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  1. Women's fund seeks grant applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Lowell Sun

    The Women Working Wonders Fund is accepting grant applications now through June 30 for its 2015 awards. The WWWF assists women and girls in transition with educational and leadership opportunities.

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  2. History comes aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Lowell Sun

    That warning cry, ringing out early on April 19, 1775, rallied the militia, better known as Minutemen, from villages and farms near Boston to take up arms and prepare for battle. It was the first Patriot's Day, a day seared in history when these brave men fought the British at the Battle of Lexington and Concord and ignited the start of the American Revolutionary War.

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  3. Plugging meters on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Lowell Sun

    It is with great disappointment that I learn that the City Council voted to enforce parking meters on Saturdays till 6 p.m. With all due respect, anyone who thinks requiring people to pay parking meters on Saturday is good for the merchants and the revitalization of the downtown is not living in the real world. The reality is nobody is going to come to downtown on their day off, which is what Saturday is for most people, and pay meters when they can go to the mall or even any store or restaurant anywhere outside the downtown with a parking lot and park all day for free.

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  4. Northern Bank promotes Margarita KaliviotisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Margarita Kaliviotis, of Chelmsford, has been named assistant vice president and business development officer for Northern Bank's northern markets. She is responsible for fostering the overall growth of the bank in these markets, and will partner with the branches to focus on small business, cash-management services, consumer lending and personal banking.

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  5. Legalize pot? Not so fast, some sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    As one of more than a dozen lawmakers supporting a bill that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Massachusetts, state Sen. Jamie Eldridge says being able to tax and regulate the drug -- much like alcohol or tobacco -- is more beneficial than harmful to residents of the commonwealth. "From my perspective, the war on drugs has been a failure," the Acton Democrat said.

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  6. Sheehan retires from Westford senior centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Retiring Cameron Senior Center Director Joanne Sheehan spends time with council members and friends at Bixbite Restaurant on Wednesday. SUN/RYAN MCBRIDE "Because she does everything no matter what we ask her to" and more, Crocker, the Council on Aging member, said of Sheehan, the retiring director of the Cameron Senior Center.

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  7. VolunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    CIRCLE HOME HOSPICE: Seeking volunteers throughout the area for friendly visiting with hospice patients and families, or for office projects. Call Cathy Damon at 978-459-9343.

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  8. Forget orange - it's black that's basic in Concord exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Orange is the new black when it comes to television. But black is still very much "in" in Basic Black, a show on view through April 3 at the Concord Art Association at 37 Lexington Road.

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  9. Support GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    ANON ALCOHOLISM SUPPORT: For those whose lives are affected by another person's drinking; meets each Fri., 7-9:30 p.m. at Lowell General Hospital, Hanchett Auditorium, Varnum Ave., Lowell; each Sat., 9:30-11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception School, 218 E. Merrimack St., Lowell. LIVING WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS: Eliot Community Human Services in Concord offers a 12-week group for men and women with chronic medical illness to help counter isolation and address issues of self-image, anger, depression and communication.

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

    Feb 28, 2015 | 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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  11. Melting snow fuels flood of fears across Greater LowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | 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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  12. 'Tartuffe,' a classic, yet contemporary on stage in ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | 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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  13. Concord police seek credit card thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | 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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  14. Court BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | 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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  15. UMass Lowell, MCC, Billerica are first to call off class MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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