A robotics team in every school? Ayer Shirley students bring dream to governor

01/28/2016 09:35 AM EST
AYER -- The Ayer Shirley Regional High School FIRST Robotics Team has launched an original initiative called MASSFIRST, the aim of which is to introduce FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) programs in school districts statewide. 
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Fire displaces Ayer family
01/25/2016 09:53 AM EST - AYER -- An Ayer family was left homeless Sunday night when a fire struck their mobile home on Groton School Road while they were away, according to firefighters. 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
Bring bluebirds happiness, in a box

Shopping at a local market I asked the customer near me, "I apologize for asking, but I'm just curious, what do you use 20 pounds of wheat bran for? Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Sparks fly as Shirley collector challenges process for merged position

SHIRLEY -- What might have been a routine discussion turned into a battle of wills between Town Collector Holly Haase and Town Administrator Patrice Garvin on Monday night. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Ayer, Shirley and Dunstable make a Community Compact

02/04/2016 05:20 PM EST
By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Ayer, Shirley and Dunstable joined the ranks of Massachusetts municipalities that have signed Community Compact agreements with the state, agreeing to implement best practices in exchange for state assistance. 
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Ayer Shirley school budget proposal up 2.9 percent
02/03/2016 07:47 AM EST - AYER -- The preliminary budget the Ayer Shirley Regional School District School Committee presented in a public hearing at the high school Tuesday night totaled $29,662,059,  Full Story

A robotics team in every school? Ayer Shirley students bring dream to governor
01/28/2016 09:35 AM EST - AYER -- The Ayer Shirley Regional High School FIRST Robotics Team has launched an original initiative called MASSFIRST, the aim of which is to introduce FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) programs in school districts statewide. Full Story

Petitioners demand nursing staff be retained at Nashoba Valley Medical
01/27/2016 12:55 PM EST - AYER -- Supporters of a petition to save the jobs of three emergency room nurses were met at the door. Full Story

Dangerous Littleton intersection to get signals
01/26/2016 06:38 AM EST - LITTLETON -- A deadly intersection on the Ayer town line will be getting traffic signals by this summer, following a meeting between town officials, local legislators and the state Department of Transportation. Full Story

Fire displaces Ayer family
01/25/2016 09:53 AM EST - AYER -- An Ayer family was left homeless Sunday night when a fire struck their mobile home on Groton School Road while they were away, according to firefighters. Full Story

ASRHS discards last remnant of old high school: its accreditation warning
01/21/2016 01:30 PM EST - AYER -- Ayer Shirley Regional High School has discarded the warning status bestowed upon the former Ayer High School in 2009 by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, which found the school's renovation corrected previous problems. Full Story

Charlie Farren ready to rock Ayer Shirley to help drama club
01/21/2016 01:23 PM EST - AYER -- The Nashoba Valley Region's own legendary singer/songwriter Charlie Farren will perform a special live acoustic performance in February to benefit the Ayer Shirley Regional High School Drama Club Scholarship Fund. Full Story

State police: Threats called in to Ayer Shirley, Groton Dunstable, Nashoba Tech were hoaxes
01/19/2016 02:30 PM EST - State and local police throughout Greater Lowell responded to a flurry of bomb threats to school districts that occurred within hours of one other on Tuesday morning, threats made at 15 communities across the state that prompted a response from the FBI.  Full Story

Nashoba Rotary to honor Acre Family Childcare
01/19/2016 07:37 AM EST - AYER -- The Rotary Club of Nashoba will honor Acre Family Childcare at its second annual Power of Change event from 6:30 to 8:30 p. Full Story

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Susan Sarandon fires back at Piers Morgan for bra-shaming

Susan Sarandon, Piers Morgan and everyone else on Twitter is in uproar over his fit over her cleavage-revealing bra ensemble at SAG Awards.