Some good news in the war on opioids

12/02/2016 07:35 AM EST
The war on opioid addiction needed a victory, and it got one Tuesday. As the State House News Service reported, daily searches to the state's prescription monitoring program have more than quadrupled since the cumbersome online program system was overhauled and a new law required doctors to check the system before prescribing the most addictive 
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North Middlesex kids go 'Miles for Lewiston'
11/25/2016 07:36 AM EST - North Middlesex Regional High School cross-country coach Suzanne Williams and her team of runners proved recently that they could go the distance to help counterparts in another city whose journey began half a world away. Full Story

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10-year-old takes time to talk for the turkeys

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- When Preston O. Campaner saw a potential problem, the 10-year-old did something about it. Full Story
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Swastikas, racist graffiti found at Bromfield School

HARVARD -- Police were notified Friday morning that a rock in front of The Bromfield School in Harvard was vandalized with swastikas and other offensive vandalism. Full Story
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Children dressed as sheep will follow shepherds to Bethlehem

GROTON -- Looking for a great way to start the Christmas/Advent season with your kids? On Sunday afternoon, children dressed as sheep will join their parents (dressed as shepherds) and flock to "Bethlehem" to witness the birth of Jesus, as they participate in a dramatic re-telling of the Christmas story, acted and narrated by Shepherd of the Full Story
 
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Some good news in the war on opioids

12/02/2016 07:35 AM EST
The war on opioid addiction needed a victory, and it got one Tuesday. As the State House News Service reported, daily searches to the state's prescription monitoring program have more than quadrupled since the cumbersome online program system was overhauled and a new law required doctors to check the system before prescribing the most addictive 
Full Story
North Middlesex kids go 'Miles for Lewiston'
11/25/2016 07:36 AM EST - North Middlesex Regional High School cross-country coach Suzanne Williams and her team of runners proved recently that they could go the distance to help counterparts in another city whose journey began half a world away. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Shirley cop's firing is proper, justified
11/18/2016 10:47 AM EST - The Shirley Board of Selectmen made the proper decision in firing former police Sgt. Alfreda Cromwell for insubordination and lying, and must stand by the decision even if it is unpopular with a vocal segment of townspeople. Full Story

An elusive, lethal target
11/11/2016 07:36 AM EST - The latest Department of Public Health report clearly shows the complexity involved in attempting to gain the upper hand on the state's opioid-opiate crisis. Full Story

The debates are over: It's finally time to vote
11/08/2016 11:23 AM EST - There's a saying that gets thrown around at this time every year: If you don't vote, you can't complain. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Groton-Dunstable community delivers hometown charity
10/25/2016 10:43 AM EDT - For military families who get shuttled among several postings while serving in this country and perhaps around the world, it must be difficult to feel at home in any one community. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Good intentions shouldn't end career
10/10/2016 11:49 AM EDT - The life of a conservation commissioner is generally a quiet one, filled with site walks, wetlands mitigation and earnest pleas to protect the environment and maintain open space. Full Story