AYER NEWS
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Ayer man stabbed to death, woman charged

AYER -- A 24-year-old Ayer man died Friday afternoon after being stabbed by a 26-year-old Ayer woman to whom he is related, and the woman is in police custody pending arraignment on Monday, according to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
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Pepperell covered bridge spray-painted by vandals

PEPPERELL -- Vandals have spray-painted the town's covered bridge on Groton Street twice since Monday, police said. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
BRIDGE REPAIRS SCRUTINIZED

GROTON -- Two days after Selectman Josh Degen was awarded a contract to repair beloved Fitch's Bridge, the cost jumped above the legal threshold for competitive bidding. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Meeting House plans fun fundraising events to brighten fall

SHIRLEY -- Take the colors of autumn, along with a simple white meetinghouse, and you have the makings of a quintessential New England town. Full Story
TOWNSEND NEWS
Veterans invited to breakfast

TOWNSEND -- On Nov. 9, the North Middlesex Regional High School Student Council is hosting its annual Veterans Day breakfast and ceremony. Full Story
SPORTS
Vikes face key game Friday vs. Gr. Lowell

WESTFORD -- With two games left before the MIAA playoffs begin, the Nashoba Tech football team has put itself in strong position to advance. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
Crispy roasted chicken, a lighter version

Looking for an easy week-night dinner? Look no further. This chicken dish is easy to prepare and lighter, as no eggs are used in the coating. 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