James Foley's life -- and his parents' grace -- inspire us

It's been a difficult has been a week for many parents with older children. We're in the midst of a wave of students going off to college. Full Story
Road race's proceeds benefits education of Kenyan children
Please join us for a fall tradition: The 11th annual Grace Race 5-mile road race and 5-kilometer walk takes place on Saturday, Oct. Full Story

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Dracut teacher is Red Sox 'MVE'

09/01/2014 06:35 AM EDT
BOSTON -- Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz were two of three "most valuable" members of Red Sox Nation who received ovations as they stood at home plate of Fenway Park, and whose images were shown on the giant center-field video screen on Aug. 
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Dracut's 'Legendary Locals' in spotlight
09/01/2014 06:35 AM EDT - DRACUT -- For Lakeview Junior High School history teacher and author Rebecca Duda, the most difficult part of producing a Dracut version of Arcadia Publishing's "Legendary Locals" series was not getting the publisher to green-light her proposal. Full Story

Dracut school bus routes fixed after barrage of complaints
08/30/2014 08:00 AM EDT - DRACUT -- The Dracut Public School District's bus routes are back on track, say school officials, who have scheduled a special informational meeting on Tuesday for concerned parents. Full Story

One dead in Pelham motorcycle crash
08/27/2014 09:46 AM EDT - PELHAM, N.H. -- Mammoth Road was closed near Tenney Road in Pelham Tuesday night after a crash involving a car and a motorcycle claimed the life of the unidentified motorcycle rider, The Sun has learned. Full Story

Pipeline firm: We'll listen to residents' feedback
08/25/2014 08:52 AM EDT - FITCHBURG -- Amid growing concerns from residents in many Massachusetts towns, representatives from Kinder Morgan and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission insist they will take all feedback into consideration when filing and reviewing the Full Story

Is Dracut trainer 'fit' or 'flop'? You can help decide
08/22/2014 12:28 PM EDT - DRACUT -- Minutes after Amanda Kelly took the stage in New York City last October to present her fitness routine and philosophy to the judging panel and Internet audience of the online reality TV series Fit Or Flop, one of three celebrity judges Full Story

Police: Chelsea man charged in Lowell brothers' slayings
08/21/2014 12:08 PM EDT - LOWELL -- The State Police Violent Fugitive Unit moved in on 106 Shawmut St. in Chelsea Tuesday afternoon looking for double-murder suspect Dara Poum, but police said Poum didn't give up easily. Full Story

Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
Chinese director Jiang Wen launches latest movie

BEIJING (AP) — Hoping for maximum publicity, Chinese director Jiang Wen launched his latest movie at an event Monday — more than three months before it is due to open in cinemas. Full Story