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Falling limb crushes truck in Lowell

LOWELL — A limb broke free from a tree on Webster Avenue and came crashing down on top of a pair of unoccupied trucks shortly after 7:40 p.


Victim of fatal Pelham crash identified

PELHAM, N.H. — Police have identified the victim of a fatal head-on crash on Keyes Hill Road on Friday afternoon as Joshua Nolette, 31, of Hudson.


Firefigher hurt in Cathay Wok blaze

LOWELL — Dozens of people gathered on Bridge Street Friday night looking on as firefighters extinguished a blaze inside a Chinese restaurant.


1 dead in Pelham crash

PELHAM —One person was killed and two others were injured in a head-on crash on Keyes Hill Road in Pelham on Friday afternoon.


Key Lowell garage back on track

LOWELL — The parking garage near the Lowell Justice Center is back on budget and set to break ground after Folk Festival at the end of this month, according to city officials.


Park closing to be pushed back

DRACUT — The town has pushed the closing date of Veterans Memorial Park back to July 22.
Located at 80 Broadway Road, the park was originally slated to be shut down completely by the week of July 15.


UMass Lowell gets research grants

LOWELL — Two federal grants have been awarded to the UMass Lowell worth over a million dollars combined.


Lowell Public Schools look into teaching cursive again

LOWELL —Cursive is good for more than signatures, but students aren't learning it. That's what School Committee member Andre Descoteaux argued during a meeting Wednesday night.


A tasty summer tradition used to help a good cause

WILMINGTON —When five local girls donated their lemonade stand money to Cops for Kids with Cancer, they could not have had better timing.


Study seeks reduction in head trauma

LOWELL —A University of Massachusetts professor's research suggests that taking helmets off might reduce head trauma in high school football players.


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