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  1. Florida driver seriously injured in I-495 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A 39-year-old driver from Lakeworth, Fla., suffered serious injuries in a crash that snarled traffic Sunday afternoon on Interstate 495 in Westford when a MedFlight helicopter had to land on the highway. Emergency crews were called to the northbound lanes of the highway near Boston Road in Westford at 4:30 p.m., and found a single-vehicle crash, according to state police.

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  2. Nashoba Tech students earn medals at Skills USA District CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Twenty students combined to earn 16 medals for Nashoba Valley Technical High School at the recent SkillsUSA District Competition, held at Greater Lowell Technical High School in Tyngsboro. All 20 students will go on to compete in the SkillsUSA State Competition April 30 through May 2 in Marlboro.

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  3. Concert to raise funds for Littleton playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Littleton Children's Fund, in partnership with Circle Health Westford and Castle in the Trees Playground, will hold a Springtime Blowout Benefit Concert & Bake Sale at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 11, at the Russell Street School, 55 Russell St. The event is open to the public and most appropriate for families with young children up to 8 years old. The highlight of the event will be a performance by Ben Rudnick & Friends, winner of seven Parents' Choice Awards.

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  4. Shirley 's projected deficit rises to $422G for fiscal 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    During a relatively brief meeting Tuesday night, the Finance Committee scanned budget proposals for the Library, Council on Aging, Police, Fire and Ambulance departments and Public Buildings, all of which were presented and discussed in detail at a joint working session with the selectmen on Saturday. Other than an ongoing discussion with the fire chief and ambulance director about improving ambulance service by adding round-the clock coverage at the fire station -- which, according to Town Administrator Patrice Garvin would cost $60,000 "to make the change" -- most departments submitted budget requests that met the level-funded benchmark the FinCom asked for, Finance Committee Chairman Stewart Cady said.

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  5. Shirley projected deficit rises to $422GRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    During a relatively brief meeting Tuesday night, the Finance Committee scanned budget proposals for the Library, Council on Aging, Police, Fire and Ambulance departments and Public Buildings, all of which were presented and discussed in detail at a joint working session with the selectmen on Saturday. Other than an ongoing discussion with the fire chief and ambulance director about improving ambulance service by adding round-the clock coverage at the fire station, which according to Town Administrator Patrice Garvin would cost $60,000 "to make the change," most departments submitted budget requests that met the level-funded benchmark the FinCom asked for, Chairman Stewart Cady said.

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  6. Workers' gives back againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Workers' Credit Union last week continued its program of depositing surplus money directly into members' accounts, gifting an average of $30 to each participant. Credit unions function as nonprofit banks, where money that would otherwise be profits and paid out to investors is spent within the financial institution.

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  7. On snowed-in roof, give safety highest weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    We caught a break this week from further record-breaking snowfall that has battered New England for the last month. And while the driveways and sidewalks have been cleared, many of us are still dealing with the overwhelming snow deposits that sit precariously on the roofs of our homes and other structures. 1 comment

  8. Making Chelmsford: A Town For All SeasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    If the winter doldrums are starting to get you down, look no further than Center Village for a taste of all of the seasons. Featured in storefronts throughout Central Square are art installations by local artists and groups, all centered around the theme, "Chelmsford: A Town For All Seasons."

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  9. Goat that eluded capture for month moved to HoldenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    After a monthlong jaunt across Tewksbury, Lowell, Chelmsford and Westford, a runaway goat that gained local fame on social media was transferred Thursday from the Animal Rescue League of Boston's farm in Dedham to Sunny Meadow Animal Sanctuary in Holden. "His terrible ordeal is over and he has courageously made it from the slaughterhouse to sanctuary," Sunny Meadow posted on its Facebook page.

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  10. Two horses die in barn collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Women embrace after learning two horses would not survive after a barn collapsed under the weight of snow at Bobby's Ranch on Durkee Lane in Westford on Friday. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / RYAN MCBRIDE Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  11. Horses trapped when barn roof collapses in WestfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Two horses died in a barn collapse in Westford Friday afternoon, despite attempts by firefighters to rescue them, the Fire Department said. Five other horses were rescued from Bobby's Ranch on Durkee Lane after the metal-roof on the structure collapsed around 7 a.m. Friday from the weight of the snow piled on top.

