The Boston Marathon has been postponed to Sept. 14, the mayor announced today. As the Herald reported today, a source has said the iconic race needed to be pushed back to the fall to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. In a short announcement today, a City Hall official said: “Mayor Martin J. Walsh […]


In Lowell, October means more than foliage and farmers’ markets. It is the month that the city celebrates the life of arguably its most famous native. And this year’s Jack Kerouac festival, Lowell Celebrates Kerouac, will be especially meaningful as it marks the 50th anniversary of the Beat Generation icon’s death. On Oct. 21, 1969, […]

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DRACUT — A little over a year ago, Selectman Joseph DiRocco met with Town Manager Jim Duggan to discuss some calls DiRocco said he received from local contractors. They wanted to know why they weren’t being offered contracts in town. According to DiRocco, Duggan said he would look into it. The calls from contractors continued. […]