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Alana Melanson

Alana Melanson is a reporter who has been covering all things Chelmsford since September 2014. Before that, she spent three years covering Fitchburg at The Sun's sister paper, the Sentinel & Enterprise. A Worcester-area native and graduate of UMass Amherst, Alana enjoys live music and making jewelry.

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LOWELL — The Middlesex Community College Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday morning to hire executive search firm Isaacson, Miller Inc. to assist with its search for a new college president. Isaacson, Miller was one of three finalists the board’s Ad Hoc Committee interviewed last week before unanimously recommending the firm to the full board. […]
LOWELL – Several local cities and towns were among the 103 municipalities across the state awarded a total of $13 million in Green Communities 2020 competitive grants in late August. Under the Green Communities Act, 271 Massachusetts cities and towns have met the criteria to earn the Green Communities designation, which makes them eligible for […]
Local hospitals have already implemented their emergency planning protocols and are determining how to best care for potential influxes of COVID-19 patients, including taking stock of available intensive care unit beds and equipment. Many have tightened visitor restrictions to help slow the spread of the pandemic disease, and are postponing elective surgeries and other procedures […]
Maybe you’re feeling the allure of the mountains to the north, but the thought of dropping thousands on the larger ski resorts is giving you anxiety. Or perhaps you don’t have the time to pack the family into the car for a winter getaway that’s hours away. With skiing for all different levels, opportunities to […]