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    Pepperell police log

    10/10/2014
    MONDAY, Sept. 29 A.M. 5:29, motor-vehicle stop, River Road; 7:55, traffic control, Hollis and Elliott streets; 10:43, medical emergency, transported to hospital, Main Street. 
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    Pepperell police log
    12/10/2013 - Monday, Nov. 25 A.M. 6:38, Townsend Street, motor-vehicle repossession; 7:19, Heald Street and Willow Street, suspicious activity; 7:32, Wheeler Street, assist citizen; 7:56, Foster Street, 911 hang-up; 8:01, Pierce Street, lockout; 11:17, Lowell Street, scam phone calls. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    National Grid selects Ayer, Shirley for second phase of solar arrays

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER/SHIRLEY -- National Grid has selected Ayer and Shirley as two of its locations for the second phase of its solar program, a press release from the company said. 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
    Chief: 'Proactive prevention' can solve drug problem

    SHIRLEY -- Newspaper headlines proclaiming there's a drug epidemic, statewide and nationally, or that this country is engaged in a "war on drugs" and losing its battles are right on the mark, according to law enforcement officials, medical practitioners and pharmaceutical experts who track the trend, citing dire statistics and direct experience. Full Story
     
    COMMUNITY NEWS
    IN GOOD TASTE

    Mandelbrot for the holidays
    12/24/2014 10:11 AM EST
    By Dianne Bunis The Jewish equivalent to Italian biscotti, Mandelbrot, is a twice-baked cookie and its name comes from the German words, almond (mandel) and bread (brot). 
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    Winchendon one of two veterans memorial cemeteries
    12/23/2014 10:20 AM EST - WINCHENDON -- This December, each white gravestone in the Winchendon veterans cemetery had a green wreath with a red bow. Full Story

    Realtor Louise Knight joins RE/MAX Partners
    12/19/2014 07:49 AM EST - GROTON -- RE/MAX Partners is pleased to welcome real estate expert Louise Knight to its dynamic sales team. Full Story

    NVMC awarded top hospital distinction for quality, safety
    12/19/2014 07:49 AM EST - AYER -- The Leapfrog Group named Nashoba Valley Medical Center, a part of the Steward Health Care System, to its annual list of Top Hospitals. Full Story

    Regional Calendar
    12/19/2014 07:49 AM EST - Christmas worship services Our Lady of Grace Catholic Parish, Groton and Pepperell Saint James Church, 13 St. Full Story

    Monty Tech gets $1,000 gift for space program
    12/19/2014 07:48 AM EST - Rollstone Bank & Trust has donated $1,000 to the Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School to help fund a special space research program. Full Story

    Academic Honors
    12/19/2014 07:48 AM EST - Austin Prep, Honor roll, first term The following students have made the first-quarter honor roll at Austin Preparatory School in Reading. Full Story

    North Korea: No 'physical reaction' to new film

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea says it likely will have no "physical reaction," just condemnation, to the release of the comedy film "The Interview," which depicts the assassination of leader Kim Jong Un. Full Story