AYER NEWS
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Ayer man stabbed to death, woman charged

AYER -- A 24-year-old Ayer man died Friday afternoon after being stabbed by a 26-year-old Ayer woman to whom he is related, and the woman is in police custody pending arraignment on Monday, according to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
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Pepperell covered bridge spray-painted by vandals

PEPPERELL -- Vandals have spray-painted the town's covered bridge on Groton Street twice since Monday, police said. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Chelmsford native finds screen time in 'Long Lost Daughter'

CHELMSFORD -- Enjoy suspenseful thrillers and seeing local people on the small screen? Then you may want to tune into the Lifetime Channel tonight at 8 p. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Shirley Special Town Meeting takes up the issue on Monday night

SHIRLEY -- When the fall Special Town Meeting convenes on Monday with three articles on the warrant, voters will be asked to consider the most costly -- and perhaps the most controversial -- item first. Full Story
SPORTS
Vikes face key game Friday vs. Gr. Lowell

WESTFORD -- With two games left before the MIAA playoffs begin, the Nashoba Tech football team has put itself in strong position to advance. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
Roasted pork tenderloin, sweet and savory

It's October and most definitely apple cider season! A glass of ice-cold cider is refreshing, or a mug of warmed cider with a cinnamon stick is comforting. Full Story
BUSINESS
A calming place for veterans

DEVENS -- Dan Purcell is planning a wellness center for veterans. He and sister Donna Bulger, along with her husband, Scott, are hoping to have a completed clinic within the existing structure at 84 Antietam St. by summer of 2019.  Full Story

 
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TOWNSEND -- More than 100 residents lined Main Street Saturday morning in support of Police Chief Robert Eaton, who was placed on leave Friday night after blasting a town investigation into Police Department employees.   Full Story