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

For Jack Eichel, the money is secondary

North Chelmsford's NHL star close to signing big deal with Sabres, but he just wants to win
LOWELL -- Last season, his second in the National Hockey League, Jack Eichel was agonizingly close to earning a $2 million performance bonus. Full Story
Mediator may decide ex-Dracut chief's request for $8G in compensation

DRACUT -- Town Manager James Duggan and former Police Chief Kevin Richardson remain at odds over nearly $8,000 Richardson says the town owes him and now the issue is headed to mediation. Full Story
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Editorial Cartoon by Gary Varvel

08/17/2017 07:15 AM EDT
By Gary Varvel 
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Elvis' all-American appeal endures 40 years after his death
08/17/2017 07:15 AM EDT - HILLSBORO, Ohio -- On Wednesday, tens of thousands of fans flocked to Graceland to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death. Full Story

Editorial Cartoon by Michael Ramirez
08/16/2017 07:27 AM EDT - By Michael Ramirez Full Story

ALBERT HUNT: Democrats fret as rollout of Clinton book looms
08/16/2017 10:24 AM EDT - Democrats, reveling in President Donald Trump's plummeting popularity and the Republican Party's civil wars, are looking forward to September. Full Story

PETULA DVORAK: Nazi flags in Charlottesville an affront to WWII vets
08/16/2017 10:21 AM EDT - Nazis? Been there, done that. Just ask the Greatest Generation. Full Story

PETER LUCAS: The big difference between Kim Jong Un and other mad men
08/15/2017 08:11 AM EDT - Let's hope that President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" works out a little better than President George Bush's "shock and awe. Full Story

Michael Goldman: What did you know and when did you know it?
08/14/2017 02:44 PM EDT - So you get a frantic call this morning. You're informed by someone in a position to know that Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller, a fearsome, incorruptible Republican former head of the FBI is looking at you in connection 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.