Cut recess? There ought to be a law against that!

09/22/2017 12:20 PM EDT
Don't mess with recess. That time set aside during the school day when when kids can be kids -- run, play, socialize and de-stress -- is being threatened in Massachusetts, according to Rep. 
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PALUZZI: A quiet town, shattered, in spotlight
09/14/2017 02:47 PM EDT - This doesn't happen here. A 22-year-old man shows up, naked, covered with blood and mud at a stranger's home. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Judge removes impound order; some records on Groton slayings will be released

AYER - Some court records related to a Groton quadruple-murder case will be made public, after an Ayer District Court judge on Wednesday rescinded her impoundment of those documents. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Cuddle with a cria for Alpaca Farm Days in Harvard

HARVARD -- Matthew and Amy Varrell started with just eight alpacas a year ago. After nature took its course and a few more acquisitions, their herd is now up to 16. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Horrific scenes can take an emotional toll

When a firefighter, cop or EMT goes to work, what might happen is not always known. Full Story
 
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Cut recess? There ought to be a law against that!

09/22/2017 12:20 PM EDT
Don't mess with recess. That time set aside during the school day when when kids can be kids -- run, play, socialize and de-stress -- is being threatened in Massachusetts, according to Rep. 
Full Story
PALUZZI: A quiet town, shattered, in spotlight
09/14/2017 02:47 PM EDT - This doesn't happen here. A 22-year-old man shows up, naked, covered with blood and mud at a stranger's home. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Baker bill targets drug dealers who kill
09/08/2017 12:25 PM EDT - Massachusetts has been at the forefront of the war on opioid abuse, dedicating millions of dollars to give those on the front lines the tools they need in the key areas of treatment, education and prevention. Full Story

EDITORIAL: All Are Welcome in Groton -- as long as it's not etched in stone
09/03/2017 04:50 PM EDT - The new message at Groton's town boarders is etched in stone, the best to preserve the message for futue generations: "All Are Welcome. Full Story

Recallers say they want to save the town money -- unless it's their bill
08/25/2017 03:03 PM EDT - Ask a Townsend recaller why they want to change the town leadership and they'll point to their wallets. Full Story

LETTER: Townsend BOS, administrator's actions are a danger to water safety
08/23/2017 10:10 AM EDT - We face a time currently where water utilities are expected to do more than their normal, defined job. Full Story

No choice but to beware of pot-impaired drivers
08/18/2017 12:43 PM EDT - Despite their best efforts to correct all the unintended consequences of the referendum-approved recreational-marijuana law, state lawmakers couldn't come up with a mechanism to detect marijuana-impaired motorists. Full Story