AYER NEWS
Ayer's Robles earns Girl Scout Gold Award

AYER -- Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts is proud to announce that Ayer Girl Scout Karedis Robles has earned the highest and most prestigious award in Girl Scouting: the Girl Scout Gold Award. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Pepperell's Auto Clinic expands service department

PEPPERELL -- Auto Clinic owner Bill Murphy has always invested in the success of his business, from ongoing training for his technicians, to acquiring state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, to preparing his son -- from age 2 -- to one day take over the business. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Lunenburg's Luth picked as Groton police chief

GROTON -- The search for a new police chief is over ias the Select Board voted unanimously, 5-0, in favor of Lunenburg Police Lieutenant Michael Luth, who was born and raised in Groton. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Master Mason becomes amateur woodworker at Caleb Butler Lodge

First in a two-part series about local Masons and their time-honored traditions SHIRLEY -- When Gary Trollope joined the Caleb Butler Masonic Lodge four years ago, he had retired from decades-long careers in the military and the high tech industry and was seeking new paths to pursue. Full Story
SPORTS
Local players in CMass All-Star football contest

WORCESTER -- The fifth annual Joseph R. Mewhiney Central Mass Chapter All-Star football game took place last week at Worcester State University, featuring recently graduated local high school football stars from throughout all of Central Mass in a North vs. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
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What to cook when it's too hot to cook?

A tasty dish to enjoy throughout summer and super easy to assemble when you stock your kitchen with pasta (choose from a wide variety of different shapes, sizes and ingredients including gluten-free), pick up fresh herbs and veggies from the market or garden and prepare pesto ahead to keep on hand. Full Story
BUSINESS
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A business built on pins and needlesShirley acupuncturist opens practice to help patients with pain

SHIRLEY -- If it's aches and pains or just everyday tension and tightness, Isaac Muffoletto gets your point. 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