Walking through the darkness: Ayer Relay for Life turns 17

06/21/2016 02:44 PM EDT
By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- The annual Relay for Life, raising money for save lives from cancer and raising awareness and hope for survivors, is full of traditions. 
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Ayer selectmen honor robotics team
06/08/2016 09:41 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- The first item on the agenda for the Board of Selectmen was to recognize the Ayer Shirley FIRST Robotics Team. 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
Groton woman rides at Fenway to raise awareness for cancer research

BOSTON - Groton's Tricia Upton rode her bike slowly across the outfield dirt, one pedal at a time, until she and the 34 other cancer survivors riding around Fenway Park settled in front of the dugout. 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
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. 
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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

Ayer board OKs water-ban waiver at new high school
06/22/2016 10:09 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- The grass at the new high school can be watered during the morning hours of the water ban -- at least for now. Full Story

Walking through the darkness: Ayer Relay for Life turns 17
06/21/2016 02:44 PM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- The annual Relay for Life, raising money for save lives from cancer and raising awareness and hope for survivors, is full of traditions. Full Story

Habitat dedication Saturday
06/21/2016 02:39 PM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- This Saturday, two families will get their own keys to the American dream. Full Story

10 Questions: Ayer resident heads to Panama for study of coral reefs
06/16/2016 04:34 PM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Jane Weinstock received a Fulbright U. Full Story

Ayer Shirley students give a dramatic spin to Pepperell writer's play
06/16/2016 04:34 PM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Not every high school theater student has a chance to be part of a pre-publication reading of a play. Full Story

Ayer man jailed in drunk-drive deaths
06/14/2016 09:08 AM EDT -

WORCESTER - A 31year-old Ayer man was has been sentenced to 9 to 11 years in state prison for driving drunk, hitting and killing siblings Gina and George Burdick outside their Worcester home last September. Full Story

Ayer selectmen honor robotics team
06/08/2016 09:41 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- The first item on the agenda for the Board of Selectmen was to recognize the Ayer Shirley FIRST Robotics Team. Full Story