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Nicole Defeudia

Nicole DeFeudis covers early morning news and general assignment stories. She graduated from UMass Amherst in May 2019, where she studied journalism and information technology. The Worcester native enjoys road trips and hiking.

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LOWELL – Local transit authorities were deemed essential by Gov. Charlie Baker and will remain in operation, but with some service changes. The Lowell Regional Transit Authority announced that beginning Thursday, all weekday buses will operate on a modified Saturday schedule. Weekend schedules will remain the same. “Our ridership over the past week has dropped […]
LOWELL – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles will reopen eight of its 30 customer service facilities Thursday — but with new protocols. The following facilities will open until further notice: Boston/Haymarket, Brockton, Fall River, Lawrence, Pittsfield, Plymouth, Springfield and Worcester. Hearings will be conducted in all locations except Plymouth. Hearings in Pittsfield will occur […]
TEWKSBURY – Beginning Thursday, Market Basket will designate hours to accommodate senior shoppers. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, the store will be open only to those 60 years and older from 5:30 to 7 a.m. Over the last week, hoppers have flocked to local grocery stores to stock up in the midst of the COVID-19 […]
LOWELL – All Enterprise Bank lobbies will be closed to walk-ins beginning Wednesday to “expand social distancing,” according to a news release from the Lowell based bank. Limited appointments will be taken, and all branches will continue to offer normal ATM and drive-up service, the release states. Appointments must be made by calling the branch […]
LOWELL — Two Lowell residents have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the city’s first presumptive positive cases, according to a press release from the City Manager Eileen Donoghue’s office. As of Sunday, there were 164 confirmed and presumptive cases in Massachusetts. The World Health Organization declared the virus a pandemic on March 11. “Since January, […]