Letters to the Editor

Political violence is not a Democratic value The tragedy that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a watershed moment for the nation. For the past few years we have experienced increasingly hateful rhetoric, and acts of violence in our politics. Full Story
Letters to the Editor
Volunteers needed for Recycle Your Reusables Recycle Your Reusables is the regional drop-off day for hard-to-recycle items. It takes place at the Ayer Shirley Middle School on Saturday, October 21, from 9am-2pm. Full Story

True leaders will listen and say 'I was wrong'
I appreciate that Representative Sheila Harrington shared the story of her changed views on transgender rights. Full Story

Ayer DPW puts teenagers to work

AYER -- Eight teens are getting some real-world work experience this summer thanks to a donation from a medical marijuana dispensary. Full Story
Water weeds, you've met your match

Rick Dickson patrols to keep Harvard pond clear
Editor's note: This is the latest in The Sun's "Be a Volunteer" series, focusing on people who join community nonprofits. Full Story
Fired Shirley officer returns as lieutenant

SHIRLEY -- Alfreda Cromwell, fired from the police department in November, returned to the department today. Full Story