EDITORIAL: Happy birthday to us: Nashoba Valley Voice celebrates first year

09/23/2016 10:37 AM EDT
With this issue, the Nashoba Valley Voice celebrates a milestone: The paper is one year old. Our one year as a regional weekly newspaper, of course, builds on the decades the paper published as separate publications in six towns. 
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EDITORIAL: Want to buy local? Ayer made that its business
09/16/2016 10:54 AM EDT - Back in November 2014, a group from Hannaford Supermarkets dropped by Ayer Town Manager Robert Pontbriand's office without an appointment and dropped a bombshell: in just two month's time, the company would be closing the town's only supermarket. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Day of Caring volunteers clean up Page Hilltop Elementary

AYER -- Dozens of volunteers came to Ayer Shirley Regional School District's Page Hilltop Elementary School last Friday morning to take on assignments that ranged from painting to snack-packing to weed-pulling. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Celebrate National Alpaca Days at the new Harvard Alpaca Ranch

HARVARD -- Matthew and Amy Varrell had a dream -- and it was full of alpacas. On Saturday and Sunday, 10 a. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
10 questions: He's the new kid at Groton-Dunstable

By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- Michael Woodlock took over as Groton-Dunstable Regional High School's principal in July after spending more than 15 years at Tyngsboro High School in various roles from teaching social studies to coaching to serving as principal. Full Story
 
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EDITORIAL: Happy birthday to us: Nashoba Valley Voice celebrates first year

09/23/2016 10:37 AM EDT
With this issue, the Nashoba Valley Voice celebrates a milestone: The paper is one year old. Our one year as a regional weekly newspaper, of course, builds on the decades the paper published as separate publications in six towns. 
Full Story
EDITORIAL: Want to buy local? Ayer made that its business
09/16/2016 10:54 AM EDT - Back in November 2014, a group from Hannaford Supermarkets dropped by Ayer Town Manager Robert Pontbriand's office without an appointment and dropped a bombshell: in just two month's time, the company would be closing the town's only supermarket. Full Story

Compromising justice
09/16/2016 07:36 AM EDT - On which side of the courtroom would you rather be -- serving on a jury or facing charges for not upholding your duty as a citizen? Full Story

Gov. LePage's misguided rage
09/02/2016 07:36 AM EDT - Everybody's favorite political punching bag, Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage, led with his chin again Monday by denigrating the Merrimack Valley -- Lowell and Lawrence in particular -- in identifying our region as one of the primary sources of his state's drug epidemic. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Shirley takes its new recall law for a test drive
08/26/2016 09:29 AM EDT - That was fast. Shirley's brand-spanking-new recall law, created by citizen's petition and signed by Gov. Full Story

We're in a drought -- say goodbye to your green lawn
08/19/2016 07:37 AM EDT - It's strange to say this after a week that included several nights with lightning storms and heavy rain: we're in a drought. Full Story

Granberg: The case of the missing Post-it
08/12/2016 10:35 AM EDT - By Carl Granberg A Pepperell senior Post-its, those little 3-inch multi-colored pieces of paper with the sticky strip on the back, are the greatest invention ever for a growing population of memory-challenged senior citizens. Full Story