Pepperell student is in top 10 of Massachusetts Letters About Literature contest

06/23/2017 11:32 AM EDT
WESTFORD -- A letter written by a student from Nashoba Valley Technical High School was among the top 10 out of more than 3,000 entrants across the state in the recent Massachusetts Letters About Literature Competition. 
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Service dog is Pepperell girl's new best friend
06/23/2017 10:42 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- Livi's dog does all the things that a little girl could dream of a dog doing. Three days into living with his new family, Romeo has made himself at home. He has gone on a tour of the 10-year-old's closet seeing all of her favorite clothes, plays on the floor with her and sleeps on the bed.  Full Story

AYER NEWS
Jailed Ayer man accused of dealing drugs

AYER -- A 33-year-old Ayer man investigated for allegedly dealing drugs inside the Worcester County House of Correction is facing firearms charges after a letter he wrote to his girlfriend led police to a gun he allegedly stashed in Ayer, according Full Story
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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
Benson will discuss carbon-pricing bill at Shirley forum

SHIRLEY -- The Shirley, Ayer, Lunenburg, and Littleton Democratic Town Committees and the Indivisible Groton Area StateWatch Committee are holding a public forum with 37th Middlesex District Representative Jennifer Benson on June 29, 7 to 8:30 p. Full Story
 
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Pepperell student is in top 10 of Massachusetts Letters About Literature contest

06/23/2017 11:32 AM EDT
WESTFORD -- A letter written by a student from Nashoba Valley Technical High School was among the top 10 out of more than 3,000 entrants across the state in the recent Massachusetts Letters About Literature Competition. 
Full Story
Service dog is Pepperell girl's new best friend
06/23/2017 10:42 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- Livi's dog does all the things that a little girl could dream of a dog doing. Three days into living with his new family, Romeo has made himself at home. He has gone on a tour of the 10-year-old's closet seeing all of her favorite clothes, plays on the floor with her and sleeps on the bed.  Full Story

New ambulance on its way to Pepperell; Town Meeting speaks against regional dispatch
06/23/2017 10:44 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- The town will be getting a new ambulance to replace a 2005 Ford with over 144,000 miles on the odometer. Full Story

'Grandparent' pen pals meet as fourth grade ends
06/16/2017 11:53 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- Students of Mrs. Mihill's fourth grade class at the Varnum Brook Elementary School in Pepperell met their year-long "grandparent" pen pals for the first time last week. Full Story

Pepperell residents ask: Why regional dispatch?
06/16/2017 11:40 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- Cost savings and increased public safety are the reasons to join or form a regional dispatch center according to speakers at an informational workshop. Full Story

Pepperell eyes ambulance (VIDEO)
06/16/2017 11:43 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- EMTs grabbed equipment and supplies and ran a half mile with their heavy bags, jumping ship after a horrible screeching and grinding sound came from under their ambulance and a bystander saw sparks. Full Story

Wanted Pepperell man who fled US on snowmobile gets 18 months in prison
06/08/2017 09:14 AM EDT - BOSTON (AP) -- A man who rode a rented snowmobile across the U.S. border into Canada in 2005 to avoid charges that he hid up to $4 million in cash after declaring bankruptcy has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Full Story

Accolades, funds for fire department
06/02/2017 12:26 PM EDT - PEPPERELL -- Paramedic Ben Simmons is definitely someone you want around during a health emergency. Full Story

It's getting warmer: weather or climate change?
05/26/2017 10:48 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- What is weather and what is climate change? How will a changing climate affect our communities?  Full Story

Pepperell student will compete at SkillsUSA
05/26/2017 10:28 AM EDT - WESTFORD -- Nashoba Valley Technical High School will send a student to the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, June 19-23, in Louisville, Ky. Full Story