Officers raise big money to benefit charity

01/11/2019 02:33 PM EST
BOSTON -- The Pepperell Police Department received a certificate of appreciation on Friday, Jan. 4, for the department's fundraising efforts during the 2018 First Responder No-Shave fundraiser benefiting Home Base, a Red Sox foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital program. 
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12/28/2018 03:02 PM EST - PEPPERELL -- Police arrested two people last week whom they say were connected to a large-scale firearms theft and located 16 weapons, including several semi-automatic rifles, in a Pepperell home, authorities said. Full Story

Ayer police on case of church vandalism

AYER -- Police are seeking the public's help in finding out who broke into a church, damaged several items and lit all of the candles on a shrine Wednesday morning. Full Story
11 Town Meetings agree: Nashua River is 'Wild and Scenic'

It's official: Nashoba Valley residents believe the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit rivers deserve the designation of "Wild and Scenic. Full Story
Selectmen violated Open Meeting Law

SHIRLEY -- An Open Meeting Law complaint by former town volunteer Bryan Dumont against the Shirley Board of Selectmen recently was resolved, and mostly in Dumont's favor. Full Story
Board looks at zoning bylaw for pot

03/15/2019 01:28 PM EDT
PEPPERELL -- Recreational marijuana stores have a shot at coming to Pepperell, but locals want to know where specifically in town. 
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Board weighs override against job cuts
03/15/2019 01:22 PM EDT - PEPPERELL -- The clock is ticking as the Board of Selectmen have less than 10 days to adopt a pricey budget. Full Story

Go bald to fight childhood cancer
03/08/2019 01:34 PM EST - PEPPERELL -- The Park Street Fire Station will host the annual St. Baldrick's fundraiser to raise money and awareness about childhod cancer on Wednesday, March 20, from 6 p. Full Story

Pepperell's Dempsey returns to Gettysburg
03/01/2019 02:12 PM EST - GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- Michaela Dempsey of Pepperell has returned to studies in the United States after she was among more than 200 students from Gettysburg College to study abroad. Full Story

NMRHS benefits from state grants for STEM ed
02/15/2019 02:27 PM EST - LOWELL -- Leaning forward and speaking softly, three Lowell High School students used a laptop to show Lt. Full Story

Board gets down, dirty in vote
02/15/2019 02:27 PM EST - PEPPERELL -- Selectmen voted unanimously Monday night to bury a proposal for soil reclamation on Nashua Road that has drawn criticism from local residents. Full Story

Board rejects another choice of MacLean
02/01/2019 03:20 PM EST - PEPPERELL -- The hiring of an independent investigator to look into fraud charges has apparently stalled for the second time this month as the Board of Selectmen rejected the suggestion of Town Administrator Andrew MacLean. Full Story

Cookie Drop begins busy season for Girl Scouts
02/01/2019 02:31 PM EST - PEPPERELL -- Girl Scout cookies have been around 100 years -- not the actual sweet flat cakes, but the worldwide selling campaign that nets the organization hundreds of millions of dollars. Full Story

MacLean choice is rejected by Board
01/18/2019 02:37 PM EST - PEPPERELL -- The Board of Selectmen did not accept Town Administrator Andrew MacLean's choice on Monday night of an independent investigator to probe town finances. Full Story

'Divine' Cooman performance in spotlight
01/11/2019 02:46 PM EST - LITTLETON -- The Nashoba Valley Chorale presents its winter concert "The Revelations of Divine Love" Jan. Full Story