For love of the gameLowell Legion team in midst of 12 games in 12 days stretch

07/08/2015 07:40 AM EDT
LOWELL -- It is good Lowell Post 87 players express their love for baseball. Their love is being put to the hardball test. 
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Dracut school board votes to keep $900 cap on athletic fees
05/11/2015 09:39 PM EDT - DRACUT -- The School Committee voted Monday night to maintain the current $900 cap on athletic fees any one family must pay in a year, and amended the cap to exclude the significantly more expensive hockey fee. Full Story

SPORTS
Celtics complete trade for Lee

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors have completed the trade sending two-time All-Star forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace and Chris Babb, the teams said Monday. Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
Classic-car collector hopes to open museum in Dracut

DRACUT -- Gee whiz, Charlie Beaulieu's '59 Cadillac sure has some slick fins. The mauve Eldorado Biarritz convertible sits gleaming at the end of a row of classic cars in a hangar-like warehouse off Broadway Road.  Full Story
WEB EXTRAS
ATM workers forget bag of cash, man drives off with $150K

MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Police say a man drove off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash after two employees who were replenishing ATMs mistakenly left it on a lawn in northern New Jersey. Full Story
MOST RECENT
Celtics complete trade for Lee

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors have completed the trade sending two-time All-Star forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace and Chris Babb, the teams said Monday. Full Story
Red Sox fall short in slugfest
BOSTON (AP) -- Adam Eaton had three hits and drove in two runs to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. Full Story

Post 87 survives a tough one
HAVERHILL -- The lead Lowell Post 87 had been playing with for nine innings was suddenly in jeopardy. Full Story

A-Rod homers on his 40th birthday
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez is hitting home runs in his 40s, just like he did as a teenager. Full Story

Lowell cruises in series opener
Lowell opened up a best-of-three playoff series in the Suburban Pony League 13-year-old Division with an impressive 12-2 victory over Dracut on Monday in Lowell. Full Story

Unwritten rule could use a change
Chris Froome of Great Britain won the Tour de France on Sunday. Big whoop. It's bad enough that cycling at that level is dirtier than a Chris Rock standup routine. Full Story

Celtics trade for Lee becomes official
On Monday, the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors officially completed the trade sending two-time All-Star forward David Lee to the Celtics for Gerald Wallace and Chris Babb. Full Story

Zimbabwe: 2 to appear in court for killing Cecil the lion

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — An American allegedly paid $50,000 to kill a well-known, protected lion named Cecil, Zimbabwean conservationists said, as authorities on Tuesday said two Zimbabwean men will appear in court for allegedly helping with the hunt. Full Story
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Review: Barclay delivers gripping story in 'Broken Promise'

"Broken Promise" (NAL/Penguin Random House), by Linwood Barclay Linwood Barclay returns to the small town of Promise Falls for his latest novel, "Broken Promise," bringing back several characters and delivering another gripping tale. Full Story
Train co-founder Hotchkiss back on track with new band

The Grammy singer-songwriter Rob Hotchkiss won as a founding member of the multiplatinum band Train sits inconspicuously on a shelf in the hillside house in Fairfax that he and his wife, Pam, recently moved into,returning to the Bay Area after years of semi-retirement on Vashon Island in Washington's Puget Sound.