Lowell P. Weicker Jr. is being remembered as a towering figure in Connecticut politics. Weicker, who died June 28, rose to national prominence for taking on his party during the Watergate hearings as a junior Republican senator.
Officials in Massachusetts say divers recovered what they believe to be the body of a 7-year-old girl from Lowell whose disappearance prompted a frantic search.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Max Brooks’ 18 points helped UMass Lowell defeat NJIT 90-61 on Saturday.

Brooks also added seven rebounds and five blocks for the River Hawks (19-6, 7-4 America East Conference).
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Abdoul Karim Coulibaly had 24 points in UMass Lowell’s 81-75 victory against UMBC on Wednesday night.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Ayinde Hikim had 12 points in UMass-Lowell’s 68-59 victory over Saint Francis (BKN) on Saturday night.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Max Brooks had 17 points in UMass-Lowell’s 77-51 win over Merrimack on Wednesday night.
Merrimack Warriors (1-6) at UMass-Lowell River Hawks (6-1)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: UMass-Lowell -13.5; over/under is 13
Merrimack Warriors (1-6) at UMass-Lowell River Hawks (6-1)

Lowell, Massachusetts; Wednesday, 6 p.m. EST
Mincey added eight rebounds for the River Hawks (6-1).
Stonehill Skyhawks (2-5) at UMass-Lowell River Hawks (5-1)

Lowell, Massachusetts; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: UMass-Lowell -14; over/under is 149.5
Stonehill Skyhawks (2-5) at UMass-Lowell River Hawks (5-1)

Lowell, Massachusetts; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: UMass-Lowell will attempt to continue its three-game win streak with a victory against Stonehill.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Max Brooks had 18 points in UMass-Lowell’s 105-53 victory over Emerson on Saturday night.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Ayinde Hikim had 18 points in UMass-Lowell’s 90-81 win against Sacred Heart on Wednesday night.
FRENCHVILLE, Maine (AP) — DNA evidence played a role in charges brought 36 years after a baby died in the far northern part of the state, police announced Tuesday.
BOSTON (AP) — Julie Chen, who has been on the faculty at the University of Massachusetts Lowell since 1997, was named the school’s new chancellor on Monday.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) _ M/A-Com Technology Solutions Holdings Inc. (MTSI) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $29.6 million.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) _ Enterprise Bancorp Inc. (EBTC) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $10.3 million.
BOSTON (AP) — The University of Massachusetts, under financial pressure because of high inflation and other expected cost increases, is raising tuition across the board this fall for the first time in three years.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail in connection with a crash in 2018 that seriously injured a state police trooper who died more than two years later.
BOSTON (AP) — Two men have pleaded guilty to their roles in what federal prosecutors say was a nationwide scheme that used stolen identities to fool ride-hailing and delivery service companies into hiring unqualified drivers.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — In the 1950s, Jack Kerouac and fellow writers Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs came to define a new kind of freewheeling American prose in the midst of an otherwise staid decade.
A man who was previously charged with assaulting a student at the Massachusetts school where he worked now faces new sexual assault charges in New Hampshire, authorities said.
The fire in Lowell was reported at about 2:40 p.m.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Marco Foster, Jayden Martinez and Nick Johnson each scored 13 points to lead New Hampshire to a 64-48 win over UMass Lowell on Tuesday night.
Hikim hit 8 of 10 foul shots.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — John McGriff had a career-high 21 points as Binghamton topped UMass Lowell 78-64 on Saturday.
A Massachusetts high school has decided to stop participating in athletic events against another school for the rest of the season after a player on the girls basketball team was subjected to racist taunts from student fans during a recent game.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — UMass Lowell plans to transform its East Campus by offering 10 acres and more than 1 million square feet for mixed-use development.
TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A fatal house fire in Massachusetts last week was caused by an immersion water heater that ignited combustible items nearby, investigators said.
NASHUA, N.H (AP) — A man who was charged with second-degree murder in the death of his grandmother has died after suffering a medical event, the New Hampshire attorney general’s office said.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — The former athletic director at a Roman Catholic school in Massachusetts has been charged with assault and battery on a child under 14, prosecutors said.