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When the first wave of Cambodian refugees settled in Lowell during the early 1980s, they used a small apartment located in the Acre neighborhood as a makeshift Buddhist temple.
Lowell High School recently awarded two graduating seniors with the Tsongas Scholarship, named for the late Paul Tsongas, who served as a Lowell city councilor and a U.S. senator.
At CMAA in Lowell, legal experts help immigrants take that big step.
For years, members of the Cambodian community have gathered in the park near the intersection of Middlesex and Branch streets for community festivals and games of volleyball or bocce.
Greater Lowell Cambodian-Americans find healing with conviction of regime's leaders.
Nareth Muong guesses he's filed hundreds of stories since he began working for Radio Free Asia two years ago.
Roselynn Soung and seven other barefoot dancers took center stage Wednesday evening at Lowell High School's Cyrus W. Irish Auditorium.
The teacher asks then-9-year-old Pechthida Kim, "What's 4 times 3?" The Greenhalge Elementary School student, hearing the word "times," looks up at the clock.
Many city residents have relatives and friends in Cambodia -- where people are being silenced, jailed and beaten.