It's a different GOP since 1964

James Coull of Littleton made a lot of positive and factual points on what the Republican Party has done for minorities prior to 1964. Full Story
Overuse of antibiotics is major concern
Why do we insist on a quick fix or a magic pill for every health problem? Why do so many of us insist on an antibiotic prescription even if our health-care provider tells us it's not indicated? Full Story

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Dracut school-panel hopefuls take part in polite debate

04/23/2014 07:54 AM EDT
LOWELL -- The two candidates vying for one seat on the Dracut School Committee, incumbent Matthew Sheehan and challenger Michelle McCarthy, engaged Tuesday in what could best be described as a polite, hour-long discussion, rather than a debate. 
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Dracut School Committee hopefuls agree more than disagree
04/22/2014 05:30 PM EDT - LOWELL -- The two candidates vying for one seat on the Dracut School Committee, incumbent Matthew Sheehan and challenger Michelle McCarthy, engaged Tuesday in what could best be described as a polite, hour-long discussion, rather than a debate, on Full Story

Dracut's Kacavas catches praise
04/18/2014 05:38 PM EDT - DRACUT -- Dracut High's version of "The Natural" may not possess the power needed to belt a climactic homer off a light tower and circle the bases amid a hailstorm of sparks, but good luck finding a more electrifying player than Kaylee Kacavas on a Full Story

10 candidates try to keep peace at Dracut forum
04/17/2014 04:11 PM EDT - DRACUT -- For the most part, the 10 political hopefuls vying for a seat on one of four boards who participated in 2014 Candidates Night abided by the behavioral guideline set by Moderator Melinda Bettencourt to steer clear of personal attacks. Full Story

Dracut man admits vandalizing home, doll and underwear
04/17/2014 10:23 AM EDT - LOWELL -- Matthew Yackel told police he was having a "bad night" and was trying to "walk off his anger" when he broke into his Dracut neighbor's home. Full Story

Dracut man admits to vandalizing neighbor's home, teddy bear and underwear
04/16/2014 02:13 PM EDT - LOWELL -- Matthew Yackel told police he was having a "bad night" and was trying to "walk off his anger" when he broke into his Dracut neighbor's home. Full Story

Dracut vote keeps town manager's power intact
04/16/2014 04:50 PM EDT - DRACUT -- Sitting between one selectman who favored amending the town charter to make Dracut's police and fire chiefs a bit stronger, and another selectman who advocated leaving the strong town manager's powers as is, board Chairwoman Cathy Full Story

Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. Full Story
'Zero Motivation,' 'Point and Shoot' top Tribeca

NEW YORK (AP) — A film about a self-documenting man amid the Libyan revolution and a dark comedy about female Israeli soldiers have taken top honors at the Tribeca Film Festival. Full Story
'Zero Motivation,' 'Point and Shoot' top Tribeca

NEW YORK (AP) — A film about a self-documenting man amid the Libyan revolution and a dark comedy about female Israeli soldiers have taken top honors at the Tribeca Film Festival. Full Story