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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 Board of Selectmen took action on the future of the police chief Tuesday night, appointing an interim chief and officially announcing members of the screening committee tasked with finding a full-time replacement. Deputy Police Chief James Sartell was appointed by the board to be Townsend’s Interim Police Chief effective Jan. 1, 2020, […]
AYER — The Board of Selectmen is whole again, as Shaun Copeland won Tuesday night’s Special Election for a vacant seat on the board. Copeland defeated former Selectman Pauline Conley, former Conservation Commissioner David Bodurtha and local resident Ruth Maxant-Schulz in a race to complete the three-year term of Christopher Hillman, who resigned in August. […]
No special election following abrupt resignation
GROTON – The country’s eyes turned to the Massachusetts House last week when it voted to ban sales on flavored vaping and tobacco products, including menthol and mint cigarettes, and impose an excise tax on electronic cigarettes. The legislation was passed amidst the continued concerns for users of e-cigarettes suffering lung damage, with three people […]
Event proves Nashoba Valley takes recycling seriously
TOWNSEND – Sue Lisio, chairwoman of the Board of Selectmen, resigned Thursday. Town Administrator James Kreidler confirmed on Friday that Lisio submitted her letter of resignation to Town Clerk Kathleen Spofford Thursday. It’s effective immediately. Lisio resigned five months before the next scheduled town election in April and the completion of her current three-year term. […]
Complaint filed against Pepperell selectman candidate