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Judge: Fire-Ravaged Lowell Building To Stay Up
Judge: Fire-Ravaged Lowell Building To Stay Up
A judge has refused to lift a temporary restraining order that would have allowed for the demolition of a Lowell apartment building that burned down last week, killing seven tenants. The city and the building's owner want the building torn down, citing public safety and health concerns, now that a state investigation has determined that the three-alarm blaze was caused by an electrical accident...
Cause To Be Released
Cause To Be Released
Authorities are getting ready to release details on the suspected cause of a fire that killed seven people, including three children, in a Lowell apartment building last week. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan, Lowell Fire Chief Edward Pitta and other officials planned a news conference late Tuesday afternoon at a fire station located just 100 yards from the
Fire Kills Seven In Lowell
At least seven people are dead after fire tore through an apartment building in Lowell, Massachusetts. Fire Chief Ed Pitta says crews rushed to the scene early this morning to find smoke and flames pouring from the structure. Crews originally said as many as seven people were missing, but were able to determine that all those unaccounted for had died...
SEIU Seeks Lower Caseloads
SEIU Seeks Lower Caseloads
Employees of the state's child welfare agency are stepping up demands for state officials to take action to reduce social worker caseload. Members of the union representing social workers and other employees of the Department of Children and Families held an informational picket on Tuesday outside the agency's regional office in Lowell...