Diplomat forced to pay bills with side hustles

This week, a veteran diplomat will do two jobs: She will analyze the affairs of a country undergoing major political and economic upheaval for the U.S. State Department.  Full Story
George F. Will: Republicans should study Colorado's change in tint
DENVER -- Social scientists, say Colorado boosters, have plausible metrics identifying their state as the happiest and healthiest state, the former quality perhaps producing the latter. Full Story

Bill would require menus to list percentagesHow much alcohol is in your beers?

Legislation filed by Rep. Colleen Garry
07/16/2019 02:31 PM EDT
DRACUT — State Rep. Colleen Garry has sponsored a bill requiring restaurants to list the percentage of alcohol in the beers they serve on menus. 
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Dracut girls collect toys for young patients
07/16/2019 08:43 AM EDT - DRACUT — Hayden Quealy, 9, and her sister, Paige, 7, recently held a toy drive for children staying at Boston Children's Hospital. Full Story

Shedd gets past Dracut
07/16/2019 07:38 AM EDT - Lowell Shedd defeated Dracut, 6-2, in Suburban Pony League 13 Division play Monday. Eddie McMahon got the win on the mound, pitching a complete game. Full Story

Outreach meeting on Dracut pot proposal
07/15/2019 08:48 AM EDT - DRACUT — A company will be hosting a community outreach meeting on Monday evening for a proposed marijuana establishment at 103 Pleasant St. Full Story

Dracut's second chance to see frames of faith
07/12/2019 09:22 AM EDT - DRACUT — In June, tours of the stained-glass windows that once graced the former historic St. Peter's Church in Lowell drew people to St. Full Story

Dracut man charged with assaulting woman with razor blade
07/09/2019 01:21 PM EDT - TEWKSBURY — A Dracut man was charged with assault and battery after allegedly holding a razor blade to a woman's throat in a Dunkin' Donuts parking lot late last week. Full Story

Dracut man held in Methuen shooting
07/09/2019 08:35 AM EDT - LAWRENCE —A Dracut man is being held without bail after allegedly shooting a man in a McDonald's parking lot in Methuen last Friday night. Full Story

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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.