Donations for Puerto Rico took a detour, but are now helping hurricane survivors

AYER -- More than three months after students with special education needs and members of the community collected boxes of supplies to send to Puerto Rico, the donations will be given to Hurricane Maria victims on the island and those resettling in the Leominster area. Full Story

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
Shirley police name Joseph Santiago detective

SHIRLEY -- There's a new police detective in town. But Joseph Santiago is no newcomer. Hired as a reserve officer by the former police chief in June, 2015 and later appointed as a full time patrol officer, Santiago -- who is not related to Shirley Police Chief Samuel Santiago -- came up through the ranks. Full Story
SPORTS
G-D girls gain another believer

BOLTON -- Every time the Nashoba Regional girls' basketball team would make a run, the visitors from Groton-Dunstable had an answer. 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
Nashoba Tech students recycle used furniture in challenge

WESTFORD -- Students in the Carpentry program at Nashoba Valley Technical High School are learning not only to build structures, but also to build a cleaner environment. 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