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    Two years after bombings, a festive Marathon

    BOSTON (AP) -- The weather was cold and damp but the atmosphere festive at Monday's running of the Boston Marathon, two years after pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line and shattered one of sports' most cherished events. Full Story
    Mass. gas prices soar 12 cents in past week
    BOSTON (AP) -- The rising price of crude oil as well as the increased costs of refining summer blends has sent Massachusetts gasoline prices soaring. Full Story

    Dracut man with liver disease partners with winner of 'Biggest Loser' in Boston Marathon

    04/20/2015 07:39 AM EDT

    DRACUT -- For years, Tom Williams sat at the 16.8-mile mark of the Boston Marathon and watched as someone else ran the race for him. Full Story

    Dracut bullish on assisted-living plan
    04/19/2015 07:57 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Constrained by a tight budget and in search of a larger commercial tax base, town leaders met with one of the state's top housing officials Wednesday to inspect a dusty, vacant lot off Broadway Road that they hope will be the site of a Full Story

    Maxim, Dracut top Lions
    04/18/2015 06:35 AM EDT - Kyle Maxim scored 2 goals as Dracut beat Chelmsford, 4-2, in an Merrimack Valley Conference boys lacrosse game. Full Story

    Seniors' meals need more wheels in Dracut, Tyngsboro, Dunstable
    04/18/2015 06:35 AM EDT - By Amelia Pak-Harvey apak-harvey@lowellsun.com DRACUT -- Just before noon on Wednesday, Dracut resident Ray Martineau loaded up his car with hot meals to distribute on his Meals on Wheels route. Full Story

    10 Questions With ... Dracut Access TV chief Gary Meuse
    04/17/2015 02:02 PM EDT - DRACUT -- Officially, he has been a full-time Dracut Access Television employee since 2009. Unofficially, DATV Executive Director Gary Meuse has been on board since he was a high school student and the access station was in its fledgling days. Full Story

    Cruelty charges sought against Dracut selectman
    04/17/2015 06:35 AM EDT - DRACUT -- The MSPCA has filed an application in Lowell District Court seeking a criminal complaint to be issued charging Selectman Cathy Richardson with animal cruelty, Clerk Magistrate Roberta Kettlewell said Thursday. Full Story

    Richardson surrenders chair amid protests over horses
    04/15/2015 10:36 AM EDT -

    DRACUT -- Cathy Richardson stepped down as chair of the Board of Selectmen at the board's meeting Tuesday night, but did not resign as a selectman altogether as many protesters who lined the sidewalks outside Town Hall called on her to do. Full Story

    Missing wedding ring plucked from dog doo, returned to owner

    SITKA, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman suspected her family's dog snatched her wedding ring, but she couldn't find proof — until the diamond-encrusted platinum band turned up months later at a local ball field. Full Story
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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin finalize 'uncoupling' with divorce

    The actress and Coldplay frontman reportedly let their business managers negotiate the divorce settlement details.