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With drumrolls and musket shots, Groton's golden rooster returns to his perch (SLIDESHOW)

07/16/2017 08:16 AM EDT
GROTON -- "Buddy" may have only acquired his nickname last year, but the gilded rooster has stood on top of the Old Groton Meetinghouse for centuries.

Photo Gallery | 'Buddy' the weather vane returns to Old Groton Meetinghouse Full Story

Groton pre-school students bring Peace Quilt on Beacon Hill
07/14/2017 12:26 PM EDT - BOSTON -- Recently greeted by two dozen excited and energetic Groton Community School preschoolers, Massachusetts Gov. Full Story

AYER NEWS
CATANIA OILS SEES BIG GROWTH IN AYER

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Giuseppe Basile would be proud. More than 100 years ago, the non-English-speaking Sicilian immigrant bottled cans of olive and vegetable oil by hand and sold them door-to-door in Lynn. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
35 years after killing, Lowell family seeks answers

Raising money to exhume body for DNA testing
LOWELL -- Brenda Lacombe was just 19 years old. Her badly beaten and decomposing body was found off Interstate 495 in Harvard in 1982, and no one has been charged with her killing in the 35 years since. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Family and friends celebrate Don Reed's well-lived life

SHIRLEY -- When Don Reed and his wife, Sally, moved to the small town where they made their home for over 35 years, Don began to immerse himself in the civic and social activities of the community, serving on the Master Plan Committee and on the Historical Commission, which he chaired for several years. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
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Groton inventor's Pre-Bot jumps out of The Toy Box and into kids' hearts

07/17/2017 10:58 AM EDT
GROTON -- When a guy with a love of designing wooden toys combined his graphic skills with sense of social responsibility he created something unique. 
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With drumrolls and musket shots, Groton's golden rooster returns to his perch (SLIDESHOW)
07/16/2017 08:16 AM EDT - GROTON -- "Buddy" may have only acquired his nickname last year, but the gilded rooster has stood on top of the Old Groton Meetinghouse for centuries.

Photo Gallery | 'Buddy' the weather vane returns to Old Groton Meetinghouse Full Story

Groton pre-school students bring Peace Quilt on Beacon Hill
07/14/2017 12:26 PM EDT - BOSTON -- Recently greeted by two dozen excited and energetic Groton Community School preschoolers, Massachusetts Gov. Full Story

Squannacook River Rail Trail nears funding goal
07/05/2017 05:36 PM EDT - Fundraising to build a rail trail between Townsend and Groton is almost complete, thanks to two recent grants. Full Story

Cleaner recycling ahead for Groton
07/05/2017 05:29 PM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- When the wrong stuff gets caught in the recycling stream, the machinery can get all jammed up. Full Story

Paddling paradise: New guide shows you the route
07/05/2017 10:28 AM EDT - GROTON -- One of the best but not very well-kept secrets about Nashoba Valley is the great outdoors. Full Story

Two families. Three soldiers. Only two returned.
06/29/2017 03:21 PM EDT - Letters from the Cutler family and from Joseph and Richard Cleary are among the papers rescued from the bottom of a closet. Full Story

Historical WWII treasure trove found in Groton closet (SLIDESHOW)
06/30/2017 04:03 PM EDT -

GROTON -- A trove of letters sent home by lonely servicemen during World War II, hidden for years at the bottom of a closet, surfaced when Sharon Blood took on the task of cleaning the Blood home after her former parents-in-law died.

Photo Gallery | Long-lost letters from WWII soldiers found Full Story

Groton, Townsend residents named rare disorders co-ambassadors
06/29/2017 12:26 PM EDT - Two Nashoba Valley residents have been named as Massachusetts co-ambassadors for the National Organization for Rare Disorders and its advocacy arm, the Rare Action Network. Full Story

DA donates drug collection box
06/23/2017 11:26 AM EDT - GROTON -- District Attorney Marian Ryan recently addressed about 100 seniors at the annual Groton Senior Picnic District Attorney to educate them on the risks of the opioid epidemic, and donated a drug collection box to for proper disposal of unwanted and unused prescription medication. Full Story