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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Ray Allen tells Orlando court he was 'catfished'

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Retired NBA star Ray Allen said he is a victim of "catfishing," and has asked a court to throw out a case where he is accused of stalking someone he met online. Full Story

Car smashes through Dracut Center Convenience (VIDEO)

DRACUT -- Regulars descend upon Dracut Center Convenience every day in the hopes of getting lucky. Full Story
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Peter Lucas: Democrats and their bucket list candidates in 2020

11/21/2017 08:04 AM EST
It may be early, but at least three elderly Democrats are already running against President Donald Trump in 2020. 
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E.J. Dionne Jr.: There's a fight more pressing than Democratic squabbling
11/20/2017 08:05 AM EST - CAMBRIDGE -- Sometimes, the Democratic Party amazes me. And not in a good way. Here is a party fresh off a series of big election triumphs all over the country. Full Story

What did Trump accomplish on his Asian trip?
11/19/2017 09:28 AM EST - WASHINGTON -- As President Donald Trump returned from his Asia trip, he might sum up the 12-day journey with a revision of the remark attributed to Julius Caesar: Veni, vidi, blandivi. Full Story

Homeowners: Don't despair yet over GOP tax bill
11/18/2017 06:35 AM EST - By Ken Harney The Washington Post WASHINGTON -- If you hoped that Senate Republicans would treat homeowners and buyers more kindly in their tax overhaul plans than their colleagues did in the House, you were an optimist. Full Story

It's that special time of year to be generous
11/18/2017 09:15 AM EST - It's hard to believe but it's that time of year again when Greater Lowell comes together to make sure all families in the region have an opportunity to enjoy the holidays The Salvation Army, the Sun Santa Fund, Community Teamwork Inc. Full Story

Dana Milbank: 'Bernie Bernstein' leaves the basement
11/17/2017 08:25 AM EST - WASHINGTON -- It is time for us as journalists to come clean and to recognize the great debt our profession owes Bernie Bernstein. Full Story

Peter Lucas: Lori Trahan's run for Congress is built on experience
11/17/2017 08:26 AM EST - If you like U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, you will like Lori Trahan. If you don't like Niki Tsongas, you will still like Trahan anyway. 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.