AYER NEWS
Two churches. One home.

Shepherd of the Valley moves to Ayer's Federated Church
AYER -- Shepherd of the Valley Church of Groton is settling into its new home behind the purple doors of the Federated Church in Ayer. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
HISTORY BOOK CARRIES A PERSONAL, LOCAL TOUCH

PEPPERELL -- Former Nissitissit Middle School science teacher Ron Dube never forgot his love for history. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Behind Boutwell House is a place to grow

GROTON -- An empty lot behind the Groton Historical Society will be transformed into a public space through volunteer-driven efforts. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
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Cops for Kids with Cancer

The Nogler family of Shirley was the recipent of a Cops for Kids with Cancer donation of $5,000 Tuesday at the Shirley Police Department. Full Story
TOWNSEND NEWS
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It's a long way from Townsend

The old wooden sign caught Charles Nelson's eye at an antique show in Nashville. The green and white sign was wood, two-sided, weathered and beaten from exposure to the elements. Full Story
SPORTS
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Broken record

The Tyngsboro/Groton-Dunstable boys 200 medley relay team broke the school record with a time of 1:46.29 at the Division 1 State Championship meet last weekend at BU. From left are head coach Gregory Sarantakis, freshman Cam Watelet, freshman Gavin Duhamel, freshman Kevin Carpenter, senior Ben Mason and assistant coach Andrew Rogers. 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