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  1. Will Ayer pastry chef rise to the top?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    ... and we're not exactly rolling in dough," he said. Rather, the prize is professional exposure. "I really like living in Ayer," he said. "It is a nice quiet town and a great place to raise my daughter (20-month-old Claire). Winning the money would ...

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  2. Ayer church plans Christmas Eve servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    On Monday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m., children and adults will present the pageant "Good News of Great Joy," a play written by Gretchen Wolff Pritchard made up of passages taken directly from the Bible along with a small amount of imagined dialogue. The pageant follows the tradition thought to have begun by St. Francis of Assisi in Italy around 1223.

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  3. Fields project OK'd in Ayer, but nixed in ShirleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Lowell Sun

    The Ayer Shirley Regional School District's ambitious $7.1 million high school athletic fields project was stopped dead in its tracks Tuesday night, as voters in Shirley rejected a Proposition 2 1/2 debt exclusion to fund that town's portion of the work. Specifically, approval in both communities would have accepted a debt exclusion that would raise taxes until the debt incurred by the school district, in this instance a 15-year bond, is paid off.

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  4. Devens Museum program highlights efforts to create 'home away from home'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Fort Devens Museum's monthly program for visitors focuses on one Shirley family's efforts to create a "home away from home" for soldiers at Camp Devens training to take their place on the field of action in France during World War I. Ayer with its railroad hub and bustling downtown drew soldiers to several service clubs and canteens quickly set up there to offer hospitality, a sense of home, and a boost to morale. The history of this concerted effort on behalf of servicemen has been generally made known.

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  5. Fields project OK'd in Ayer, but Shirley rejection stops itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Lowell Sun

    The Ayer Shirley Regional School District's ambitious $7.1 million high school athletic fields project was stopped dead in its tracks Tuesday night, as voters in Shirley rejected a Proposition 2 1/2 debt exclusion to fund that town's portion of the work. Specifically, approval in both communities would have accepted a debt exclusion that would raise taxes until the debt incurred by the school district, in this instance a 15 year bond, is paid off.

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  6. Hark, hear the hornsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... 1980. "Sometimes it's not easy to keep the momentum going from one year to the next, but we've been very lucky here at Ayer," says Reynolds. "While the one in Ayer has never had a big group, we have had the right combination of people to make it ...

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  7. Big brass honks at the holidays in AyerRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... 1980). "Sometimes it's not easy to keep the momentum going from year to the next, but we've been very lucky here at Ayer," says Reynolds. "While the one in Ayer has never had a big group, we have had the right combination of people to make it sound ...

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  8. Sandy Pond School group starts newsletterRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Ayer Public Spirit

    The Sandy Pond School Association has launched of the first electronic newsletter dedicated to coverage of Ayer's historic Sandy Pond Schoolhouse. The Sandy Pond Crier includes material on the history of Sandy Pond Schoolhouse and the Association, historic and contemporary photographs, a fascinating memoir from a former student, and a discussion of plans for the preservation and restoration of this iconic Ayer landmark.

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  9. Hollywood comes to MarlboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... of the fire department. "Knives Out" has been filming in the area for a few weeks, with scenes being shot in Acton, Ayer, Marlborough, Maynard and other locations in Massachusetts. "Knives Out" is one of the two motion pictures being filmed in the ...

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  10. Terrific year for deer hunters in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Lowell Sun

    ... track deer and have one little step up on these tough animals. The check stations have been doing a brisk business in Ayer and West Boylston. Sometimes the wait has been a half hour to register your deer, but most hunters never mind as they stand ...

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  11. Nashoba Tech's decadent dessert tops in MiddlesexRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... (senior, Chelmsford) and Brianna Schmoyer (junior, Harvard), and Hospitality Management student Cory Prehl (sophomore, Ayer). Welcome to your discussion forum: Sign in with a Disqus account or your social networking account for your comment to be ...

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  12. Letter on Ayer Shirley fields project is misleadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Lowell Sun

    ... the Oct. 6 "no" vote from Shirley was 394, not 632 as Mr. Cappucci states. 632 was the total "no" vote, including Ayer. 775 was total "yes," including 350 from Shirley. The question passed 775-632. Shirley did not vote "... down the ballot question ...

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  13. New coach, outlook for Ayer basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Lowell Sun

    The Ayer Shirley Regional High boys basketball program is looking to rebound from a disastrous finish to the season last year, and to that end school officials have drawn up a new plan and hired a new coach for the varsity squad. Last season, even worse than their 2-16 record to begin the year, was the high number of technical fouls -- 14 over the first 16 games -- that led to a decision to bench the entire team and relieve head coach Justin Carlson of his duties.

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  14. Ayer Shirley students prep for worst with EMT courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... n preparing me to be an EMT," said Cameron Breault. "I am interested in that career because I like helping people," the Ayer resident said.

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  15. Friendship takes flight for pilot from Lunenburg, Ayer cancer patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... of cultural history that includes sports, film and science. "David tends to drive the conversation," said Robillard, of Ayer. "He is a very interesting man who has been around the world and knows a lot about a lot of things," the retired accountant ...

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  16. NEMLEC appreciation dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Lowell Sun

    ... be at the Board of Health, in Room 102 of the town offices at 50 Billerica Road. Call 978-250-5241 with any questions. AYER -- Ayer-Shirley Regional High School's drama program will perform Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" this ...

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  17. Shirley selectman explains vote, urges more transparency in high school field projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... to influence a more favorable outcome, announced that a donation of $500,000 was donated by the Norton Family of Ayer towards the field project. The truth is that the amount was not a donation but a pledge to be delivered over a period of years and ...

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  18. NVTHS rewards two students, two athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Lowell Sun

    Angela Crosby of Littleton and Crystal Woodward of Ayer, both seniors in the Cosmetology program, have been selected as October's Students of the Month at Nashoba Valley Technical High School. Ashley Crosby, daughter of Dave and Theresa Crosby, is a freshman mentor and captain and outside hitter for the volleyball team.

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  19. Ayer Shirley's rally falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Though a loss to Stoneham in last week's MIAA Division 6 state semifinal prevented the Littleton Tigers from achieving the ultimate goal, they still got to close out the 2018 season with a win. The Tigers defeating the Ayer Shirley Panthers in a frigid Route 110 Cup, 20-14, Thursday morning at Ayer Shirley High.

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  20. Tigers rebound from loss, claim ninth winRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Lowell Sun

    Though a loss to Stoneham in last week's MIAA Division 6 state semifinal prevented the Littleton Tigers from achieving the ultimate goal, they still got to close out the 2018 season with a win. The Tigers defeated the Ayer Shirley Panthers in a frigid Route 110 Cup, 20-14, Thursday morning at Ayer Shirley High.

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