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The script calls for disaster

Training spectacle simulates MBTA collision in Ayer
10/16/2017 10:57 AM EDT
AYER -- Their fates were decided by laminated cards, hung around necks on plain black lanyards. To give first responders the most realistic training, dozens of volunteers at a mock train collision Sunday had to pretend to be injured. 
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Star quarterback on the green team
10/13/2017 02:33 PM EDT - AYER -- Perhaps only the child of Depression-era parents could practice such extreme recycling with so much contentment. Full Story

HARVARD NEWS
Harvard Schools Trust plans gala

HARVARD -- The Harvard Schools Trust Gala Committee met recently at Markoh's on Main Street in Ayer to kick off planning for the 27th Spring Dinner-Theater Gala, which will take place March 12 at Cronin Auditorium. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Groton's Beth Lindstrom formally announces U.S. Senate run against Elizabeth Warren

BOSTON -- Groton resident Beth Lindstrom, who has a long history within the state's Republican Party, formally announced her candidacy for U. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Shirley teen leaves artistic statement at Nashoba Tech

WESTFORD -- One of the walls in the toddler room inside the Early Learning Center at Nashoba Valley Technical High School was sorely in need of artwork, a large, unadorned space crying out for a drawing or painting that would grab the eye of children in that fidgety age group. Full Story
 
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The script calls for disaster

Training spectacle simulates MBTA collision in Ayer
10/16/2017 10:57 AM EDT
AYER -- Their fates were decided by laminated cards, hung around necks on plain black lanyards. To give first responders the most realistic training, dozens of volunteers at a mock train collision Sunday had to pretend to be injured. 
Full Story
Star quarterback on the green team
10/13/2017 02:33 PM EDT - AYER -- Perhaps only the child of Depression-era parents could practice such extreme recycling with so much contentment. Full Story

ELECTED -- OR APPOINTED? Ayer considers switch to town manager, appointed town clerk
10/12/2017 03:32 PM EDT - AYER -- Changes will be coming for the municipal government if voters says yes and the state legislature approves. Full Story

A BIG STINK IN AYER
10/12/2017 11:08 AM EDT - AYER -- The neighborhood on the uphill side of Westford Road is the type of place where it is easy to imagine folks outside mowing the lawn or having a barbecue. Full Story

Star quarterback on the green team
10/09/2017 07:36 AM EDT - This is the latest in The Sun's "Be a Volunteer" series. Got a suggestion? Email it to news@lowellsun. Full Story

Ayer's downtown design approved
10/06/2017 12:52 PM EDT - AYER -- Long-awaited improvements to parking and access to the commuter rail platform are one step closer to completion. Full Story

Enter the Cathedral of Chaos
10/06/2017 11:43 AM EDT - AYER -- This year, Warren Maxwell wants to go medieval on you. The Ayer resident runs what he calls the Third Degree of Terror, a mini-haunted house he houses each year in his garage just for the love of scaring the heck out of people. Full Story

He said he was in the military. His girlfriend's brothers didn't believe it. Turns out he was fugitive from justice
10/05/2017 11:20 AM EDT - AYER -- A fugitive from justice, convicted of impersonating military personnel, will return to Florida to face charges thanks to a suspicious town resident who called police. Full Story

Are actions of Townsend's government a danger to water supply?
10/02/2017 02:18 PM EDT - In the Board of Selectmen's meeting of Aug. 24, Chairman Clark announced he would no longer sign water department warrants for payment due to a lack of response the Water Department to the Town's "Forensic Audit" of the water department's meter scrapping program. Full Story

Get a mammogram on Breast Health Day
09/26/2017 12:31 PM EDT - AYER -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it's also a good time for women living in the Nashoba Valley region to think about getting a routine, breast cancer screening mammogram. Full Story