Tootsie Roll drive raised $900 for KofC Charity

The Sister Lydia Longley Madeleine Knights of Columbus Council held their annual Tootsie Roll drive to benefit Mass children with intellectual disabilities in October. Full Story
Letters to the Editor
Recycle Your Resusables brings in tons of trash The 9th annual Recycle Your Reusables was a tremendous success! Over 600 people, a 25 percent increase from last year, travelled from near (Ayer) and far (Taunton) to divert more than 15 tons of material from local landfills, including: * 1,500 lbs of arts and crafts supplies * 4,800 books, CDs and DVDs * 109 dehumidifiers * 8 tons of Full Story

Quintiliani offers Sawyer endorsement
As a 30-year resident of Shirley, I proudly endorse Bryan Sawyer for the Town of Shirley Board of Selectmen. Full Story

AYER NEWS
ZONING IS ON NEW AYER PLANNER'S MIND

AYER -- The new town planner has two main goals: improving the built-up areas of town and overseeing what happens in the more rural areas. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Fruitlands keeps past alive into the future (SLIDESHOW)

HARVARD -- For the past 103 years, Fruitlands has been welcoming visitors seeking nature, art and history. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
(Julia Malakie)
Memorial wall puts names to Shirley's war dead (SLIDESHOW)

SHIRLEY -- A row of handsome, wood-framed plaques, aligned with military precision along a restored entrance wall in the War Memorial Building, honor town residents who died while serving their country in WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Full Story