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Hillman retains seat on Ayer Board of Selectmen

04/26/2016 09:35 AM EDT
By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Four contested seats were at stake on the spring town election ballot. 
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Ayer board closes Town Meeting warrant, OKs new hires
04/20/2016 10:27 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Selectmen closed the warrant for Town Meeting with only one change and appointed two new employees in the last meeting before the Annual Town Election. 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
Concerns raised in Groton over Prescott renovation

By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The Board of Selectmen offered a number of suggestions Monday night for the formation of a committee to oversee renovations to the Prescott School, two weeks after the board accepted a report formally recommending a combination of school, community and business uses at the building. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
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Ayer Shirley pair gets chance to make All-Star appearance

By Ed Niser eniser@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- High school football did not come to a close on Thanksgiving day for two Ayer Shirley seniors. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Ayer selectmen take care of business

05/04/2016 05:01 PM EDT
By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Selectmen took care of some routine business at a meeting Tuesday night sandwiched between the town election and Town Meeting. 
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Ducky Wucky Race helps students hit the books
05/02/2016 11:15 AM EDT - AYER -- Third-grade students at the Page Hilltop Elementary School received personalized dictionaries from the Ayer Rotary Club during a recent class assembly, just one example of public service funded by the club's annual Ducky Wucky River Race. Full Story

Road-rage suspect from Ayer held on bail
04/28/2016 03:02 PM EDT - AYER -- One man says he was reporting an erratic driver to his company and to police. The other man says he was being approached by a man who had flashed an obscene gesture at him, and drew his gun to protect himself. Full Story

Westford police arrest Ayer man on gun charge in road-rage incident
04/27/2016 10:52 PM EDT - WESTFORD -- A 25-year-old Westford man who took his 16-year-old brother out for his first on-the-road driving lesson Wednesday ended up getting quite a scare when a driver who was apparently angered by the boy's driving allegedly pulled a gun on the Full Story

Hillman retains seat on Ayer Board of Selectmen
04/26/2016 09:35 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Four contested seats were at stake on the spring town election ballot. Full Story

Ayer Shirley teacher closes the book on Jane Austen mystery
04/25/2016 11:06 AM EDT - AYER -- Thanks to the kindness of strangers and a re-told tale that piqued their interest, a literary mystery has been solved, albeit with tantalizing threads yet to be unraveled. Full Story

Ayer board closes Town Meeting warrant, OKs new hires
04/20/2016 10:27 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Selectmen closed the warrant for Town Meeting with only one change and appointed two new employees in the last meeting before the Annual Town Election. Full Story

Ayer Shirley edges Nashoba Tech
04/18/2016 05:50 PM EDT - "Michael was very efficient for us today," said Ayer Shirley head coach Scott Callanan. "We are happy with the start to the season. Full Story

Ambulance ready for call in Ayer and beyond
04/15/2016 08:59 AM EDT - AYER -- The newest piece of equipment at the Ayer fire house promises to be used often. Full Story

Two on ballot for Ayer Shirley School Committee
04/15/2016 08:14 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashoba valleyvoice.com AYER -- Two candidates are vying for a seat on the Ayer Shirley Regional School District Committee. Full Story

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Janet Jackson is pregnant with first child

Janey Jackson, who postponed her tour last month to announce she was planning her family, will have a baby in just a few months, according to report.