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WESTFORD – Nashoba Valley Technical High School started the 2021-2022 school year with its largest freshman class in nearly 35 years. In all, 208 freshmen – the largest incoming class since 1987 – are attending Nashoba Tech, an increase of about 25 from last year. And all of them are from within the district, which […]
LOWELL – Three diversity-focused magazines have named UMass Lowell to their lists of “Top Colleges and Universities” for 2021. The separate honors from Black EOE Journal, Professional Woman’s Magazine and HISPANIC Network Magazine were based on detailed surveys concerning student recruitment, faculty and staff initiatives, representation and overall climate around diversity, equity and inclusion. DiversityComm […]
LOWELL –  State Senator Barry Finegold (D-Andover) reintroduced the SAVE Students Act, a bill that implements standardized school safety programming to combat violence, bullying and suicide in schools . The bill was developed in partnership with state Representative Natalie Higgins (D-Leominster) and national nonprofit Sandy Hook Promise, an organization led by those whose loved ones […]
LOWELL – Former Vice President Joe Biden has a 10-point lead over President Donald Trump in the contest for the White House in a new national poll of likely voters released today by the UMass Lowell Center for Public Opinion. Including the minor party candidates on the ballot, Biden leads with 53 percent of likely […]
TOWNSEND – The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to Townsend  August 20-23. The exhibit will be open 24 hours a day and free to the public. Operation Service and Townsend VFW Post 6538 are leading the effort that will bring […]