• State correction commissioner resigns - 07/25/2014 03:18 PM EDT
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    John Hamill remembered as renaissance man who always got things done

    07/29/2014 12:57 PM EDT
    HARVARD -- John Hamill was a man who got things done. That's how he was remembered by Harvard residents who packed the Harvard Historical Society July 24, standing in the building that is his lasting legacy. 
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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. Full Story

    HARVARD NEWS
    (COURTESY OF HARVARD HISTORICAL SOCIETY)
    John Hamill remembered as renaissance man who always got things done

    HARVARD -- John Hamill was a man who got things done. That's how he was remembered by Harvard residents who packed the Harvard Historical Society July 24, standing in the building that is his lasting legacy. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    Groton woman hit, killed by car

    By Robert Mills MediaNews GROTON -- A Groton woman, 68, died as a result of injuries suffered when she was struck by a vehicle while walking along Longley Road on Friday night, according to police. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    NVMC gets $318K for behavioral health

    AYER -- Nashoba Valley Medical Center has received more than $300,000 in state funding to boost programs that its president says are addressing a growing need. Full Story
     
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    John Hamill remembered as renaissance man who always got things done

    07/29/2014 12:57 PM EDT
    HARVARD -- John Hamill was a man who got things done. That's how he was remembered by Harvard residents who packed the Harvard Historical Society July 24, standing in the building that is his lasting legacy. 
    Full Story
    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. Full Story

    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

    Australian airline passengers told to flush drugs

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian airline apologized on Wednesday for a warning a flight attendant gave passengers who might have been flying high that there were drug-sniffer dogs awaiting them at Sydney airport. Full Story
    Correction: Music-Eric Clapton story

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story July 24 about Eric Clapton's new album "The Breeze," The Associated Press reported erroneously the first name of singer Don White. Full Story