Better Ayer commuter rail access is in sight

07/13/2016 09:58 AM EDT
By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- It's full steam ahead for a new parking facility and improved access to the commuter-rail platform. 
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Ayer post office delivers through rain, sleet and snow - for 75 years
07/07/2016 04:32 PM EDT - AYER -- The sturdy brick building beside Town Hall is a relative newcomer to the streetscape lined with 19th-century buildings. 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
Supt.: Groton-Dunstable schools need budget solution sooner than later

By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The Groton-Dunstable Regional School District should be on relatively stable financial footing in the short term while officials chart a path forward following override failures in Groton that invalidated the district's budget plans. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
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Shirley switches developers on landfill solar project

SHIRLEY -- The solar facility under construction at the old town landfill on Leominster Road has been taken over by Altus Power America. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Plan the future of Ayer: tour streets with the economic development director

07/14/2016 11:37 AM EDT
AYER -- Become a "Great Streets" citizen planner. You will engage in designing great streets and development patterns. 
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Better Ayer commuter rail access is in sight
07/13/2016 09:58 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- It's full steam ahead for a new parking facility and improved access to the commuter-rail platform. Full Story

Ayer post office delivers through rain, sleet and snow - for 75 years
07/07/2016 04:32 PM EDT - AYER -- The sturdy brick building beside Town Hall is a relative newcomer to the streetscape lined with 19th-century buildings. Full Story

Fitchburg police charge Ayer woman with nightwalking
07/06/2016 08:03 AM EDT - FITCHBURG -- An Ayer woman was arrested Sunday in Fitchburg on charges of common nightwalking and possession of heroin, according to court documents. Full Story

10 Questions: Fighting fires -- and telling a town's history
07/01/2016 02:10 PM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashoba valleyvoice.com AYER -- Brendan Hurley, 29, is a full-time firefighter and paramedic for the Ayer Fire Department. Full Story

1961 Ayer tannery fire seen through modern eyes
06/30/2016 01:27 PM EDT - AYER -- In 1961, one of the most significant fires in Ayer's history destroyed two major businesses and put 12 families out of their homes. Full Story

Pond study makes a splash in Ayer
06/30/2016 05:36 PM EDT - AYER -- Folks in town love their ponds. They love them so much they hired a consultant to study the waters. Full Story

Tennis courts at Ayer Shirley Regional High now open to public
06/27/2016 10:55 AM EDT - AYER -- The tennis courts at Ayer Shirley Regional High School, restored to better-than- new condition as part of the high school renovation project, are now open, according to a recent e-mail announcement from ASRSD Superintendent Mary Malone. Full Story

Habitat dedication Saturday
06/24/2016 10:52 AM EDT - AYER -- This Saturday, two families will get their own keys to the American dream. Over the past year, each family chipped in 350 hours of sweat equity to build themselves a Habitat for Humanity duplex on Central Avenue. Full Story

Student detectives unable to solve teacher 'murder'
06/23/2016 11:10 AM EDT - AYER -- All the elements needed to solve a fictional murder mystery had been assembled in Jessie Yackel's classroom when her students arrived one recent morning and, as anticipated, found the room cordoned off with crime tape and their Advanced Algebra teacher and another Ayer Shirley Regional High School teacher, Catelyn Hillman, lying on the Full Story