$500G school deficit dominates Dracut Tri-Board discussion
DRACUT -- The school's roughly $500,000 budget deficit remained at the forefront of Thursday's Tri-Board meeting at Harmony Hall. Full Story
Guinea reports 27 new Ebola cases after previous lull
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Authorities in the country where the Ebola epidemic began are concerned about a new outbreak of cases just as officials hoped the crisis was coming under control. Full Story
AP PHOTOS: Firewalkers mark saints' feast day in Greece
AGIA ELENI, Greece (AP) — Sparks leapt from a glowing carpet of coals as Agia Eleni's firewalkers strolled barefoot across it. Full Story
Pelham Library sets goal of '1,000 Books Before Kindergarten'
PELHAM -- The Pelham Public Library, 24 Village Green, invites everyone to participate in the free program, "1,000 Books Before Kindergarten," encouraging reading 1000 books to infants/newborns, toddlers or preschoolers before they enter school. Read More >>
Dracut school board votes to keep $900 cap on athletic fees
DRACUT -- The School Committee voted Monday night to maintain the current $900 cap on athletic fees any one family must pay in a year, and amended the cap to exclude the significantly more expensive hockey fee. Full Story
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Suit: Competitor's smiley face cookies 'confusingly similar'
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not. A Pennsylvania chain says in a lawsuit that the smiley face cookies made by a Chicago-based baker are "confusingly similar" to its own trademarked treats. Full Story
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Michael Fassbender on making 'Macbeth': 'the Scottish film'
CANNES, France (AP) — Michael Fassbender doesn't know if the "Macbeth" curse carries over to movie adaptations, but he'd rather not test it. Full Story
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Duggar son apologizes after molestation accusations surface
Josh Duggar, one of the cast members of the TLC reality show '19 Kids and Counting,' was accused of molesting five young girls, including his sister, as a teenager; no charges were filed. He reportedly takes responsibility in an issued statement.