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    Desperate Dracut board raises fees

    Athletics, parking, buses, all to cost more
    DRACUT -- School Committee members were visibly pained Monday night as they voted to implement a series of activity and service fees for next school year to make up a portion of the $1. Full Story
    SPORTS
    High school scores

    BOYS TENNIS Lowell 3, Lawrence 1; Austin Prep 5, Bishop Fenwick 0; St. Mary's 4, Lowell Catholic 1; Westford 4, Concord-Carlisle 1; Wilmington 4, Watertown 0; Algonquin 4, Groton-Dunstable 1; Burlington 5, Stoneham 0 GIRLS Full Story
    HEALTH
    FDA: Medtronic must stop most sales of Synchromed drug pumps

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says Medtronic must stop most sales of its implantable drug pumps after years of uncorrected problems. Full Story
    WEB EXTRAS
    (Jose Luis Magana/AP)
    Riot erupts after funeral for man hurt in police custody

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody. Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
    (PHOTOS BY TORY GERMANN FOR UMASS LOWELL)
    UML celebrates creativity and talent

    LOWELL -- Best-selling author Andre Dubus III, a UMass Lowell English Department professor, emceed a portion of the university's first-ever Chancellor's Celebration of the Arts on Thursday, April 23. The event, a fundraiser for student scholarships, showcased the creativity and talent of more than 200 UMass Lowell students and faculty who presented readings, musical and theatrical performances, and an art exhibit.  Read More >>
    SPORTS
    Middies' rally falls short

    The Dracut 8th Grade Boys Travel basketball Team lost another tight hard fought game. Down double digits early to Lowell, the Middies (2-8) stormed back in the second half to make this Merrimack Valley League rival game a close contest before losing 61-58. Full Story
    LIFESTYLES
    'Happyish' profane and soulless

    It's rare to encounter a half-hour dramedy on a premium network that is as misconceived, off-putting and impenetrably shrill as Shalom Auslander's "Happyish," which premiered on Showtime Sunday. Full Story
    COMMUNITY
    10 Questions With ... Parker Library director Nanci Milone Hill

    DRACUT -- She's been at the helm of the Parker Library in Dracut for a little more than two years but for Nanci Milone Hill, each day is as new and fresh as the day she took over as library director. Full Story
    Pop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas show

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mariah Carey wants Las Vegas to know there's a new girl in town. The pop icon arrived at Caesars Palace Monday night in a classic pink convertible behind 18 mobile billboards bearing the titles of her number one hits. Full Story