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Contentious curfew

The Supreme Judicial Court will rule whether Lowell's late-night restriction violates the rights of those under 17, and other communities with bans will be watching closely

12:32 A.M. Sergeant David Peaslee of the Lowell Police Department Community Response Team talked to two girls who were violating the city's curfew last Saturday. The girls were escorted home. (Globe Staff/Erik Jacobs) 12:32 A.M. Sergeant David Peaslee of the Lowell Police Department Community Response Team talked to two girls who were violating the city's curfew last Saturday. The girls were escorted home.
By Kathleen Burge
Globe Staff / March 11, 2009

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LOWELL - Four teenage girls walk these dark city streets, sprung from a party at a restaurant, coatless in the mild March night. Sergeant David Peaslee gets the call at 12:30 a.m. When he pulls up, the teenagers are standing in a row, young faces and long hair shining in the headlights of another cruiser. (Full article: 1192 words)

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