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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 $299,900 which is roughly $176/per square foot. More Ayer information.

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1 hr ago | Shirley Oracle

Patriotic fervor marches down Main Street

The timing was perfect this year for Ayer's Fourth of July parade, held on a sunny Saturday just one day after tropical storm Arthur brought non-stop rain on the holiday.

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5 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online

Ayer fire log

June 30: 15:05 A-1 ALS Shirley; 16:42 A-1 to Nashoba Park; 17:51 Engine 2 to 10 Oak Grove St. for a CO activation; 21:15 A-1 ALS Lunenburg.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lowell Sun

JBOS group to work on proposed Devens zoning changes

At its monthly meeting Thursday night at Town Hall, the Joint Boards of Selectmen voted to act on an issue under discussion, a move Chairman Leo Blair said was unusual for the joint boards group, which serves as an advisory board and discusses matters of mutual interest to the represented stakeholders: the towns of Ayer, Harvard and Shirley and the ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Shirley Oracle

Selectmen

Selectmen bade a final farewell Monday night to Police Chief J. Gregory Massak and presented him with a certificate of appreciation from the town.

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Shirley Oracle

Marijuana dispensary in final inspection phase of approval

Plans for a medical marijuana dispensary in Ayer are proceeding after the state's Department of Health awarded provisional registration to Central Ave. Compassionate Care Inc. The proposed dispensary is one of only 11 that made it through the multi-step process, beginning with two different application phases and continuing with a verification ... (more)

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Patch.com

Tornado Warning for Acton

A tornado warning was issued for Acton and surrounding communities Monday. The National Weather Service issued the warning at about 4:50 p.m. The warning was in effect until 5:30 p.m. "Go to a basement or interior room on lowest floor," the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency said in a statement .

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Lowell Sun

Medical marijuana dispensary in Ayer is finalist

Plans for a medical-marijuana dispensary in Ayer are proceeding after the state Department of Health awarded provisional registration to Central Ave. Compassionate Care Inc. The proposed dispensary is one of 11 that made it through the multistep process, beginning with two application phases and continuing with a verification phase.

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WWLP

Inmate tried to buy influence in prison

A former driver for an imprisoned hedge-fund founder says he was asked to help funnel money from his former boss to other inmates at a federal prison in Massachusetts.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Lowell Sun

Ayer serves up slice of Americana

The timing was perfect this year for Ayer's Fourth of July parade, held on a sunny Saturday just one day after tropical storm Arthur brought non-stop rain on the holiday.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Ninjas never say never: Father-son duo train for TV

Robert Logan and his son Robert Jr. -- extreme fitness buffs who train for absurdly tough and intricate obstacle courses in their spare time -- found they shared the same weakness this spring.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Local firefighters graduate state training program

State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan and Mass. Firefighting Academy director Shawn P. Murray presented certificates of completion to members of the Call/Volunteer Firefighter Recruit Training Class 48 in a graduation ceremony at Department of Fire Services, Stow, on June 19. The Call/Volunteer Firefighter Recruit Training program is unique in that it ... (more)

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

Commuter rail parking/access update

On Friday, June 20, at the request of the town administrator, various stakeholders met at the Ayer Town Hall to discuss several issues as the relate to commuter access at the Ayer stop on the MBTA Commuter Rail Line.

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Ayer Public Spirit

Counselor pitches referral service

Page Hilltop Elementary School Counselor Betsy Dolan came to selectmen Monday night with commitments in hand from the Ayer Shirley Regional School District and Ayer selectmen to provide partial funding for a child and young adult mental-health counseling referral conduit.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Microbursts fell trees in north county

A series of microbursts struck northern Worcester County Thursday evening as a line of thunderstorms passed through the state, leaving downed trees and other wind damage in its wake, the National Weather Service reported today.

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Ayer Public Spirit

The Posting Board

Bike-decorating contest! Meet at the Rail Trail parking lot by 2 p.m.! Children under six must be accompanied by an adult.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Lightning sparks three-alarm Ayer blaze, forces out families

A lightning strike during a quickly passing thunderstorm sparked a three-alarm fire in at 19 Columbia St. Thursday afternoon, leaving two families homeless, officials said.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Lowell Sun

11 people hospitalized in Route 2 crash

State troopers from the Leominster barracks are investigating what caused a 16-passenger van to roll over on Route 2 Thursday afternoon, sending 11 people to the hospital.

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Ayer Public Spirit

Ayer marijuana dispensary makes it to final inspection phase of approval

Plans for a medical marijuana dispensary in Ayer are proceeding after the state's Department of Health awarded provisional registration to Central Ave. Compassionate Care, Inc. The proposed dispensary is one of only 11 that made it through the multi-step process, beginning with two different application phases and continuing with a verification ... (more)

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Shirley Oracle

Ayer marijuana dispensary makes it to final inspection phase of approval

Plans for a medical marijuana dispensary in Ayer are proceeding after the state's Department of Health awarded provisional registration to Central Ave. Compassionate Care, Inc. The proposed dispensary is one of only 11 that made it through the multi-step process, beginning with two different application phases and continuing with a verification ... (more)

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Shirley Oracle

Ayer manufacturer receives half-mil in loans

An optics manufacturer has received a half-million dollars in loans to help purchase high-tech equipment for its Ayer manufacturing plant.

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