One Killed In Nashua Fire + Overnight Lowell Shooting

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Hello, people of Chelmsford! It's me again, Annie Sandoli, your host of the Chelmsford Daily.

First, today's weather:

Cloudy most of the time. High: 38 Low: 23.

Here are the top stories in Chelmsford today:

  1. Tripleseat Announces Integration with Business Texting Platform Kenect (Woburn Daily Times)

  2. Person found dead after fire at Nashua home (WMUR Manchester)

  3. Opioid overdoses increased from 2020 to 2021 in Manchester and Nashua (WMUR Manchester)

  4. Firefighters battle frigid temps to extinguish Billerica house fire| (Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News)

  5. Creativity and community thrive outdoors at Fairyland Pond, DeCordova Sculpture Park and Old Frog Pond Farm (WCVB Boston)

  6. Renewed Legal Sea Foods ready for business | Burlington (Woburn Daily Times)

  7. Archinski announces bid for re-election to Dracut Board of Selectmen (Lowell Sun)

  8. Town Of Chelmsford: Planning Board To Meet At The CHS Performing Arts Center At 6:30 PM On Wednesday, January 12 (Press Release Desk)

  9. PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Sunrise over Nutting Lake (Wicked Local)

  10. Man Hospitalized in Overnight Lowell Shooting (NECN)

  11. Lowell Police investigate overnight shooting (Lowell Sun)

  12. Two Defendants Plead Guilty to Committing Multiple Burglaries and Break-ins Across Massachusetts and New Hampshire | Middlesex County District Attorney's Office (

  13. Salem Mayor Driscoll latest to launch Massachusetts lieutenant governor bid (WAMC)

  14. Boxborough Historical Society receives donated antique shoe (Wicked Local)

  15. COVID-19 cases remain high in Andover schools | News (Andover Townsman)

  16. Illinois Teachers Named to Curriculum Associates' 2022 Class of Extraordinary Educators (Woburn Daily Times)

  17. Massachusetts activates 500 more National Guard members to support hospitals (Boston Business Journal)

  18. Chelmsford Area Real Estate Roundup (Chelmsford Patch)

  19. Chelmsford Area Pets Now Up For Adoption: Meet Sofee, Gangsta & More (Chelmsford Patch)

  20. Wilmington School Committee To Discuss Changing School Start Times For Next School Year At January 12 Meeting (

  21. Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian Joins Executive Board Of Law Enforcement Leaders To Reduce Crime & Incarceration (

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Today in Chelmsford:

From my notebook:

  • Chelmsford Public Library: "Welcome Back to Pajama Storytime with Ms. Marty. Snuggle up on this cold night for stories, songs, yoga and fun!" (Facebook)

  • Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce: "๐–๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐จ๐ฎ๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐œ๐จ๐ฅ๐ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐๐š๐ฒ ๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐ž๐œ๐ญ ๐ญ๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ซ๐ž๐ฏ๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐–.๐ˆ.๐’.๐„. ๐€๐ง๐ง๐ฎ๐š๐ฅ ๐Œ๐ž๐ž๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ญ๐จ๐จ๐ค ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐š๐œ๐ž ๐จ๐ง ๐š ๐›๐ž๐š๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐Ÿ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐๐š๐ฒ ..." (Facebook)

  • Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce: "Greater Lowell is just a day and a stones throw away (like that?! ๐Ÿคช) from yummy food! Cobblestones of Lowell and Moonstones will be open tomorrow!" (Facebook)

  • The Town of Chelmsford, MA: "Chelmsford Town Elections are coming up. Are you willing to serve?" (Facebook)

  • Chelmsford Public Library: "Tuesday night at 7 pm, author Dr. Rachel May follows the trail left by an unfinished 19th century quilt, as this illuminating saga examines slavery from the cotton fields of the South to the textile mills of New Englandโ€“ and the humanity..." (Instagram)

  • Chelmsford Public Library: "Tuesday evening, Dr. Rachel Mayโ€™s book explores the far reach of slavery, from New England to the Caribbean, the role it played in the growth of mercantile America, and the bonds between the agrarian south and the industrial north in the..." (Facebook)

  • Chelmsford TV: "Chelmsford Town Elections are coming up. Are you willing to serve?" (Facebook)

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โ€” Annie Sandoli

About me: Annie has been a Boston-based writer since 2018, after graduating with her BA in Social Thought and Political Economy from UMass Amherst and ALM in journalism from Harvard University. She has worked as a freelancer throughout Massachusetts and as part of an editorial team in London, UK. Her interests include music and the arts, creative writing and literature, and topics of social and political justice. Annie covers Brookline, Newton, Waltham, Chelmsford and Westford. Email news tips to

This article originally appeared on the Chelmsford Patch