Flea market every Saturday

The Federated Church of Ayer will host a flea market every Saturday, Dec. 7, through April 15, weather-permitting, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Come and shop or come and sell. Cost per table is $15.

For information, call 978-660-9056 or 978-425-6119. The church is at 21 Washington St.

Veterans agent office hours

Tuesdays, 5-7 p.m., Town Hall; Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon, Town Hall.

Veterans Service Officer Michael Detillion can be reached at 978-772-8212. Visit for information.


Well adult clinics

Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Ayer Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held free of charge for the general public Friday, Feb. 7, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Carlin's Restaurant, 48 Main St., Ayer; Friday, Feb. 21, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Senior Center, 18 Pond St., no appointment necessary; and Fridays, Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28 at the Town Nurse's office, 51 Cambridge St., Ayer, by appointment only. Drop in for blood sugar and blood pressure testing.

For information, contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762, ext. 333.

Valentine Family Dance Party Feb.



SAVE The DATE!! Valentine Family Dance Party will be held at the Center Town Hall, 3 Parker Road, on the common in Shirley, Saturday Feb. 15, 6-9 p.m. with DJ Bob Wright from The Main Street Café in Groton.

Pizza, snacks, desserts and a cash bar (beer, wine and soft drinks) will be provided by the Bull Run Restaurant. Come and boogie with the ones you love on the best dance floor in town! $3 per person, children 3 and under free.

This year all proceeds will benefit the Morse family and Heather Morse's ongoing treatments for stage IV breast cancer. For information contact Jodie Rachman at 978-425-2112 or

Preschool/PreK registration/information night Feb. 27


Date: Thursday, Feb. 27 (snow date: Thursday, March 6)

If school is canceled on Feb. 27, the snow-date will be used.

Time: 6-7 p.m.

Location: Page Hilltop School, Ayer

If you have questions please contact: Doreen Mahoney, 978 772-8600, ext. 1480, or


Winter parking ban

A winter parking ban is in effect through April 15. The winter parking ban prohibits the parking of any motor vehicle on the street or sidewalk throughout the Town of Ayer overnight and during snow storms (12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m.)

Selectmen also wish to remind residents and businesses of their responsibility to keep walkways/sidewalks safe from the natural and unnatural accumulation of snow and ice to prevent injuries from slips and falls on snow and ice, and to not force people to walk into the roadway.