What We Are Working on 12/4/2018 (VIDEO)

December 4, 2018

Lowell Sun

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Here is some of what Sun staffers and other news providers are working on for lowellsun.com and Wednesday’s edition.

Reporter Rick Sobey, rsobey@lowelsun.com, is at the Lowell City

Council, which will address, as it does every December, tax rates for

residential and commercial property owners.

Rep. Thomas Golden, of Lowell, will be front-and-center at the State

House Tuesday as a committee he chairs takes up the months-long

National Grid lock-out of its workers. Sophia Eppolito, a Boston

University intern covering the State House for The Sun, will cover the


An ugly topic in Shirley: Rats, rats all over town. There are so

many rat that it was a major issue before the Board of Selectmen

Monday night. Freelance writer Mary Ellen Jones was there.

Reporter Alana Melanson, amelanson@lowellsun.com, recently spent

some time with Dr. Scott Sigman, learning about a new treatment for

chronic bone, nerve, muscle and ligament issues.

A new, state-of-the-art elementary school is scheduled to open its

doors in Tewksbury in 2022, if all goes as planned. Reporter Kori

Tuitt, ktuitt@lowellsun.com, has this story.

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