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AYERParking garage on track for end of year completion

AYER — The $4.2 million parking garage under construction on Groton Street since spring, is still on track for an end-of-year completion date, Assistant Town Manager Carly Antonellis said this week. Full Story
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Evening of appreciationPepperell Senior Center thanks volunteers

PEPPERELL — Every day of the week one will find many seniors enjoying the activities, programs, or lunch at the Pepperell Senior Center. Full Story
Nashoba Valley Medical CenterResidents rally for Nashoba nurses

Negotiations for better wages and staffing at hospital continue
GROTON — Twelve local residents and medical officials got plenty of car horns honked at them on Thursday showing support for their friends in scrubs at the Nashoba Valley Medical Center. Full Story
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103-year-old donates journal, lettersmemoir offers window to Shirley's past

SHIRLEY — Letters, journals, memoirs, vintage family albums offer glimpses into bygone eras that public records alone can't provide. Full Story
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TOWNSENDDate set for former selectman in alleged assault case

Discovery period completed in assault case of Cindy King
AYER - The discovery period is over in the case of former selectman Cindy King and her case could go to trial. Full Story
GROTON SOCCER STANDOUTDavey has made a habit of winning

From youth soccer to the Bolts, the Groton School and Elite teams, he now heads to BC
GROTON — At about 1 p.m. Central time in Rockford, Illinois, on July 2nd, the culmination of 16 years of youth soccer for Groton native Walker Davey concluded with a National Championship in the US Soccer U19 Elite National Premier League Full Story
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'Phil'Kinnear reveals how he worked with himself as an actor

Actor Greg Kinnear says he knows he's been lucky to have worked with many terrific filmmakers in his career, directors that include Richard Linklater, Paul Schrader and James L. Full Story
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Exclusive contractsBrewers and distributors renew their quarrel

BOSTON Brewers and beer distributors are renewing the effort to create new pathways out of their business partnerships, but a "compromise" bill put forward by distributors has already been rejected by brewers, who are offering a plan they said would be "painful" for them but still preferable to the distributors' option. Full Story

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