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Ayer, Massachusetts is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Ayer, MA include 01432, and 01434. The median home price in Ayer is $312,400 which is roughly $179/per square foot. More Ayer information.

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Wednesday Jul 30 | Shirley Oracle

MBTA to receive over 160 postcards on Ayer commuter rail access issue

Residents are calling for a solution to the Ayer commuter rail access issue by Labor Day, the latest stress on transportation officials that will leave the head of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority with over 160 signed postcards.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lowell Sun

Shirley selectmen choose Goulden as next police chief

Selectmen on Monday night voted unanimously for Thomas Goulden II of Nashua, N.H., over two other finalists for police chief.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Ayer Public Spirit

Callahan, Hughes, O'Connor named to citizen rail committee

As the town awaits a response from private landowner Phil Berry, a group of residents to be known as the Ayer Train Station Advisory Committee is working to move forward with the long-awaited plan to expand the downtown parking lot near the Rail Trail to 180 spaces.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Lowell Sun

Nashoba Valley Medical Center nurses unionize in Ayer

For Fran Karaska, who is celebrating 25 years of employment at Nashoba Valley Medical Center this month, Thursday was one of the most memorable days of her nursing career.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

A castle on a hill

The Mystical Maze Playground turned 25 this year, and the Shirley Historical Society hosted a celebration to mark the occasion.

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Ayer Public Spirit

The Posting Board

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: Drop in for blood sugar and blood pressure teaching.

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Ayer Public Spirit

New service for tax collector's office

A lock box has been installed outside of the Columbia Street entrance of Ayer Town Hall for the tax collector's office.

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Groton Landmark

Groton woman hit, killed by car

A Groton woman, 68, died as a result of injuries suffered when she was struck by a vehicle while walking along Longley Road on Friday night, according to police.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Student troopers climb to new heights at summer academy

Amid the hooting and hollering of 82 student troopers on the ropes course at the state police academy, Beatriz Martino-Shaw of Melrose was clinging to a utility pole about 20 feet from the ground, paralyzed with fear.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

Refrigerated Tofu with No Preparation Necessary

Vitasoy USA, Inc., Ayer, Mass., expanded its Nasoya tofu brand to include TofuBaked, a line of marinated and fully cooked tofu.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Groton woman hit, killed by car

A Groton woman, 68, died as a result of injuries suffered when she was struck by a vehicle while walking along Longley Road on Friday night, according to police.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

North Middlesex Savings Bank donates $7,500 to Habitat for Humanity

North Middlesex Savings Bank donated $7,500 to Habitat for Humanity of North Central Massachusetts, becoming the organization's lead sponsor for an upcoming project in Ayer.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Shirley Oracle

New group to work on zoning with MassDev. Working group can avoid Open Meeting Law

During its monthly meeting, the Joint Boards of Selectmen voted to take action on an issue under discussion, a move Chairman Leo Blair said is unusual for the joint boards.

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Shirley Oracle

'Hallowed Grounds: America's Overseas Military Cemeteries'

Memorial Day has traditionally been a time of decorating the graves of the nation's war veterans and of remembrance of their sacrifices to preserve our freedom.

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Ayer Public Spirit

The Posting Board

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, July 18, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Senior Center, 18 Pond St., Ayer.

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Shirley Oracle

Senate takes up Nashua River

Areas of the Nashua River are one step closer to possible protection as a bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas makes its way through Congress.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Ayer fire log

July 7: 11:22 A-1 ALS Groton; 11:51 A-1 ALS Groton; 16:52 still alarm, Engine 2, Ladder 1 to Nashoba Park; 16:54 still alarm, Engine 2, Ladder 1 to 22 Atherton St.; 17:13 still alarm, Engine 2, Ladder 1 to Pan Am Auto Unloading for a lightning strike; 17:15 still alarm, Engine 4 to 8 Newton St.; 17:18 still alarm, Engine 4 to 65 Washington St. for ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

Johnston departs; Poitras is interim treasurer

Selectmen had accepted the resignation of Treasurer Kevin Johnston and agreed to post the position internally as a temporary job before advertising for a permanent replacement.

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Shirley Oracle

ShirleyArts! presents The Little Mermaid Jr.

Join Ariel, Sebastian, Flounder and all their friends under the sea in ShirleyArts! production of Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr., Friday, July 18, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, July 19, at 2 p.m. at the Ayer Shirley Middle School, 1 Hospital Road, Shirley.

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Lowell Sun

'Losing ground' a dubious distinction

With the recent publishing of Massachusetts Audubon's report on "Losing Ground" , the town of Ayer has realized a dubious distinction of building more houses per square mile than any other community in the commonwealth.

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