Guercio supporting Swain

I write this letter in support of Dave Swain in his re-election bid to the Board of Selectmen. Town election day is Tuesday, May 3. Full Story
In defense of Shirley's town administrator
You have probably heard the phrase that has been said to me: "Norman likes Patrice." (Shirley Town Administrator Patrice Garvin. Full Story

Give more hours to Townsend library workers
The town of Townsend will be holding its Annual Town Meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. A fiscal 2017 budget request will be presented at this meeting to increase the hours for three Townsend library employees. Full Story

Shirley makes some headway on commuter-rail issues

SHIRLEY -- As selectmen wrapped up a short and uneventful session Monday night, the only public comment came from a member of the board. Full Story
Ayer Rotary Club readying for rubber ducky race

HARVARD (AP) -- A rotary club in a small Massachusetts town of 6,000 residents is gearing up for its annual rubber ducky race where the winner's prize is a free dinner for two anywhere in the world. Full Story
Ducky Wucky Race helps students hit the books

AYER -- Third-grade students at the Page Hilltop Elementary School received personalized dictionaries from the Ayer Rotary Club during a recent class assembly, just one example of public service funded by the club's annual Ducky Wucky River Race. Full Story