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    Dracut's Kacavas catches praise

    04/18/2014 07:26 AM EDT
    DRACUT -- Dracut High's version of "The Natural" may not possess the power needed to belt a climactic homer off a light tower and circle the bases amid a hailstorm of sparks, but good luck finding a more electrifying player than Kaylee Kacavas on a 
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    10 candidates try to keep peace at Dracut forum
    04/17/2014 04:11 PM EDT - DRACUT -- For the most part, the 10 political hopefuls vying for a seat on one of four boards who participated in 2014 Candidates Night abided by the behavioral guideline set by Moderator Melinda Bettencourt to steer clear of personal attacks. Full Story

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    Murphy pitches Billerica by Tewksbury

    Senior right-hander Chris Murphy went the distance on the mound, allowing only 4 hits and 3 walks while striking out 11, as Billerica beat Tewksbury, 6-2, in an MVC Division 2 baseball game. Full Story
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    Dracut's Kacavas catches praise

    DRACUT -- Dracut High's version of "The Natural" may not possess the power needed to belt a climactic homer off a light tower and circle the bases amid a hailstorm of sparks, but good luck finding a more electrifying player than Kaylee Kacavas on a Full Story
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    Projected Shirley deficit may bring override request

    SHIRLEY -- The Board of Selectmen face the possibility of presenting a Proposition 2 1/2 override to voters at Town Meeting if they cannot close a substantial deficit in the fiscal 2015 budget. Full Story
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    Projected Shirley deficit may bring override request

    04/18/2014 12:49 AM EDT
    SHIRLEY -- The Board of Selectmen face the possibility of presenting a Proposition 2 1/2 override to voters at Town Meeting if they cannot close a substantial deficit in the fiscal 2015 budget. 
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    Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
    04/18/2014 12:35 AM EDT - MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast. Full Story

    The deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa is a new strain of the virus
    04/17/2014 07:17 AM EDT - The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report. Full Story

    Panel: Groton beach should be ready for warm weather
    04/16/2014 10:34 PM EDT - GROTON -- The Sargisson Beach Committee met on April 16, still confident in plans to have the little beach ready for public use when warm weather arrives. Full Story

    Boston Marathon runners get a chance to finally finish the race
    04/16/2014 07:13 AM EDT - He stumbled over a pothole, opening a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee. Glasbrenner cursed his luck as he stopped every mile to clean the wound. Full Story

    Town clerk candidates make their cases at annual forum
    04/15/2014 10:34 PM EDT - PEPPERELL -- The four-way race for Town Clerk dominated the debate at Pepperell's annual candidates' night forum Tuesday, as candidates Debra Durno, Lisa Ferolito, Jennifer Hardy and Anna MacDonald fielded questions on their qualifications. Full Story

    City Council to examine creation of information phone line
    04/15/2014 10:20 PM EDT - LOWELL -- Concerns voiced by seniors who said they often have trouble knowing who to call in City Hall when they have questions and concerns prompted City Councilor Bill Samaras to propose the city look into creating a 311-information telephone line. Full Story

    This opera singer treated Paris commuters to a surprise performance

    At times, opera singer Christophe Ménager likes to treat commuters in the Paris metro to a performance. In this comedic piece of opera, he clearly enjoys singing to passers-by. Full Story
    Gmail makes sending mobile photos easier

    Now, you can insert an assortment of pictures or photo albums directly into email, resize them within the message and make sharing with friends and family less of a time-consuming process overall. Full Story
    'Bears': Survival is the bare necessity (review)

    Wildlife documentary pros Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey follow their well-established format of anthropomorphizing animals with human names, motivations and emotions, while still providing educational information and visuals so stunning, you'll wonder how they were shot. Full Story