AYER NEWS
ASRHS band and chorus bring home top trophies

AYER -- Members of the Ayer Shirley Regional High School Concert Band and Chorus hit it big recently when they packed up their instruments and music, crammed into a bus and headed for Middletown, New Jersey for the 2018 Music in the Parks Festival at Middletown High School South. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Pepperell PTO treasurer took $68,000, will not face charges after payback

By Mina Corpuz mcorpuz@nashobavalleyvoice.com PEPPERELL -- A Varnum Brook Elementary School PTO officer who allegedly took more than $68,000 from the fundraising group has paid back the full amount. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Revolutionary find returned to Groton grave (SLIDESHOW)

Grave marker of Joshua Bentley, who aided Paul Revere's ride, found in Arizona
GROTON -- John Raya walked into an Arizona antique shop last year not expecting to find the grave marker belonging to an American Revolutionary War veteran in Massachusetts. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
CROMWELL'S SALARY RAISES TM QUESTIONS

SHIRLEY -- Of the 20 items on the Annual Town Meeting warrant, the issue most talked about around town as likely to cause an upset came up in an unlikely form: Article 4, which asked voters to accept the Salary Classification Plan and FY2019 Wage Scale, as presented in a pair of appendixes. Full Story
TOWNSEND NEWS
Townsend Memorial Day Parade is May 27

TOWNSEND -- Memorial Day will be observed in Townsend on Sunday, May 27. Members of Townsend VFW Post #6538 and American Legion Post #199 and their Auxiliaries will attend the 10:15 a. Full Story
SPORTS
MVP OF THE PATRIOTSNick Dumont's dreams of athletic glory were dashed when he was diagnosed, but teammates didn't forget him

TOWNSEND -- After two years on the sidelines as the North Middlesex Regional football team's manager, Nick Dumont decided it was time for action. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
Cedar-wrapped salmon for subtle and smoky flavor

One of the best ways to improve your diet and health benefits is by adding more fish to your plate. According to the American Heart Association, 2 - 3 servings of fish (over red meat) is recommended per week as a way to improve health by lowering the risk of heart disease. Full Story
BUSINESS
Company teams up with Lowell General to provide cancer survivorship program

A few years after founding her Tyngsboro-based integrative health center, Body Destinations LLC, in 2000, Brandi Giles noticed that many of her clients were battling cancer. Full Story


 
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TOWNSEND -- More than 100 residents lined Main Street Saturday morning in support of Police Chief Robert Eaton, who was placed on leave Friday night after blasting a town investigation into Police Department employees.   Full Story