Join fight to ban plastic cups

Last month, a six-ton, 33-foot-long sperm whale washed up on the shore of Spain after dying from the 64 pounds of plastic found in its intestines, including bags, nets, ropes and food containers. Full Story
PACH Food Pantry gets boost from Stamp Out Hunger drive
Not even the rain and cool temperatures could keep the donations from coming into the PACH food pantry on May 12. Full Story

Vote yes on Question 1 for a new Groton Senior Center
With the approval of Article 5 at Town Meeting, construction funding for a new senior center, townspeople should now lend their support to completing the process by voting yes on Question 1 at Town Election on next Tuesday, May 22. Full Story

ASRHS band and chorus bring home top trophies

AYER -- Members of the Ayer Shirley Regional High School Concert Band and Chorus hit it big recently when they packed up their instruments and music, crammed into a bus and headed for Middletown, New Jersey for the 2018 Music in the Parks Festival at Middletown High School South. Full Story
Lunenburg woman wins Ducky Wucky River Race -- and dinner anywhere in the world

HARVARD -- Jo-Anne Poirier of Lunenburg picked the luckiest rubber duck of all -- in fact, it was a 1 in 5,000 shot. Full Story
Trash pickup cost rises in Shirley

SHIRLEY -- When a resident questioned a sharp rise in cost for trash pickup at Annual Town Meeting Monday night, Board of Health Chairman Jay Howlett was ready with an answer. Full Story