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    Groton ordered to reinstate fired firefighters

    GROTON -- A hearing officer has found the town had no cause to remove three call firefighters who lost their jobs in June when selectmen chose not to reappoint them and has recommended that they be reinstated to active duty. Full Story
    Market Basket semi overturns on Route 3 in Tyngsboro
    TYNGSBORO -- A truck driver is in stable condition after his Market Basket delivery truck turned over onto its left side on Route 3 north at about 6 a. Full Story

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    Special ed. chief: Lease break not political payback in Dracut

    12/18/2014 10:58 AM EST
    DRACUT -- A public special-education collaborative's decision to terminate a $167,000 annual lease agreement with the town to use the Parker Avenue School building was made to consolidate facilities and lower tuition rates -- and should not be 
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    Greater Lowell Tech students craft new wooden desks for Dracut Town Hall
    12/17/2014 06:59 AM EST - DRACUT -- The moment Greater Lowell Technical High School carpentry teacher John Maslowski introduced himself to the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday, Vice Chairman Joe DiRocco slapped his palms on the sturdy, cherry-wood desktop in front of him twice Full Story

    Dracut doubles up Hillies behind a balanced attack
    12/17/2014 06:34 AM EST - Senior guard Jasmine Pream had 12 points and 6 steals to lead a balanced Dracut High attack as the Middies on Tuesday night defeated Haverhill, 70-35, in a Merrimack Valley Conference girls basketball game. Full Story

    Tewksbury's Raymond nets shutout; Dracut wins late
    12/14/2014 06:35 AM EST - Junior Christopher Raymond made 11 saves while posting his first varsity shutout in his first career start in goal as Tewksbury blanked Haverhill, 3-0, in a season-opening Merrimack Valley/Dual County League Division 2 game. Full Story

    Average Dracut tax bill up $250
    12/13/2014 09:18 AM EST - DRACUT -- Four months after Dracut residents unwrapped their 2014 Christmas gift to themselves early, in the form of a new $60 million high school, property-tax bills reflecting the town's $23. Full Story

    Average Dracut tax bill up $250
    12/12/2014 06:32 PM EST - By John Collins jcollins@lowellsun DRACUT -- Four months after Dracut residents unwrapped their 2014 Christmas gift to themselves early, in the form of a new $60 million high school, property-tax bills reflecting the town's $23. Full Story

    This Dracut High team deserves three cheers
    12/11/2014 07:56 AM EST - As we noted previously, a high-school's other extracurricular activities, no matter how successful, often take a back seat to sports -- at least measured by the recognition they receive. Full Story

    Worker spends 90 minutes stuck in mud up to waist

    GREENLAND, N.H. (AP) — Fire officials say a fuel delivery worker in New Hampshire sank in soggy ground up to his waist and it took nearly 90 minutes to pull him back out. Full Story
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    Piper Perabo is a world traveler thanks to 'Covert Affairs'

    NEW YORK (AP) — On TV's "Covert Affairs," Piper Perabo plays a field agent with the CIA. And in real life, she's traveling around the globe with the show, thanks to location shoots. Full Story