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  1. CVB forced to market valley on shrinking shoestringRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Lowell Sun

    With only two full-time workers and another two part-time, the Greater Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau doesn't have many places in its budget where it can cut without having to eliminate someone's job. In having to cut more than $100,000 this year after a drop in state financial support, the office has cut back on marketing, switching from paid advertisements in print publications to doing free promotions.

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  2. Melting snow fuels flood of fears across Greater LowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Lowell Sun

    Municipal officials are already bracing for a spring thaw, hoping for the best and planning for the worst . "If the water melts slow, we should have no problem," DPW Director Abdul Alkhatib said.

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  3. 'Tartuffe,' a classic, yet contemporary on stage in ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Lowell Sun

    That may sound like plot points from your favorite TV show -- but they're actually the themes in Tartuffe, a landmark comedy by Moliere, a master of French farce, that was first performed in 1664. The classic has been re-interpreted dozens of times on stage and screen.

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  4. Concord police seek credit card thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Lowell Sun

    Police are looking for a man who has twice stolen credit cards from the locker room of Beede Center Gym, using the cards on shopping sprees. On Feb. 11, the suspect stole a Citizen's Bank debit card, located the personal identification number and withdrew more than $3,000 from ATMs in Concord and Acton, then spent $8,000 at a Leominster jewelry store.

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  5. Court BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Lowell Sun

    A 31-year-old Connecticut man is being held on $20,000 cash bail after Lowell police detectives said they found a kilo of cocaine and $87,000 in cash in two "hides" in his car in November. In Lowell Superior Court on Jan. 5, Elias Escarraman, 31, was held after pleading not guilty to one count of trafficking in cocaine.

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  6. UMass Lowell, MCC, Billerica are first to call off class MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Lowell Sun

    UMass Lowell and Middlesex Community College have both announced they will be closed on Monday due to the impending snow storm. The only local public school districts to announce a closing so far are Billerica, Concord and Concord Carlisle High School.

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  7. Mortality and more in 'Shadow Box' at Theatre IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Theatre III tackles the searing quandaries related to mortality in its production of The Shadow Box, a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Michael Cristofer. Directed by Gary M. Kendall and produced by Linda Minkoff, performances are at the 250 Central St. theater in West Acton on Jan. 30, 31 and Feb. 6, 7 at 8 p.m., with Sunday matinees on Feb. 1 and 8 at 2 p.m. Set in three cottages on the grounds of a large hospital campus, The Shadow Box interweaves the stories of "one day in the life" of three dramatically different patients and their family members as they all prepare to come to terms with the inevitable questions of mortality.

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  8. Great Meadows, Concord, in winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    It was July, green, and 90 degrees the only other time I walked at Great Meadows Wildlife Refuge in Concord. Lily pads covered the surface of the water.

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  9. Man held in train-station assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    A 28-year-old man was ordered held without bail after being charged with screaming and threatening people with a knife at the Wilmington Commuter Rail Station, then attacking two police officers, cutting one on the hand. In Woburn District Court on Thursday, Seth Alonza Antonio Mather, who the DA's office lists as a Maynard resident, pleaded not guilty to two counts of armed assault with to murder, three counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and malicious destruction of property.

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  10. Wilmington cops injured in standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Two Wilmington police officers were injured Wednesday afternoon while pursuing and then arresting a 28-year-old Maynard man who was unaffected by pepper spray and "sponge rounds" police used in an attempt to disarm and arrest him. Police said in a press release that they were called to the Wilmington Commuter Rail Station, 411 Main St., at 3:39 p.m., and arrived to find two people who had locked themselves in their vehicles after they were approached by a knife-wielding man who was yelling and visibly agitated.

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  11. More adventures in merry Land of Oz in Cannon showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Dorothy, played by Katie Rains of Lowell, and Ozma, played by Hannah Gould of Pepperell in Cannon Theatre's "Return to Oz." LITTLETON -- Cannon Theatre offers a new look at the merry old Land of Oz in its latest show "Return to Oz."

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  12. Lost Concord hiker found after he follows streamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    New Hampshire Fish and Game officers say a lost hiker in in the Crawford Notch area followed streams and walked for miles before he was rescued. Officers said 45-year-old Maz Derzi of Concord, Massachusetts, was in good condition early Friday and did not need medical attention.

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  13. Lost Concord hiker found after he follows streamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    New Hampshire Fish and Game officers say a lost hiker in in the Crawford Notch area followed streams and walked for miles before he was rescued. Officers said 45-year-old Maz Derzi of Concord, Massachusetts, was in good condition early Friday and did not need medical attention.

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  14. End of legislative session nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    This week, with the end of the 2013-2014 session approaching, Beacon Hill Roll Call continues its series that takes a look at some of the bills approved by the Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Deval Patrick in the 2013-2014 session. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT : House 144-9, Senate 40-0, approved an economic-development package that included a summer 2014 sales-tax holiday allowing consumers to buy most products that cost under $2,500 on Saturday, Aug. 16, and Sunday, Aug. 17, without paying the state's 6.25 percent sales tax.

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  15. Carlisle's Walsh top local runner at national eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Team RUN's Gabby Walsh of Carlisle was the top local performer at the USATF XC Nationals on Dec. 13. Walsh placed 25th of 422 in the 11-12 year division, running the 3K course in 10 minutes, 55 seconds and earning All-American status. Team RUN also qualified a full girls team in the 4K 13-14 division, placing 15th of 33 teams.

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  16. Hudson board hot over state's plowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Lambasting the state's transportation department for doing a "horrible job" of snowplowing seven state roads within the town's borders, selectmen moved unanimously Tuesday to draft a letter to the DOT commissioner demanding a formal meeting to air their complaints and demand better service. Selectman Ben Nadeau, who operates a snowplow for part-time employment, recalled the board's attention to the matter of dangerously icy and ill maintained state roads that have wreaked havoc on the community for years, he said.

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  17. VolunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    AMERICAN RED CROSS DISASTER VOLUNTEERS: Seeking volunteers in shelter organizations, nursing and other areas of disaster relief. College students and retirees are encouraged to volunteer.

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  18. Walden Pond goes solarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Henry David Thoreau famously wrote of "the sunshine of a winter's day," and now the simple place that inspired him the most is going solar. Officials are breaking ground on a new visitor's center at Walden Pond State Reservation, and the $8 million complex will feature two decidedly high-tech touches: a solar canopy and a pair of electric vehicle charging stations.

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  19. Walden Pond goes solarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Henry David Thoreau famously wrote of "the sunshine of a winter's day," and now the simple place that inspired him the most is going solar. Officials are breaking ground on a new visitor's center at Walden Pond State Reservation, and the $8 million complex will feature two decidedly high-tech touches: a solar canopy and a pair of electric vehicle charging stations.

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  20. Nuts! Korean flight delayed by first class spatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    In this Sept. 2014 photo, Cho Hyun-ah, Korean Air's vice president responsible for cabin service and the oldest child of Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho, answers reporters' question during a news conference in Incheon, west of Seoul, South Korea.

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