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Local business leaders excited for 2015

By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito was scheduled to be the keynote speaker at Monday's Public Policy Forum, held at the Devens Common Center and sponsored by Mount Wachusett Community College and Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. Full Story
AYER NEWS
Ayer police log

01/19/2015 - Monday Call Number Time Call Reason Action 15-863 0747 911 - DISTURBANCE (GENERAL) PEACE RESTORED Location/Address: 75 W MAIN ST Apt. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Town Hall closing at 5 p.m. today, closed tomorrow

Pepperell Town Hall closes at 5 p.m. and closed tomorrow. All meetings and hearings postponed. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Learning tradition

On a recent cold Sunday, participants enjoyed a warm afternoon inside the Groton Public Library learning traditional rug-hooking with instructor Sandy Langley, of Hudson, NH. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Benjamin Hill ice skating rink open to the public

SHIRLEY -- More than two years in the planning and making, with its surface smoothly frozen after several days of frigid temperatures, the rink will soon be dedicated and named for Don Malloon, who is being recognized for his contributions to the project, Park Committee Chairman Donald Farrar said. Full Story
SPORTS
North Middlesex hockey hasn't missed a beat

When the North Middlesex Regional ice hockey team made the jump from Division 3A state champion to Division 3 this winter, head coach Mike McCarthy didn't quite know how his team would handle the elevated competition. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Coming up at Harvard Library

Storytimes Infant Storytime ~ Mother Goose on the Loose (no sign-up) - Ages 0 - 2 and up: Mondays & Thursdays at 10:30 Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
In Good Taste

Winter lasagna
By Dianne Bunis This baked lasagna gets it's divine taste from fresh herbs and veggies like, spinach, carrots, broccoli and onions plus sausage combined with low fat cheeses to make it lighter and healthier. Full Story
Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A baby caiman has found a new home at a Lithuanian zoo after its previous owner tried to sell it online, apparently upon realizing that the pet reptile he was raising in his bathroom wasn't a harmless lizard. Full Story
(David Moir/AP)
First Look: 'Dope' is fresh, funny and music-filled

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Punk rock, Bitcoin, '90s hip-hop, BMX bikes, street thugs and Harvard come together in "Dope," a wonderfully fresh, thoughtful and music-filled coming-of-age story. Full Story
(Terry Renna)
Bruce Jenner is becoming a woman, will document process with reality TV show

The Olympic gold medal winner and “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star will document his transformation on a new reality show, reports say.