Give spring a delicious jump-start

03/05/2014 12:06 PM EST
I'm trying to feel it! I mean, really put my whole heart into wanting this weather to warm up. 
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MTV's 'Real World' hits a new, depressing low (review)
01/31/2014 03:10 PM EST - The series' ratings have flagged anyway, and in this, its 29th season, the producers decided to head in a more contrived direction still. Full Story

SPORTS
Another 'big day' on tap at Saratoga

Since Martin Panza has been appointed Senior Vice-President of Racing Operations for the New York Racing Association, the racing cards have changed in a big way. Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
Two deaths hours apart at Dracut complex called coincidence

DRACUT -- Two deaths at Tennis Plaza Thursday were a coincidence but not suspicious, police said. Both deaths were medical in nature and not connected at all to one another, Deputy Chief David Chartrand said. Full Story
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Teens love vacation selfies; adults, not so much

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacquie Whitt's trip to the Galapagos with a group of teenagers was memorable not just for the scenery and wildlife, but also for the way the kids preserved their memories. Full Story
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Two deaths hours apart at Dracut complex called coincidence

07/31/2014 09:02 PM EDT
DRACUT -- Two deaths at Tennis Plaza Thursday were a coincidence but not suspicious, police said. Both deaths were medical in nature and not connected at all to one another, Deputy Chief David Chartrand said. 
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$1.1M budget item creates false alarm in Dracut
07/31/2014 06:35 AM EDT - DRACUT -- A $1.1 million payment made by the town to the firm in which Town Counsel James Hall is a partner has drawn questions from residents who were unaware that more than 90 percent of that amount went to land purchases Hall made on behalf of Full Story

Dracut police: Suspect took money in paving scam
07/31/2014 09:20 AM EDT - LOWELL -- A Billerica man is accused of fraud by accepting a partial payment to repave a Dracut couple's driveway/parking lot, tearing up the concrete, leaving and not returning. Full Story

$1.1M budget line item creates false alarm for Dracut residents
07/30/2014 07:44 PM EDT - DRACUT -- A $1.1 million payment made by the town to the firm in which Town Counsel James Hall is a partner has drawn questions from residents who were unaware that more than 90 percent of that amount went to land purchases Hall made on behalf of Full Story

2nd OUI bust in 2 weeks for Dracut man charged with running down woman in crosswalk
07/30/2014 10:14 AM EDT - LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man who was arrested nine days ago on a drunken-driving charge in Pelham, N. Full Story

Two drunken-driving charges for Dracut man in less than two weeks
07/29/2014 03:50 PM EDT - By Lisa Redmond lredmond@lowellsun.com LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man, who was arrested nine days ago on a drunken driving charge in Pelham, N. Full Story

Dracut man faces 6th OUI charge after allegedly striking woman
07/29/2014 04:05 PM EDT - LOWELL -- A 50-year-old Dracut man is facing his sixth drunken-driving charge after police say he clipped a utility pole and then struck a 25-year-old female pedestrian on Mammoth Road on Monday, all while drinking from an open bottle of vodka. Full Story

Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway. Full Story
Police: Costumed girl injured at Comic-Con fell

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police say a costumed teenager who was found bloody and unconscious during Comic-Con was likely the victim of a fall, and the injuries weren't caused by an assault. Full Story