DA, chief see merit in novel criminal justice approach

By Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- A new approach that moves the justice system for some crimes out of the courtroom and into consensus building circles has the backing of a police chief and the top prosecutor in the state's Full Story
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Dracut 'superstar' DPW chief to retire

Town manager: 'I would put Mike up against any DPW director I have known, I have seen, I have met in my 25 years of public service.'
06/28/2016 07:56 AM EDT
DRACUT -- For the past two decades, life has flowed smoothly through Dracut -- everything from traffic to sewage -- in large part because Michael Buxton and his crew cleared the way. 
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One of Dracut's longest-serving employees to retire
06/28/2016 01:57 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Mike Buxton, director of the Department of Public Works and one of Dracut's longest serving town employees, will retire at the end of the month. Full Story

Cote, Lowell Shedd shut out Dracut
06/26/2016 06:35 AM EDT - Lowell Shedd jumped out early 3-0 lead and never looked back en route to posting an 11-0 victory over Dracut during Suburban Pony League 13 Division action. Full Story

This old Dracut house could be yours -- if you pay to move it
06/24/2016 06:36 AM EDT - DRACUT -- In the market for a white Victorian mansion? It's a little bit of a fixer-upper, but you'd be hard-pressed to beat the price -- possibly free -- of the former Fox family farmhouse on Broadway Road. Full Story

Dracut officer closing in on lawsuit
06/23/2016 06:36 AM EDT - DRACUT -- The police lieutenant at the center of an administrative investigation into Deputy Chief David Chartrand has hired a lawyer to represent him in what could become a lawsuit against the town. Full Story

Dracut athletes shine at nationals
06/22/2016 06:37 AM EDT - GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A pair of Dracut High track standouts performed well over the weekend at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals. Full Story

No one hurt in 3-vehicle crash involving school bus
06/21/2016 05:59 PM EDT - DRACUT -- Dracut police say no one was injured in a three-vehicle crash involving a school bus at Bridge and Pleasant streets on Tuesday. Full Story

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Lena Dunham, Taylor Swift pal, blasts Kanye West's 'snuff film' video

Lena Dunham spoke out against Kanye West's new music video for his song 'Famous,' saying its depictions of Taylor Swift and other sleeping nude female celebrities recalls a 'snuff film' and is harmful to teenage girls and other women.