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    Dedication offers new look at Dracut High

    BY JOHN COLLINS The Valley Dispatch DRACUT-- The formal dedication of the newly expanded and renovated Dracut High School on Tuesday, Oct. Full Story
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    SPORTS
    Bumgarner the new Mr. October

    Based purely on numbers, Los Angeles Dodgers southpaw Clayton Kershaw is viewed as the best pitcher in baseball, and deservedly so. Full Story
    DRACUT NEWS
    Emotions high at hearing for fired Dracut teacher

    BOSTON -- Behind the doors of the closed arbitration hearing, the raised voice of fired Dracut High School English teacher Robert Moulton could be heard often over the course of seven hours. Full Story
    WEB EXTRAS
    Organ transplants bring message: So many others can donate, too

    WORCESTER -- Being an organ donor can save a life. That was the message at a press conference Thursday afternoon at UMass Memorial Medical Center with two families whose loved ones have benefited from donations. Full Story

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    Emotions high at hearing for fired Dracut teacher

    10/31/2014 12:35 PM EDT
    BOSTON -- Behind the doors of the closed arbitration hearing, the raised voice of fired Dracut High School English teacher Robert Moulton could be heard often over the course of seven hours. 
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    Emotions high at hearing for fired teacher
    10/30/2014 08:52 PM EDT - BOSTON -- Behind the doors of the closed arbitration hearing, the raised voice of fired Dracut High English teacher Robert Moulton could be heard often during seven-hour hearing. Full Story

    Garry vs. Richardson: Dissonance at Dracut's Harmony Hall
    10/30/2014 11:31 AM EDT - DRACUT -- In the only debate of their general-election rematch for the 36th Middlesex District seat representing Dracut and Tyngsboro, incumbent 20-year Democratic state Rep. Full Story

    Sun's AG debate canceled; Lowell rep debate still on
    10/30/2014 03:10 PM EDT - LOWELL -- Thursday night's attorney general debate, sponsored by The Sun and UMass Lowell, has been canceled. Full Story

    Garry vs. Richardson: Dissonance at Harmony Hall in Dracut
    10/30/2014 12:32 AM EDT - DRACUT -- In the only debate of their general-election rematch for the 36th Middlesex District seat representing Dracut and Tyngsboro, incumbent 20-year Democratic state Rep. Full Story

    Cheers for a Dracut High transformed
    10/29/2014 10:50 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Of the 1,500 hours that Permanent Building Committee Chairman Ellis Neofotistos estimated that he and his fellow committee members worked over the past decade on the $60 million Dracut High School expansion and renovation, Tuesday's Full Story

    Dracut nets crown
    10/29/2014 08:43 AM EDT - Dracut High captured the MVC Div. 1 boys soccer title for the first time in five years with an impressive 4-1 victory over Haverhill. Full Story

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    Son to Usher: Dad, you're not a great singer

    NEW YORK (AP) — One of Usher's sons studies his dance moves meticulously, while the other has said to the Grammy-winning star: "You're not a great singer. Full Story