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In lengthy report, complaint against Kreidler found without merit

By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- A complaint alleging that Interim Town Administrator James Kreidler improperly shared sensitive details of a discrimination investigation was shot down by Townsend's Board of Selectmen last week. Full Story
AYER NEWS
Pot-cultivation plan goes up in smoke in Ayer

AYER -- Selectmen ended a local businessman's attempt to open a marijuana-cultivation facility with a tie vote. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Books in Bloom flower at library

PEPPERELL -- The work of professional and amateur flower arrangers filled the air with fragrance at the library. Dogs and other creatures made an appearance in the displays, but without bookworms, there would have been no show at all. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
MCC student speaker, Nashoba Tech's valedictorian, graduating college before high school

LOWELL -- How many high-schoolers can say they received a college degree before accepting the high-school one? Full Story
TOWNSEND NEWS
North Middlesex student hospitalized after fight

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- A high school student was taken to an area hospital following an altercation with another student. Full Story
SPORTS
North Middlesex takes control in win over St. B's

TOWNSEND -- Sometimes when a team has nothing left to play for but pride, that is when it is the most dangerous. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
IN GOOD TASTE: Snack bars rich with flavor, not fat

These moist snack bars taste rich with ancient spices of cardamom and ginger but are light in calories as most of the fat has been replaced with yogurt. Full Story
BUSINESS
DEC director tracks 20 years of Devens development

DEVENS -- From venue to topic to the speaker's title, the talk Devens Enterprise Commission (DEC) Director Peter Lowitt gave at the Fort Devens Museum recently was all about Devens -- the focus was its redevelopment over the last 20 years. Full Story