Nomination paper season begins in Pepperell

Nomination papers for the April 24 election will be available in the town clerk's office beginning Monday, January 9. Full Story
Plant-based food revolution is going mainstream
The coming New Year's resolution should be pretty obvious, particularly when it comes to diet: 2017 will go down in history as the year when plant-based meats have revolutionized the food industry. Full Story

LETTER: In Shirley, Santa Claus remembers seniors
Santa's Elves have distributed bags of Christmas goodies to seniors in Shirley. Those eligible to receive the gift are seniors with "80 years or more of experience. Full Story

Ayer Shirley students already on road to science careers

Ayer Shirley Regional High School students Shaizee Valentin-Feliciano and Jacob Miska come from disparate backgrounds but they have much in common. Full Story
Swastikas, racist graffiti found at Bromfield School

HARVARD -- Police were notified Friday morning that a rock in front of The Bromfield School in Harvard was vandalized with swastikas and other offensive vandalism. Full Story
Injunction denied: Shirley recall election will go on

LOWELL -- A superior court judge on Thursday denied a preliminary injunction that was a last-ditch legal effort to thwart the recall election of two Shirley selectmen at the end of the month. Full Story