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    The two centers of Pepperell

    12/19/2014 11:42 AM EST
    PEPPERELL -- Just where is downtown Pepperell anyway? Traffic going north on Route 113 slows while passing through an intersection anchored by Town Hall, a stately white church and a cemetery with imposing gates. 
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    EPA metal limits too low for drinking water
    12/17/2014 05:50 PM EST - PEPPERELL -- When the EPA sent a pre-draft of the wastewater-treatment permit to Pepperell, it contained metal limits that exceed the capability of the plant. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    1,100 toys and counting in Ayer police toy drive

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- If you walked into the Ayer Police Department early Friday morning, you would think you'd arrived at a toy store. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Littleton Road affordable housing causes fireworks

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Emotions ran high during the discussion of the 166 Littleton Road property at the Planning Board meeting on Monday. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Candlelight Vespers captures seasonal spirit

    SHIRLEY -- Yuletide spirit and the joyful sounds of music filled the Shirley Meetinghouse to its historic rafters last Sunday night when Holly Haase and company hosted the 11th annual Candlelight Vespers, with Christmas songs, stories, poems and readings and performances by some of the town's talented singers and musicians. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    Holiday Night is tonight at NMRHS

    12/19/2014 11:46 AM EST
    Holiday Night will be held tonight, from 6-7:30 p.m. at North Middlesex Regional High School, in Cafeteria B (entrance in back circle). 
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    Police and fire log
    12/19/2014 11:39 AM EST - MONDAY, Dec. 8 A.M. 12:03, escort/transport; 6:19, motor-vehicle stop, Brookline Street; 8:23, traffic control, Hollis Street; 8:45, medical emergency, transported to hospital, Main Street; 10:25, 911 hang-up, Chapel Place. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    12/19/2014 07:34 AM EST - Coffee talk with Dr. Laila Attar Dec. 19 Cold temperatures, wind and snow zap moisture from your skin causing rough, chafed and cracked patches. Full Story

    EPA metal limits too low for drinking water
    12/17/2014 05:50 PM EST - PEPPERELL -- When the EPA sent a pre-draft of the wastewater-treatment permit to Pepperell, it contained metal limits that exceed the capability of the plant. Full Story

    School policies enter the 21st century
    12/15/2014 10:14 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- For the past three years, a committee of three has been busy updating school district policies. Full Story

    Nashoba Tech joins effort to oppose aid cut
    12/12/2014 10:48 AM EST - GROTON -- Disapproving of a move by Gov. Deval Patrick to cut state funding for school transportation, the Nashoba Valley Technical School Committee voted to support an effort by the Massachusetts Association of Regional Schools to challenge the decision. Full Story

    Pepperell police log
    12/12/2014 07:32 AM EST - MONDAY, Dec. 1 A.M. 12:32, traffic control, South and River roads; 4:10, traffic control, Park Street; 6:48, medical emergency, Main Street; 7:57, traffic control, Hollis Street; 8:30, motor-vehicle accident, Main and Canal streets; 9:01, medical emergency, transported to hospital, Cross Street. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    12/12/2014 07:31 AM EST - Veterans breakfast Dec. 13 The next Veterans Breakfast will be held this Saturday, Dec. 13, from 8:30-10 a. Full Story

    NMRSD could face 27% cut in aid
    12/12/2014 10:19 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- In a regional school district, distance counts. In Massachusetts, regional districts receive aid money from the state for transportation costs. Full Story

    Choir at senior breakfast
    12/09/2014 02:19 PM EST - Breakfast with the Nissitissit Select Chorus Friday, Dec. 12, Pepperell Senior Center Breakfast 9:15 a. Full Story

    Leg lamp stolen from New York store's display

    NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Who took the leg lamp belonging to Ralphie's "Old Man" from a New York store's annual tribute to "A Christmas Story"? Full Story
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    Review: A charming cast anchors the dark 'Into the Woods'

    This is one Disney film that's definitely not a light fairy tale. For those unfamiliar with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's 1987 Broadway musical, that fact might come as a surprise. Full Story