Pepperell man held in self-inflicted gunshot case (VIDEO)

09/19/2017 11:46 AM EDT
AYER -- Francis Banister called Pepperell police Saturday morning and said he was shot through the leg in a drive-by shooting on Leighton Street, but the story began to fall apart when nearby residents found a bullet in their bathroom, according to 
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Pepperell police: Gunshot wound was self-inflicted
09/11/2017 10:01 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- A Pepperell man shot himself in the leg early Saturday morning, police said, and now faces gun and drug charges. Full Story

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Pepperell man held in self-inflicted gunshot case (VIDEO)

09/19/2017 11:46 AM EDT
AYER -- Francis Banister called Pepperell police Saturday morning and said he was shot through the leg in a drive-by shooting on Leighton Street, but the story began to fall apart when nearby residents found a bullet in their bathroom, according to 
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Operation Delta Dog gets permit in Pepperell
09/14/2017 02:51 PM EDT - PEPPERELL -- Armed with a letter from a respected veterinarian and a case in land court, Operation Delta Dog got the go-ahead to open a dog training center in Pepperell Place. Full Story

Pepperell police: Gunshot wound was self-inflicted
09/11/2017 10:01 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- A Pepperell man shot himself in the leg early Saturday morning, police said, and now faces gun and drug charges. Full Story

Pepperell Republican joins candidates for 3rd district
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Pepperell Cultural Council seeks grant applications for new 2018 programs
08/25/2017 02:25 PM EDT - PEPPERELL -- The Pepperell Cultural Council is a local agency funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Full Story

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08/25/2017 12:14 PM EDT - PEPPERELL -- Jeanne Survell takes her task of preserving documents until the apocalypse so seriously that she collected two electric typewriters for the town clerk's office. Full Story