AYER NEWS
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The script calls for disaster

Training spectacle simulates MBTA collision in Ayer
AYER -- Their fates were decided by laminated cards, hung around necks on plain black lanyards. To give first responders the most realistic training, dozens of volunteers at a mock train collision Sunday had to pretend to be injured. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Fruitlands keeps past alive into the future (SLIDESHOW)

HARVARD -- For the past 103 years, Fruitlands has been welcoming visitors seeking nature, art and history. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Shirley receives recycling grant

SHIRLEY -- The town of Shirley has been awarded a $3,500 Sustainable Materials Recovery Program grant that will help maximize their recycling, composting and waste reduction programs. Full Story
 
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Groton's Beth Lindstrom formally announces U.S. Senate run against Elizabeth Warren

10/15/2017 08:36 AM EDT
BOSTON -- Groton resident Beth Lindstrom, who has a long history within the state's Republican Party, formally announced her candidacy for U. 
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ArtsNashoba announces 'Aladdin Jr.' cast
10/13/2017 02:20 PM EDT - GROTON -- ArtsNashoba is proud to announce that a cast of local young actors are currently in rehearsal for Disney's Aladdin Junior. Full Story

COMPLETE STREETS IN GROTON, WITH SAFETY FOR ALL
10/06/2017 11:28 AM EDT - GROTON -- Expect to see lots more traffic safety measures in town by this time next year. Full Story

Hindu temple and Groton share message: All are welcome
10/08/2017 03:43 PM EDT - GROTON -- Thursday was an auspicious day for the town's newest house of worship.  Full Story

Chilling details in Groton slayings
09/29/2017 12:52 PM EDT - GROTON -- Police Officer Gordon Candow was dispatched to 42 Common St., on Sept. 8, at 5:55 p.m., and found 22-year-old Orion Krause sitting naked on a patio chair covered in mud and small cuts. Full Story

Health aides charged with theft from Groton patient
09/28/2017 10:37 AM EDT - GROTON -- Two home health aides from Worcester are facing accusations in Ayer District Court that they stole thousands of dollars from the home of a 93-year-old Groton man who they were hired to care for last year. Full Story

Police report describes chilling details in Groton slayings
09/22/2017 06:24 PM EDT - GROTON -- Police Officer Gordon Candow was dispatched to 42 Common St., on Sept. 8, at 5:55 p.m., and found 22-year-old Orion Krause sitting naked on a patio chair covered in mud and small cuts. Full Story

Horrific scenes can take an emotional toll
09/22/2017 12:37 PM EDT - When a firefighter, cop or EMT goes to work, what might happen is not always known. Full Story

Groton Woman's Club begins new year with new members
09/22/2017 12:14 PM EDT - GROTON -- The Groton Woman's Club held its first meeting,of their 2017-2018 year Sept. 15 at the Groton Union Congregational Church. Full Story

UCC Groton plans Harvest Fair
09/22/2017 11:27 AM EDT - GROTON -- The Union Congregational Church in Groton Is hosting a Harvest Fair on Sept. 30 to help fund the fight against addiction to substances. Full Story