Plans change for new convenience store, gas station

By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- George Watts, an attorney representing Global Montello Group Corp. Full Story
NMRSD officials asked to lower school budget

TOWNSEND -- In order to bring the school budget in line with the towns' budgets, it can only increase 1. Full Story
Apology? Check. $3G payment? Check. Now about that video

By Hiroko Sato MediaNews GROTON -- After the town's $3,000 payment and letter of apology to the producer of a controversial video about a proposed sewer system, will the video ever see the light of day? Full Story
Annual Town Election May 5

SHIRLEY -- Shirley's Annual Town Election is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the Town Offices, 7 Keady Way, from 7 a. Full Story
Public safety log

MONDAY, March 16 A.M. 2:58, Brookline Road, motor-vehicle stop; 3:33, Brookline Road, suspicious activity; 4:15, Main Street West, burglar alarm; 5:36, Turner Road, house alarm; 9:28, Main Street East, motor-vehicle stop. Full Story
Miller's overtime goal lifts North Middlesex

FITCHBURG -- Josh Miller's eyes lit up. Give the North Middlesex Regional senior forward open ice and watch the show while going one-on-one with any netminder. Full Story
Harvard woman pleads guilty to bank robbery

sBy Lisa Redmond MediaNews LOWELL -- A 24-year-old Harvard woman, who was once on MassMostWanted website, will spend three years on probation after pleading guilty to the 2010 robbery of a TDBank in Lowell. Full Story
Holy week services and events

Grace Baptist Church to perform "A Picture of Calvary" for Easter Grace Baptist Church in Pepperell will perform the musical play, "A Picture of Calvary," on Friday, April 3, at 7 p. Full Story
Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved. Multnomah County Animal Services says the owner, David Whitman of Portland, told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them for a while to "make people smile. Full Story
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Taraji P. Henson apologizes for racial profiling allegation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to police in the Southern California city of Glendale for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son. Full Story
'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.