Lowell public school teachers contribute far more than they earn

The recent article, "Lowell's top teachers earn over $80,000" was filled with partial truths and appears to have been written with the intent of misinforming Sun readers. Full Story
Why We Need to Ban OxyContin
As I lay in bed the other night, I received yet another call from a childhood friend telling me that someone we know had overdosed. Full Story

Couple arraigned in Dracut firearms theft

10/06/2015 10:27 AM EDT

LOWELL -- An investigation triggered by the theft of 14 firearms from a Dracut housebreak last month led to a high-speed chase, a hit-and-run, and the arrest on Friday of a New Hampshire woman and her Full Story

Dracut's goal: Increase services and revenues
10/05/2015 07:48 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Four months into the Joint Budget Task Force's mission to analyze Dracut's fiscal future, a picture is starting to emerge of a town that will have to make bold, wide-ranging changes to expand services at a healthy rate. Full Story

Needed: Boy's best friend: Family of Dracut 11-year-old with severe anxiety eyes service dog
10/04/2015 07:31 AM EDT - DRACUT -- The holidays are some of the hardest times of the year for Billy Largy. All the commotion and people make the Dracut 11-year-old -- who has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, ADHD and severe anxiety -- paralyzingly anxious.  Full Story

Dracut dunked
10/03/2015 06:39 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Joseph Samuelman rushed for 147 yards and four touchdowns while powering North Andover past Dracut, 37-0, Friday night in a Merrimack Valley Conference Division 2 football game. Full Story

Bourgeois lifts Dracut by THS
10/02/2015 06:38 AM EDT - Reed Bourgeois earned medalist honors with a 37 to spark Dracut to a 30.5-23.5 victory over Tyngsboro in a non-league golf match at Tyngsboro Country Club. Full Story

Dracut firefighters respond to chemical leak
10/01/2015 06:38 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Dracut firefighters and a regional hazardous materials team were at the scene of a chemical leak at a trucking company located off Broadway Road Wednesday night. Full Story

Dracut falls on the road
09/26/2015 06:37 AM EDT - METHUEN -- Kendrick Denose rushed for 156 yards and three touchdowns as Methuen defeated Dracut, 35-8, in a Merrimack Valley Conference Division 2 football game Friday. Full Story

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Nick Gordon charged in Bobby Kristina Brown's death?

Report says Georgia grand jury will decide this week whether there’s enough evidence to charge Gordon with a crime.