Tuesday Jul 29
Kids give first ade to Branch Street fire survivors
Fifteen local first-graders and kindergarteners took part in a lemonade stand on Coldspring Road in Westford on July 19 to raise money for the survivors of the Branch Street fire through Lowell Wish Project.
Life Cafe Center to hold harvest, craft sale tomorrow
Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton invites the community to its first Harvest and Craft Sale on Thursday, July 24, from 6-7:30 p.m. The market will feature produce fresh from the garden at the skilled nursing and rehab center.
Are You Boycotting Westford's Market Basket Stores?
Striking Market Basket workers this week called for customers to boycott stores-a move that upped the ante in a dramatic fight over the company's future.
Llamas, other unconventional animals lift patients' spirits at Littleton's Life Care Center
At the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley, it's not uncommon to see patients asleep in their wheelchairs by the saltwater-fish tank, or out for a stroll around a pasture filled with grass-grazing animals like goats and llamas.
Chelmsford mulls two options for former Silicon Transistor site
Eight years after taking over a contaminated property on Katrina Road, Chelmsford may finally be about to be rid of the former Silicon Transistor Corp. site.
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Concord Band, Thursdays through Aug. 7, at 7:15 p.m. Admission is per car: Members $10; nonmembers $15.
Groton given top bond rating; issues $3.8M in bonds
Having improved its bond rating from double A to triple A, town officials took advantage of the situation to borrow $3.8 million to raise money covering expenses for, among other things, construction of the new headquarters being erected by the Groton Electric Light Department.
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Devens officials gauging transportation needs
The survey could provide hard statistics on transportation needs in and around Devens that might lead to anything from bus shuttle service to carpooling ideas.
Brothers in arms, and breakfast
Members of the Sampson Air Force Base Veterans Association meet monthly at Comet's Diner in Tyngsboro, including, front row from left, Charlie Priest, Norm Morency, Mardy Marshall, Bob Courtemanche, Bob Cole; second row from left: David Cuthbertson, Carl Nelson, Bradley Smith; third row from left: Jim McLennan, Harold Carver, Roland Gibson and Ron ... (more)
No major damage in Littleton; other towns hard-hit after storms
Multiple lightning strikes on radio towers knocked out communications for Littleton police at the height of Monday afternoon's storms, as the town was under a tornado warning issued by the National Weather Service, according to Chief Matthew King.
Tornado warning issued for Middlesex County
The National Weather Service has issued the tornado warning for the Leominster, Billerica, Westford, Littleton and Chelmsford area as a severe thunderstorm moves in from the western part of the state.
Ayer manufacturer receives half-mil in loans
An optics manufacturer has received a half-million dollars in loans to help purchase high-tech equipment for its Ayer manufacturing plant.