LETTER TO THE EDITOR State needs clear net-metering policy

My family and I own and operate a fourth-generation dairy farm in Dracut. Earlier this year, as we worked to maintain the farm for future generations, we decided to install solar power. Full Story
Natural gas wrong answer for region's energy needs
Your recent editorial is right to ask where Massachusetts' energy will come from in the future ("Showing some signs of an energy answer," above). Full Story

SPORTS
White Sox outlast Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) -- Adam Eaton had three hits and drove in two runs to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
Chausse hired as Dracut High's AD

DRACUT -- Superintendent of Schools Steven Stone is pleased to announce the appointment of a new athletic director for the Dracut Public Schools. Full Story
WEB EXTRAS
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Remains of 36 unidentified Marines from WWII battle return

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) — The military and a private organization have brought home the remains of 36 Marines killed in one of World War II's bloodiest battles. Full Story
MOST RECENT
Austin Bay: Our soldiers must be able to defend themselves

07/27/2015 09:10 AM EDT
The genius of American federalism is at work, in this instance responding to an international threat our national government irresponsibly disregards. 
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Dan Phelps: It's time to retire retiree 'buybacks'
07/27/2015 07:18 AM EDT - Two longtime employees of the city of Lowell recently retired, and they deserve praise for jobs well done. Full Story

Michael Goldman: Consider that it's time to give certain things a rest
07/27/2015 10:13 AM EDT - It's time to give a rest to the alleged outrage over an 82-year-old home movie showing the 7-year-old girl giving the Nazi salute. Full Story

Planet jobless
07/27/2015 10:21 AM EDT - "There are more net jobs in the world today than ever before, after hundreds of years of technological innovation and hundreds of years of people predicting the death of work. Full Story

AFTER TRUMP
07/26/2015 06:37 AM EDT - By Jennifer Rubin The Washington Post Donald Trump's self-destruction will soon manifest itself in his drop in the polls. Full Story

5 good reasons to watch summer TV
07/26/2015 08:31 AM EDT - By Chuck Barney cbarney@bayareanewsgroup.com Summer can be a bummer for a lot of TV viewers whose favorite network shows are in hibernation. Full Story

Charles Krauthammer: Planned Parenthood and price of fetal parts
07/27/2015 09:58 AM EDT - "Thank you Planned Parenthood. God bless you." -- Barack Obama, address to Planned Parenthood, April 26, 2013 WASHINGTON -- Planned Parenthood's reaction to the release of a clandestinely recorded conversation about the sale of fetal body Full Story

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Puddle of Mudd singer Scantlin accused of DWI, fleeing

OLIVIA, Minn. (AP) — Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin faces charges of drunken driving and fleeing police after a chase in Minnesota that reached speeds of about 100 mph. Full Story
Train co-founder Hotchkiss back on track with new band

The Grammy singer-songwriter Rob Hotchkiss won as a founding member of the multiplatinum band Train sits inconspicuously on a shelf in the hillside house in Fairfax that he and his wife, Pam, recently moved into,returning to the Bay Area after years of semi-retirement on Vashon Island in Washington's Puget Sound.