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    04/17/2015 07:36 AM EDT
    It is now law in Massachusetts that when operating a motor-vehicle, if the windshield wipers are on, the headlights must be on as well. 
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    Hand-held phones
    04/10/2015 07:37 AM EDT - Concord Democrat Cory Atkins is pushing for a ban on using hand-held cell phones while driving. Though we would lean toward support of any reduction in distracted driving, the question is whether holding the phone is the only problem. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    Dispatchers are the heart of public safety

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Without dispatchers, public safety departments -- Police and Fire/EMS -- wouldn't function. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Bargains in the Belfry spring season is here

    HARVARD -- Finally spring is here, and Bargains is ready. Come in and find some women's and men's clothes -- shirts, suits, jackets, slacks, skirts, scarves, shoes -- to outfit you for spring. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    'Soldier, engraver, forger' at May 5 Groton Historical Society

    GROTON -- The Groton Historical Society will sponsor a talk by Deborah M. Child titled "A Stranger in our Midst -- Richard Brunton, Soldier, Engraver, Forger," on Tuesday, May 5, at 7 p. Full Story
     
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    Did you know?

    04/17/2015 07:36 AM EDT
    It is now law in Massachusetts that when operating a motor-vehicle, if the windshield wipers are on, the headlights must be on as well. 
    Full Story
    Hand-held phones
    04/10/2015 07:37 AM EDT - Concord Democrat Cory Atkins is pushing for a ban on using hand-held cell phones while driving. Though we would lean toward support of any reduction in distracted driving, the question is whether holding the phone is the only problem. Full Story

    Courageous journey
    04/03/2015 07:36 AM EDT - North Middlesex Regional High School student A.J. Lehman is embarked on a courageous journey. Two years ago, he came out as a transgender teen. Full Story

    Needed help
    03/27/2015 07:36 AM EDT - The Baker Administration has announced the Winter Recovery Assistance Program, a $30 million program for cities and towns to repair potholes and roads and bridges. Full Story

    Common sense
    03/20/2015 07:36 AM EDT - This decade has been one of spending and larger government at both the state and federal level. While officials have found many causes at which to toss our tax dollars, they've been less concerned with the source of the funding. Full Story

    Many hands
    03/13/2015 07:37 AM EDT - Next week, on March 18, United Way of North Central Massachusetts is hosting a food packaging event for local food pantries. Full Story

    Stagnation
    03/06/2015 07:36 AM EST - It seems as though every week we hear from people complaining about the rising costs of living. The most difficult point is that while costs rise, wages, in many cases, have not. Full Story

    Family wins back seized gold coins that could fetch millions

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A U.S. appeals court Friday overturned a jury verdict and awarded a Philadelphia family the rights to 10 rare gold coins that could fetch $80 million. Full Story
    (Reed Saxon/AP)
    "3 Still Standing" documentary features Robin Williams

    TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he was a star on the stand-up comedy circuit in the 1980s. Full Story