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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 VFW post honored by national organization
SHIRLEY – With the future of so many aspects of local life uncertain in a post-coronavirus world, U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III believes the federal government can do more to protect those elements from total failure. Kennedy, who is running in the Democratic primary against Sen. Ed Markey on Sept. 1, participated in a virtual […]
PEPPERELL – The annual town election has lead to new blood joining the Board of Selectmen. According to preliminary results, Anthony Beattie won the only contested race at the polls Tuesday. The newcomer defeated incumbent Joe Radwich with 804 votes to his opponent’s 714 votes. Beattie is expected to be sworn in for his first […]
PEPPERELL – Law enforcement officers serving a warrant at a local home were apparently attacked around mid-day Thursday. Details were sketchy at 3 p.m., but The Sun has learned a suspect was injured and taken to a local hospital. No police officers were injured, The Sun has learned. The incident occurred on Tarbell Street. This […]
PEPPERELL – “It’s good to see everyone under these circumstances.” Town Moderator Scott Blackburn said that in the auditorium of the Nissitissit Middle School on Monday night, his voice muffled by a face mask similar to those worn by local residents attending the annual town meeting. Despite a limited attendance and residents wearing face masks […]
Newcomer voted to Board of Selectmen at Dunstable Town Election
GROTON – Alison Manugian and Rebecca Pine will be serving their residents on the Select Board for another three years. Preliminary numbers from Tuesday night’s annual Town Election show the chair and member of the board being re-elected for another term. Manugian earned 808 votes between the three precincts while fellow member Pine earned 748 […]