Lowell man arraigned on home invasion, attempted-murder charges

Sun Staff Report LOWELL -- A 23-year-old Lowell man is charged with home invasion and attempted murder for allegedly forcing his way into a Westford Street apartment by threatening the teenage victim with a large serving fork. Full Story
Lowell man guilty of holding woman captive
Sun Staff Report LOWELL -- A Lowell man was found guilty Friday of holding a woman captive for 15 hours and assaulting her. Full Story

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Dracut High cheerleaders are national champs

01/26/2015 06:29 PM EST
DRACUT -- From a blizzard of confetti to a blizzard of snow -- and congratulations. Sixteen members of the Dracut High School cheerleading squad and their coaches triumphantly returned home Monday after being declared the No. 
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Powerful anti-bullying dialogue in Dracut
01/25/2015 06:35 AM EST - DRACUT -- Students and staff at Richardson Middle School recently heard a talk on bullying by John Halligan, a Vermont man whose 13-year-old son committed suicide in 2003. Full Story

Pelham, Dracut crashes bring down poles
01/19/2015 08:37 AM EST - PELHAM -- It was tough going on Mammoth Road in Dracut and Pelham early Sunday morning, as a driver sheared off a utility pole along the road in Pelham, and another driver rolled a vehicle onto its roof and took out another pole in Full Story

Greenmont School in Dracut celebrates Week of Giving
01/18/2015 06:36 AM EST - Third-graders at the Greenmont Elementary School in Dracut recently collected items and donated them to the Lowell Wish Project as part of the school's Week of Giving. Full Story

Boys hoop: Bennett boosts Cats; Billerica, Dracut on top
01/17/2015 06:35 AM EST - Wilmington High senior center Connor Bennett followed up his 39-point performance on Tuesday by scoring 34 on Friday as the Wildcats defeated Stoneham, 75-58, in a Middlesex League Freedom Division boys basketball game. Full Story

Dracut Rep. Garry files bill to make certain protest actions a felony in light of I-93 incidents
01/15/2015 06:57 PM EST - BOSTON -- State Rep. Colleen Garry has filed legislation that would make protests like the one that shut down Interstate 93 in both directions Thursday morning a felony. Full Story

Split Dracut board OKs resolution opposing gas pipeline
01/14/2015 07:35 AM EST - DRACUT -- A divided Board of Selectmen voted 3-2 Tuesday night to pass a resolution opposing the northeast expansion of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline in Dracut. Full Story

Bernice Gordon, crossword puzzle constructor, dies at 101

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernice Gordon, a prolific crossword constructor whose puzzles were published in major newspapers and brain-teaser books, has died at the age of 101. Full Story
Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'

The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years.