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  1. New shuttle connects Devens to surrounding townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    A new regional shuttle service connecting Devens, Ayer, Fitchburg, Leominster, and Shirley began Monday morning to supplement the region's existing transportation offerings and provide the nearly 5,000 people who work in Devens with more convenient and affordable transportation to and from their workplaces. Beginning service just after Earth Day, the new shuttle represents the Devens business community's commitment to promoting environmentally-friendly commuting for those who live and work in Devens.

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  2. Town ballot missing piecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Lowell Sun

    Monday marks the beginning a busy local political season but Pepperell's election has an interesting wrinkle -- the ballot is missing a seat. The town moderator's term expires in the spring but the seat is not listed on the ballot.

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  3. Oops. Pepperell forgets to include moderator on the ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Lowell Sun

    Monday marks the beginning a busy local political season but Pepperell's election has an interesting wrinkle -- the ballot is missing a seat. The town moderator's term expires in the spring but the seat is not listed on the ballot.

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  4. Groton town seal has great meaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Lowell Sun

    There is no need for me to go over our history in Groton. I am very well versed in it.

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  5. Ayer Shirley trial team argues to the topRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Lowell Sun

    The dedicated team was one of eight to make it to this year's round at Worcester Superior Court. They defeated teams from schools larger and wealthier than Ayer Shirley Regional High School and had a blast doing it.

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  6. The J. Geils few knew: Smart, shy, generousRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 13 | Lowell Sun

    J. Geils, left, performs with Magic Dick in a Bluestime concert at The Safe in Lowell in the mid-1990s. Jay Geils seemed to me to exist in the perfect suburban subterranean cave -- his basement.

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  7. Music icon J. Geils found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Lowell Sun

    He found fame and fortune as a blues, jazz and rock musician in the '70s and '80s, but in his later years, J. Geils, of Groton, would slip unannounced through a back door of The Bull Run in Shirley to jam with whomever else was playing. A quiet man around strangers, Geils didn't seek fanfare or spotlights when he showed up to play his guitar, according to George and Alison Tocci, who own The Bull Run, which may have been the last place he ever played in public.

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  8. Ayer, Townsend ready for movie close-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Lowell Sun

    Filming on location sounds so romantic: warm sands, exotic animals and a traveling support staff to keep everything moving on budget and on time. This month, "The Spruces and the Pines," an independent holiday film, is headquartered at New England Studies in Devens.

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  9. Ayer, Townsend get ready for their big Hollywood momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | Lowell Sun

    Filming on location sounds so romantic: warm sands, exotic animals and a traveling support staff to keep everything moving on budget and on time. This month, "The Spruces and the Pines," an independent holiday film, is headquartered at New England Studies in Devens.

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  10. Devens shuttle service ready to rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | Lowell Sun

    A commuter shuttle service will launch April 24, aimed at getting workers from surrounding communities and down to their job in Devens. At a kickoff meeting Friday, MassDevelopment officials mapped out the stops and the schedule for the new service, which is officially a pilot project for the next year or so.

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  11. New Devens shuttle service launches April 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Lowell Sun

    A new commuter shuttle service will launch April 24, aimed at getting workers from surrounding cities and down to their job in Devens. At a kickoff meeting Friday, MassDevelopment officials mapped out the stops and the schedule for the new service, which is officially a pilot project for the next year or so.

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  12. N.H. waters are getting about a million troutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 | Lowell Sun

    With the welcome arrival of spring, New Hampshire Fish and Game Inland Fisheries chief Jason Smith can't help but get excited about open-water angling, especially trout fishing. Fish culturists at New Hampshire's six state trout hatcheries have been holding on, waiting for Mother Nature to provide conditions favorable for spring stocking.

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  13. Worms? No problem for these Country Day School girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | Lowell Sun

    Just in time for spring, fourth-graders at Country Day School in Groton, are investigating composting with worms. The students will continue experimenting with different food types , while observing and measuring the worms' preferences and food volume consumed.

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  14. Health HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | Lowell Sun

    CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: Bridges by EPOCH, an assisted-living facility for memory-care patients 108 Littleton Road, Westford, offers a support group for caregivers Monday, March 27, at 4:30 p.m. Share your caregiving story and heard others' experiences. Call 978-692-9541 to RSVP or for more information.

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  15. Local youngsters bring 'Anne of Green Gables' to stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    The cast of ArtsNasoba s spring musical Anne of Green Gables features young actors from around the region. It plays at Lawrence Academy in Groton March 30-April 1. An array of young thespians from around the region brings the delightful story of "Anne of Green Gables: to life next weekend in ArtsNashoba's spring musical production.

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  16. Helping HandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    The Billerica Lions Club is hosting an informative evening on how to better manage diabetes tonight at 7 at the VFW Solomon Post 8819, 12 Phiney St. The guest speaker will be Cristina Iepure, a pharmacist with Remedium Pharmacy in Chelmsford. HUDSON, N.H. -- The Hudson Police Department will holds its 57th semiannual American Red Cross blood drive today, from noon to 7 p.m. In addition to a variety of food being available from several local restaurants and stores, each donor will receive a coupon for a Blizzard at the Hudson Dairy Queen, and a free flower, compliments of Anne's Florals & Gifts in Hudson, while supplies last.

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  17. ANNOUNCEMENTSRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    The Tyngsboro High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is accepting nominations for 2017 inductees. To be considered for nomination, former athletes must have graduated from THS a minimum of 10 years ago.

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  18. ... And more flowers at Ayer 'Kinder-Garden'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    Heidi Cowley, the art teacher at Page Hilltop Elementary School in Ayer, had her kindergarten students create "flowers" inspired by Georgia O'Keefe, and the "Kinder-Garden" will be on display during District Arts Night on Wednesday, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Ayer Shirley Regional High School. Welcome to your discussion forum: Sign in with a Disqus account or your social networking account for your comment to be posted immediately, provided it meets the guidelines.

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  19. For one family, Ayer Auto Repair a symbol of American dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    The well-kept cinderblock building, with two garage doors and a smattering of cars for sale, makes the business obvious; it is a place to repair your vehicle or to buy not-too-pricey transportation. What is not obvious at first glance is the decades of work, hope and courage that Ayer Auto Repair represents.

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  20. Devens to get shuttle serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    Nearly 5,000 people work in Devens, and more are needed. Without a vehicle, getting to work can be a challenge.

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