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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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AYER – Responses to a recently closed online survey have changed the minds of town officials on pursuing a bylaw restricting plastic bags. The Ayer Recycling Committee shared an online survey with residents in early July asking if they would support the committee bringing a single-use plastic bag bylaw to Town Meeting for approval. After […]
PEPPERELL – Despite the days blending together in a dour time loop as the coronavirus pandemic lurches on, some people are trying their hardest to perk-up spirits of senior citizens. Whether it’s through bringing Christmas to July or simply making phone calls, local senior centers are still putting in work despite not being able to […]
EEE virus detected in mosquitos from two towns
GROTON — As a means of saying thanks for their endless efforts, residents of Rivercourt Residences recently prepared free lunches for dozens of first responders. The assisted living facility on West Main Street welcomed police, firefighters and other first responders to its courtyard. Rivercourt staffers provided grilled food and drinks to visiting first responders from […]
GROTON – For the second time in less than a decade, the name of a local road is being questioned for what some people view as racial insensitivity. While the first time ended with no change, the second time around for Redskin Trail comes with some timely context locally and nationally. The Washington Redskins football […]