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    Dracut 'superstar' DPW chief to retire

    Town manager: 'I would put Mike up against any DPW director I have known, I have seen, I have met in my 25 years of public service.'
    DRACUT -- For the past two decades, life has flowed smoothly through Dracut -- everything from traffic to sewage -- in large part because Michael Buxton and his crew cleared the way. Full Story
    SPORTS
    Rays rough-up Rodriguez

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Nick Franklin homered and drove in a career-high five runs to help Tampa Bay end an 11-game losing streak with a 13-7 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. Full Story
    WEB EXTRAS
    BET Awards turn into Prince tribute

    The BET Awards -- or "The Prince Tribute Show" -- featured emotional and energetic performances from Sheila E. Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
    BluesCruise season sets sail

    NEWBURYPORT -- The New Orleans Riverboat Party Cruise will kick off the Newburyport BluesCruise season, setting sail on Saturday, July 2, from Waterfront Park. The cruise will feature artist Henri Smith and his band, "Friends and Flavours. Read More >>
    SPORTS
    Rays rough-up Rodriguez

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Nick Franklin homered and drove in a career-high five runs to help Tampa Bay end an 11-game losing streak with a 13-7 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. Full Story
    LIFESTYLES
    Book Review Lowell writers' poetry packs emotional thunder

    "Becoming Broken" by Masada Jones (Bootstrap Press, 2016, $15); "The Genocide's Love Baby Learns to Sing" by Princess Moon (Bootstrap Press, 2016, $15) By Paul Marion Special to The Sun In his "American Notes" in 1842, Charles Dickens Full Story
    COMMUNITY
    Dracut votes to join dispatch center

    DRACUT -- Dracut became the second local community to opt into the Northern Middlesex Regional Emergency Communications Center on Tuesday, Sept. Full Story