Saturday Mar 8
Westford seeks help with 'irresponsible' Pan Am after derailment
A Pan Am Railways crew works at the scene after five cars jumped the track in Westford's Graniteville section on Feb. 19. Town officials want better cooperation from the railroad.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Hanscom radar system may get $73M boost
Hanscom Air Force Base has gotten a major boost in President Obama's proposed budget, which would commit $73 million to expand the base's radar system.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Tsongas visits Lowell drop-in center
U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas recently visited Bridgewell's Pathfinder Dropin Center program for the homeless on Rock Street in Lowell.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Economic growth begins with a word: Jobs
Whether it's finding funding for infrastructure improvements, supporting education or attracting new businesses with tax breaks, the government can do a lot to support economic development, legislators said Tuesday at a Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce event.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Sentinel & Enterprise
SNAP decision creates debate
The new federal farm law restricts what critics call a loophole to secure more food-stamp money in states like Massachusetts, but state officials have not decided whether to shut down the program targeted by the restriction or increase its funding.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
The Montgomery Advertiser
Roby, GOP's new Benghazi report absolves military of blame
Administration officials should have anticipated the terrorist threat to the American consulate in Benghazi before it was attacked in 2012, according to a Republican analysis released Tuesday.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Military justice still fails sex-assault victims
The U.S. military's dubious handling of sexual-assault cases should be a source of embarrassment and concern for every citizen, especially those sons and daughters who become victims of predatory actions that are ignored or dismissed by their own commanding officers.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
The Washington Post
Republicans on House panel assign blame for Benghazi
Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee largely exonerated the U.S. military from responsibility for failures associated with the Sept.