Pepperell Senior Center salutes the volunteers that keep it running

It's not unusual for an employee to call in when they can't make it for a shift. It is unusual when that employee calls in three months in advance about missing a shift. Full Story
'Buddy' will return to Old Groton Meetinghouse
I am excited to announce that after a many month absence from the spire of the Old Groton Meetinghouse, the 250 year old rooster weather vane affectionately known as "Buddy" returns to his rightful place overlooking Minuteman Common on Saturday morning, July 15, 10 a. Full Story

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Officer Reidy held to ridiculous standard

Recently a story was published that includes a letter regarding Townsend police Officer George Reidy and a seeming "admission of guilt." It is more than interesting how one particular reporter seems to have more information than the rest. Full Story

AYER NEWS
CATANIA OILS SEES BIG GROWTH IN AYER

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Giuseppe Basile would be proud. More than 100 years ago, the non-English-speaking Sicilian immigrant bottled cans of olive and vegetable oil by hand and sold them door-to-door in Lynn. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
35 years after killing, Lowell family seeks answers

Raising money to exhume body for DNA testing
LOWELL -- Brenda Lacombe was just 19 years old. Her badly beaten and decomposing body was found off Interstate 495 in Harvard in 1982, and no one has been charged with her killing in the 35 years since. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Family and friends celebrate Don Reed's well-lived life

SHIRLEY -- When Don Reed and his wife, Sally, moved to the small town where they made their home for over 35 years, Don began to immerse himself in the civic and social activities of the community, serving on the Master Plan Committee and on the Historical Commission, which he chaired for several years. Full Story