Rebecca Duda

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DRACUT – Dave Paquin seems to do it all around town — volunteers at the Historical Society, helps at the Dracut Food Pantry, sets up Harmony Hall for functions, helps organize Old Home Day and don’t forget about the 9/11 Memorial at the Jones Avenue Fire Station — that was his work, too. His dedication […]
Jimmy’s Pizza at the corner of Pleasant and Hildreth Streets has been a popular eatery for many years. But that location has a long history dating back to the 18th century when Revolutionary War General, William Hildreth, Jr., built his home there. William Hildreth, Jr. was born on November 16, 1757. He was a grandson […]
Back in 2014, when I was writing my book, Legendary Locals of Dracut, I had put out notices in the Sun for people with photographs or stories to contact me. The book is a collection of short biographies of Dracut people from all sectors of life — civic, education, entertainment, preservation, military. I heard from […]
In summers of old, Dracut was the hot spot