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AYER NEWS
Young Ayer pool players are racking up championships

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- On Sundays, aspiring and accomplished pool players alike flock to town for a free lesson followed by playing time. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Pepperell police win grant to fund regional mental health worker

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com PEPPERELL -- The Police Department won a grant to develop a behavioral health jail diversion program. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Groton to ban all lawn-watering in face of drought

By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- Starting Tuesday, Groton will forbid all residential lawn-watering and irrigation to cope with the stress inflicted by months of drought. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
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Shirley residents seek to recall two of three selectmen

SHIRLEY -- A group of Shirley residents are officially seeking the recall of two selectmen just two months after the framework to do so became law. Full Story
TOWNSEND NEWS
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Townsend Selectman King plans 2018 run for state rep

By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- Townsend Selectman Cindy King confirmed this week she has filed paperwork to run for state representative, though she said she does not plan to compete in this fall's election and instead wants to use the next two years to prepare before entering the 2018 race. Full Story
SPORTS
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Holdenwood Trail Run marks its 10th year

SHIRLEY -- This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Holdenwood Trail Run, which in recent years has drawn 600-700 participants from all over New England and beyond. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
Shirley pub crawl focuses on eating and drinking through the ages

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- This town likes its pubs. And its taverns, its inns and its clubs. Full Story
BUSINESS
Shoppers find surprises and welcome at This & That

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashoba valleyvoice.com AYER -- "Wreck the display." This preference is not something a customer expects to hear in a store, but Cynthia DiRenzo means it. Full Story