• Campaign Notebook - 08/29/2014 11:54 AM EDT
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    Not good enough

    08/29/2014 07:36 AM EDT
    Gov. Deval Patrick signed into law a bill increasing the prison time and fines for committing animal abuse. 
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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

    AYER NEWS
    No action on curbside trash pick-up

    Hillman reports a phoned-in threat
    AYER -- Selectmen approved a recommendation from the curbside solid-waste-collection working group to table the implementation of curbside trash collection. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    BOS passes on Lawton land, opens door to HCT

    HARVARD -- Selectmen voted to exercise the town's right-of-first-refusal for the Lawton property on Littleton Road and to cede its purchase option to the Harvard Conservation Trust. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    NVMC expands, upgrades under new leadership

    AYER -- Since Sal Perla took the helm as president of Nashoba Valley Medical Center, he has met with 11 local town administrators and numerous EMS services to learn about the communities the hospital serves. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    Not good enough

    08/29/2014 07:36 AM EDT
    Gov. Deval Patrick signed into law a bill increasing the prison time and fines for committing animal abuse. 
    Full Story
    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

    Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
    (Andy Barron/AP)
    Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert. Full Story