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Candidates focus on criminal justice, opioids, housing

LOWELL — What do you get when you mix 10 Democrats, one Independent, four emcees, a DJ and a dinosaur? A thirdcongressional district candidate forum organized by UTEC youth organization, of...

T-rex, 'Rocky' and recidivism feature in UTEC's 3rd District forum

LOWELL -- At this late stage in the 3rd Congressional District race, with just three weeks until the primary election, voters have had dozens of chances to learn about candidates at meet-and-...

UTEC Congressional Candidate Forum Press Release

LOWELL, MA – UTEC announces its 2018 Youth-Led Congressional Candidate Forum, taking place on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 5:30 PM (at the UTEC Catalyst Center, 17 Warren Street in downtown Lowell). UTEC...

Slam dunk both ways as Kronos, UTEC hit the court

 

CHELMSFORD — Kronos employees and interns may have won the first Kronos- UTEC basketball game, but UTEC’s young adult clients walked away the true winners.       ...
Gateway Cities discover the power of food

FOOD HAS ALWAYS LOOMED LARGE in the life of Dimple Rana. While growing up in Revere, she helped her parents, immigrants from India, work in Indian grocery stores in Somerville. Later, she...
Hidden and Doing Good

 

CAFE UTEC, LowellThere is a café on a side street in Lowell where young adults with histories of incarceration or serious criminal activity are learning new job skills. With locally...
UTEC’s New Haverhill Youth Workers: Curbing City Violence Is a Team Effort

As Haverhill grapples with four shootings in the last six weeks—three of them fatal—members of the city’s new violence prevention outfit UTEC are firing on all cylinders to keep the community...
'UMass transformed the trajectory of my career'

Meet Elizabeth Donoghue, a Lowell native and rising senior who is triple majoring in Political Science, Journalism, and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies at ...

Police chief: Crackdown on gang activity may take years

Police Chief Alan DeNaro addressed the City Council and the public Tuesday night about the two murders in the city in May and the department’s plan to combat growing gang violence in Haverhill,...

Haverhill Residents Rally Against Violence

HAVERHILL — In the wake of two Haverhill residents being shot dead in this city during the last month, an estimated 100 people rallied at GAR Park Tuesday evening and demanded an...