• Pelham holds hearing on street renaming - 07/22/2014 11:22 PM EDT
  • Red Sox cooled off by Blue Jays - 07/22/2014 10:27 PM EDT
  •  
    WHAT'S HAPPENING

    Items can be sent to What's Happening by e-mailing sdion@lowellsun.com. Photo attachments in JPEG format are also welcome; items can be sent to What's Happening by regular mail to: What's Happening, The Valley Dispatch, c/o Suzanne Dion, 491 Dutton St. Full Story
    WHAT'S HAPPENING
    Items can be sent to What's Happening by e-mailing sdion@lowellsun.com. Photo attachments in JPEG format are also welcome; items can be sent to What's Happening by regular mail to: What's Happening, The Valley Dispatch, c/o Suzanne Dion, 491 Dutton St. Full Story

    SPORTS
    Red Sox cooled off by Blue Jays

    TORONTO (AP) -- J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox, 7-3, on Tuesday night. Full Story
    DRACUT NEWS
    Helping HandsDracut mom will 'Shave for the Brave'

    BOSTON -- The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to funding childhood cancer research, announces its fifth annual St. Baldrick's 46 Mommas: Shave for the Brave event taking place at The Prudential Center on Sunday, July 27.  Full Story
    WEB EXTRAS
    LIVE COVERAGE: Market Basket protests continue around region

    LOWELL -- Store shelves are becoming emptier at Market Basket stores as an employee protest demanding the return of ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas continues. Full Story
    MOST RECENT
    Helping HandsDracut mom will 'Shave for the Brave'

    07/22/2014 08:03 AM EDT
    BOSTON -- The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to funding childhood cancer research, announces its fifth annual St. Baldrick's 46 Mommas: Shave for the Brave event taking place at The Prudential Center on Sunday, July 27.  
    Full Story
    Firm on track to complete new Dracut High
    07/21/2014 10:36 PM EDT - DRACUT -- CTA Construction is making progress this summer toward meeting the company's contractual obligation to completing the new $60 million high school by Sept. Full Story

    They're all winners when Dracut High plays KIDS
    07/20/2014 06:37 AM EDT - Dracut High School recently hosted its annual Middies vs. KIDS football game. The game started three years ago, spearheaded by then-football player Zachary Bassett (Class of 2013). Full Story

    Cyclist seriously injured in Dracut
    07/19/2014 06:36 AM EDT - DRACUT -- A motorcyclist was listed in critical condition Friday night after he suffered serious injuries in a crash on Varnum Road, according to police. Full Story

    Dracut man charged in cop's assault denied officer's records
    07/19/2014 08:48 AM EDT - LOWELL -- A Lowell District Court judge on Friday denied a 64-year-old Dracut man's request for personnel records and any Internal Affairs reports for a Lowell police officer who was allegedly assaulted by Hossein Abolhassani during a routine Full Story

    Motorcyclist sustains serious injuries in Dracut crash
    07/18/2014 09:58 PM EDT - DRACUT -- A motorcyclist was listed in critical condition Friday night after he suffered serious injuries in a crash on Varnum Road, according to police. Full Story

    The skinny on a transformation: Massachusetts queen of weight loss, Dracut's Beverly Sullivan
    07/18/2014 09:08 AM EDT - LOWELL -- Well-wishers typically tell actors or musicians to "break a leg" before they go on stage to perform. Full Story

    (Derik Holtmann/AP)
    170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money. Full Story
    (Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
    No romance for 'Downton Abbey' in-laws, say actors

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Dockery and Allen Leech of "Downton Abbey" say Cupid's arrow is not headed for their characters. Full Story
    (Photo by Robin HarperParkwood Entertainment/AP Images)
    See Photo: Beyonce denies divorce rumors via Instagram

    Singers posts photo of her and Jay Z with their daughter, trying to end speculation that her marriage will end after summer tour.