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Jon Winkler

Jon Winkler is a 25-year-old reporter covering government, education and human interest in Ayer, Groton, Pepperell, Shirley and Townsend for the Nashoba Valley Voice. He previously covered education and local government in East Hampton and Southampton, New York. Jon is a New England original, born in Nashua and raised in Merrimack, New Hampshire.

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TOWNSEND – The coronavirus has come to another town in the Nashoba Valley. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health alerted the Townsend Board of Health on Wednesday afternoon that two residents had tested positive for COVID-19. “The Board of Health will continue its disease surveillance and monitoring activities to help slow the spread of this […]
BOSTON – Residents in the 37th Middlesex District will have to wait a little longer to choose their new state representative. The Massachusetts House of Representatives adopted a pair of orders on Monday to move the scheduled special election to determine the new state representative for the district from March 31 to June 2. It […]
TOWNSEND — A resident of Scott Road was taken into custody by police after refusing to leave his private residence Monday morning. Interim Police Chief James Sartell said the department was notified by a walk-in concern at around 9 a.m. that a male in his early 30s was not leaving his home. Sartell said that […]
Coronavirus concerns close town halls across the Nashoba Valley
GROTON – The annual town meeting is where local communities vote on everything from the year’s budget to changes in town code. Because of the coronavirus concerns and the state’s stance on mass gatherings, that vital meeting could come into question. Multiple Nashoba Valley towns are still scheduled to have their annual town meetings on […]
PEPPERELL – In the midst of panic over the coronavirus, a local restaurant is stepping up to help kids who lost a meal as well as their studies. C & S Pizza announced on Sunday that it will be offering free lunch options at its restaurant for pick-up or delivery “for the children that are […]
PEPPERELL – After fighting for transport for their matriarch, the Lindermuth family suffered a tragic loss several days ago. Mary Lindermuth passed away on the morning of Monday, March 9 at age of 75. According to her family, Lindermuth was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease last August and was being treated for kidney failure before […]
PEPPERELL – After fighting for transport for their matriarch, the Lindermuth family suffered a tragic loss several days ago. Mary Lindermuth passed away on the morning of Monday, March 9 at age of 75. According to her family, Lindermuth was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease last August and was being treated for kidney failure before […]
PEPPERELL – The Chestnut Street home of Peggy and Bob Scholefield has opened its doors for numerous people, young and old, for over 50 years. On a chilly Wednesday morning, Peggy opened her doors to a different group of guests: electricians and plumbers. A. Fagundes Plumbing & Heating Inc. out of Lowell dedicated its annual […]
PEPPERELL – The annual Memorial Day parade has been saved thanks to a generous donation from 1A Auto. The auto company, which is based in Pepperell, announced last month a donation of $5,000 to the Pepperell VFW Post 3291, which organizes the annual event. Rick Green, CEO of 1A Auto, said he was contacted recently […]