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    Times have changed

    05/22/2015 07:36 AM EDT
    I was fortunate to be a panelist at a candidates debate May 12 in Groton. Five candidates were vying for three seats on the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee. 
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    Our picks
    05/15/2015 07:36 AM EDT - Resident disinterest in running for town office has marked many of this spring's local elections. Not so in Groton where key seats on the Board of Selectmen and the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee are on the May 19 ballot. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    UPDATE: Forest fire under control in Ayer

    AYER -- More than 40 firefighters from several towns extinguished a 5-acre forest fire off Washington Street on Friday. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Yes, it can happen to you!

    Mock accident drives home the deadly dangers of drinking and driving
    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- A car leaned against a tree in front of The Bromfield School the day before prom. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    Voters re-elect Selectman Petropoulos; Manugian, Cronin, Sjoberg win school seats

    GROTON -- While the seemingly endless infighting among town leaders prompted multiple candidates to run for the Board of Selectmen, David Gray, a resident of three years, cast his ballot Tuesday with just one thing on his mind: fiscal responsibility. Full Story
     
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    Times have changed

    05/22/2015 07:36 AM EDT
    I was fortunate to be a panelist at a candidates debate May 12 in Groton. Five candidates were vying for three seats on the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee. 
    Full Story
    Our picks
    05/15/2015 07:36 AM EDT - Resident disinterest in running for town office has marked many of this spring's local elections. Not so in Groton where key seats on the Board of Selectmen and the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee are on the May 19 ballot. Full Story

    Kinda late
    05/08/2015 07:36 AM EDT - With the proposed June 8 Super Town Meeting only weeks away, Harvard selectmen Tuesday night said they had yet to see the warrant article. Full Story

    Good move
    05/01/2015 07:36 AM EDT - Shirley Town Administrator Patrice Garvin came up with a far-reaching plan to cut expenses in that town. Full Story

    Quiet election season, for some
    04/24/2015 07:37 AM EDT - The last week in April is traditionally the time for Ayer, Pepperell and Townsend to hold their annual town elections. Full Story

    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

    (Eric Jamison/AP)
    APNewsBreak: Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal charges

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won't file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality's children to have her prosecuted. Full Story
    ( Jeffrey R. Staab )
    David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

    Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.