LETTER TO THE EDITOR Jesus' birth is the reason for Christmas

In a recent letter to the editor, F. Nowak of Lowell asks: So what are children being taught to celebrate on Christmas Day? Full Story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR Patriot proud to have served
To the Citizens of Dracut: We are proud to have been your emergency ambulance provider for the last 18 years; it has been our honor to serve you. Full Story

SPORTS
A time to heal: Patriots hopeful Brady, Gronkowski will be healthy for Super Bowl vs. the Eagles

FOXBORO -- In the two-week run-up to the Super Bowl, the New England Patriots will face plenty of questions about two things critical to the team's success: Tom Brady's right hand and Rob Gronkowski's head. Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
Dracut weighs student alcohol testing

DRACUT -- The Dracut School Committee on Monday discussed a new proposed policy centered on alcohol use by students which would include breath alcohol testing. Full Story
MOST RECENT
Peter Lucas: Establishment media's jihad against President Trump

01/23/2018 08:18 AM EST
Agenda? What agenda? The Democrats don't have or need an agenda. They have Donald Trump to kick around. 
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George F. Will: Most immigrants aren't going home. They are home
01/22/2018 09:06 AM EST - WASHINGTON -- In 1790, the finest mind in the First Congress, and of his generation, addressed in the House of Representatives the immigration issue: "It is no doubt very desirable that we should hold out as many inducements as possible for the Full Story

Kathleen Parker: Can there be a charitable reading of Trump's alleged 's hole' comment?
01/22/2018 09:01 AM EST - CAMDEN, S.C. -- While recently perusing unread books gathering dust on my shelves, one tome caught my eye and, upon being loosed from the grip of neglect, fell open to a random page from which leapt the following sentence: "The ancestors of a Full Story

America's fastest covert plane could be back -- and hypersonic
01/21/2018 09:03 AM EST - For years, Lockheed Martin has been developing a successor to one of the fastest aircraft the world has ever seen, the SR-71 Blackbird, the Cold War reconnaissance craft that the U. Full Story

Time to rid the bigoted past from state's education system
01/20/2018 08:38 AM EST - "People are consumed. They lust after the presidency," historian Richard Norton Smith commented about James G. Full Story

Peter Lucas: Making a case for a pro-Trump Democrat for Congress
01/19/2018 08:06 AM EST - Do you want to go to Congress? Then run as a Donald Trump Democrat in the 3rd Congressional District. Full Story

Davos summit presents high stakes economic forum for Trump
01/18/2018 07:57 AM EST - President Donald Trump has had a ragged couple of weeks. Without reliving every sour note, let's just say he hasn't started the year with an inspirational vibe. His unforced, bizarre errors have overshadowed soaring consumer confidence, the potential benefits of tax cuts and the dismantling of Obama-era regulations. But could everything soon change? Is Trump about to take a break from his acidic public presence?  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.