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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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DUNSTABLE – Running a dairy farm seems like it would require a lot of hands-on work, making sure calves are growing at an acceptable rate and cows are producing enough milk to keep the business rolling. Charles Tully Jr., the third and current patriarch of Tully Farms Dairy, uses technology to let the animals mostly […]
Groton Select Board discuss water treatment plans
AYER – Police responded to reports of a woman who entered the Nashoba Valley Medical Center’s office building on Thursday and told a staff member she was armed. Deputy Police Chief Brian Gill said that a woman entered the office around 12:30 p.m. and told a receptionist that she had a gun. Police officers soon […]
PEPPERELL – The fall town meeting warrant will include a bylaw that, if approved, would ban single-use plastic bags from local retail stores starting next year. Six people attended a public hearing at Town Hall on Wednesday night to offer input on the proposed bylaw. The hearing, hosted by Town Administrator Andrew MacLean, was also […]
AYER – More than 100 registered nurses of Nashoba Valley Medical Center have reached an agreement with the hospital’s owner for better contracts. The proposed settlement follows closely on the heals of an unfair labor practice the nurses filed against the medical center in late August and, more recently, several high-profile politicians going public with […]
DEVENS – Governor Charlie Baker joined a packed dining hall of local business employees to talk about a wide range of issues for the Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce’s “Breakfast with the Boss” event Thursday morning. Baker arrived at the Devens Community Center around 8 a.m. for the kick-off to the 18th edition of the […]
Groton School hosting free concerts
GROTON – Senior citizens and community groups will soon have a newer, more-accessible hub to use this fall as the Groton Senior Center, renamed The Groton Center, is about a month away from being finished. Peter Cunningham, chair of the Senior Center Building Committee, showcased much of the outside steel work and other exterior work […]
PEPPERELL – Nan Quintin and her husband Peter were enjoying a visit to the USS Albacore Museum in Portsmouth, N.H., this past spring when she saw something at the stern of the submarine. “On the way out of it on the right there’s a whole bank of, what I thought looked like marshmallow men,” Quintin […]