• Groton woman hit, killed by car - 07/25/2014 07:33 AM EDT
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  • NVMC gets $318K for behavioral health - 07/25/2014 07:31 AM EDT
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    Environmental legend Marion Stoddart joins pipeline walk

    07/28/2014 03:26 PM EDT
    By Hiroko Sato MediaNews PEPPERELL -- Carrying a big, colorful sign that read, "No pipeline. Not In My Back Yard," on her back on Tuesday, Kristin Yargeau paddled into the Nashua River in a canoe. 
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    Ayer named defendant in environmental case
    07/27/2014 05:00 PM EDT - AYER -- A lawsuit involving alleged environmental contamination of two Ayer ponds is now yet another item on Ayer's legal agenda, drawing on legal fees from the town's reserve funds as town attorneys draft a defense. Full Story

    Academy Lancers shear off locks for charity
    07/25/2014 09:50 AM EDT - COURTESY PHOTO Academy of Notre Dame students, from left, Grainne Casey, of Pepperell, Mollie Anderson, of Billerica, Emily Paquette, of Tyngsboro, and Carsyn Fisher, of Ayer, donated their hair to Lancer's Locks, a hair donation event to aid women and children suffering from hair loss. Full Story

    MassDevelopment receives $4M grant to help charter schools
    07/25/2014 07:38 AM EDT - MassDevelopment has received a $3,917,629 U.S. Department of Education grant to help charter schools obtain facilities under the Credit Enhancement for Charter Schools Facilities Program (Credit Enhancement). Full Story

    Bolton Fair Aug. 8-10 at Lancaster Fairgrounds
    07/25/2014 07:37 AM EDT - LANCASTER -- The 132nd Bolton Fair will take place Aug. 8-10 at the Lancaster Fairgrounds in Lancaster. Full Story

    Business Improvement Group starts Aug. 1
    07/25/2014 07:37 AM EDT - The Business Improvement Group, know as BIG, is dedicated to small business owners/managers who are interested in talking about, exploring and getting constructive peer coaching, help and feedback on their current business problems and issues, with the intent of making their companies more successful, productive and potentially profitable. Full Story

    Nashoba Tech earns $1,442 credit from insurance provider
    07/25/2014 07:37 AM EDT - WESTFORD -- Nashoba Valley Technical High School has received $1,442 back on its workers' compensation and property casualty insurance costs. Full Story

    Regional Calendar
    07/25/2014 07:37 AM EDT - Briefs Host Families Needed ...for a semester or the academic school year. International Foreign Exchange students are 15 to 18 and are from 15 different countries. Full Story

    IN GOOD TASTE
    07/25/2014 07:37 AM EDT - By Dianne Bunis Who can resist a brownie -- under a scoop of vanilla ice cream or simply by themselves! Full Story

    Bolton Fair Aug. 8-10 at Lancaster Fairgrounds
    07/25/2014 07:37 AM EDT - LANCASTER -- The 132nd Bolton Fair will take place Aug. 8-10 at the Lancaster Fairgrounds in Lancaster. Full Story

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    Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is a bonafide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop. Full Story
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    Batkid documentary in the works

    A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.