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
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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

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Appreciation: Cavanaugh was never far from a basketball court

LOWELL -- To say that basketball was in the blood of Larry Cavanaugh and his family is to redefine the word "understatement. Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
Dracut High hosts event for student councils

DRACUT -- The Dracut High School Student Council hosted the recent fall Northeast Association of Student Councils Regional Conference, attended by more than 400 students representing 15 schools from across northeastern Massachusetts. Full Story
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A MELTING POINT: Trump says European Union is in trouble

01/22/2017 08:55 AM EST

Germany's foreign minister reports "astonishment and agitation." The French president protests indignantly about unsolicited "outside advice." Even Secretary of State John Kerry sees behavior that is "inappropriate." Full Story

There is no truth to the rumors out of Washington
01/22/2017 08:51 AM EST - There is no truth to the rumor that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus folded its tents forever this past week because it concluded it would be unable to compete with the circus that began this weekend in Full Story

PBS portrays another young queen
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The arrival of 2017 will bring many changes to the country, including falling marijuana prices in states that have legalized a recreational market. Full Story

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Obama's self-revealing final act of radicalism
01/21/2017 06:35 AM EST - WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama did not go out quietly. His unquiet final acts were, in part, overshadowed by a successor who refused to come in quietly and, in part, by Obama's own endless, sentimental farewell tour. Full Story

Relax and give Trump a chance
01/21/2017 06:35 AM EST - By Hugh Hewitt Special to The Washington Post My wife and I welcomed Mike and Debbie for dinner at our California home Tuesday night. Full Story

Relax and give Trump a chance
01/20/2017 02:22 PM EST -

My wife and I welcomed Mike and Debbie for dinner at our California home Tuesday 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.