EDITORIAL: Happy birthday to us: Nashoba Valley Voice celebrates first year

09/23/2016 10:37 AM EDT
With this issue, the Nashoba Valley Voice celebrates a milestone: The paper is one year old. Our one year as a regional weekly newspaper, of course, builds on the decades the paper published as separate publications in six towns. 
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EDITORIAL: Want to buy local? Ayer made that its business
09/16/2016 10:54 AM EDT - Back in November 2014, a group from Hannaford Supermarkets dropped by Ayer Town Manager Robert Pontbriand's office without an appointment and dropped a bombshell: in just two month's time, the company would be closing the town's only supermarket. Full Story

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  • AYER NEWS
    Day of Caring volunteers clean up Page Hilltop Elementary

    AYER -- Dozens of volunteers came to Ayer Shirley Regional School District's Page Hilltop Elementary School last Friday morning to take on assignments that ranged from painting to snack-packing to weed-pulling. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Celebrate National Alpaca Days at the new Harvard Alpaca Ranch

    HARVARD -- Matthew and Amy Varrell had a dream -- and it was full of alpacas. On Saturday and Sunday, 10 a. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Day of Caring volunteers clean up Page Hilltop Elementary

    AYER -- Dozens of volunteers came to Ayer Shirley Regional School District's Page Hilltop Elementary School last Friday morning to take on assignments that ranged from painting to snack-packing to weed-pulling. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    Mario Guerra for state Senate in 32nd District: Endorsement

    05/15/2014 06:20 PM EDT
    In the race for the southeast Los Angeles County and northern Orange County state Senate seat now known as the 32nd District, it might seem scandal-plagued incumbent Ron Calderon is a hard act to follow. 
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    Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
    05/15/2014 06:16 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

    Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
    05/15/2014 06:11 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

    Mike Argento: Vlad the Impaler, master of the ice
    05/15/2014 06:09 PM EDT - NEWS ITEM: Russian President Vladimir Putin, playing in an amateur hockey tournament called the "All-Russia Festival of Amateur Teams of the Night Hockey League," scored six goals and had five assists in a game in which his team prevailed, 21-4, the state-owned Russian news agency ITAR-Tass reported. Full Story

    OUR SAY: Good data = good policy on heroin deaths
    05/15/2014 06:09 PM EDT - Many law enforcement officials in local jurisdictions across the state are reporting a surge in heroin overdoses and deaths. Full Story

    A mystery virus, still
    05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - Saudi Arabia crossed a grim threshold Wednesday, announcing that the number of cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, caused by a novel coronavirus, has exceeded 500 in the kingdom, with 157 deaths among them. Full Story

    The commencement speech
    05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - Commencement addresses have been caught up in protest culture, engulfing activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Full Story