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Golf course purchase rejected
News 12 hours 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 3 days 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 days 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 1 month 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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In absence of talks on park name, Latinos file letter plea in Lowell
News 1 month ago
In absence of talks on park name, Latinos file letter plea in Lowell
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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Proposed FCC rule change threatens community TV in Massachusetts
News 1 month ago
Proposed FCC rule change threatens community TV in Massachusetts
Source Lowell Sun

BOSTON -- Blasting a proposed rule change as an "existential threat" to community television, Sen. Ed Markey on Monday urged other states to follow...

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State auditor pushes bills to combat uncooperative pols
News 1 month ago
State auditor pushes bills to combat uncooperative pols
Source Lowell Sun

BOSTON -- Auditor Suzanne Bump had three words to describe the effects two bills she spoke in support of at a legislative hearing would have: ...

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Debate grows over bid to rename Lowell park
News 1 month ago
Debate grows over bid to rename Lowell park
Source Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- For years, members of the Cambodian community have gathered in the park near the intersection of Middlesex and Branch streets for...

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Goldberg calls online lottery a ticket to growth
News 2 months ago
Goldberg calls online lottery a ticket to growth
Source Lowell Sun

BOSTON -- The lottery has been a Massachusetts staple for almost 50 years. Now, lawmakers are considering a big change. State Treasurer Deborah...

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Former UML West Campus goes to auction
News 2 months ago
Former UML West Campus goes to auction
Source Lowell Sun

CHELMSFORD -- The former UMass Lowell West Campus should soon have a new owner. The 34-acre site at 255 Princeton Road will be auctioned off to the...

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Recreational pot shop waits for OK by town
News 2 months ago
Recreational pot shop waits for OK by town
Source Lowell Sun

SHIRLEY -- Marchetti Industries CEO Michael Marchetti made a pitch to the Board of Selectmen earlier this month to open a marijuana retail...

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A beautiful day for the NeighborWorks program
News 2 months ago
A beautiful day for the NeighborWorks program
Source Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- The Coalition for a Better Acre in Lowell and NewVue Communities, Inc. in Fitchburg have received federal grants as members of the...

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Shirley
News 2 months ago
Shirley
Source Lowell Sun

SHIRLEY -- Marchetti Industries CEO Michael Marchetti made a pitch to the Board of Selectmen earlier this month to open a marijuana retail...

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Selectmen put pot shop move on hold
News 2 months ago
Selectmen put pot shop move on hold
Source Lowell Sun

TYNGSBORO -- The Board of Selectmen recently tabled a request from the Royalty Group to move its planned retail marijuana establishment from one...

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Community support makes Good Neighbors Fund succeed
News 2 months ago
Community support makes Good Neighbors Fund succeed
Source Lowell Sun

For more than 30 years, the Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund has provided energy assistance to hundreds of thousands of residents who are...

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Don't let Westford be swindled
News 2 months ago
Don't let Westford be swindled
Source Lowell Sun

At March 23 Town Meeting, Westford will be asked again to turn farm land (Drew Gardens) into a restaurant site by lifting restrictions on the...

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Billerica mixed-use zoning debate is back
News 2 months ago
Billerica mixed-use zoning debate is back
Source Lowell Sun

BILLERICA -- The Planned Unit Development debate over Technology Park is not over. Following a public hearing Monday night, the Planning Board...

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Nonprofits boosted by Community Foundation grants
News 2 months ago
Nonprofits boosted by Community Foundation grants
Source Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- The Greater Lowell Community Foundation and the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts recently awarded $176,881 in grants...

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The heart of Westford, renewed
News 2 months ago
The heart of Westford, renewed
Source Lowell Sun

WESTFORD -- The sounds of music and children's laughter filled the halls of the Roudenbush Community Center Saturday afternoon, as the community...

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Council asks about advantages of Community Preservation Act
News 2 months ago
Council asks about advantages of Community Preservation Act
Source Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- A pavilion in Dracut. A swing set in Chelmsford. A number of affordable housing projects across the state. What do they all have in...

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Should you pay off your mortgage early?
News 2 months ago
Should you pay off your mortgage early?
Source Lowell Sun

For most Americans a home mortgage is their most significant financial liability and paying it off is a high priority. Those fortunate enough to...

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News 2 months ago
New Devens leader ready to meet and greet stakeholders
Source Lowell Sun

DEVENS -- Ten days into her tenure as the senior vice president of Devens, Jessica Strunkin is looking forward to an event: breakfast. "Breakfast...

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Library to offer plan for the best services
News 2 months ago
Library to offer plan for the best services
Source Lowell Sun

WILMINGTON -- The Wilmington Memorial Library is in the beginning stages of its five-year strategic plan to offer the best services and programming...

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His work? Just look around Lowell
News 2 months ago
His work? Just look around Lowell
Source Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- Instead of the Victorian Gothic structure towering over the intersection of Central and Middlesex streets, imagine not this unique...

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New owners pay $3.25M for ice rink
News 3 months ago
New owners pay $3.25M for ice rink
Source Lowell Sun

WILMINGTON -- After years of interest from the town to purchase Ristuccia Memorial Arena, town officials were surprised to learn last week it was...

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Board listens to new options on land
News 3 months ago
Board listens to new options on land
Source Lowell Sun

TYNGSBORO -- Selectmen received an update Monday night on possible options for the Tyngsboro Country Club and discussed how best to determine the...

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Tyngsboro
News 3 months ago
Tyngsboro
Source Lowell Sun

TYNGSBORO -- Selectmen received an update Monday night on possible options for the Country Club and discussed how best to determine the value of...

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