• Sox allow late run, fall to Angels - 08/19/2014 10:52 PM EDT
    Dracut plans later voter registration at fire department tonight

    DRACUT -- Hoping to boost the turnout for the next election, Citizens for a Better Dracut are hosting a voter-registration drive Tuesday evening at the town's main fire station. Full Story
    Sox allow late run, fall to Angels

    BOSTON (AP) -- Chris Iannetta hit his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the ninth inning off Red Sox closer Koji Uehara that sent the Los Angeles Angels over Boston, 4-3, on Tuesday night. Full Story
    (Charles Krupa)
    5 places you might start seeing calorie counts

    Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants. But will they be able to get that same clear information at grocery stores, convenience stores, movie theaters or airplanes? Full Story
    (Scott Stamile/AP)
    No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook

    NEW YORK (AP) — Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook. Full Story
    'Orange is the New Black' author to visit UML

    LOWELL -- Piper Kerman, whose memoir "Orange is the New Black" inspired the hit Netflix series, will discuss her book and experiences at a free event on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 6:30 p.m., at Moloney Hall, located on the second floor of UMass Lowell's new student center at University Crossing, 220 Pawtucket St. Read More >>
    Dracut girls in fine national showing

    The Visionary Basket Club's 8th Grade Premier Pinnacle Team came in third place at the United States Junior Nationals Basketball Tournament in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Full Story
    Help for Veterans

    USN Senior Chief Thom Shea, a decorated Navy SEAL and an entrepreneur, recently was a guest of state Rep. Full Story

    Items can be sent to What's Happening by e-mailing sdion@lowellsun.com. Photo attachments in JPEG format are also welcome; items can be sent to What's Happening by regular mail to: What's Happening, The Valley Dispatch, c/o Suzanne Dion, 491 Dutton St. Full Story
    86-year-old Utah woman writes romance novel

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife. Full Story
    (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP, file)
    NFL asking artists to pay to play Super Bowl?

    Report says Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay may have been asked to contribute to play halftime show.