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Lowell, Massachusetts is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Lowell, MA include 01851, 01854, and 01853. The median home price in Lowell is $209,000 which is roughly $149/per square foot. More Lowell information.

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10 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Scholarships

Theresa Zannoni of Dracut is one of 143 scholarships totaling $566,000 awarded to Massachusetts high-school graduates by the Massachusetts Freemasons. The Grand Lodge awards scholarships based primarily on each applicant's academic achievement, financial need, and broad participation in community and school activities.

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Volunteers

Send information for this listing 10 days in advance to: Volunteers, Lifestyle Department, The Sun, 491 Dutton St., Lowell, MA 01854. LOWELL COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER: Seeks volunteers to spend time reading to children in English, Spanish, Khmer or Portuguese, one hour per week at 585-597 Merrimack St. Call Nicole Roy at 978-937-9700, ext.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lowell Sun

Backtalk: 9/13/2014

ENFORCE GUN LAW: Several years ago the state of Massachusetts passed a law that anyone caught with a gun without proper, valid documentation to own a gun would serve one year in prison. Why are we not enforcing this law? After the year we can deal with the offenses they committed with the gun.

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Lowell Sun

For his service, a nation's thanks

During World War II, Leo Panas fought with both the U.S. and French armies, but he never expected to be honored by France for his actions. On Monday, Panas, 90, received the French Legion of Honor Medal, presented by Boston French Consul General Fabien Fieschi.

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Lowell Sun

Pedestrian struck, seriously injured in Lowell

A 22-year-old pedestrian was struck and seriously injured by a driver on Elm Street near Central Street around 10:45 p.m. Friday. Ruben Sousa, of Lowell, was identified on the scene by his nephew, who was with him at the time of the accident.

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Lowell Sun

Pedestrian struck, seriously injured in Lowell

A 22-year-old pedestrian was struck and seriously injured by a driver on Elm Street near Central Street around 10:45 p.m. Friday. Ruben Sousa, of Lowell, was identified on the scene by his nephew, who was with him at the time of the accident.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lowell Sun

Man arrested on gun charges in downtown Lowell

In the latest incident of illegal firearms in Lowell, a man was arrested Friday for what police called a "brazen" daytime incident. After reports of a fight involving two men on Shattuck Street, just one block from City Hall, officers arrested Angel Gomez, 24, on charges of unlawful carrying of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, disturbing the peace and two outstanding warrants.

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Lowell Sun

Man arrested on gun charges in downtown Lowell

In the latest incident of illegal firearms in Lowell, a man was arrested Friday for what police called a "brazen" daytime incident. After reports of a fight involving two men on Shattuck Street, just one block from City Hall, officers arrested Angel Gomez, 24, on charges of unlawful carrying of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, disturbing the peace and two outstanding warrants.

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Lowell Sun

Dracut man charged with possession of child porn

Jamie King, 38, of 215 Long Pond Drive, was taken into custody at 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Dracut police said they had received two tips from the Mass.

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Lowell Sun

Backtalk: 9/12/2014

WALK THE WALK: I think it's obvious now that President Obama's strategy of kissing our enemies' butts in the hope that they will like us and cooperate with us has failed miserably. Teddy Roosevelt once said "speak softly but carry a big stick."

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Lowell Sun

10 Questions with ...

Shawn Kelley, 20, of Dracut, has been interested in the weather since he was a child. Now the Greater Lowell Technical High School graduate has become a self-taught weatherman, posting localized forecasts for Lowell and Dracut on both Facebook and Twitter.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Lowell Sun

In wake of violence, Lowell police boosting late-night shifts

The Police Department will create a new unit of 10 officers on late-night shifts to deter violent crimes when they are most likely, one of several steps being taken to cut down on a spate of gun violence across the city this summer. The department's gang and narcotics investigation unit will also be expanded, and a state police crew of a sergeant and about five detectives will be assigned to cover the city from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. for a period of several weeks to several months.

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Lowell Sun

Lowell police, school officials to create task force

Following months of frequent shootings from South Lowell to Centralville, city and school officials are resurrecting a special city task force to prevent issues that might cross over from the city's schools to its streets. The group would include representatives from the City Manager's Office, the Mayor's Office, police, the Middlesex District Attorney's Office, Lowell High School staff and other youth workers.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Lowell Sun

Lowell suspect: Alleged victim claims to have healing powers

While a Lowell man was in court denying he tried to choke his ex-girlfriend, the alleged victim was at a psychiatric hospital claiming to have "healing powers'' that can "bring people back from the dead.' ' In Lowell District Court on Monday, Kenneth Bagdonas, 48, of 25 Patricia Ave., Lowell, pleaded not guilty to attempted murder.

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Mom wins 18th Middlesex rep. race

Rady Mom emerged Tuesday from a race of four Democrats to move on to the November election for the 18th Middlesex House district. If victorious against independent Fred Bahou in November, he would become the first Cambodian-American legislator in America, supporters said.

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Lowell Sun

Police: Suspect threatened man in Lowell road-rage incident

Prosecutors say a Rowley father decided to defend his son in a dispute in a parking issue by suggesting to the other driver he had gun and threatening to shoot the victim in the head in a road-rage incident. But what Paul A. Imbriano didn't count on is that the alleged victim is a state corrections officer who called the police.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Boston.com

Fire officials blast report on residential alarms, sprinklers

Fire officials from across Massachusetts descended Tuesday on a meeting of a board that administers the state building code to assail a proposed policy document that they see as an effort to roll back requirements for fire alarm and sprinkler systems in some residential buildings. About 40 fire officials attended a meeting of the Board of Building Regulations and Standards at the National Guard Armory to oppose the draft white paper, which examines the cost and effectiveness of fire alarm and sprinkler systems in residential buildings with three to six units.

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Lowell Sun

Lowell officer honored for role in shooting

City Officer Patrick Casey, who has been on the force for less than a year, was honored by the City Council Tuesday for his role in a shooting during an early-morning traffic stop last month. Casey was shot at allegedly by Darriss Newton, 23, a man he pulled over for speeding, but was not hit.

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Lowell Sun

Lowell officer honored for role in shooting

City Officer Patrick Casey, who has been on the force for less than a year, was honored by the City Council Tuesday for his role in a shooting during an early-morning traffic stop last month. Casey was shot at allegedly by Darriss Newton, 23, a man he pulled over for speeding, but was not hit.

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Patch.com

Two Arrested, Charged with Unlawful Cultivation of Marijuana and Conspiracy

The arrests of Paul Beckett, 53, of 531 Wolfeboro Hwy., Alton, NH and Kevin Martineau, 51, of 14 Gershom Ave, Lowell took place on Monday, Sept. 8. The arrests came after detectives conducting an investigation into illegal marijuana cultivation in the woods behind 1080 Main St. located 23 large marijuana plants and equipment used in manufacturing the marijuana.

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