Walking is good for Ayer's economic development

09/22/2017 12:33 PM EDT
AYER -- Two "shockingly" different areas comprise the town's downtown: A few blocks of busy storefronts filled with restaurants, services and retail fronting the sidewalk on Main Street contrasts with Park Street with parking lots surrounding the buildings that still host businesses. 
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See tracks, think train
09/08/2017 02:00 PM EDT - AYER -- All day and night, trains rumble through town between Boston and points west; others cross through on their way north or south. 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
Horrific scenes can take an emotional toll

When a firefighter, cop or EMT goes to work, what might happen is not always known. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
FROM FIRED TO PROMOTED

Cromwell's return includes a $45K discrimination settlement
SHIRLEY -- Alfreda Cromwell is back on the job, with a promotion but a cut in wages. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Judge removes impound order; some records on Groton slayings will be released

09/20/2017 10:06 PM EDT
AYER - Some court records related to a Groton quadruple-murder case will be made public, after an Ayer District Court judge on Wednesday rescinded her impoundment of those documents. 
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Victims needed for mock commuter rail accident
09/21/2017 03:46 PM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Rescuers are looking for a few good people to act as victims of a commuter rail crash. Full Story

Page Hilltop book drive benefits hurricane-stricken school in Texas
09/20/2017 10:43 AM EDT - AYER -- When Hurricane Harvey ripped through Texas, leaving devastation in its wake, people across the nation reached out to help, including those in Nashoba Valley towns like Ayer, where the Hurricane Harvey Relief/Book Collection Project is currently underway. Full Story

Walking is good for Ayer's economic development
09/22/2017 12:33 PM EDT - AYER -- Two "shockingly" different areas comprise the town's downtown: A few blocks of busy storefronts filled with restaurants, services and retail fronting the sidewalk on Main Street contrasts with Park Street with parking lots surrounding the buildings that still host businesses. Full Story

American Superconductor eyes Ayer for headquarters
09/08/2017 11:04 AM EDT - AYER -- If Town Meeting says yes, an energy company will move its corporate headquarters, manufacturing operations and administrative support functions to the former Cains Building. Full Story

See tracks, think train
09/08/2017 02:00 PM EDT - AYER -- All day and night, trains rumble through town between Boston and points west; others cross through on their way north or south. Full Story

Chicken Festival will benefit new dad who is fighting cancer. Again.
09/02/2017 08:55 AM EDT - AYER -- Jimmy Kilgore thought he had cancer kicked in the butt two years ago. Full Story

Volunteers sought for North Central Mass. United Way's 22nd Day of Caring
09/01/2017 02:44 PM EDT - The United Way of North Central Massachusetts will celebrate its 22nd Annual Day of Caring on Sept. 15, sending volunteers out to help nonprofit agencies stock kitchen pantries, paint, clean, landscape and perform construction work. Full Story

Volunteers needed for Ayer's Recycle Your Reusables
08/30/2017 05:34 PM EDT - AYER -- The 9th annual Recycle Your Reusables takes place on Saturday, October 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ayer Shirley Regional Middle School. Full Story

Shirley special election scheduled
08/30/2017 05:34 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The Town of Shirley will be holding a Special Town Election on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 7 a.m. Full Story