AYER NEWS
From recycling to composting, Sabol is happy to lend a hand

AYER -- Laurie Sabol is busier in her retirement than she ever was during her decades-long career as a librarian. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Pepperell's Coyle named Nichols advisor

DUDLEY -Jillian Coyle, of Pepperell, has been appointed to the Nichols College Board of Advisors. She is a senior manager of corporate compliance and contracts at American Well, a Bostonbased technology company that improves access to quality healthcare through the use of virtual visits. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Chelmsford native finds screen time in 'Long Lost Daughter'

CHELMSFORD -- Enjoy suspenseful thrillers and seeing local people on the small screen? Then you may want to tune into the Lifetime Channel tonight at 8 p. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Residents complain about rat 'infestation'

SHIRLEY -- Residents in the Valley View and Apple Rock Way area, housing developments off Lancaster Road, have seen rats in their neighborhood recently and are worried there's an "infestation problem," said Janice Mancini, who brought the issue to the selectmen Monday night. Full Story
TOWNSEND NEWS
Tenney earns May Endowment Award

TOWNSEND -- The 18th Annual William E. May Endowment Fund Award Dinner will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Townsend Ridge County Club. Full Story
SPORTS
Johnson hits the target for N. Middlesex

It was the Myah Johnson show as the North Middlesex Regional girls soccer team blasted Tyngsboro, 6-1, in a recemt Midland-Wachusett League game. Full Story
BUSINESS
Phoenix Park, Pepperell Place offer business spaces large and small

SHIRLEY -- Phoenix is a word to describe something that has risen from the ashes. The 325,000-square-foot commercial building on Shaker Road fits that definition and is thus known as the Phoenix Park. The sprawling commercial center, along with Pepperell Place, at 20 Mill St. in Pepperell, are two of the newest properties of LexVest Group, a Lexington-based development company.  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