Dracut votes to join dispatch center

DRACUT -- Dracut became the second local community to opt into the Northern Middlesex Regional Emergency Communications Center on Tuesday, Sept. Full Story
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In Dracut: Archinski, Forcier, Murphy, Volpe; yes on both overrides

Competitive selectmen and school-board races, plus a pair of high-profile override questions face Dracut voters at the town's annual election on Monday, May 2. Full Story
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In Dracut: Archinski, Forcier, Murphy, Volpe; yes on both overrides

04/29/2016 09:34 AM EDT
Competitive selectmen and school-board races, plus a pair of high-profile override questions face Dracut voters at the town's annual election on Monday, May 2. 
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Dracut's Michael McNamara
04/29/2016 06:39 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Michael McNamara took his last bow on the School Committee on Monday night, although no one who knows him believes this will be the end of his intimate involvement with the Dracut Public Schools. Full Story

Retain Tony Archinski as Dracut selectman
04/29/2016 09:41 AM EDT - Just about three years ago, I encouraged the voters of Dracut to elect Tony Archinski to the Board of Selectmen. Full Story

White shines on mound as Dracut blanks Chelmsford
04/29/2016 10:11 AM EDT - Ryley White went the distance on the mound, scattering 6 hits while striking out 11, as Dracut blanked Chelmsford, 4-0, in a Merrimack Valley Conference softball game. Full Story

Dracut Farmer/Local Radio Host
04/28/2016 07:19 AM EDT - DRACUT -- "Dr. Google" told Warren Shaw the discomfort he felt in his chest while power-walking on the treadmill a couple of weeks ago was likely heartburn. Full Story

Dracut's Theriault fires no-hitter - and loses
04/28/2016 06:37 AM EDT - In the case of Derrick Theriault, the term "hard-luck losing pitcher" is truly accurate. Baseball The Dracut High left-hander tossed a no-hitter, but the Middies fell 1-0 to Westford Academy and senior righty Colin Eddy. Full Story

Fisher, Dracut shine
04/28/2016 06:36 AM EDT - Becca Fisher netted 5 goals to help the Dracut girls lacrosse team earn a 10-4 non-league win over Greater Lowell on Wednesday. Full Story