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  1. Agreement reached in Ayer commuter-rail disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    On Tuesday, selectmen announced the downtown commuter-station dispute has ended after the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and property owner Phil Berry reached an agreement Sept. 9. "This has been a cooperative effort and really a true testament to the power of working together between the community and state and federal delegations," said Town Administrator Robert Pontbriand.

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  2. Driver in 2012 Littleton crash that killed two sentenced to three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    A jury found a Westford man guilty of two counts motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation in connection with the deaths of two friends in a 2012 Littleton crash, according to court documents. Keith Lamarre, 22, of 8 Sought For Road, Westford, was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in the House of Correction with three years to serve and the balance suspended with probation until March 12, 2023.

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  3. Groton selectmen, finance panel review TM articlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    In a joint meeting with the Finance Committee, selectmen at a public hearing Monday reviewed up to 26 articles to be listed on the warrant for the upcoming fall Town Meeting. Chief among them would be the first few articles, which will include measures seeking voter approval for transferring funds into various stabilization accounts and an appropriation from free cash to help offset the tax rate.

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  4. Fire bell rings for Groton's new stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    That's why time-saving features such as a one-button shut-off for the kitchen stoves and the iconic fire pole were included in Groton's new Center Fire Station on Farmers Row. And despite all of the shiny new rooms and high-tech equipment in the 18,500-square-foot facility, the station began with very humble roots.

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  5. Groton waterfront home is fit for party or retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Whether you wish to throw a big party or simply escape to a private and serene setting, Wanda Hall has a home for you. Hall, a Realtor at Westford Real Estate Inc., is the listing agent for 215 Whiley Road, a cavernous , custom-made home that comes with 13 rooms, three outdoor sitting areas and 200 feet of waterfront frontage on Knopp's Pond.

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  6. Groton waterfront home is fit for party or retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Whether you wish to throw a big party or simply escape to a private and serene setting, Wanda Hall has a home for you. Hall, a Realtor at Westford Real Estate Inc., is the listing agent for 215 Whiley Road, a cavernous , custom-made home that comes with 13 rooms, three outdoor sitting areas and 200 feet of waterfront frontage on Knopp's Pond.

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  7. Patriots open season on a high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    It felt as if John E. Young Memorial Field was a time machine, and whoever was at the controls sent the North Middlesex Regional football team back to the glory days of the mid-1990s Thursday night. Nowadays, the Patriots spread things out a little more, but the patented Sandy Ruggles misdirection offense still plays a part in everything they do.

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  8. Staff space at Prescott School is discussed in GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    With a final decision still up in the air, the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee listened to arguments regarding space its administration staff occupies at the former Prescott Elementary School. The subject was broached by former School Committee member Berta Erickson who appealed to district officials to consider a decision to move out of the Prescott building.

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  9. New Groton fire station suits town's needs 'for at least 100 years'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    More than a year after breaking ground on the town's Center Fire Station, the gleaming, new facility will officially open with a public ceremony Saturday. Complete with the four-lane bays with doors on the front and back, to quickly allow the town's eight fire vehicles access both in and out of the station, the 18,500-square-feet firehouse also provides plenty of space for firefighter training.

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  10. Groton-Dunstable panel hears arguments for space at former Prescott schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    With a final decision still up in the air, the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee listened to arguments regarding space its administration staff occupies at the former Prescott Elementary School. The subject was broached by former School Committee member Berta Erickson who appealed to district officials to consider a decision to move out of the Prescott building.

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  11. Furniture firm eyes BurlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, a home-furnishings company, has agreed to a 9,000-square-foot lease at the new 3rd Ave. Burlington development. Taylorsville, N.C.-based Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams offers upholstery, case goods, lighting, rugs and accessories.

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  12. Owner: Groton's Blood Farm to be up and running this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Nine months after a fire devastated a local slaughterhouse business, owner Elliot "Barney" Blood said his operation would be up and running by the end of the month. According to Blood's son, Richard, the business is gearing up for a "soft opening" at the end of September.

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  13. Trial set to begin in 2012 Littleton crash that killed twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    What began as a night out with friends ended in a "horrific crash'' that took the lives of two people and left a third facing charges of motor-vehicle homicide. Keith Lamarre, 21, of Westford, is scheduled to go on trial Monday in Ayer District Court, facing charges of negligent motor-vehicle homcide , speeding, marked-lanes violation, and other traffic violations in the Sept.

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  14. Townsend club celebrates 75thRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The club opened its doors to the public and over 300 people attended a barbecue, live music, dancing and great friends. People came from all over the region, including member Carolyn Smart of the Board of Selectman, who said the club is just a great place for people to come and great for families too.

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  15. Ayer firefighter dies in Maine motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    An Ayer resident and firefighter remembered for his love of motorcycles was killed in a crash in Maine on Tuesday. Berwick police say Steven Mickle, 63, died from an accident that occurred about 2:12 p.m. Mickle's 2004 Harley-Davidson rear-ended a South Berwick resident's Toyota Camry as it was turning at an intersection, according to the Berwick Police Department's Facebook page.

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  16. Nonprofits awarded $94,500 in grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Twenty Merrimack Valley-based nonprofit organizations were awarded a total of $94,500 in grant funding last month by the Greater Lowell Community Foundation. Funds were awarded to support community-improvement efforts in the areas of substance-abuse prevention, social enterprise, healthy communities, the creative economy, clean-water initiatives, elder services, children's services and leadership.

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  17. Retired firefighter killed in Maine crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Steven Mickle, a retired Groton firefighter, participated in the town's annual muster on Monday as a member of the Red Knights motorcycle club. An Ayer resident and retired firefighter has been identified as the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Maine on Tuesday.

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  18. Pepperell resident continues fight against natural-gas pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Russell Schott, a corporate attorney and a 33-year Pepperell resident, was one of the key figures who organized the Statewide Pipeline Resistance Relay Walk, a month-long rolling rally held in June and July against the 129-mile natural-gas pipeline project proposed by Kinder Morgan Energy Partners. The pipeline would run through many undeveloped lands, including conservation lands, and residential neighborhoods between the western state border to Dracut.

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  19. Parade route in LittletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    * Interstate 495 Exit 31 will be closed for eastbound traffic at about 10 a.m. The exit will remain open for westbound traffic . * King Street will be closed to all traffic at 10 a.m., until the parade ends.

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  20. Pepperell man: Battle against pipeline marches onRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Russ Schott of Pepperell walks on Boston Common on July 30 to finish off the statewide rolling rally in protest of Kinder Morgan's proposal to run a new major natural gas pipeline across Massachusetts. Courtesy photo Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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