AYER NEWS
Ayer Shirley students already on road to science careers

Ayer Shirley Regional High School students Shaizee Valentin-Feliciano and Jacob Miska come from disparate backgrounds but they have much in common. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Man pleads guilty in Pepperell motor-vehicle homicide case

LOWELL -- More than three years after Kendall Van Schoick was killed in an early-morning car accident in Pepperell, Schoick's friend, the 23-year-old driver, will spend a year behind bars after pleading guilty to motor-vehicle homicide. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Prayers answered: Groton-Dunstable chorus will sing at Italian basilica

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The high school chorus forced to pass on an opportunity to perform at an Italian basilica on Easter Sunday has rescheduled a performance at the historic venue. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Attorney General finds Shirley selectmen violated open meeting law

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Selectmen violated the Open Meeting Law during two sessions during the summer, according to a finding released less than two weeks before a recall election. Full Story
TOWNSEND NEWS
RESIDENTS SOUND ALARM ON DANGEROUS DOGS

Emily Norton was walking her two dogs in Townsend's Pearl Hill State Park when it happened -- another walker's two leashed dogs lunged at her, nearly pulling their owner off his feet. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
IN GOOD TASTE: Spinach and egg white scramble gives a super start to your day

Perhaps your new year's resolution is to eat healthier. Start with breakfast, packed with protein, minerals and vitamins, that takes 10 minutes to prepare and will keep you going until mid-day. Full Story