Oath taken, dream realized

LHS teacher has new lesson to share: How to become a good citizen
LEOMINSTER -- There were different reasons Carlos Silva kept it a secret. It was something he had been discouraged from talking about as a child and a topic that has become increasingly controversial in national politics. Full Story
Troop 61150 does its part to make the world better

Troop 61150 is an amazing Girl Scout troop because of its character, mission and troop leader. Full Story
Residents do not dig plan to fill quarry

PEPPERELL -- Residents do not dig the pile of dirt a developer wants to bring to town. Full Story
Chelmsford native finds screen time in 'Long Lost Daughter'

CHELMSFORD -- Enjoy suspenseful thrillers and seeing local people on the small screen? Then you may want to tune into the Lifetime Channel tonight at 8 p. Full Story
Resident links rat problem to past zoning issue

SHIRLEY -- Although town zoning bylaws prohibit parking more than one unregistered vehicle on a residential property, some residents in two housing developments off Lancaster Road kept abandoned vehicles outside their homes anyway, said Liz Drexler, who has lived in the neighborhood for 12 years. Full Story
For a taste of autumn, try Old-fashioned apple butter

Make an autumn-inspired condiment this year with fresh apples picked from our local orchard. It's usually called apple butter but it doesn't contain any butter, so I like calling it a spread! Full Story
At Breen's Diner, you know it's 'going to be good'

PEPPERELL -- When Jeff and Nancy Breen opened Breen's Diner just shy of four years ago, they already had a name in the community. Full Story

TOWNSEND -- More than 100 residents lined Main Street Saturday morning in support of Police Chief Robert Eaton, who was placed on leave Friday night after blasting a town investigation into Police Department employees.   Full Story