Comedian Bill Cosby shares fatherly advice before upcoming show at San Manuel Casino

05/15/2014 06:30 PM EDT
Comedian, actor and author Bill Cosby portrayed fictional father Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable in probably his most famous role on "The Cosby Show" from 1984 to 1992. 
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The Accidental Musician: Chad VanGaalen brings his quirky sound to town
05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - A funny thing happened to Chad VanGaalen on the way to becoming an accomplished illustrator and animator: He became a hell of a songwriter and musician, too. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Habitat funding, Planning Board terms on STM warrant

By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- The Board of Selectmen met briefly Monday night to address three things: motion protocol at Town Meeting, a Fire Department Reserve Fund transfer of $12,195, and an alcohol license for New England Flat Bread Company. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Chef Paul's soup

By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Soup should be thick, meaty, filled with ingredients: the watery stuff you see in some stores is a cheap knock-off of the real thing. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Highway director is

hoping for mild winter Salt costs, budget constraints squeezing department
PEPPERELL -- Peter Shattuck is hoping for a mild winter. It will take two trucks to do the job the wing plow did last winter. Full Story
 

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Search for world's funniest person moves to Vegas

10/22/2014 08:38 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An international search to find the world's funniest person is moving to Las Vegas, where people will get to see five finalists square off in an Olympics of comedy that pits France, Finland and other countries against one another. 
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Judge nixes Teresa Giudice's halfway house bid
10/22/2014 08:38 PM EDT - NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge won't recommend that prison officials allow "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice to serve most of her prison sentence in a halfway house. Full Story

Review: Shailene Woodley gets lost in a blizzard
10/22/2014 05:15 PM EDT - By now, there should be no question in anyone's mind that Shailene Woodley is an actress on a rapid-fire journey to stardom. Full Story

Renee Zellweger: 'People don't know me in my 40s'
10/22/2014 03:38 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she's "living a different, happy, more fulfilling life. Full Story

How Cooper will stay limber for 'Elephant Man'
10/22/2014 03:30 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Bradley Cooper will contort his limbs into uncomfortable positions for eight shows a week when he begins his run in the Broadway revival of "The Elephant Man. Full Story

Q&A: Poitras on capturing history in a hotel room
10/22/2014 01:43 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine if Bob Woodward's clandestine meetings in a Washington D.C. parking garage with Deep Throat had been documented — or, better yet, filmed by Woodward, himself. Full Story

Sax player behind 'Baker Street' solo dies at 60
10/22/2014 01:40 PM EDT - LONDON (AP) — Musician Raphael Ravenscroft, who played one of the most famous saxophone solos of all time on Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street," has died. Full Story

Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A bank robber who stopped during his escape to bum a cigarette off a construction worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge in Pittsburgh. Full Story
Search for world's funniest person moves to Vegas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An international search to find the world's funniest person is moving to Las Vegas, where people will get to see five finalists square off in an Olympics of comedy that pits France, Finland and other countries against one another. Full Story