Aaron Curtis, The Lowell Sun

Aaron Curtis

The Lowell Sun

Lowell, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Aaron:

Race relations, human rights discussed during Lowell event

LOWELL — It’s an uncomfortable conversation, but it’s a discussion that has to happen for change to occur, according to George Procope. “To me, the opportunity here is to stop avo… → Read More

DPH announces 42 new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday

BOSTON — The Department of Public Health announced 42 new confirmed deaths caused by COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths to 7,752 statewide. Health officials also r… → Read More

MCC alumna sews and donates masks

LOWELL — Lynda Zarrow came to Middlesex Community College as an adult-learner seeking a start to a new career. The North Reading native left MCC with a certificate in graphic design and with a job … → Read More

Graffiti displaying Trump’s name found on wall in Lowell’s Christian Hill Reservoir – Lowell Sun

LOWELL — Police took an incident report after graffiti related to President Donald Trump was found on a wall at the Christian Hill Reservoir. Trump’s name, written in red paint, is followed b… → Read More

Caravan honors medical assistant for more than 40 years of dedication

LOWELL — Hilda Bettencourt remembers being in her early 20s when she was interviewed to fill a position as a Portuguese translator at the Lowell Community Health Center in 1978. Bettencourt says sh… → Read More

Middlesex Community College offers remote courses to community partners

LOWELL — With the coronavirus outbreak still impacting the area, Middlesex Community College’s Corporate Education & Training has partnered with local businesses and organizations to prov… → Read More

Greater Lowell Community Foundation awards $531G in grants to nonprofits

LOWELL — In the latest round of funding through the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund, the Greater Lowell Community Foundation awarded $531,000 to nine local nonprofits. The funding will support non… → Read More

Middlesex Community College nurses work on front lines of pandemic

LOWELL — Lauren Dominguez knew she wanted to be a nurse since she was a child. After attending Middlesex Community College as an adult learner, Dominguez now works in the emergency room at Emerson … → Read More

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell crowns Youth of the Year – Lowell Sun

LOWELL — Chelmsford High student Yvonne Welsh points out the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell — which she has been a member of for roughly five years — gave her the opportunities and tools n… → Read More

Threatening sign found outside Massachusetts nursing home

LITTLETON — Police are investigating a threatening letter found at the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley early Wednesday morning, but it was not the first threat received by the facility. Tim Kill… → Read More

Threatening sign found outside Massachusetts nursing home

Police are investigating a threatening letter found at the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley early Wednesday morning, but it wasn't the facility's first threat. → Read More

Devens food pantry prepares to reopen

DEVENS — Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry is aiming to reopen in the next few weeks after closing amid the coronavirus pandemic to refresh volunteers, secure new means of getting food supplies and … → Read More

Littleton Life Care Center nurse dies from coronavirus

LITTLETON — A nurse at the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley — described by the district’s congresswoman as one of the first to speak out about the COVID-19 outbreak at the facility — has died as a result of the virus. The news of nurse Maria Krier’s death comes less than 48 hours after […] → Read More

4 new patrol officers join Chelmsford PD

CHELMSFORD — Four new police officers recently completed their academy training and will be patroling the streets of Chelmsford. On Friday, Officers Kevin Quinn, Brandon Reedy, Aaron Philaphandeth … → Read More

Lowell Boys & Girls Club continues to support families amid pandemic – Lowell Sun

LOWELL — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell has been closed due to the threat of coronavirus since March 23 and will remain closed until Lowell Public Schools reopen. Gov. Charlie Baker ha… → Read More

U.S. Rep. Kennedy talks about virus, stimulus package

LOWELL — With the $2 trillion virus rescue bill awaiting the Senate’s approval on Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III joined Sun editors to talk about the stimulus package, along w… → Read More

Police investigate break-ins at Lowell’s Mill No. 5 – Lowell Sun

LOWELL — Police are investigating break-ins at several businesses located inside Mill No. 5, according to Lowell police Capt. James Hodgdon. At around 6:40 a.m. Tuesday, police were called to the f… → Read More

Arrest log – Lowell Sun

Ayer — Michael Desalvo, 37, 289 Lakeview Ave., First Floor, Lowell; operation of motor vehicle with suspended license. — Bonnie Pratt, 39, 205 Park St., Gardner; negligent operation of motor vehicl… → Read More

Nashua woman charged with possession of heroin – Lowell Sun

HUDSON — A Nashua woman was found in possession of heroin following a traffic stop on Burnham Road on Tuesday afternoon, authorities say. According to a Hudson Police Department press release, 38-y… → Read More

Startup incubator aims to spur life-saving innovations – Lowell Sun

LOWELL — Heart, lung and blood diseases constitute 41% of deaths in the U.S. and lead to more than $400 billion in health care expenses and lost income, according to numbers released by the Nationa… → Read More