Letters to the Editor

Verónica Nicole Rodríguez-Blanco: I use the crosswalk and sometimes the cars won't stop, not even when there's a pedestrian light flashing. Full Story
U.S.. immigration reform must start with securing our southern border
Kate Steinle, a 32-year-old woman, was murdered by an illegal Mexican alien while walking on a San Franciso pier with her father recently. Full Story

Good first impression for Dracut's Bettencourt

08/02/2015 06:37 AM EDT
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Bradley Bettencourt of Dracut is among 73 of Syracuse University's prospective first-year students to present their ideas on public policies that can improve their community at the 70th annual Maxwell Citizenship Scholarship 
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Dracut High School Final Term Honor Roll
08/02/2015 06:37 AM EDT - High Honors SENIORS: Andrew Botros, Meghan Bradley, Rachael Coflin, Katherine Colfer, Cassidy Diaz, Mohamad Hamze, Thomas Hovanec, Alexa Hyde, Andrew Karlson, Katelyn Leboeuf, Robert Lupien, Jessica McHugh, Hannah Monbleau, Erin Morissette, Full Story

Circus priest from Dracut brings God's graces to the 'Greatest Show on Earth'
08/01/2015 07:34 AM EDT -

DRACUT -- Father Jerry Hogan sometimes says Mass near an elephant tub. On one occasion, Hogan listened to a man's confession and turned around to see a tiger staring at him, the two of them just separated by a cage.  Full Story

Dracut's Pollard manages to secure gold for USA
07/31/2015 11:53 PM EDT - Dracut's Jonathan Pollard arrived in Toronto last month wearing his Team USA jacket, which of course spawned curiosity from on-lookers. Full Story

Dracut to review farmland tax breaks
07/31/2015 11:34 AM EDT - DRACUT - Town Manager Jim Duggan has asked Dracut's legal counsel to review potential mistakes in the tax breaks the town has granted to owners of property designated as active farmland. Full Story

Chausse hired as Dracut High's AD
07/27/2015 06:35 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Superintendent of Schools Steven Stone is pleased to announce the appointment of a new athletic director for the Dracut Public Schools. Full Story

Harvest from this 'farmland'? A tax break
07/26/2015 07:59 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Nearly 90 acres of prairie grass and wooded wilderness sprawl out behind the General Casimir Pulaski memorial, at the corner of Arlington and Methuen streets. Full Story

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British singer and TV host Cilla Black dies at 72

LONDON (AP) — Big-voiced British singer Cilla Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. Full Story
J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.