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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 $312,000 which is roughly $177/per square foot. More Ayer information.

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Wells-Cole

Warren and Paula Wells of Loudon announce the engagement of their son, Gregory Wells, to Tina Cole, daughter of Larry and Deb Cole, of Ayer, Mass. Wells received an associate degree in fire science from NHTI-Laconia.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Lowell Sun

Fire bell rings for Groton's new station

That's why time-saving features such as a one-button shut-off for the kitchen stoves and the iconic fire pole were included in Groton's new Center Fire Station on Farmers Row. And despite all of the shiny new rooms and high-tech equipment in the 18,500-square-foot facility, the station began with very humble roots.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Ayer Public Spirit

Public input on grant sought

The town's community development office held one of three public hearings Sept. 3, to get public input on a grant for which the town is applying.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Ayer Public Spirit

The Posting Board

Fall is here and the local Girl Scouts invites all girls from kindergarten through 12th-grade to join in the fun. Through Girl Scouts, girls get to experience an interesting array of indoor and outdoor activities while learning new skills and earning awards.

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Shirley Oracle

Draft warrant rolled out for Nov. Town Meeting

Selectmen on Monday night paged through the draft warrant Town Administrator Patrice Garvin has been working on for the fall Town Meeting. With the warrant set to close on Thursday, the current 15- or 16-article format is likely to hold for the final version, Garvin said, as she read through the draft.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Eldridge introduced to 'world of tofu'

Sen. Jamie Eldridge recently met with the senior management of Vitasoy USA, and was introduced to the world of tofu manufacturing. Eldridge was invited to Vitasoy USA not only to visit the manufacturing plant but also to learn about Vitasoy USA's current environmental and staffing initiatives and to identify possible collaborations with state and local agencies.

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Groton Landmark

Guilty plea in

Police Chief James G. Downes III has announced the successful prosecution of a woman charged with the July 2013 burglary of a residence in town. "We are pleased with the successful resolution of this case, which came in part thanks to the vigilance of the residents of Dunstable.

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Harvard Hillside

Fort Devens Museum takes stock of Civil War monuments

What monuments did Massachusetts communities create to remind people of those who fought in America's Civil War and of the war itself, that tremendously bitter conflict that all but tore the heart out of the United States? To find the answer to that question and others related to Civil War monuments in Massachusetts, come to Fort Devens Museum for the Saturday, Sept. 20, program, to start at 1 p.m. The museum is open that day and every third Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and located at 94 Jackson Road, off Route 2, exit 37, or accessible by entering Devens from West Main Street in Ayer or along Barnum Road off Carlton traffic circle in Ayer.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Groton Line

Steven Mickle Services Planned For Saturday

The Groton, Ayer, Dunstable, and other area fire departments; and the Red Knights motorcycle club, will bid farewell to Steven Mickle this Saturday in Groton. A wake is planned at the Performing Arts Center in the Groton Dunstable Middle School from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when a service will take place.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Lowell Sun

Ayer woman pleads guilty to Dunstable burglary

An Ayer woman has been sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty to charges related to a home burglary last year in Dunstable. On Aug. 28, Julie Harmon, 32, pleaded guilty to the charges of breaking and entering and larceny at the Ayer District Court, according to the Middlesex DA's Office.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Lowell Sun

Draft warrant rolled out for Shirley's fall Town Meeting

Selectmen Monday night paged through the draft warrant Town Administrator Patrice Garvin has been working on for fall Town Meeting. With the warrant set to close Thursday, the current 15- or 16-article format is likely to hold for the final version, Garvin said as she read through the draft.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Ayer Public Spirit

Town Clerk news

The State Primary Election will be held Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Ayer Town Hall, Great Hall, 1 Main St., Ayer.

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Shirley Oracle

The Posting Board

The Ayer Sportsman's Club will hold a Sunday breakfast from Sept. 7 through Mother's Day 2015, 8-11 a.m. The available menu includes French toast, pancakes, home fries and more, with free coffee and juice.

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Lowell Sun

Retired Groton firefighter killed in Maine crash

Steven Mickle, a retired Groton firefighter, participated in the town's annual muster on Monday as a member of the Red Knights motorcycle club. An Ayer resident and retired Groton firefighter has been identified as the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Maine on Tuesday.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Ayer fire log

Aug. 25: 1:10 A-1 to 11 Groton Shirley St.; 11:56 A-1 ALS Groton; 17:20 still alarm, Engine 2 to 24 Mulberry Circle for a grill fire; 17:4 A-1 ALS Shirley. Aug. 26: 8:08 A-1 ALS Shirley; 10:25 A-1 to Nashoba Park; 10:57 A-1 ALS Shirley; 15:35 Forestry 1 to NVMC for smoldering mulch; 23:55 A-1 to Apple Valley Center.

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Lowell Sun

Parade route in Littleton

* Interstate 495 Exit 31 will be closed for eastbound traffic at about 10 a.m. The exit will remain open for westbound traffic . * King Street will be closed to all traffic at 10 a.m., until the parade ends.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Lowell Sun

State's highest court to mull murder conviction in 1979 Ayer stabbing

The state's highest court is mulling whether to overturn the 1980 murder conviction of former Green Beret William Tyree, who has spent 34 years in prison for the murder of his wife. Tyree, 57, who is acting as his own attorney, filed a legal brief that was heard by the Supreme Judicial Court Wednesday in which he argued that another man who was at Fort Devens in Ayer, along with Tyree, was responsible for the murder of Army Pvt.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Lowell Sun

Ayer selectmen discuss payment of health-insurance premiums

Selectmen met Tuesday to appoint a new member to the Zoning Board of Appeals and discuss the town's annual audit of its financial statements.

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Lowell Sun

At Ayer Shirley High, new

It's 8:30 a.m. on a Friday, and School Committee member Joyce Reischutz is ecstatic to see National Grid at the construction site at Ayer Shirley Regional High School.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

The Posting Board

The Ayer Sportsman's Club will hold a Sunday breakfast from Sept. 7 through Mother's Day 2015, 8-11 a.m. The available menu includes French toast, pancakes, home fries and more, with free coffee and juice.

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