EDITORIAL: Boosting voter rolls won't boost turnout

11/17/2017 02:45 PM EST
November election results are in and the winner again is -- apathy, by a landslide. That was certainly the case in Lowell, where despite the most hotly contested issue in recent memory -- whether to renovate the existing downtown high school or build a new Lowell High School off Route 38 -- only a paltry 21 percent of the 65,000 registered 
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EDITORIAL: Shirley becomes a drama-free zone on Election Night
11/10/2017 01:58 PM EST - There were no television trucks parked outside the polls in Shirley Tuesday, anxiously awaiting the results of the selectmen race. Full Story

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EDITORIAL: Boosting voter rolls won't boost turnout

11/17/2017 02:45 PM EST
November election results are in and the winner again is -- apathy, by a landslide. That was certainly the case in Lowell, where despite the most hotly contested issue in recent memory -- whether to renovate the existing downtown high school or build a new Lowell High School off Route 38 -- only a paltry 21 percent of the 65,000 registered 
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EDITORIAL: Shirley becomes a drama-free zone on Election Night
11/10/2017 01:58 PM EST - There were no television trucks parked outside the polls in Shirley Tuesday, anxiously awaiting the results of the selectmen race. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Etched in stone doesn't make it so
10/27/2017 12:41 PM EDT - So the town of Groton welcomes people of all backgrounds to its cozy bedroom community? At least that's what the many markers placed around town have etched in stone. Full Story

KATHLEEN PARKER: What's in a name? Plenty to a grieving relative
10/25/2017 10:02 AM EDT - WASHINGTON -- If there's any redeeming news this week, it's that no one will ever forget La David Johnson's name. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Will Boston cash rule 3rd District race?
10/20/2017 03:18 PM EDT - At first blush, what appears to be a strength can sometimes turn into a liability. That's certainly a possible impression left by the first federal financial records from the 3rd Congressional District race. Full Story

EDITORIAL: No taste for liquor sales on Thanksgiving Day
10/13/2017 02:21 PM EDT - State Rep. Colleen Garry has again filed legislation that would allow retail outlets to sell liquor on Thanksgiving. Full Story

EDITORIAL: A toxic brew of race, sports and Trump
09/29/2017 12:06 PM EDT - For anyone wondering how long President Donald Trump could keep his destructive and divisive impulses reined in, the answers came like a violent football collision over the weekend. Full Story