AYER NEWS
ASRHS band and chorus bring home top trophies

AYER -- Members of the Ayer Shirley Regional High School Concert Band and Chorus hit it big recently when they packed up their instruments and music, crammed into a bus and headed for Middletown, New Jersey for the 2018 Music in the Parks Festival at Middletown High School South. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Pepperell selectmen seek answers on gravel pit plan

By Mina Coruz mcorpuz@nashobavalleyvoice.com PEPPERELL -- The Board of Selectmen will seek answers about the status of a potential plan to install a gravel pit in town. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
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Debt exclusion for Groton senior center passes

By Mina Corpuz mcorpuz@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- A Proposition 2 1/2 debt exclusion to fund construction of a new senior center building gained narrow approval from voters in Tuesday's election. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
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MassDevelopment gives another try for Vicksburg Square zoning

SHIRLEY -- MassDevelopment is launching what may be its final push to save historic Vicksburg Square, according to a low-key pitch that Richard Henderson, Executive VP for Devens Real Estate, presented to selectmen Monday night. Full Story
TOWNSEND NEWS
Two deaths in Townsend linked to opioid use

TOWNSEND -- Two people have died in the past 10 days from opioid overdoses in Townsend, part of an alarming spike in opioid use in town, Police Chief Rick Bailey said. Full Story
SPORTS
MVP OF THE PATRIOTSNick Dumont's dreams of athletic glory were dashed when he was diagnosed, but teammates didn't forget him

TOWNSEND -- After two years on the sidelines as the North Middlesex Regional football team's manager, Nick Dumont decided it was time for action. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
Cedar-wrapped salmon for subtle and smoky flavor

One of the best ways to improve your diet and health benefits is by adding more fish to your plate. According to the American Heart Association, 2 - 3 servings of fish (over red meat) is recommended per week as a way to improve health by lowering the risk of heart disease. Full Story
BUSINESS
Company teams up with Lowell General to provide cancer survivorship program

A few years after founding her Tyngsboro-based integrative health center, Body Destinations LLC, in 2000, Brandi Giles noticed that many of her clients were battling cancer. 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