Last day to request nomination papers before 5 p.m.


Household Hazardous Waste Center open: 9 a.m., Cook Street, Devens.


Breakfast: 8-11 a.m., Ayer Sportman's Club, 255 Snake Hill Road, every Sunday until Mother's Day. Free coffee and juice.


Spring meat raffle: Ayer Gun & Sportsman's Club at 7 p.m. Come join the fun and vie for hams, turkeys, pork loins, prime ribs and more. In addition to our normal raffles, there will be a special raffle for a flat-screen TV and door prizes. The club is located at 255 Snake Hill Road in Ayer. Call 978-772-9748 for information.


St. Patrick's Day supper: The Ayer Gun & Sportsman's Club will host at St. Patrick's Day "all you can eat" corned beef and cabbage dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets at $12 are available at the club, 255 Snake Hill Road, Ayer. Great food, music and more!


Winter parking ban...

in effect until April 15.

Nomination Papers available

Nomination papers for the Monday, April 22, Ayer Annual Town Election are now available.


The following offices will be on the ballot:

Assessor, 3 year term

Board of Health, 1 year term

Board of Health, 3 year term

Commissioner of Trust Funds, 3 year term

Constable, 3 year term

Housing Authority, 5 year term

Library Trustee, 3 year term

Moderator, 3 year term

Park Commissioner, 3 year term

Planning Board, 5 year term

Regional School District Committee, 3 year term

Selectman, 3 year term

Treasurer, 3 year term

Nomination papers can be requested from and submitted to the Ayer Town Hall, Town Clerks Office, 1 Main St., Ayer, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Citizens Petition Warrant

The Annual Town Meeting is Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at Ayer-Shirley Regional High School. The warrant was opened on Feb. 5; the deadline for citizens petitions is Friday, March 15, at 5 p.m.

Library book sale

Check out Ayer Public Library's book sale room. All hard cover books are $1; paperbacks are just 50 cents.

Now at!

Exclusively for members of Ayer Library, Rocket Languages offers a free, online, multi-media language learning program that is interactive and self-paced. Ten different languages are offered, including Arabic, Chinese, American Sign, and English for Spanish speakers. Your Ayer Library card is required. Just click on the Rocket Languages logo online at to get started!

Winter parking ban effect until April 15.