14 hrs ago
Heat is on at Dracut telethon
For 31 spring breaks in a row, DATV Director Gary Meuse has stayed home to orchestrate the most unique, volunteer-driven, local TV broadcast fundraising event in the United States, rather than travel to some exotic location.
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18 hrs ago
Ex-Dracut football star charged in sex assault
A former Dracut High football player is accused of sexually assaulting a woman whom police say he followed from a gym.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
School panel incumbent to face challenger
Michelle McCarthy, a former three-year president of the Parker Avenue School Parent-Teacher Organization and a stay-at-home mom, is running for School Committee, she announced.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Dracut police chief to selectmen: 'We are running low'
Police Chief Kevin Richardson came before selectmen Tuesday night to reiterate his department's commitment to public safety in the wake of staffing cuts that have depleted his ranks over the past few years.
Dracut school principal named
The next principal of Lakeview Junior High School needs no introduction to parents of fifth-, sixth- and seventh-graders, or the School Committee, Superintendent of Schools Steven Stone said Monday night before formally presenting Maria McGuinness to the board as the "ideal person."
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Sheehan unopposed as clock ticks on Dracut election
What has been quite an eventful past 12 months for School Committee member Matt Sheehan may become much less eventful, if no opponent steps forward to challenge his re-election bid by Monday.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Dracut's Special Education PAC will hold a workshop Thursday on "Autism Insurance Reform," with speaker Amy Weinstock, director of the Autism Insurance Resource Center.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Shaw Farm in Dracut has been delivering milk and dairy products in the local area for more than 100 years.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
GET OUT OF HIS HAIR: I turned on my TV to watch the selectmen's meeting and to my surprise the lady with the big hair was back again, spouting her usual venom.
On board with tobacco ban in Dracut pharmacies
All pharmacies in Dracut, Massachusetts will no longer be selling tobacco products, due to a policy change the Board of Health proposed.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Dracut selectman hopeful drops out
One week after picking up nomination papers at Town Hall to run for selectman, School Committee Chairman Michael McNamara has withdrawn from the race, he announced.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The semifinalists have been chosen and the lineups are locked in - the 2014 WBRU Rock Hunt is officially ready to roll.
Wayland Police Make Warrant Arrest
A Dracut man was arrested by Wayland police following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Estabrook, local auto racing legend, passes away at 83
The sport of midget auto racing lost a giant this past week with the death of Dracut's Bill Estabrook at the age of 83 following a lengthy illness.
'Out of Control' Woman Arrested for Defacement of Property
Arrests At 9:21 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 24, a 911 caller from Riverdale Ave. called police reporting that a person she knows was out of control.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Hickey in running to be town manager in Dracut
Town officials had little comment on Hickey's position as one of the finalists for the position across the state border.
Local reps want Pelletier released from state custody
Two local Republican lawmakers are calling on the embattled Massachusetts Department of Children and Families to release a sick Connecticut teenager from state custody into her parents' care.
Dracut man gets 1 year probation for firearms charge
A 64-year-old Dracut man will be on probation for a year after police learned that while Dennis McNeil was at Tewksbury Memorial High School dealing with his son's troubles, police discovered he had a duffel bag with guns in his truck outside the school.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Our Opinion: Get educated on pipeline
Berkshire County may be confronting its own mini-Keystone pipeline debate with Tennessee Gas Pipeline exploring a new natural gas line through Western Massachusetts on its way east to Dracut.
Afghanistan vet pleads not guilty to Dracut road rage incident
A 41-year-old city woman pleaded not guilty to assault after a road-rage incident last year in which police allege she scared a woman and her three children to tears.