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

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Kyrie Irving opens up at Celtics' media day

CANTON -- The world is already plenty familiar with Kyrie Irving the basketball star. Now, many of us are getting well-acquainted with Kyrie Irving the intellectual. Full Story
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Tactical police vests stir debate

DRACUT -- Dracut Police Chief Peter Bartlett looked down at a ballistic vest meant to protect his officers while on patrol. Full Story
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KATHLEEN PARKER: Where in the world is Dail Dinwiddie?

09/25/2017 08:53 AM EDT
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Twenty-five years ago on Sept. 24, 1992, Dail Boxley Dinwiddie vanished. 
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Are hard-to-control teens a thing of the past?
09/24/2017 08:59 AM EDT - Two days after getting her driver's license, the 16-year-old is flying down a back street after the cops busted a house party. Full Story

Dotard's guide to rare, unique insults
09/24/2017 09:00 AM EDT - Yes, dotard is a real word. Thanks to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who used the word to describe President Donald Trump as "a mentally deranged U. Full Story

Dotard's guide to rare, unique insults
09/24/2017 06:34 AM EDT - By Petula Dvorak The Washington Post Yes, dotard is a real word. Thanks to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who used the word to describe President Donald Trump as "a mentally deranged U. Full Story

Are hard-to-control teens a thing of the past? 'I can't imagine them doing what we did.'
09/24/2017 06:34 AM EDT - By Petula Dvorak The Washington Post Two days after getting her driver's license, the 16-year-old is flying down a back street after the cops busted a house party. Full Story

Goldman: Is it just me?
09/24/2017 06:34 AM EDT - By Michael Goldman Is it just me or did you notice the deafening silence on Twitter from President Donald Trump regarding the abysmal crowds numbering only in the hundreds who showed up to support our beleaguered president last Saturday at an Full Story

Hillary Clinton isn't helping Democrats move on
09/23/2017 09:31 AM EDT - I thought I would avoid having anything to say about Hillary Clinton's latest book. 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.