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  1. Guest Column: Technical high schools not your parents' vokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Years ago, vocational high schools were known to many as the schools that held the dumb kids who couldn't make it through normal high school. Today, vocational high schools everywhere are working tirelessly, trying to prove this old reputation wrong, and it has been far from easy.

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  2. Enjoy history? Just step outsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Summer is a great time to explore the outdoors. But don't forget the area's remarkable history.

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  3. Littleton Pond Death: Man disappeared while canoeing aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A 23-year-old Boston man was found dead in Fort Pond Saturday night in what police are calling a "tragic" accident, after the man disappeared about an hour after going canoeing alone. Police Chief Matthew King said the man's friends told police he went canoeing by himself about 7 or 7:30 p.m., and that his friends grew concerned that he hadn't returned as the sun went down about 8:45 p.m. The friends initially went out searching and calling out for him on their own, but didn't find him and called police about 9:30 p.m., King said.

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  4. Littleton Pond Death: Man disappeared while canoeing aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A 23-year-old Boston man was found dead in Fort Pond Saturday night about an hour after his friends called police and said he disappeared while canoeing alone. Police Chief Matthew King said the man's friends told police he went canoeing by himself about 7 or 7:30 p.m., and that his friends grew concerned that he hadn't returned as the sun went down about 8:45 p.m. The friends initially went out searching and calling out for him on their own, but didn't find him and called police about 9:30 p.m., King said.

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  5. With Westford students' help, Marathon director's book nears finish lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Nearly 400 students sprinted around the Abbot Elementary School Wednesday morning, hurrying to cross a blue and yellow finish line that marked a journey to finding success and confidence. It was a celebration of publishing and marathons, in honor of students' participation in writing a book about the life of Dave McGillivray, the race director for the Boston Marathon.

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  6. Six busted for making drugs out of affluent Westford homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    In the basement of a home valued at more than $800,000, at the end of a long driveway in an upscale neighborhood, authorities allege that a family and two other women were manufacturing drugs, police said Wednesday. About 8:45 a.m., on Wednesday, police and federal Drug Enforcement Administration officers entered the home at 2 Mountain View Lane via a search warrant, leading five out in handcuffs: homeowner Bradley C. Heath, his son Bradley C. Heath II, his daughter Linley M. Heath, the younger Heath's girlfriend, Lyndsey T. Holston, and friend Prachi S. Joglekar, according to Westford police.

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  7. As House vote nears, transgender bill foes lobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    As House leaders gear up for a potential floor vote next week on a transgender-rights bill, opponents of the measure returned to the Statehouse Tuesday hoping they could have better luck convincing House members to oppose the legislation than they did with senators. House leaders have tentatively circled next Wednesday as the day that branch will debate and vote on legislation that would extend anti-discrimination protections to transgender individuals in public accommodations, including in bathrooms.

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  8. On your mark ... get set ... SHOPRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Shoppers careened their carts through a packed Whole Foods Market as it opened Wednesday morning, surveying red apples, fresh fish, and cold-pressed juices. But the store at 160 Littleton Road is more than just a new place to buy groceries, according to the store leaders and lawmakers who addressed hundreds of customers at the grand opening.

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  9. Hundreds jam opening of Whole Foods in WestfordRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Shoppers careened their carts through a packed Whole Foods Market as it opened Wednesday morning, surveying red apples, fresh fish and cold-pressed juices. But the store at 160 Littleton Road is more than just a new place to buy groceries, according to the store leaders and lawmakers who addressed hundreds of customers for the store's grand opening.

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  10. Ayer suspect held on bail in alleged Westford road rageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The other man says he was being approached by a man who had flashed an obscene gesture at him, and drew his gun to protect himself. The drama that played out on Littleton Road in Westford on Wednesday afternoon continued in court Thursday, with an Ayer man pleading not guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon.

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  11. Schools report bomb threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Police are investigating reports of a bomb threat at the high school this morning, one of several other bomb threats reported throughout the area. The threats follow a string of other bomb threats made in January, when 15 communities -- including Groton-Dunstable, Ayer Shirley, Tewksbury, Westford and Billerica -- received threats to school buildings that officials later deemed not credible.

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  12. A commitment to technical edRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    As more skilled manufacturing jobs in this state go unfilled because of the lack of qualified candidates, it's encouraging to see that the governor and advocates for more technical-vocational aid are on the same page. State Rep. Alice Peisch, a Wellesley Democrat who is co-chairwoman of the Education Committee, said she supports increasing funding for the recruitment and placement of high-school students in internships.

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  13. Nashoba students pass skills testRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Nashoba Tech students who passed the four core components of the National Automotive Students Skills Standards Assessment include, from left, Benjamin Marson , Jacob Twombly , Adriel Martin , Bryan Moran and Dominic Leonardo . Missing from photo is Adam Gagnon .

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  14. For area ski enthusiasts, this winter never cameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    With this winter's total snow accumulations below average and temperatures above average, it's no surprise some ski areas are closing early for the season. Nashoba Valley Ski Area, in Westford, closed on March 5. Princeton-based Wachusett Ski Area will remain open until March 26, weather permitting.

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  15. O'Neil ready to go for goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    When Christopher O'Neil learned he was selected to participate in the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria for alpine skiing, he was so overwhelmed that tears started to stream from his eyes. "I said, 'Really? Oh my gosh,'" O'Neil recalled.

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  16. O'Neil ready to go for goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    When Christopher O'Neil learned he was selected to participate in the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria for alpine skiing, he was so overwhelmed that tears started to stream from his eyes. "I said, 'Really? Oh my gosh,'" O'Neil recalled.

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  17. Leave state's smoking age at 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    State lawmakers may soon vote to raise the smoking age in Massachusetts from18 to 21. That's the recommendation of the Joint Committee on Public Health, which supports a bill that also bans pharmacies from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. According to the State House News Service, the age change includes electronic cigarettes and "other similar products that rely on vaporization or aerosolization."

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  18. Nashoba Tech is seeking studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Eligible students who will be entering ninth, 10th or 11th grades can apply by going to www.nashobatech.net and clicking on "Admissions" for an application form. Nashoba Tech offers 18 areas of technical study: Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing; Automotive Technology; Banking/Marketing/Retail; Carpentry & Cabinetmaking; Cosmetology; Culinary Arts; Dental Assisting; Design & Visual Communications; Early Childhood; Electrical Technology; Engineering Academy; Health Assisting; Hotel & Restaurant Management; Machine Tool Technology; Plumbing & Heating; Programming & Web Development; TV & Media Production/Theatre Arts; and Veterinary Assisting.

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  19. Nashoba Tech accepting applications for next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Eligible students who will be entering ninth, 10th or 11th grades can apply by going to www.nashobatech.net and clicking on "Admissions" for an application form. Nashoba Tech offers 18 areas of technical study: Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing; Automotive Technology; Banking/Marketing/Retail; Carpentry & Cabinetmaking; Cosmetology; Culinary Arts; Dental Assisting; Design & Visual Communications; Early Childhood; Electrical Technology; Engineering Academy; Health Assisting; Hotel & Restaurant Management; Machine Tool Technology; Plumbing & Heating; Programming & Web Development; TV & Media Production/Theatre Arts; and Veterinary Assisting.

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  20. LHS, Monty Tech, Nashoba Tech share work-training grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Leominster High School, Monty Tech and Nashoba Tech are among 35 high schools, community colleges or training providers sharing $9.3 million in state grants for purchases that connect Massachusetts students and residents to jobs in high-demand industries. Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday announced the grants, which will allow the schools to use the money for workforce training and equipment purchases.

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