Town orders 'dangerous' dog muzzled

04/19/2019 02:31 PM EDT
AYER -- The Board of Selectmen determined last Wednesday that Conor LaHiff's 3-year-old dog Tiger was dangerous after it attacked another dog and its owner last month. 
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Trahan drinks in Ayer water concerns, pledges to help
04/17/2019 10:17 AM EDT - AYER -- Congresswoman Lori Trahan met with town officials on Tuesday to talk about reports of contaminated water. 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
Students to show creativity innovation at national event

GROTON -- Two teams from the Groton-Dunstable area will take part in an innovative competition where they will present creative solutions to a number of mind-bending STEAM-based challenges on May 22-25. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
For Shirley firefighters, one very special delivery

Sentinel & Enterprise Staff Report SHIRLEY -- Two first responders arrived at a North Shirley home early Saturday to transport a pregnant woman in labor to the hospital to give birth to a son. Full Story
 
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Living with bears in our backyards

04/19/2019 02:33 PM EDT
AYER -- "This is the week when all the bears are out of their dens," said Chalis Bird, Northeast District Wildlife Biologist, when she spoke April 10 at the Ayer Town Hall in a program co-sponsored by the Ayer Library and the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife. 
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Public meeting to address PFAS in drinking water
04/19/2019 02:31 PM EDT - AYER -- Local residents still concerned about chemical traces in their drinking water are invited to learn more about the issue later this month. Full Story

Town orders 'dangerous' dog muzzled
04/19/2019 02:31 PM EDT - AYER -- The Board of Selectmen determined last Wednesday that Conor LaHiff's 3-year-old dog Tiger was dangerous after it attacked another dog and its owner last month. Full Story

Nashoba Valley Medical Center Expands Cardiology Services and welcomes Cardiologist Sarosh Janjua, MD,
04/12/2019 02:44 PM EDT - AYER -- Nashoba Valley Medical Center and Steward Medical Group recently announced the addition of Cardiologist Sarosh Janjua, MD to the medical staff. Full Story

Hackenson helping to clear the air about vaping for teens
04/12/2019 02:37 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- It's tough to break a habit, even a harmful one, like smoking. But there's no tobacco in e-cigarettes or other electronic vape devices, no known cancer risk from their use. Full Story

Back in spotlight with 'Little Shop of Horrors'
04/12/2019 12:06 PM EDT - AYER -- Two students from Ayer Shirley Regional High School have been enjoying a bit of déjà vu in recent weeks. Full Story

Ayer selectmen vote to tame 'dangerous' Tiger after reported attack
04/11/2019 08:44 AM EDT - AYER -- The Board of Selectmen determined Wednesday that Conor LaHiff's three-year-old dog Tiger was dangerous after it attacked another dog and its owner last month. Full Story

Residents discuss potential homeless shelter
04/05/2019 02:35 PM EDT - AYER -- About 30 residents assembled at Town Hall late last month night to offer input on one man's idea for starting a local homeless shelter. Full Story

After rescuing injured bird, local police later help release it back into wild
04/05/2019 02:18 PM EDT - AYER -- A little medicine and a lot of care helped a young animal fly again. Animal Control Officer Julie Thomas and Ayer Police Detective Andrew Kularski released a barred owl back into the wilderness last week. The bird took flight the same place it was found injured on March 8 near Bennetts Crossing and Littleton Road.  Full Story

Dow takes helm as Nashoba Valley Medical Center president
04/05/2019 02:22 PM EDT - AYER -- Korry Dow will stick around the Nashoba Valley Medical Center for a little bit longer in a more permanent position. Full Story