Bylaw a balance of conservation needs and landowner rights

03/05/2015 10:00 AM EST
PEPPERELL -- Balancing the needs of conservation efforts, property owners and developers is among the purposes of a proposed bylaw for open space residential development. 
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Election deadline fast approaches
03/04/2015 09:52 AM EST - PEPPERELL -- The local town election is on April 27 and the time to consider running is nearly past. Candidates have until Thursday, March 5, to pick up papers from the town clerk. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Ayer fire log

Monday, Feb. 23 0904 medical/mental (first aid, etc.), removed to hospital, Willard Street; 1046 out of town medical, removed to hospital, Groton Dunstable Regional High School; 1243 general services, McDonald's, Sandy Pond Road 1410 medical/mental (first aid, etc. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Budget smooth sailing, with a few wrinkles

HARVARD -- At a well-attended all-boards budget meeting the Finance Committee hosted last week at Volunteers Hall, Chairman Alice VonLoesecke thanked everyone involved in the budget-building process for a smooth cycle this time around, including administrators, department heads and town boards whose members turned out on a clear but icy-cold night Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
"Farrar Family in Shirley" at Shirley Historical Museum March 8

SHIRLEY -- The first Farrar settled in Shirley before 1800 and ran a blacksmith shop on Great Road. His son and grandson painted carriages. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
PFD Hydrant Challenge makes safety fun

03/06/2015 07:32 AM EST
PEPPERELL -- This winter has been a doozy. For weeks, every time you turned around, another storm was in the forecast. 
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The eagle has ... flown
03/06/2015 07:32 AM EST - PEPPERELL -- Town Hall greets visitors coming into town from the south. The meticulously painted blue-grey building with contrasting trim shows its late 19th-century roots. Full Story

Pepperell student participating in Emerson College's Los Angeles Internship Study Program
03/06/2015 07:32 AM EST - BOSTON -- Emerson College student Dylan Knight of Pepperell, who's majoring in Film Production, is participating in the college's LA Program at Emerson Los Angeles. Full Story

Pepperell police log
03/06/2015 07:31 AM EST - MONDAY, Feb. 23 A.M. 2:09, medical emergency, transported to hospital, Lakin Street; 6:40, burglar alarm, River Road; 7:38, fire investigation, Oakland Road; 8:12, traffic control, Hollis Street; 9:29, traffic control, Nashua Road; 10:41, fire, odor of gas, Lomar Park Drive; 11:01, fire, odor of gas, Groton Street; 11:17, medical emergency, Full Story

Pop Warner parents not playing nicely
03/06/2015 07:31 AM EST - PEPPERELL -- North Middlesex Pop Warner had a great year. Kids played football and the junior midget cheerleaders were the New England Regional Champions. Full Story

The Posting Board
03/06/2015 07:31 AM EST - BRIEF Check out The Lyceum (formerly the Reading Room) at Lawrence Library Looking for a job? Work from home, and need a change of scenery? Full Story

Varnum Brook kindergarten registration March 16, 17
03/06/2015 07:31 AM EST - Kindergarten registration is coming! Registration for 2015-2016 kindergarten at Varnum Brook Elementary School, 10 Hollis St. Full Story

Regional school budgets take a hit under Baker plan
03/05/2015 10:52 PM EST - PEPPERELL -- There was good news and there was bad news at the start of a budget-planning meeting Thursday. Full Story

Bylaw a balance of conservation needs and landowner rights
03/05/2015 10:00 AM EST - PEPPERELL -- Balancing the needs of conservation efforts, property owners and developers is among the purposes of a proposed bylaw for open space residential development. Full Story

Election deadline fast approaches
03/04/2015 09:52 AM EST - PEPPERELL -- The local town election is on April 27 and the time to consider running is nearly past. Candidates have until Thursday, March 5, to pick up papers from the town clerk. Full Story

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Harrison Ford plane crash injuries 'moderate'; engine failure cited

The “Star Wars” actor crash-landed a small vintage plane on a Venice Beach golf course. Reports say he was taken to a hospital with bloody gashes on his head.