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    Townsend family teams up with inmates to train service dogs for vets

    12/14/2018 03:13 PM EST
    TOWNSEND -- Can the comfort of a single dog bring wider appeal to more than just its owner? It's paws-ible. Evelyn is a yellow Lab puppy who lives part-time and temporarily at MCI Shirley's medium security facility, bringing companionship to her incarcerated handler as well as joy to a local family before beginning work as a guide.  
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    Townsend family teams up with inmates to train service dogs for vets
    12/10/2018 08:15 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- Can the comfort of a single dog bring wider appeal to more than just its owner? It's paws-ible. Evelyn is a yellow Lab puppy who lives part-time and temporarily at MCI Shirley's medium security facility, bringing companionship to her incarcerated handler as well as joy to a local family before beginning work as a guide.  Full Story

    Operation Playhouse aids Dunstable veteran
    12/07/2018 02:18 PM EST - WESTBORO -- Security Engineered Machinery Co., Inc., global leader in high security information end-of-life solutions, participated in Operation Playhouse, a unique program offered through Habitat for Humanity Metrowest/Greater Worcester, on Nov. Full Story

    Shirley family run out of home by rats
    12/05/2018 09:07 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- A family says it has been driven out of its home by a rat infestation that has plagued numerous residents for months, but which they say has not been addressed by the town. Full Story

    Ayer man behind the wheel of tanker that rolled over in snowy New Hampshire
    11/29/2018 11:16 AM EST - Sun Staff Report NEW HAMPTON, N.H. -- A man from Ayer was not injured when the tanker he was operating rolled over on I-93 in snowy New Hampshire early Thursday morning. Full Story

    Ayer Shirley students prep for worst with EMT course
    11/28/2018 08:27 AM EST - AYER -- An innovative program at Ayer Shirley Regional High School is preparing some students for all types of emergencies. Full Story

    Ayer cancer patient, Lunenburg pilot bond on the Road to Recovery
    11/27/2018 07:46 AM EST - LUNENBURG -- The journey from car to cockpit defines the trajectory of Ron Robillard's friendship with David Dion. Full Story

    UPDATE: Pepperell company promises to reopen on Monday after fire
    11/24/2018 03:05 PM EST - PEPPERELL -- Gears cover the floor. Icicles hang from bent and blackened shelves. A misshapen lump of plastic, once a computer, rests on a charred desk. Full Story

    Blaze destroys Pepperell salvage yard building
    11/24/2018 10:08 AM EST - PEPPERELL -- A blaze reaching at least eight alarms Friday afternoon left the main building at R. H. Willson's auto salvage yard "a complete loss," according to the town administrator. Full Story

    At FACETSetc, a pearl in string
    11/23/2018 03:02 PM EST - GROTON -- Tracey Smith is part of a new wave of entrepren-her-ship. FACETSetc. is one of the pearls in the string of specialty shops located at 30A Hollis St., just a few yards from Main Street.  Full Story