• Joe Cocker dies at 70 - 12/22/2014 05:41 PM EST
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    Dan Phelps: Tobacco ban probably not the right move

    Tobacco is legal. Oh, it's frowned upon by a large segment of the population, whether you chew it or smoke it rolled up in a piece of paper. Full Story
    American Dream Award to Portuguese businessman
    LOWELL -- The city's International Institute has awakened an awareness of just how lucky Lowell has been as a Gateway City that has welcomed waves of immigrants to America for well over a century. Full Story

    Moulton released, but ordered to stay away from Dracut schools
    12/19/2014 03:01 PM EST - LOWELL - Describing the charges against him as "outright lies," fired Dracut High School English teacher Robert Moulton repeatedly interrupted his arraignment with his comments, but ultimately agreed to stay away from all Dracut schools Full Story

    Arbitrator: 'Sexually graphic' language cost ex-Dracut teacher job
    12/19/2014 08:05 AM EST - DRACUT -- Former 17-year Dracut High English teacher Robert Moulton's insistent use of "sexually graphic" language in his classroom ultimately justified the district's decision to terminate him from his $75,000-per-year position, according to the Full Story

    Dracut High drama involving fired teacher: 'I'm not leaving until I'm arrested'
    12/19/2014 08:38 AM EST - DRACUT -- Just after 11 a.m. Thursday, police say former 17-year Dracut High English teacher Robert Moulton banged on the locked doors and screamed at the bolted windows of his former workplace from which he is legally banned. Full Story

    Police: Fired Dracut High teacher intended to get arrested after arbitration loss
    12/18/2014 09:05 PM EST - DRACUT - Just after 11 a.m. Thursday, police say former 17-year Dracut High English teacher Robert Moulton banged on the locked doors and screamed at the bolted windows of his former workplace from which he is legally banned. Full Story

    Special ed. chief: Lease break not political payback in Dracut
    12/18/2014 10:58 AM EST - DRACUT -- A public special-education collaborative's decision to terminate a $167,000 annual lease agreement with the town to use the Parker Avenue School building was made to consolidate facilities and lower tuition rates -- and should not be Full Story

    Greater Lowell Tech students craft new wooden desks for Dracut Town Hall
    12/17/2014 06:59 AM EST - DRACUT -- The moment Greater Lowell Technical High School carpentry teacher John Maslowski introduced himself to the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday, Vice Chairman Joe DiRocco slapped his palms on the sturdy, cherry-wood desktop in front of him twice Full Story

    Leg lamp stolen from New York store's display

    NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Who took the leg lamp belonging to Ralphie's "Old Man" from a New York store's annual tribute to "A Christmas Story"? Full Story
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    Donny and Marie Osmond extend Las Vegas show dates

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sibling singers Donny and Marie Osmond will be singing at the Flamingo Las Vegas at least through the end of 2015. Full Story