caf, the coffee beans are hardly recognizable.
Billerica's bond rating can't conceal town's challenges
Call it a fog or wool pulled over our eyes. The town of Billerica sings an S&P AA+ bond-ratings lullaby.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Former N. Middlesex school chief admits ethics lapse in special-ed scandal
Former North Middlesex Regional School District Superintendent James McCormick has admitted to violating the conflict of interest law and agreed to pay a $2,000 civil penalty for his role in the Merrimack Special Education Collaborative scandal, according to the State Ethics Commission.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
GE Ventures makes a play in genomics
GE Ventures was one of two new investors in a $16.5 million Series E extension for RainDance Technologies Inc. , a Billerica, Mass.-based company that is developing and selling genomic tools for early detection of cancer, as well as inherited and infectious diseases.
Holyoke police launch landlord-funded crackdown on drug trade at...
HOLYOKE - A landlord-funded crackdown by police on a building long known for its illegal drug trade has yielded some 110 arrests for trespassing since Friday morning.
Billerica will launch new town website on March 10
Some residents have been waiting a long time to hear this one: A user-friendly town website is about to launch.
His job is filling in the blanks of Lowell's history
The stories in the Lowell Historical Society's collections vary -- in length, in tone, in setting, and in the number of blanks left to fill in.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Shawsheen Tech sophomore has designs on state SkillsUSA event
Shawsheen Valley Technical High School sophomore Alexander Hamilton recently received a message at home that he had a phone call from the school.
Note in Billerica selectmen's dispute released, but tensions remain
It started with town officials alleging Selectman Mike Rosa tried to cut a deal with a note passed during an executive session.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
'Out of Control' Woman Arrested for Defacement of Property
Arrests At 9:21 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 24, a 911 caller from Riverdale Ave. called police reporting that a person she knows was out of control.