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  12. Lunenburg-Leominster skiing finishes strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Lunenburg/Leominster girls' co-op ski team raced to a fourth place finish, while the boys team finished in sixth at Nashoba Valley in Westford on Thursday afternoon. TheLunenburg/Leominster girls had three finishers in the top 10. Liz Lahti crossed the line in third with a time of 27.77 seconds on an icy one run slalom course, followed by twin sister, Meg, who finished in 7th place with a time of 28.73 seconds.

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  13. Lunenburg-Leominster skiing finishes strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Lunenburg/Leominster girls' co-op ski team raced to a fourth place finish, while the boys team finished in sixth at Nashoba Valley in Westford on Thursday afternoon. TheLunenburg/Leominster girls had three finishers in the top 10. Liz Lahti crossed the line in third with a time of 27.77 seconds on an icy one run slalom course, followed by twin sister, Meg, who finished in 7th place with a time of 28.73 seconds.

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  14. Nashoba Tech staging 'Little Shop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Drama Club at Nashoba Valley Technical High School in Westford will take on "Little Shop of Horrors," a comedy-horror musical, with three showings scheduled for Jan. 29, at 7 p.m.; Jan. 30, at 7 p.m.; and Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. Tickets are $8 for students and $12 for adults. The cast and crew includes, front row, from left, Skye Nogler , Emma Parla-Aziz , Kalee Chapman and Ashley Conrad ; second row, Emily Shaughnessy , Devin Hussey , Rheanna Early , Aislinn Wolfe , Shelby O'Rourke , Benjamin Marinelli and Benjamin Richard ; and, back row, Rachel Cieslik , Lindsey Callan , Jared Abreu , Marc Macedo , Ryan Belanger and Benjamin Petersen .

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  15. Loose goat spotted near Interstate 495Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A goat on the lam from a Tewksbury slaughterhouse since December continues to be spotted around Chelmsford, with State Police spotting the animal near Interstate 495 Saturday. Trooper Dustin Fitch, social-media specialist with the State Police, posted a photo of the goat on his Twitter account Saturday after multiple reports of the elusive creature around the intersection of Route 3 and Interstate 495.

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  16. Students mourn classmate killed in ski accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A ski accident that claimed the life of a 13-year-old boy at Nashoba Valley Ski Area on Saturday appears to have been a tragic accident, officials say. Rajiv Paluri, 13, was pronounced dead at Lowell General Hospital Saturday after he went off the slope and hit a tree.

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  17. Fatal Nashoba Valley ski crash was 'tragic accident'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The ski accident that claimed the life of a 13-year-old at Nashoba Valley Ski Area yesterday appears to have been a tragic accident, officials say. Rajiv Paluri, 13, was pronounced dead at Lowell General Hospital yesterday after he went off the slope and hit a tree.

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  18. Westford teen dies in skiing accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A 13-year-old Westford boy was killed in a skiing accident at Nashoba Valley Ski Area Saturday afternoon, in what appears to be the ski area's first-ever fatal accident, according to investigators and officials at Nashoba. Nashoba owner Al Fletcher said officials were notified that a boy had crashed in an area between the Tomahawk and Lobo trails about 2:20 p.m., and that ski patrol arrived on scene with the boy "within several minutes."

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  19. Rallying 'round police realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Rallies and protests continue in the aftermath of three unarmed black males' deaths by police over the past several months. Two recent gatherings were held in Westford -- one to raise awareness about police-related violence toward blacks, and another whose goal was to show the value in every life, whatever the color.

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  20. Littleton joins Market Basket familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    As the town celebrated the grand opening of a new Market Basket store Saturday, a throng of supporters surrounded Arthur T. Demoulas, thanking him for standing by his employees and customers. "We, all of us in the whole Market Basket community of 25,000 people, would like the entire town of Littleton and surrounding communities to know that we are sincerely grateful for the unprecedented faith and support in our organization during the unusual events over these past several months," Demoulas said, addressing the crowd.

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