Spotlight brought to little-known figure of Tyngsboro’s Black history

TYNGSBORO — Only a few things are known for certain about Ovid Houston, a mid- to…

Back home, but uncertainty remains

LOWELL — After finding herself unexpectedly stuck in Mexico last May, Ana Rafael Cruz is back…

Maine family sues Amazon, local trucking companies after man killed by delivery driver

LOWELL — The family of a Maine man who suffered fatal injuries when struck by a…

Wong, bullpen lead Red Sox past Blue Jays

BOSTON — The Red Sox offense continues to be stuck in neutral early this season, but…

McAvoy pots winner as Bruins top Blues in OT

ST. LOUIS — Charlie McAvoy scored 48 seconds into overtime and Jeremy Swayman made 20 saves…

Townsend local hosts Easter benefit for MSPCA

TOWNSEND — More than 50 kids braved the rain last Saturday to benefit the Massachusetts Society…

Bruins drop third straight as Senators rally to win

BOSTON — Brady Tkachuk, Josh Norris and Tim Stützle each scored a goal in the second…

Shawsheen Tech students win 71 medals at SkillsUSA District competition

BILLERICA — Students from Shawsheen Valley Vocational Technical High School recently competed in the SkillsUSA District…

Montel Williams visits Dracut dispensary to promote new line of cannabis products

DRACUT — Television talk show host and military veteran Montel Williams visited town Wednesday to promote…

Littleton softball team continues its winning ways

LITTLETON — When you’re the two-time league champions with two losses over the last two seasons…

Scoreboard: Maillet powers Billerica past Tewksbury

Senior captain Jessica Maillet drilled a solo home run in fourth, as Billerica beat Tewksbury. Billerica…

Lowell man charged with aggravated rape of child

LOWELL — A Lowell man was arrested April 6 on two counts of aggravated rape of…

Nashoba Tech Foundation prepared to champion technical education

WESTFORD — Nashoba Valley Technical High School has a Boosters Club, and its members have provided…

Fowler primed to make an impact at UMass Lowell

LOWELL — Luke Strand is a hockey coach, not a fortune teller, and doesn’t need a…

UMass tuition rising this fall after two-year freeze

Tuition across all University of Massachusetts campuses will increase this fall for the first time in…