Michael Goldman: Got to love it that ...

Back from my first vacation in seven years. Of course, in honor of my friend and client Boston Mayor Martin J. Full Story
Is Lowell still enough for Meehan?
Yes, he was once a politician, and some may say he is still one at heart. But since leaving the world of politics to join the world of academia almost eight years ago, Marty Meehan has proven that you can take the boy out of Washington, plunk him Full Story

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Dracut Selectman Richardson charged with animal cruelty

04/25/2015 06:36 AM EDT
DRACUT -- Dracut Selectman Cathy Richardson has been formally charged with seven felony counts of animal cruelty and will be arraigned in Lowell District Court on May 6. 
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Chelmsford nips Dracut in MVC softball thriller
04/25/2015 06:36 AM EDT - Sophomore Meg Dugas hit a one-out triple in the top of the eighth inning and Shannon Nagle drove her in with a single as the Chelmsford High softball team edged Dracut, 8-7, in an extra-inning MVC shootout in Dracut. Full Story

30 layoffs looming in Dracut schools
04/24/2015 01:54 PM EDT - DRACUT -- The Dracut Public Schools face layoffs of more than 30 staff and teachers, as well as increases in sports and activity fees next year, if the town does not secure a new revenue source before the start of the 2016 fiscal year, School Full Story

Richardson facing animal cruelty charges as recall inches forward
04/24/2015 02:23 PM EDT - DRACUT -- Dracut Selectman Cathy Richardson has been formally charged with seven felony counts of animal cruelty and will be arraigned Lowell District Court on May 6. Full Story

Dracut candidates spar at debate
04/24/2015 01:37 PM EDT - DRACUT -- Both candidates for selectman warned at their debate Thursday night that Dracut's financial doldrums would take time to solve, but incumbent Joseph DiRocco Jr. Full Story

Dracut candidates spar at debate
04/24/2015 08:14 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Both candidates for selectman warned at their debate Thursday night that Dracut's financial doldrums would take time to solve, but incumbent Joseph DiRocco Jr. Full Story

Lowell's Sanca top Bay Stater
04/21/2015 11:41 AM EDT - Far ahead of practically all the other 30,000 runners in the field, Lowell's Ruben Sanca did not run down that sub-2:18 Olympic qualifying standard he is chasing, which will assure him of representing his native Cape Verde in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. Full Story

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Residents help guide geese out of downtown Montana city

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — It was no gaggle of geese, but two birds and a baby waddling through a downtown Montana city stopped traffic and brought out the shutterbugs. Full Story
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Peter Schweizer, author of a book about the Clinton family foundation; Rep. Full Story