Daily Dish: 5/27/2016

05/27/2016 08:10 AM EDT
Ozawa, citing health, pulls out of Tanglewood appearances BOSTON -- Former Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Seiji Ozawa has canceled planned appearances at Tanglewood this summer on the advice of his doctor. 
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'Downton Abbey' creator turns to Trollope
05/26/2016 11:59 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES -- Respect is due Julian Fellowes, who as a prolific writer has conquered TV with Emmy-winning "Downton Abbey," film with "Gosford Park," which earned him an Oscar, and theater with "School of Rock -- The Musical," a Tony Award nominee. Full Story

SPORTS
Governor's purge of Fisheries board an alarming move

Gov. Baker's midnight purge of people from the Massachusetts Marine Fisheries Commission was an ill-advised move, to say the least. Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
Lowell POW who died at Hiroshima gets air time tonight

DRACUT -- The kitchen of Selectman Tony Archinski's home recently morphed into a television studio, but it had nothing to do with local politics. Full Story
WEB EXTRAS
Bedford police distracted-driving crackdown nets 112 citations

Sun Staff Report BEDFORD -- The Bedford Police Department conducted more than 100 traffic stops and issued 112 citations from April 8 to April 29 as part of a grant-funded campaign against distracted driving. Full Story
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Lowell POW who died at Hiroshima gets air time tonight

05/26/2016 10:49 AM EDT
DRACUT -- The kitchen of Selectman Tony Archinski's home recently morphed into a television studio, but it had nothing to do with local politics. 
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Dracut team told to anticipate the question, buzz in quickly
05/25/2016 12:16 PM EDT - DRACUT -- In a close competition between two smart teams, the round might come down to who has the quickest fingers and best strategy as much as who knows the most about igneous rocks. Full Story

White, Dracut impress
05/25/2016 06:36 AM EDT - Ryley White struck out 16 and the Dracut High softball team scored a run in the bottom of the eighth to capture a 2-1 Merrimack Valley Conference victory over Billerica on Tuesday. Full Story

Gas pipeline that would have ended in Dracut officially scrapped
05/24/2016 09:05 AM EDT - In three sparse paragraphs, Kinder Morgan on Monday withdrew its application to build the 188-mile Northeast Energy Direct pipeline, which would have run from Wright, N. Full Story

Holocaust survivor to speak in Dracut
05/22/2016 06:38 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Rena Finder was a child in Poland when the Nazis invaded in 1939. As her family was forced into a ghetto, her father taken away, never to return, Finder's former German neighbors watched and said nothing. Full Story

Dracut World War II vet awarded France's highest honor
05/22/2016 12:59 AM EDT - BOSTON -- Almost 72 years after he landed with the Army's 79th Infantry Division on Utah Beach in Normandy, Frank Polewarczyk received the highest honor France can bestow: the Legion of Honor. Full Story

Megan's House benefit motorcycle ride Saturday
05/19/2016 08:39 AM EDT - The first annual Megan's House Motorcycle Ride/Benefit for Recovery will start at 10 a.m., at Joker's Lounge on Stewart Street in Dracut, and end back at Joker's at 3 p. Full Story