AYER NEWS
Experience the Nativity -- around the world

St. Andrew's will display 475 creche scenes from Ayer resident's personal collection
AYER -- Nativities from around the world will be on display at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church this weekend, continuing a 17-year tradition started by a member of the congregation, Carolyn Smith, who owns the 475-piece collection. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
A FATHER SHOWS HIS LOVE WITH 'THE STORYTELLER'

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com PEPPERELL -- Sean James McGinty is what you might call a professional Irishman. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
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BYOB on the menu? They're toasting

GROTON -- Pete and Therese Braudis walked into the Groton Market on a frigid Friday evening and asked the clerk for a recommendation. Full Story
SPORTS
N. Middlesex, Groton-Dunstable in tourney final

TOWNSEND -- They closed out Bartlett Gymnasium with a win back in March. Naturally, they had to open the new, as-yet unnamed barn with the same result in December. Full Story
BUSINESS
Townsend Conservation Land Trust chosen for Hannaford Cause Bag program

TOWNSEND -- Townsend Conservation Land Trust, a nonprofit committed to preserving the natural resources and rural character of Townsend, has been selected as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Cause Bag program for the month of December. Full Story

 
NASHOBA PUBLISHING / CALEY MCGUANE
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