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Owners teed off over Town Meeting's rejection
News 2 months ago
Owners teed off over Town Meeting's rejection
Source Lowell Sun

TYNGSBORO - Tammy Garau felt confident going into the Special Town Meeting last Tuesday. Voters packed the Tyngsboro Elementary School cafeteria....

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Spreading her wings in Lowell
News 2 months ago
Spreading her wings in Lowell
Source Lowell Sun

LOWELL - Big, bright and happy. Those were the stipulations for Lowell artist Jenny Thorburn's latest community project: a mural at The Hearing...

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Chelmsford boards debate Route 40
News 2 months ago
Chelmsford boards debate Route 40
Source Lowell Sun

CHELMSFORD - Three different groups deliberated Wednesday evening on the second floor of Town Hall to debate two phrases - "Multi-family" and "55...

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City: Edge Merrimack River violating permit
News 2 months ago
City: Edge Merrimack River violating permit
Source Lowell Sun

LOWELL - The city plans to issue a violation to Edge Merrimack River for allowing non-students to live in units zoned as student housing, Director...

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Phrasing keys debate on housing future for Chelmsford corridor
News 2 months ago
Phrasing keys debate on housing future for Chelmsford corridor
Source Lowell Sun

CHELMSFORD - Three different groups deliberated Wednesday evening on the second floor of Town Hall to debate two phrases - "Multi-family" and "55...

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Westford hit with moisture problems
News 3 months ago
Westford hit with moisture problems
Source Lowell Sun

WESTFORD - A leak in a major water main became a triple problem for the Westford Water Department Tuesday. Thirteen homes were without water, and a...

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Outreach meeting on Dracut pot proposal
News 3 months ago
Outreach meeting on Dracut pot proposal
Source Lowell Sun

DRACUT - A company will be hosting a community outreach meeting on Monday evening for a proposed marijuana establishment at 103 Pleasant St. The...

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Lowell weighs limits on menthol tobacco flavors
News 3 months ago
Lowell weighs limits on menthol tobacco flavors
Source Lowell Sun

LOWELL - When the Board of Health restricted the sale of flavored tobacco to adult-only tobacco stores three years ago, mint and menthol flavors...

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Chelmsford rethinking Route 40
News 3 months ago
Chelmsford rethinking Route 40
Source Lowell Sun

CHELMSFORD - After examining the issue for months, the Route 40 Study Committee has recommended zoning changes that will allow housing for senior...

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Retailers resist Lottery's push for online sales
News 3 months ago
Retailers resist Lottery's push for online sales
Source Lowell Sun

BOSTON The Massachusetts Lottery's technological systems are on par with an old, wall-mounted rotary phone -- outdated and inconvenient, but it...

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Tyngsboro releases FAQ sheet on course purchase
News 3 months ago
Tyngsboro releases FAQ sheet on course purchase
Source Lowell Sun

TYNGSBORO - The Board of Selectmen and Town Administrator Matt Hanson this week released a living document to answer a flood of questions on...

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Selectmen OK license for new club
News 4 months ago
Selectmen OK license for new club
Source Lowell Sun

New owners at former Club Fleur-De-Lis DRACUT - The Board of Selectmen on Tuesday voted 4-0 to grant an all alcoholic beverages club license to The...

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Opportunity knocks for urban areas
News 4 months ago
Opportunity knocks for urban areas
Source Lowell Sun

Even in Massachusetts, with a jobless rate below 3%, there's still room for economic improvement. That's because while the overall unemployment...

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Will it work? Glitzy casino opening on Boston waterfront
News 4 months ago
Will it work? Glitzy casino opening on Boston waterfront
Source Lowell Sun

EVERETT, Mass. - A $28 million statue of Popeye by the artist Jeff Koons. Luxury, "European-style" water shuttles. Five-star hotel rooms starting...

