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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 – When UMass Lowell set out to launch its first fundraising campaign seven years ago, the experts told university leaders their goal of $125 million was too high, and they should scale it back to $100 million. But the university moved forward with the lofty goal, reasoning it needed to meet the difficult-to-achieve objectives […]
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 […]