Dracut's $500-a-day message: Fix problem properties or pay

Town manager cracks down on owners of eyesores
10/25/2014 08:58 AM EDT
DRACUT -- Standing on the corner of Pleasant Street and Lakeview Avenue on Monday, Town Manager James Duggan focused his glare on two vacant, graffiti-covered buildings on the property at 1095 Lakeview Ave. 
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Breakfast plates strategies to boost businesses across Dracut
10/24/2014 02:12 PM EDT - DRACUT -- About two dozen business owners, executives, and town officials braved the elements -- including a partially flooded new Town Hall parking lot -- to attend the inaugural "Dracut: Taking Care of Business Breakfast," hosted by first-year Full Story

SPORTS
Andover tops Lions for title

LOWELL -- Chelmsford High's Crystal Zhu (50 free), Anna Haywood (100 backstroke) and Elena Brown (diving) were individual winners, but the Lions fell to Andover, 98-88, in an exciting dual-meet showdown for the Merrimack Valley Conference Division 1 Full Story
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Dracut's $500-a-day message: Fix problem properties or pay

Town manager cracks down on owners of eyesores
DRACUT -- Standing on the corner of Pleasant Street and Lakeview Avenue on Monday, Town Manager James Duggan focused his glare on two vacant, graffiti-covered buildings on the property at 1095 Lakeview Ave. Full Story
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NY, New Jersey issue stronger Ebola quarantine

NEW YORK (AP) — The governors of New Jersey and New York have issued a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa. Full Story

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NY, New Jersey issue stronger Ebola quarantine

10/25/2014 07:32 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — The governors of New Jersey and New York have issued a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa. 
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Government official identifies Washington state school shooter as student Jaylen Fryberg
10/24/2014 07:55 PM EDT - MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Government official identifies Washington state school shooter as student Jaylen Fryberg . Full Story

Failures in oversight worsened UNC academic fraud
10/23/2014 10:18 PM EDT - RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout. Full Story

Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks
10/22/2014 08:18 PM EDT - DALLAS (AP) — Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president. Full Story

A newsman's life: Pentagon Papers to Watergate
10/22/2014 03:28 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday at age 93, took a sleepy hometown newspaper and transformed it into a great one. Full Story

If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa
10/21/2014 08:04 AM EDT - LONDON (AP) — A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region each month. Full Story

Police probe New Hampshire pumpkin fest melee
10/20/2014 08:12 PM EDT - KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Local police in New Hampshire are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage, dozens of arrests and many injuries over the weekend. Full Story

Man fighting charges for painting Main Street

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. Full Story
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'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.