DEP says railways fuel spill 'unlikely' to contaminate groundwater

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- A fuel tank on a Pan Am Railways locomotive ruptured after it was pierced by a piece of rail at the Ayer rail yard, spilling an estimated 2,400 gallons of fuel. Full Story
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
Let's get this girl a dog!

Pepperell family scrambles to raise final funds for 9-year-old with Rett Syndrome
By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com PEPPERELL -- The crunch is on for a 9-year-old girl who, each day, continues to regress because of a rare syndrome. Full Story
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Box Office Top 20: 'Madea' tops charts, 'Moonlight' shines

10/24/2016 07:38 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween" outmuscled the Tom Cruise vehicle "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" at the box office this weekend. 
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Photographer sues Minneapolis studio over Prince photos
10/24/2016 03:53 PM EDT - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who photographed Prince during the late music superstar's early years is suing a Minneapolis studio to recover about 3,000 original pictures. Full Story

President of struggling MTV out after a year
10/24/2016 03:28 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — MTV's president is out after only a year as the network once at the center of youth culture continues to struggle for relevance. Full Story

Some of Bobby Vee's hit singles, chart positions
10/24/2016 01:08 PM EDT - A look at some of the top singles by 1960s pop singer Bobby Vee and their Billboard chart positions: — "Take Good Care of My Baby," hit No. Full Story

1960s pop singer Bobby Vee has died at age 73
10/24/2016 01:08 PM EDT - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pop idol Bobby Vee, the boyish, grinning 1960s singer whose career was born when he took a Midwestern stage as a teenager to fill in after the 1959 plane crash that killed rock 'n' roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J. Full Story

Screaming fans prompt Justin Bieber to walk off stage
10/24/2016 12:08 PM EDT - MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It seems even Justin Bieber finds his screaming fans irritating. The pop star walked off the stage during his show in Manchester, England, on Sunday after some fans ignored his request to stop screaming as he was trying to talk to the crowd between songs. Full Story

Jury acquits man of stalking TV star Kendall Jenner, convicts him of trespassing
10/24/2016 07:33 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jury acquits man of stalking TV star Kendall Jenner, convicts him of trespassing. Full Story