Multimedia journalist

Jon Winkler

Jon Winkler is a 25-year-old reporter covering government, education and human interest in Ayer, Groton, Pepperell, Shirley and Townsed 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.

All Stories

PEPPERELL – The Planning Board is looking to offer the community more options for access to solar energy through a zoning bylaw amendment. The board held a public hearing on Aug. 12 to discuss an addition to the town’s Table of Principal Uses. According to Lisa Davis, the board’s adviser, the board is looking to […]
GROTON – The act of yoga involves bits of deep breathing, soothing sounds and focused stretching of the muscles with the goal of physical and spiritual relaxation. One would think that would be hard to do if she was surrounded by farm animals mistaking her yoga mat for another pile of grass to nibble on. […]
TOWNSEND – Every dog has its day, and every dog in Townsend could soon have its own park. The town’s newly-formed Dog Park Feasibility Committee hosted its first meeting on Tuesday, July 31. According to Sara Grant, the committee chair, the group consists of five members and two alternates who first met each other two […]
AYER — Cindy King will soon face a jury of her peers on charges of assault and witness intimidation. King, a former Townsend selectman, had her jury trial date set for Nov. 4 in Ayer District Court on Wednesday by Judge Margaret Guzman. The 62-year-old was accompanied by her attorney, John Dombrowski, in court around […]
Pepperell artisan among locals participating at fair
Sometime after 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30, Shaun Shattuck and Robert Smith headed into Donelan's Supermarket for a quick shopping run.