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    AYER NEWS
    Early STM poses date crunch for budget process

    SHIRLEY -- Finance Director Evan Katz presented the fiscal year 2014 budget timeline to the Ayer Shirley Regional School District Committee, highlighting scheduling challenges and other related issues for the board to consider. Full Story
    PEPPERELL NEWS
    School resource officer on agenda after social media threat

    TOWNSEND -- In response to parents' concerns about student safety, the School Committee opened a discussion about hiring a full-time resource officer at the high school. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    Selectmen hold off appointing Charter Review Committee

    Okay increases in several union pacts
    GROTON -- Realizing that their plan to establish a Charter Review Committee was premature, selectmen decided to hold off appointing the committee until the spring. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Early STM poses date crunch for budget process

    SHIRLEY -- Finance Director Evan Katz presented the fiscal year 2014 budget timeline to the Ayer Shirley Regional School District Committee, highlighting scheduling challenges and other related issues for the board to consider. Full Story
    SPORTS
    G-D slides past Holy Name

    WORCESTER -- In what started as a sloppy first quarter riddled with fumbles for the Crusaders, Groton-Dunstable righted the ship for a 34-20 victory over the Holy Name Napoleons Saturday morning at Flanagan Field. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Amid reviews, budget bid sparks debate

    HARVARD -- The finance director, Council on Aging director, police chief and DPW director all presented their annual budget requests to selectmen Tuesday night, Nov. Full Story
    LIFESTYLES
    In Good Taste

    Sour cream pumpkin streusel bread
    By Dianne Bunis With Thanksgiving less than three weeks away, you need a plan. Let's get started . Full Story
    (Jacques Brinon/AP)
    Who's behind Christmas tree at Paris' Notre Dame?

    PARIS (AP) — Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has a Christmas tree this year thanks to an unusual patron: the Russian government. Full Story
    National Toy Hall of Fame inductees over the years

    The inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame: ——— 2014: Little green army men Bubbles Rubik's Cube ——— 2013: Rubber duck Chess ——— 2012: Dominoes Star Wars action figures ——— 2011: Blanket Full Story