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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
    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
    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
    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
     
    COMMUNITY NEWS
    Indoor small item and tack sale

    11/26/2014 11:30 AM EST
    GROTON -- Hazel Grove Agricultural Association will hold an indoor small item and tack sale on Saturday, Dec. 
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    Deputy chief won't be easy to replace
    11/26/2014 10:20 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- Like the man himself, Dave Profit's retirement party was about his community. Co-workers, family and a slew of friends applauded the deputy police chief when he entered the room with his wife Debbie. Full Story

    State Sen. Eldridge honored for public housing reforms
    11/25/2014 10:11 AM EST - PLYMOUTH -- State Sen. James B. Eldridge, of Acton, Senate chairman of the Joint Legislative Committee on Housing, has received the 2014 Outstanding Public Service Award from the Massachusetts Chapter, National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials (MassNAHRO), for his strong commitment to improving public housing across Full Story

    Robotics group forms in Devens
    11/24/2014 10:44 AM EST - DEVENS -- If technology is when people get to play, the Devens Interoperability Playground has an appropriate name. Full Story

    Hannaford closing may affect pantry
    11/23/2014 07:45 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- The closing of Ayer's Hannaford supermarket at the end of January, may hit Loaves and Fishes hard, said Patricia Stern, the pantry's executive director. Full Story

    IN GOOD TASTE
    11/21/2014 09:51 AM EST - By Dianne Bunis No stress! Make a plan, set up a schedule for grocery shopping, prepping, cooking and baking. Full Story

    Federated Church of Ayer
    11/21/2014 07:37 AM EST - The annual Holly Fair at the Federated Church of Ayer will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p. Full Story

    Ex-studio boss who oversaw major '70s films dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frank Yablans, a former president of Paramount Pictures in the 1970s who oversaw the release of several groundbreaking pictures, has died. Full Story