Dracut's penny-wise pound-foolish ways

True to form, Dracut voters rejected both the public-safety and school Proposition 2 1/2 overrides in Monday's election, thus retaining its image as a town tight with a buck. Full Story
SPORTS
High school scores

BOYS LACROSSE Shawsheen 16, Essex 3; Central Catholic 16, Dracut 4; Billerica 16, Tewksbury 5 GIRLS LACROSSE Central Catholic 16, Dracut 11; Greater Lowell 14, Assabet Valley 6; Lowell Catholic 16, Georgetown 15; Chelmsford Full Story
HEALTH
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House bill would curb regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vape away. Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be exempt from some government safety regulations if House Republicans have their way. Full Story
WEB EXTRAS
"The Genius" writes a poem for Micky Ward

Few people ever said Micky Ward was poetry in motion in the boxing ring. Yet he now has his own poem, written by a retired professional wrestler better known as much for his words as for his wins.  Full Story
ENTERTAINMENT
Run for the Rosés: Eight Derby Day picks

Saturday, May 7, is the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby, the 1 1/4-mile race that tests the speed and stamina of the world's best 3-year-old thoroughbreds. This weekend, some wine stores will be holding Run for the Rosés events -- a takeoff on the blanket of roses presented to the winning horse. Read More >>
SPORTS
High school scores

BOYS LACROSSE Shawsheen 16, Essex 3; Central Catholic 16, Dracut 4; Billerica 16, Tewksbury 5 GIRLS LACROSSE Central Catholic 16, Dracut 11; Greater Lowell 14, Assabet Valley 6; Lowell Catholic 16, Georgetown 15; Chelmsford Full Story
LIFESTYLES
"The Genius" writes a poem for Micky Ward

Few people ever said Micky Ward was poetry in motion in the boxing ring. Yet he now has his own poem, written by a retired professional wrestler better known as much for his words as for his wins.  Full Story
COMMUNITY
Dracut votes to join dispatch center

DRACUT -- Dracut became the second local community to opt into the Northern Middlesex Regional Emergency Communications Center on Tuesday, Sept. Full Story
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Janet Jackson is pregnant with first child

Janey Jackson, who postponed her tour last month to announce she was planning her family, will have a baby in just a few months, according to report.