• Speculation swirls around Lester - 07/30/2014 06:39 PM EDT
  • Indians trade Masterson to Cardinals - 07/30/2014 06:21 PM EDT
  • State's economy grew 4.9% in Q2 - 07/30/2014 03:35 PM EDT
    Eugene Robinson: Republicans absent on immigration reform

    WASHINGTON - The Republican Party's paralysis on immigration is so complete - and so utterly irresponsible - that President Obama has no choice but to act on his own. Full Story
    Michael Goldman: Perhaps Rodney King said it best: 'Can't we all just get along?'
    What would you expect the governments of either the United States, Russia, India or China to do if they found out a neighboring military force, whose members refused to accept the right of any of those sovereign nations to Full Story

    $1.1M budget line item creates false alarm for Dracut residents

    07/30/2014 07:44 PM EDT
    DRACUT -- A $1.1 million payment made by the town to the firm in which Town Counsel James Hall is a partner has drawn questions from residents who were unaware that more than 90 percent of that amount went to land purchases Hall made on behalf of 
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    2nd OUI bust in 2 weeks for Dracut man charged with running down woman in crosswalk
    07/30/2014 10:14 AM EDT - LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man who was arrested nine days ago on a drunken-driving charge in Pelham, N. Full Story

    Two drunken-driving charges for Dracut man in less than two weeks
    07/29/2014 03:50 PM EDT - By Lisa Redmond lredmond@lowellsun.com LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man, who was arrested nine days ago on a drunken driving charge in Pelham, N. Full Story

    Dracut man faces 6th OUI charge after allegedly striking woman
    07/29/2014 04:05 PM EDT - LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man is facing his sixth drunken-driving charge after police say he clipped a utility pole and then struck a 25-year-old female pedestrian on Mammoth Road on Monday, all while drinking from an open bottle of vodka. Full Story

    Pipeline relay ends in Dracut, but natural-gas protesters vow to 'never stop'
    07/26/2014 04:32 PM EDT - DRACUT -- The statewide relay to oppose a proposed natural-gas pipeline ended in Dracut on Saturday, but protesters vowed to continue the fight, beginning with a rally at the Statehouse planned for Wednesday. Full Story

    Firm on track with new Dracut High
    07/23/2014 07:34 AM EDT - DRACUT -- CTA Construction is making progress this summer toward meeting the company's contractual obligation to completing the new $60 million high school by Sept. Full Story

    Dracut mom will 'Shave for the Brave'
    07/22/2014 08:03 AM EDT - BOSTON -- The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to funding childhood cancer research, announces its fifth annual St. Baldrick's 46 Mommas: Shave for the Brave event taking place at The Prudential Center on Sunday, July 27.  Full Story

    Grandma thanks Idaho trooper for traffic stop

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A woman who got a speeding ticket while on a recent vacation to Idaho wrote a note to the Idaho State Police thanking the trooper for the kindness he showed her grandchildren during the stop. Full Story
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    Veteran TV impresario Robert Halmi Sr. dies at 90

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prolific TV producer Robert Halmi, Sr., has died. Halmi died Wednesday in his New York City home at 90, said spokesman Russ Patrick. Full Story