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Devens, World War II and our towns

TOWNSEND -- Before there was housing for tens of thousands of soldiers, a firing range and substantial brick buildings, the land that Devens now occupies was largely agricultural. Full Story
AYER NEWS
New football coach part of rebuilding process

SHIRLEY -- When Ayer Shirley Regional High School Athletic Director Jon Sweeney introduced Philip Marchengiani to the ASRSD School Committee last week, he stressed that hiring the new head football coach was a substantial step forward in the "rebuilding" process. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Practice makes better, author tells students

PEPPERELL -- During Spirit Week at Varnum Brook Elementary School, students heard an important message from a visiting author. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
iCan Shine a 'dream come true'

GROTON -- Most people take learning to ride a bike and the freedom of mobility that comes with it for granted. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Shirley Town Meeting KOs salary cuts

SHIRLEY -- Annual Town Meeting dispatched only five of 19 articles on the warrant before adjourning at 10:30 Monday night. Full Story
TOWNSEND NEWS
Clark, Mattila and Rapoza winners in Townsend election

TOWNSEND -- Challenger Gordy Clark defeated incumbent Selectman Sue LIsio, while incumbent Water Commissioner Nathan Mattila fended off a challenge from Andrea Wood in the annual town election Monday. Full Story
SPORTS
Chieftains nab G-D in 2OT

BOLTON -- Nashoba Regional went into halftime with a comfortable 7-2 lead. Groton-Dunstable head coach Rick Arena instructed his troops to not pack it in, and the Crusaders battled to the very end. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
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Harvard Public Library Storytimes Infant Storytime ~ Mother Goose on the Loose (no sign-up) - Ages 0 - 2 and up: Mondays & Thursdays at 10:30 Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. Full Story
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Pop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — For anyone wondering what to expect from Mariah Carey's upcoming series of Las Vegas shows at Caesars Palace beyond her 18 number one hit singles, her grand entrance on Monday provided a hint of what's to come. Full Story