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    Voters re-elect Selectman Petropoulos; Manugian, Cronin, Sjoberg win school seats

    05/22/2015 09:53 AM EDT
    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. 
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    Counsel: Water Comm. has control over Baddacook
    05/21/2015 11:23 AM EDT - GROTON -- Proponents of using herbicides to kill out-of-control invasive plants that threaten to take over Baddacook Pond suffered a setback when the town's legal counsel found that the Water Commission has the final say on the issue. 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
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Janis Bresnahan Run for Education

    Malone impressed with 'magnitude' of event
    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Perhaps nothing sums up the town of Ayer and the Ayer Shirley Regional School District better than the Janis Bresnahan Run for Education, which held its 11th annual race May 17. Full Story
     
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    Voters re-elect Selectman Petropoulos; Manugian, Cronin, Sjoberg win school seats

    05/22/2015 09:53 AM EDT
    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. 
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    Land conservation by private owners topic of new documentary
    05/22/2015 09:54 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- Fifty years ago, the Nashua River watershed was in tough shape. Water color changed with the day's paper orders and the river, packed with pulp, stunk. Full Story

    Memorial Day ceremonies Monday
    05/22/2015 09:50 AM EDT - Groton's annual Memorial Day observance will be held on Monday, May 25, and will consist of a parade with ceremonies at the Main Street Common, Old Burying Ground, Groton Cemetery, and Sawyer Common. Full Story

    Gifts of the glaciers Connecting communities along our trails -- May 31
    05/22/2015 07:31 AM EDT - Gifts of the Glaciers: Connecting communities along our trails 2015 in Groton, Sunday, May 31. Choose from a full day of free activities that explore Groton's unique geological, ecological, and human historical glacial legacy. Full Story

    Four alarms sound at recycling center fire
    05/22/2015 10:43 AM EDT - By Robert Mills MediaNews DEVENS -- Firefighters battled a massive four-alarm fire Sunday night inside a 90,000-square-foot recycling center on Independence Drive, according to reports on Twitter and fire department radio broadcasts. Full Story

    Devens trash fire still smoldering
    05/22/2015 11:45 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- Six million gallons of water have been used to fight a fire at the Devens Recycling Center since Sunday, said Thatcher Kezer, MassDevelopment's senior vice president of Devens, on Tuesday. Full Story

    Schembechler commissioned
    05/22/2015 07:31 AM EDT - Kyle W. Schembechler has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after successfully completing the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program and graduating with a bachelor's degree from Boston University. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    05/22/2015 07:31 AM EDT - Groton Grange #7 Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast May 25 What do blueberries, bananas and chocolate chips have in common? Full Story

    Counsel: Water Comm. has control over Baddacook
    05/21/2015 11:23 AM EDT - GROTON -- Proponents of using herbicides to kill out-of-control invasive plants that threaten to take over Baddacook Pond suffered a setback when the town's legal counsel found that the Water Commission has the final say on the issue. Full Story

    Groton board OKs 2 septic plans, delays a third
    05/19/2015 10:23 AM EDT - GROTON -- Reviewing applications for septic permits at their meeting of May 18, members of the Board of Health (BOH) found favor with two while postponing a third pending more information. Full Story

    Egyptian woman arrested over racy music video

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have arrested a woman who danced in a racy music video that went viral on the internet and referred her to misdemeanor court for "inciting debauchery. Full Story
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    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.