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The Lowell Sun

Lowell, MA, United States

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No Lowell Spinners baseball in 2020

LOWELL — There will be no shouts of “play ball” in LeLacheur Park this year. The Lowell Spinners, Lowell’s single-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, announced the cancellation of … → Read More

Reward offered for tips regarding suspicious shed fire in Tyngsboro

TYNGSBORO — Tyngsboro police and firefighters are working with the Office of the State Fire Marshal to investigate a suspicious June 6 fire that destroyed a shed outside a home on Bowers Avenue in … → Read More

Selectmen clear way for development of Tyngsboro Country Club

TYNGSBORO — Following over two years of debate, Town Meeting votes, ballot measures, and countless hearings, selectmen on Thursday night voted to waive the town’s right of first refusal to pu… → Read More

FEMA leader: Scope of COVID-19 response ‘unprecedented’ – Lowell Sun

LOWELL — The regional administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency and coordinating officer for COVID-19 response and recovery in New England said his agency is maintaining logistical … → Read More

Former UML West Campus building razed after overnight collapse

CHELMSFORD — A large portion of the roof of the Richardson Building on the grounds of the former UMass Lowell West Campus collapsed early Thursday morning, prompting town officials to have the enti… → Read More

Lowell Community Health Center to become COVID-19 testing site

The Lowell Community Health Center is slated to become one of 12 new COVID-19 testing sites that will open up at community health centers across the state, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Thursday. Th… → Read More

As surge nears, Baker puts numbers on hospital capacity

As the numbers of new cornavirus cases and COVID-19 patients requiring hospitalization accelerate towards what state officials expect will be a peak within the next 10 days or so, Gov. Charlie Bake… → Read More

First of its kind, free, rapid COVID-19 test site comes to Lowell

The City of Lowell, the state and CVS Health have teamed up to open Massachusetts’ first free, rapid COVID-19 testing site in the parking lot of Showcase Cinema that will be able to test up t… → Read More

Covid-19 deaths rise to 5, including Ayer woman – Lowell Sun

The Department of Public Health announced Sunday afternoon that the statewide death toll from Covid-19 rose to 5, and officials revealed that a woman in her 50s from Ayer was the second victim who … → Read More

Trahan hosts coronavirus telephone town hall – Lowell Sun

Doctors voiced concerns about the nation’s supply of protective equipment for hospital workers, as they discussed the burgeoning coronavirus pandemic in a telephone town hall meeting Friday w… → Read More

Cohen’s contract to be discussed more this month – Lowell Sun

CHELMSFORD — The Select Board has left open the possibility that it will vote on Town Manager Paul Cohen’s contract soon. Following a roughly two-hour executive session late Monday night, the… → Read More

James Carville unloads on the politics of 2020 – Lowell Sun

Describing President Donald Trump as a “career criminal,” the Democratic party as “out in some goofy lala land” and calling Trump’s defeat the “one moral impera… → Read More

Man shot in downtown Lowell – Lowell Sun

An unidentified man was shot in the knee in the area of the Leo Roy Parking Garage on Market Street in downtown Lowell late Thursday night, according to police. Capt. James Hodgdon said officers we… → Read More

Tewksbury boy, 16, killed in crash

ANDOVER —A 16-year-old Tewksbury boy was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 93 in Andover Saturday afternoon, according to state police. → Read More

Police: SWAT team captures Lowell man after escape, kidnapping

LOWELL -- A 27-year-old Lowell man who was in state custody due to mental issues escaped from security while wearing a hospital gown Friday night, then kidnapped a man at knifepoint before he was eventually captured by a regional SWAT team, → Read More

State Police investigating fatal crash

TEWKSBURY -- A 37-year-old Peterborough, New Hampshire man, who police say was not wearing a seat belt, died at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 495 in Tewksbury Friday evening. → Read More

State Police investigating fatal crash on I-495 in Tewksbury

TEWKSBURY -- State Police and emergency crews from Tewksbury are at the scene of a fatal crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate 495 in Tewksbury, where the driver of a car was ejected and killed during a crash. → Read More

Lowell police seek Lawrence man in alleged parental kidnap of infant

LOWELL -- Police are seeking the public's help as they try to find a 37-year-old Lawrence man who is wanted for the parental kidnapping of his 1-year-old son, according to a press release. → Read More

Shutdown hits home in Greater Lowell

ANDOVER -- After seven years working for the Internal Revenue Service, the ongoing government shutdown has left Ramesh Vyas, of Lowell, visiting food pantries and churches in the hope that he may find someone willing to help his family. → Read More

Wilmington man dies scuba diving

ROCKPORT -- A 53-year-old Wilmington man died in a scuba-diving accident off the coast of Rockport Thursday morning, according to Rockport police. → Read More