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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
    (Jeffrey Mayes)
    Former NBA player talks of addiction and recovery

    AYER -- Former Boston College basketball star Chris Herren was playing for the Boston Celtics, a hometown hero and every hoop dreamer's fantasy come true. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    (Caley McGuane)
    Devens disc golf tournament sells out

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- The disc golfers come in heavy coats and gloves and hats and they gather in back of the Ayer-based Hawk's Nest, a store for disc golf enthusiasts, where Ric Hamel shouts: "I'm so proud of you guys. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    (Jeffrey Mayes)
    Former NBA player talks of addiction and recovery

    AYER -- Former Boston College basketball star Chris Herren was playing for the Boston Celtics, a hometown hero and every hoop dreamer's fantasy come true. Full Story
     
    COMMUNITY NEWS
    Thaw out with hot soup

    02/27/2015 01:03 PM EST
    By Dianne Bunis Everybody is getting tired of the snow, snow and more snow plus frigid temps don't help when you're out shoveling, blowing or trying to find your mailbox! 
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    Consign and Design meeting needs of the cost-conscious, recyclers
    02/27/2015 07:37 AM EST - As the screws keep tightening on the middle class, people have begun to rethink how they spend their hard-earned cash. Full Story

    Beacon Hill Roll Call
    02/27/2015 07:36 AM EST - By Bob Katzen THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records local representatives' votes on roll calls from prior sessions on the debate on House operating rules for 2015-2016. Full Story

    'Dear White People' to show Saturday
    02/27/2015 07:36 AM EST - Dear White People: Multicultural Film & Discussion Series See the film "Dear White People"* on Saturday, Feb. Full Story

    Regional Calendar
    02/27/2015 07:36 AM EST - FRIDAY, FEB. 27 Pianist Ethan Stone: 1:30 p.m. at Nashoba Park, 15 Winthrop Avenue, Ayer. Come and enjoy a performance by jazzy pianist Ethan Stone. Full Story

    IN GOOD TASTE
    02/27/2015 07:35 AM EST - By Dianne Bunis Everybody is getting tired of the snow, snow and more snow plus frigid temps don't help when you're out shoveling, blowing or trying to find your mailbox! Full Story

    Community rallies to help family after home destroyed in fire
    02/26/2015 10:14 AM EST - PEPPERELL -- After the flames are put out the reality of losing a home to fire kicks in. Hard. "No one's ever prepared for this," said Lisa Lanzilotti, days after fire destroyed her family's historic home. Full Story

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    Maine weighs revoking seat belt law days after 75-car pileup

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing. Just two days after a 75-vehicle pileup injured at least 17 people in the state, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts. Full Story
    Turkish author Yasar Kemal dead at 91

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's best-known novelists with worldwide readership, has died. Full Story