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    Wires down in Dracut on Lakeview Ave.

    Sun Staff Report DRACUT -- Police reported wires were down in Dracut on Lakeview Avenue behind the Mobil gas station. Full Story
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    Wires down in Dracut on Lakeview Ave.

    05/05/2016 11:20 PM EDT
    Sun Staff Report DRACUT -- Police reported wires were down in Dracut on Lakeview Avenue behind the Mobil gas station. 
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    GOP to concede most local races, but will target Tewksbury/Dracut Senate seat
    05/05/2016 09:44 AM EDT - By Matt Murphy State House News Service BOSTON -- The state's political history being what it is, the Massachusetts Republican Party hopes to make modest electoral gains at the state level this year, favoring a targeted strategy rather than Full Story

    Dracut's penny-wise pound-foolish ways
    05/04/2016 07:15 AM EDT - 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

    Officials have big task ahead to make cuts after Dracut overrides fail (SLIDESHOW)
    05/04/2016 11:30 AM EDT - DRACUT -- It's déjå vu all over again, at least when it comes to tax overrides in town. Voters rejected both overrides in Monday's election, which would have paid for additional police officers and firefighters, along with funding
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    Forcier, Archinski elected selectmen in Dracut
    05/03/2016 09:29 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Jesse Forcier topped the ticket in the four-way race for selectman Monday night, and will join re-elected incumbent Tony Archinski on a board faced with putting together a tight budget in the wake of two failed tax overrides. Full Story

    Volpe, Murphy best Woods in Dracut school race
    05/03/2016 09:55 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Applause erupted from the patrons of SportZone on Monday, as newly elected School Committee member Allison Volpe walked in to celebrate her victory with incumbent Betsy Murphy, who voters returned to the committee. Full Story

    Hot races, overrides top Dracut ballot
    05/01/2016 09:35 AM EDT - DRACUT -- One of Dracut's most hotly contested elections in recent years is on Monday. The election includes a four-way race for two, three-year seats on the Board of Selectmen, a three-way race for two, three-year seats on the School Committee, Full Story