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  1. Wilmington welcomes new residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lowell Sun

    ... through programs and services that build strong kids, strong families, and strong communities," the release states. AYER -- A new Lyme Disease support group will meet for the fourth time at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer on Wednesday, Oct. ...

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  2. Special Town Meeting to address field issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... out in both member towns. It is backed by a majority of district voters who cast ballots in favor at a recent election. Ayer voters on Saturday favored a referendum to allow the district to incur debt, by 425 to 238. Shirley voters opposed the idea, ...

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  3. Leominster marks 100th anniversary of Spanish flu epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... resurfaced and more people started dying." Mr. Kerrigan said the epicenter for the flu was Camp (later Fort) Devens in Ayer, where soldiers were gathering before being shipped overseas to fight in France during World War I. The flu entered the ...

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  4. Foundation Promises $500G Toward ProjectRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Townsend Times

    A foundation named for a former school superintendent in Ayer and Shirley has pledged $500,000 toward the proposed, multi-million-dollar upgrades of fields at the towns' regional high school. "Participation in athletics provides an opportunity for student-athletes to create lifetime relationships and develop into our future leaders," Rob Norton said in a press release.

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  5. Nashoba Tech crew keeps local seniors well-fedRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Lowell Sun

    ... From left are Addison Cosker (sophomore, Shirley), Zackery Whitman (sophomore, Shirley), Jake Driscoll (senior, Ayer), Jack Harrington (sophomore, Groton), Ashley Parsons (sophomore, Chelmsford), Brianna Clark (sophomore, Shirley), Justyn Burdick ...

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  6. School fields plan leaps first hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | Lowell Sun

    Voters in Ayer and Shirley approved one stage of a plan to spend $7.1 million to improve athletic fields in the Ayer Shirley Regional School District on Saturday. Ayer voters favored a referendum to allow the district to incur debt, by 425 to 238.

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  7. Judge keeps Ayer murder suspect behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | Lowell Sun

    An Ayer woman who allegedly fatally stabbed her cousin during an argument in her Groton School Road apartment last week continues to be held without bail as the charge she faces was upgraded to murder on Friday. Laqwanda Villaronga, 26, was scheduled to face a dangerousness hearing Friday on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury that was filed when she was arrested on Sept.

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  8. Here's how much 27 Mass. towns are charging marijuana businesses in feesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Business Journal

    Ayer wants Central Ave Compassionate Care to pay up to $12,000 for a town sign. Plymouth has asked that Medical Marijuana of Massachusetts provide charitable donations in unspecified amounts.

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  9. Ayer woman held without bail in cousin's stabbing; autopsy results could bring more chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Boston Herald

    The 26-year-old Ayer woman charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of her cousin in Ayer on Friday was held without bail yesterday during her arraignment at Ayer District Court as more details emerged. Laqwanda Villaronga told police that her cousin, Jonathan Merritt, 24, began "poking" and "taunting" her during an argument Friday at her apartment home, according to Assistant District Attorney Suzanne Kontz.

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  10. Ayer stabbing suspect held without bail pending Friday hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Lowell Sun

    The 26-year-old Ayer woman charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of her cousin in Ayer on Friday was held without bail Monday during her arraignment at Ayer District Court as more details emerged. Laqwanda Villaronga told police that her cousin, 24-year-old Jonathan Merritt, began "poking" and "taunting" her during an argument last Friday at her apartment home, according to Assistant District Attorney Suzanne Kontz.

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  11. Ayer woman charged with fatally stabbing cousin held without bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... bodily injury. Prosecutors say the 26-year-old Villaronga and her cousin, 24-year-old Jonathan Merritt, were in her Ayer apartment last Friday afternoon when he started "taunting" her. Authorities say she grabbed an 8- to 10-inch kitchen knife and ...

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  12. Report: Rob Gronkowski's Ankle Injury 'Not Considered...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | CBS Local

    Hundreds Protest Kavanaugh Before Sen. Jeff Flake Event In Boston The U.S. Senator who called for the FBI investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will be in Boston Monday. Ayer Woman Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Cousin Ordered Held Without Bail Laqwanda Villaronga, who is accused of fatally stabbing her cousin, was ordered held without bail.

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  13. Worcester emerging as big player, but no rec pot shops till inspections completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... tax on cannabis until shops open. On Sept. 20, the panel approved provisional retail licenses for marijuana stores in Ayer, Hudson, Pittsfield and Salisbury. The number of retailers with provisional licenses since July 1 is now 15, but none can ...

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  14. Ayer man stabbed to death, woman chargedRead the original story

    Friday Sep 28 | Harvard Hillside

    A 24-year-old Ayer man died Friday afternoon after being stabbed by a 26-year-old Ayer woman to whom he is related, and the woman is in police custody pending arraignment on Monday, according to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. Emergency crews in Ayer were called to an apartment complex on Groton School Road in Ayer Friday about 1:18 p.m. by a 911 call reporting a stabbing, according to a press release.

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  15. Townsend VFW and Auxiliary host audio essay competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... the program for students at North Middlesex Regional, Nashoba Valley Technical, Groton-Dunstable Regional, Ayer Shirley Regional and Lunenburg high schools. Young people in the local area who attend schools where the program is not being conducted ...

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  16. Littleton races past TyngsboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Lowell Sun

    ... carries for 43 yards rushing for Tyngsboro. Keenan Haley had a sack. The Tigers are 1-3 overall and 0-2 in the league. AYER -- Patrick May threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score while leading West Boylston to a victory over previously unbeaten ...

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  17. I-Team: Brookline Seniors Living In Plastic Wrapped Building During ConstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | CBS Local

    Team: Brookline Seniors Living In Plastic Wrapped Building During Construction Home to more than a hundred low income seniors, a Brookline apartment building has been completely wrapped in white plastic for more than seven months. Woman Arrested After Fatal Stabbing In Ayer A 26-year-old woman allegedly stabbed her male relative in an apartment on Groton School Road.

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  18. How Bruins' Halak Is Approaching His First Season In A While As A BackupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | CBS Local

    Woman Arrested After Fatal Stabbing In Ayer A 26-year-old woman allegedly stabbed her male relative in an apartment on Groton School Road. 'Criminals Are Being Protected': Lawmaker Files Bill To Remove Judge Salem Superior Court Judge Tim Feeley has come under fire for several controversial court decisions, including recently releasing alleged child rape suspect Scott Smith of Salisbury out on $1000 cash bail.

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  19. Butterfield a unanimous choice to lead Westminster Fire Dept.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Lowell Sun

    Looks like Ayer Senior Fire Capt. Timothy Johnston will not be on the move after all.

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  20. Holdenwood Trail Run holds 12th event Sunday to aid Ayer Shirley studentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... beyond, had more than 400 registered participants and plenty of room for more last week. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Ayer Shirley Education Foundation, which has awarded $250,000 in educational enrichment grants since the two-town regional school ...

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