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SHIRLEY — After stumbling upon the incident, Acton Fire Chief Robert Hart helped resuscitate a four-year-old boy who was found face down in a swimming pool Monday, according to a news release from the Acton Fire Department. At about 4:20 p.m. Monday, Hart was driving in Shirley, where he lives, when he saw a group […]
DRACUT — Following approval from the Board of Selectmen Tuesday, a host of local restaurants can now serve food and alcohol in outdoor dining areas. In a virtual meeting, the board approved licenses for outdoor dining with alcohol for about a dozen local businesses, including Tavern on the Line, The Village Inn, Mack’s Rendezvous, Brothers […]
LOWELL — Friday at 5 p.m., the University of Massachusetts Lowell will celebrate more than 4,000 2020 graduates with a virtual commencement ceremony to be livestreamed online. The ceremony will feature several speakers, including Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Karen Polito, UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, UMass President Marty Meehan and UMass Trustee Mary Burns of Lowell, […]
LOWELL – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $11.6 million in two grant awards to the Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The authority will use the grant funds to support bus transit and paratransit services, including driver safety […]
LOWELL — In the latest blow to summer staples in the Merrimack Valley, the Mill City’s annual July Fourth Celebration has been canceled. The yearly event, which typically includes family activities, entertainment and a fireworks display, has drawn standing-room only crowds to LeLacheur Park in the past. In light of social distancing guidelines and restrictions […]
Victim identified in Ayer drowning