AYER NEWS
St. Andrew's pair trained as Stephen Leaders

AYER -- Two members of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church were among 245 pastors and congregation leaders at a Stephen Series Leader's Training Course (LTC) held from February 4-10 in Anaheim, CA. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Pepperell's Caten is Nashoba Tech student of the month

WESTFORD -- Maddison Caten of Pepperell has been selected as a January Student of the Month at Nashoba Valley Technical High School. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Next stop for G-D Chamber Choir: Carnegie Hall

GROTON -- The award-winning Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Chamber Choir has been chosen to perform at Carnegie Hall with renowned composer and conductor Eric Whitacre. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
WAR MEMORIAL GETS SOME TLC

New sign is just the next step in preserving Shirley's historic WPA building
SHIRLEY -- The War Memorial Building has a big, beautiful new sign atop its front facade, the latest in a series of changes over the years. Full Story
TOWNSEND NEWS
Young American Creative Patriotic Awards seeks artists

TOWNSEND -- The VFW Auxiliary to Townsend Post No. 6538 is sponsoring the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards in conjunction with the VFW Auxiliary Department of Massachusetts and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary. Full Story
SPORTS
Nashoba Tech seniors go out winners; Lowell earns No. 15 (SLIDESHOW)

All five Nashoba Tech players who took the ice scored in their final high school games as the Vikings skated past Gardner, 11-0, on Tuesday. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
This chili deserves a gold medal

If you have tuned in to watch the Winter Olympics taking place in Pyeongchang, Korea, fasten your seatbelt because there is another 10 exciting days of skiing, snowboarding, skating, hockey and many other new events! Full Story
BUSINESS
Entrepreneur has high hopes for expanding cannabis club (SLIDESHOW)

WORCESTER -- The general manager grabbing headlines for opening the city's social club where members can smoke "anything that's legal in Massachusetts" hasn't ruled out opening new chapters in places Fitchburg or Leominster. 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