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    Back to school

    08/22/2014 07:36 AM EDT
    As the leaves start to turn and temperatures cool, school communities are preparing for the return of students. 
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    Preserve the harvest for winter meals and holiday gifts
    08/22/2014 07:36 AM EDT - By Melinda Myers The cucumbers have filled the vegetable drawer, you've run out of cabbage recipes and your family is refusing to eat one more BLT. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    Town counsel challenges legality of Pleasant Street plan

    AYER -- Selectmen have acted on a legal opinion from town counsel claiming that a plan to develop acres of private land into a 34-lot subdivision off Pleasant Street is in violation of state law. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Supt.: Must wait and see on declining enrollment

    HARVARD -- As the school year prepares to start with one less kindergarten section, the School Committee is figuring out how to tackle the district's declining enrollment. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    BOH: No requests yet to sell raw milk

    GROTON -- Weeks after deciding that it would entertain requests for variances related to the sale of raw milk in town, the Board of Health has not received a single application. Full Story
     
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    Back to school

    08/22/2014 07:36 AM EDT
    As the leaves start to turn and temperatures cool, school communities are preparing for the return of students. 
    Full Story
    Preserve the harvest for winter meals and holiday gifts
    08/22/2014 07:36 AM EDT - By Melinda Myers The cucumbers have filled the vegetable drawer, you've run out of cabbage recipes and your family is refusing to eat one more BLT. Full Story

    What I would have told him
    08/15/2014 07:36 AM EDT - Editor's note: The following column was submitted by a Pepperell woman who has suffered with depression throughout her life. Full Story

    Gun law tightened
    08/08/2014 07:35 AM EDT - The House (122-30), Senate (37-3) approved and sent to Gov. Deval Patrick a bill making changes in the state's gun laws. Full Story

    A boy's quest brings out best in our democracy
    08/01/2014 07:34 AM EDT - Just when another reason comes along to become even more cynical about the workings of state government, along comes Sean Lesniak. Full Story

    Dona Neely
    07/18/2014 11:39 AM EDT - No one could be connected with Devens in any way and not be aware of Dona Neely, diminutive yet enthusiastic director of the Devens Eco-Efficiency Center. Full Story

    Losing ground: Gaining ground
    07/18/2014 07:31 AM EDT - By the year 2050, Massachusetts needs 52 percent of the commonwealth to be permanently conserved as open space. Full Story

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    Iggy Azalea falls off stage during pre-VMA show

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iggy Azalea has tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert. Full Story
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    Taylor Swift 'Shake it Off' director rebuts racism charges

    Mark Romanek responds to rapper Earl Sweatshirt who -- without seeing the video -- blasted its twerking scene as “inherently offesnive.”