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Officials grappling with dam repairs
News 4 months ago
Officials grappling with dam repairs
Source Lowell Sun

TYNGSBORO -The Upper Flint Pond Dam is in very bad condition and in need of replacement. But in order to do that, MassWildlife officials say they...

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Board of Selectmen calls a mulligan on Tyngsboro Country Club vote
News 4 months ago
Board of Selectmen calls a mulligan on Tyngsboro Country Club vote
Source Lowell Sun

TYNGSBORO -Those still hoping the town will pursue the purchase of the Tyngsboro Country Club may be in luck. The Board of Selectmen voted 4-1 on...

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Pot, downtown zoning bylaws are in focus
News 4 months ago
Pot, downtown zoning bylaws are in focus
Source Lowell Sun

Specifically, residents will be asked whether or not the town should amend its zoning bylaws on two different subjects: marijuana businesses and...

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Adult-use marijuana proposals get competitive
News 4 months ago
Adult-use marijuana proposals get competitive
Source Lowell Sun

BILLERICA - Efforts to set up adult-use marijuana shops in town are getting competitive. Three adult-use marijuana companies presented their...

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Pot, downtown zoning bylaws are in focus
News 4 months ago
Pot, downtown zoning bylaws are in focus
Source Lowell Sun

Specifically, residents will be asked whether or not the town should amend its zoning bylaws on two different subjects: marijuana businesses and...

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Politics, zoning hamper housing
News 4 months ago
Politics, zoning hamper housing
Source Lowell Sun

BOSTON -As the Legislature considers ways to kickstart housing development, a new report concludes that restrictive zoning bylaws, applied with...

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Major projects approved
News 4 months ago
Major projects approved
Source Lowell Sun

DRACUT - Annual Town Meeting on Monday approved funding for two high-profile projects. The body voted 184-179 to approve Article 21 for the...

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Abutters sue over project
News 4 months ago
Abutters sue over project
Source Lowell Sun

CHELMSFORD - A group of abutters upset about the density of a proposed development the Planning Board green-lit with a special permit in April have...

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Locking in on affordable spaces
News 4 months ago
Locking in on affordable spaces
Source Lowell Sun

LOWELL -For the next 25 years, Rogers Hall will stay affordable. "I think it's so much security (for) people who live here that are much younger...

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Golf course purchase rejected
News 4 months ago
Golf course purchase rejected
Source Lowell Sun

TYNGSBORO - Town Meeting on Tuesday narrowly rejected an article pertaining to the Tyngsboro Country Club, crushing the hope of many who wanted the...

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Volunteers make garden grow
News 5 months ago
Volunteers make garden grow
Source Lowell Sun

AYER - Local residents are still waiting for May flowers, so they're trying to get a head start on making sure those flowers bloom. The Ayer...

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City is recognized as business-friendly community
News 5 months ago
City is recognized as business-friendly community
Source Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- Mayor William Samaras on Wednesday was joined by representatives of Lowell's Economic Development Office and other nonprofit partners as...

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Outdoor recreation office eyed to boost economy, health
News 5 months ago
Outdoor recreation office eyed to boost economy, health
Source Lowell Sun

BOSTON -- Touting a roughly $16 billion industry in Massachusetts, activists on Tuesday called on lawmakers to create a new state office that would...

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Abutters hoping to slow school project
News 5 months ago
Abutters hoping to slow school project
Source Lowell Sun

TEWKSBURY -- These residents of Munro Circle are all for a new elementary school; just not one that is constructed -- along with a new athletic...

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Doing the heavy lifting for those in need
News 5 months ago
Doing the heavy lifting for those in need
Source Lowell Sun

Michael Becotte is a familiar, friendly face at ReStore/Habitat for Humanity's store in Billerica. The Chelmsford resident has been honored by the...

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Latinos file plea in letter to city
News 6 months ago
Latinos file plea in letter to city
Source Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- Three weeks ago, a proposal to rename Roberto Clemente Park to Pailin Park packed a Board of Parks meeting, ending with members of both...

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