Service dog is Pepperell girl's new best friend

PEPPERELL -- Livi's dog does all the things that a little girl could dream of a dog doing. Three days into living with his new family, Romeo has made himself at home. He has gone on a tour of the 10-year-old's closet seeing all of her favorite clothes, plays on the floor with her and sleeps on the bed.  Full Story
AYER NEWS
Cleaner water in Ayer starts with rain gardens

AYER -- Some fancy-sounding things are in the works that will remove nasty stuff from rainwater and slow down the amount of pollution ending up in the ponds. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
New ambulance on its way to Pepperell; Town Meeting speaks against regional dispatch

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com PEPPERELL -- The town will be getting a new ambulance to replace a 2005 Ford with over 144,000 miles on the odometer. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Service dog is Pepperell girl's new best friend

PEPPERELL -- Livi's dog does all the things that a little girl could dream of a dog doing. Three days into living with his new family, Romeo has made himself at home. He has gone on a tour of the 10-year-old's closet seeing all of her favorite clothes, plays on the floor with her and sleeps on the bed.  Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Take a pub crawl and raise a glass to Shirley history

SHIRLEY -- In 1752, the first tavern was built on land that would become Shirley. It served as a place for rest and refreshment for locals and travelers. Full Story
TOWNSEND NEWS
Townsend Military Band to hold pre-Independence Day concert

TOWNSEND -- The Townsend Military Band will play a special pre-Independence Day Concert on the Townsend Common on Thursday evening, June 29, featuring many popular American tunes. Full Story
SPORTS
G-D slowed by Walpole, heat (SLIDESHOW)

WELLESLEY -- Eastern Mass. champion Walpole showed that it put the conditioning work in throughout the season, as the Rebels emerged with a 9-5 victory over Central/Western Mass. Full Story
BUSINESS
Revenue-hungry pols mull popular sales tax holiday

BOSTON -- A two-day sales tax holiday, which has taken place nearly every year for more than a decade, is a lifeline for shops swamped with competition by online retailers that are always a few clicks Full Story

 
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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