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TSONGAS INDUSTRIAL HISTORY CENTER SUMMER DAY CAMPS: The Tsongas Industrial History Center offers week-long summer sessions for kids ages 8-14. Full Story
10 Questions With ... John Hovey, golf cart specialist
DRACUT -- A good entrepreneur finds a demand and meets it. Dracut native John Hovey found his niche 12 years ago when he began repairing golf carts. Full Story

SPORTS
One fastball too many

BOSTON (AP) - Junichi Tazawa showed Asdrubal Cabrera the same pitch once too often. Cabrera had a game-tying RBI double and scored on James Loney's single in the eighth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-3 comeback Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
In Dracut, public unloads on gas pipeline plan

DRACUT -- From the impact on crop yields and watersheds to diminishing property values and the demise of the eastern brook trout, elected officials and citizens from across the commonwealth aired their concerns about the proposed Kinder Morgan Full Story
WEB EXTRAS
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Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservation

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In 1909-10, Theodore Roosevelt headed a Smithsonian hunting and trapping expedition in Africa that included colleagues who prepared the wildlife he killed for shipment back to America. Full Story
MOST RECENT
In Dracut, public unloads on gas pipeline plan

08/03/2015 11:08 PM EDT
DRACUT -- From the impact on crop yields and watersheds to diminishing property values and the demise of the eastern brook trout, elected officials and citizens from across the commonwealth aired their concerns about the proposed Kinder Morgan 
Full Story
Good first impression for Dracut's Bettencourt
08/02/2015 06:37 AM EDT - SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Bradley Bettencourt of Dracut is among 73 of Syracuse University's prospective first-year students to present their ideas on public policies that can improve their community at the 70th annual Maxwell Citizenship Scholarship Full Story

Dracut High School Final Term Honor Roll
08/02/2015 06:37 AM EDT - High Honors SENIORS: Andrew Botros, Meghan Bradley, Rachael Coflin, Katherine Colfer, Cassidy Diaz, Mohamad Hamze, Thomas Hovanec, Alexa Hyde, Andrew Karlson, Katelyn Leboeuf, Robert Lupien, Jessica McHugh, Hannah Monbleau, Erin Morissette, Full Story

Circus priest from Dracut brings God's graces to the 'Greatest Show on Earth'
08/01/2015 07:34 AM EDT -

DRACUT -- Father Jerry Hogan sometimes says Mass near an elephant tub. On one occasion, Hogan listened to a man's confession and turned around to see a tiger staring at him, the two of them just separated by a cage.  Full Story

Dracut's Pollard manages to secure gold for USA
07/31/2015 11:53 PM EDT - Dracut's Jonathan Pollard arrived in Toronto last month wearing his Team USA jacket, which of course spawned curiosity from on-lookers. Full Story

Dracut to review farmland tax breaks
07/31/2015 11:34 AM EDT - DRACUT - Town Manager Jim Duggan has asked Dracut's legal counsel to review potential mistakes in the tax breaks the town has granted to owners of property designated as active farmland. Full Story

Chausse hired as Dracut High's AD
07/27/2015 06:35 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Superintendent of Schools Steven Stone is pleased to announce the appointment of a new athletic director for the Dracut Public Schools. Full Story

Report: Man arrested, tried to carjack unmarked police car

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police in St. Petersburg say a man who tried to carjack an unmarked police car was surprised by two detectives, who arrested him after he tried to run. Full Story
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State police search for suspect in shooting outside concert

HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police with K-9 dogs are searching the woods for a person suspected of shooting two people outside a hip-hop concert in central New Jersey. Full Story
Dr. Dre releasing first album in nearly 16 years

'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday.