• Pats nipped in preseason finale - 09/03/2015 11:00 PM EDT
  • Dracut budget task force starts small - 09/03/2015 07:45 PM EDT
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    1st of Tanzanian albino kids with missing limbs goes home

    09/03/2015 04:49 PM EDT
    NEW YORK (AP) — Kabula Nkarango Masanja returned home to Tanzania with a new American prosthetic arm replacing the limb that was chopped off with a machete by followers of African witchcraft. 
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    Arizona Corrections: 220 inmates ill at prison's 2 units
    09/03/2015 03:18 PM EDT - WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of inmates at a state prison in northern Arizona have gotten ill in the past 48 hours, and the state Department of Corrections says it's working with health officials to identify the cause. Full Story

    SPORTS
    Pats nipped in preseason finale

    FOXBORO (AP) -- Chris Boswell kicked four field goals and the New York Giants finished off the preseason with a 12-9 victory Thursday over the New England Patriots, who had already won a much larger victory earlier in the day. Full Story
    DRACUT NEWS
    Dracut budget task force starts small

    DRACUT -- The Joint Budget Task Force began the cumbersome process Thursday night of reviewing the estimated expenses each town department will incur over the next five years. Full Story
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    Police: Hunt won't stop for suspects in officer's death

    FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of an Illinois police officer threatened Thursday to dampen the Labor Day weekend across one of the state's most popular recreational areas, a boating and fishing playground known as the Chain O' Lakes. Full Story
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    Dracut budget task force starts small

    09/03/2015 07:45 PM EDT
    DRACUT -- The Joint Budget Task Force began the cumbersome process Thursday night of reviewing the estimated expenses each town department will incur over the next five years. 
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    Richardson's lawyer to ask judge to toss cruelty charges in Dracut
    09/03/2015 07:59 AM EDT - LOWELL -- The attorney for Dracut Selectman Cathy Richardson, charged with five counts of animal cruelty, will ask a judge to dismiss some, if not all, of the charges against her by arguing there were discrepancies in the reports about allegations Full Story

    Dracut's Tellier races to victory
    09/01/2015 08:19 AM EDT - LEE, N.H. -- Jay Sands of Hampton, N.H., continued his impressive 2015 Late Model Sportsman campaign at Lee USA Speedway on Friday night, capturing the win in the prestigious Lance Davis Memorial 50-lapper for the R & R Public Full Story

    Dracut schools need major busing revamp
    08/31/2015 09:07 AM EDT - It would be easy if the Dracut Public School System could Uber-ize its entire school busing operation -- maybe then it would have a chance to break even on its annual student transportation costs. Full Story

    Dracut softball champs
    08/29/2015 06:50 AM EDT - After a competitive year and some exciting playoff rounds, the 12U Dracut Lady Middies were crowned 12B Division Champions in the Middle Essex Softball League. Full Story

    Driving for charity
    08/28/2015 11:41 AM EDT - The annual Links Fore Recovery golf tournament supporting Zach's Team Foundation, which fights opiate addiction issues in memory of Zachary Gys of Lowell, was held at the Four Oaks Country Club in Dracut on Monday afternoon. Full Story

    Water rescue has them wagging on National Dog Day in Lowell
    08/27/2015 12:11 PM EDT - LOWELL -- Lowell firefighters and police teamed up with a feisty little dog that was stuck in Western Canal on Wednesday evening to create a heartwarming rescue story on the most appropriate day of the year -- National Dog Day.  Full Story

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    'Star Wars' BB-8 droid is an instant hit

    'Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ merchandise unveiling has fans waiting in line outside stores.