Preserving Ayer requires all in the community

On behalf of the Ayer Community Preservation Committee, I would like to express our continued interests in preserving our wonderful town. Full Story
Vote yes on Question 3 to prevent cruelty to farm animals
A YES vote on Question 3 -- on November's ballot -- would prevent cruelty to farm animals. Unfortunately, George Moore's recent letter to the editor included a great deal of misinformation on this matter. Full Story

Thank you donors to silent auction
The Union Congregational Church acknowledges and thanks the businesses and individuals who so graciously donated to this year's Harvest Fair Silent Auction. Full Story

DEP says railways fuel spill 'unlikely' to contaminate groundwater

By Anne O'Connor AYER -- A fuel tank on a Pan Am Railways locomotive ruptured after it was pierced by a piece of rail at the Ayer rail yard, spilling an estimated 2,400 gallons of fuel. Full Story
Celebrate National Alpaca Days at the new Harvard Alpaca Ranch

HARVARD -- Matthew and Amy Varrell had a dream -- and it was full of alpacas. On Saturday and Sunday, 10 a. Full Story
'Pirates of Penzance' is latest from ShirleyArts!

SHIRLEY -- ShirleyArts! presents Gilbert & Sullivan's musical "Pirates of Penzance" at Ayer Shirley Middle School, 1 Hospital Road, Shirley on Friday, Nov. Full Story