Transgender Day is a celebration of tolerance and diversity

I write in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, which will be marked in Lowell on Nov. 20. One of the reasons that Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed is to call attention to the violence directed at transgender people around the Full Story
Police must be properly equipped to perform their dangerous duty
I write this letter in response to the recent article titled "Tsongas leads hearing on police armored tactics. Full Story

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Dracut's four new officers boost force to 39

11/20/2014 06:35 AM EST
DRACUT -- The four newest members of the Dracut Police Department include a Master of Science degree-holder, a former corrections officer, two active members of the Air National Guard and Army National Guard, a former Dracut High football and 
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Dracut's four new officers boost force to 39
11/19/2014 07:09 PM EST - DRACUT -- The four newest members of the Dracut Police Department include a Master of Science degree-holder, a former corrections officer, two active members of the Air National Guard and Army National Guard, a former Dracut High football and Full Story

Will Dracut get 2nd shot at farmland buy?
11/19/2014 02:30 PM EST - DRACUT -- It's what 95-year-old Alden Fox most wants for Christmas, members of the lifelong resident's family told selectmen Tuesday night: a Special Town Meeting to offer voters a second chance to buy 27. Full Story

With price cut, Dracut board weighs taking another shot at farmland
11/18/2014 11:40 PM EST - DRACUT -- It's what 95-year-old Alden Fox most wants for Christmas, members of the lifelong Dracut resident's family told selectmen on Tuesday night: a Special Town Meeting to offer voters a second chance to buy 27. Full Story

Man pleads guilty to OUI charges in Dracut crash that injured 2
11/18/2014 06:29 PM EST - LOWELL -- A Haverhill man was sentenced to a year behind bars after he admitted he was under the influence of a bevy of prescription drugs when he hit another car on Route 110 in Dracut in 2011, seriously injuring two people. Full Story

Bassett powers Middies
11/15/2014 06:37 AM EST - SALEM -- Another Friday night, another jaw-dropping performance from Dracut High senior quarterback Tyler Bassett. Full Story

Dracut resident helps lead police to two suspects
11/14/2014 06:36 AM EST - DRACUT -- A Dracut resident who noticed two suspicious people shortly before he realized his home had been broken into Monday morning helped lead police to the suspects. Full Story

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Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh due to the bear's unclear gender and immodest clothing. Full Story