Mom of man who died in fireworks accident says rules too lax

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The mother of a man who tried to launch a firework off the top of his head for July Fourth and was killed instantly said Monday she's advocating for stricter controls about who can use the explosives. Full Story
Donald Trump doubles down on immigrant comments
NEW YORK (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is doubling down on his description of Mexican immigrants as criminals. Full Story

No, that's not the IRS calling for your moneyPhone scammers no match for Dracut woman

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DRACUT -- Lea Beaupre was exhausted and buried in a sea of boxes after a long day of moving into her new Dracut apartment on Tuesday when her home phone rang. 
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Heav'nly Donuts plans grand opening in Dracut on Tuesday
06/29/2015 12:14 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Heav'nly Donuts is hosting a grand opening on Tuesday for its newest store, at 592 Merrimack Ave. Full Story

Dracut 8th-graders visit D.C.
06/28/2015 06:38 AM EDT - Eighth-graders from the Richardson Middle School in Dracut recently visited Washington, D.C., where, from left, Jake Mercier, Peter Sawyer, Cathy Ogonowski and Samantha Talbot placed a wreath bearing the school's name at the Tomb of the Unknown Full Story

Dracut Open seat on school board
06/27/2015 08:00 AM EDT - DRACUT -- School Committee member Michael McNamara will not run for his seat again when it comes up for election next spring, he said. Full Story

McNamara will not seek re-election to Dracut School Committee
06/26/2015 10:35 AM EDT - DRACUT -- School Committee member Michael McNamara will not seek re-election when his term expires next spring, he said Friday. Full Story

Dracut remains perfect
06/25/2015 06:36 AM EDT - Dracut pitchers continued to mow down the competition as the hosts topped Tewksbury, 8-1, during Northeast League action Wednesday. Full Story

Dracut's budget task force commences daunting task
06/25/2015 06:36 AM EDT - DRACUT -- The Joint Budget Task Force met for the first time early Monday morning and began laying out the voluminous and complex task before it. Full Story

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Al Jazeera YouTube channel airs satirical video about US

NEW YORK (AP) — A video posted on an Al Jazeera YouTube channel over the Fourth of July weekend mocks Americans for dubious "achievements" in obesity, pornography production and gun ownership. Full Story
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.