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  1. Man accused of 2009 NH campground sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A man listed as a registered sex offender in Massachusetts has been accused of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old child at a New Hampshire campground nearly a decade ago. Police in Hancock say 65-year-old Dale Earl Cole, of Ayer, Massachusetts, faces three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault.

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  2. EDITORIAL: Time to see fiscal sense in regional dispatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lowell Sun

    ... period to investigate the experiences of the approximately 20 such centers already operating across the state. Locally, Ayer and Shirley, which combined communication duties a few months ago, operate out of the Ayer Police Department. Groton police ...

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  3. What are you waiting FORE?! Making the circuit of local public golf coursesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 16 | Home

    ... course that comes close to Red Tail on every level is just a few miles away -- Shaker Hills Golf Club, which straddles Ayer and Harvard. Shaker is $20-$30 less than Red Tail but, like its neighbor, offers extreme natural beauty, especially with the ...

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  4. Herbert Sperling, Drug Kingpin Tied to French Connection Case, Dies at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | The New York Times

    Herbert Sperling, a convicted drug dealer from Hell's Kitchen who was accused of ordering the execution of Vincent C. Papa, the fellow mobster who masterminded the brazen theft of 400 pounds of French Connection heroin and cocaine from a police vault, died on July 3 at a hospital near Ayer, Mass. He was 79. His death, which had not been announced, was confirmed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, which did not specify a cause.

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  5. Mazzarella backs Baker campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... weeks, according to the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health. The district includes the towns of Ashburnham, Ashby, Ayer, Lancaster, Lunenburg, Shirley, and Townsend. People can protect themselves by wearing clothes that cover the body, applying ...

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  6. Ayer, Shirley women face drug-distribution chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Lowell Sun

    A months-long investigation by Littleton police, with assistance from Ayer police, led to a 40-year-old Shirley woman being charged with trafficking cocaine, and a 47-year-old Ayer woman being charged with drug distribution, according to police. Littleton police said the arrests were the result of an investigation into drug activity at 188 Littleton Road, in Ayer -- a home located close to the town line.

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  7. Fire damages Ayer eletrical plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Fire Chief Robert Pedrazzi said the department received an automatic alarm call from New England Hydro-Transmission Electric Company, Inc., at 9:58 a.m. "A failure in one of the bushings that was covered in oil, that's attached to outside of the building, broke off and fell to ground and caught fire," he said. He did not identify what specific piece of equipment burned.

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  8. Ayer, Shirley women face drug chargesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 9 | Lowell Sun

    A months-long investigation by Littleton police, with assistance from Ayer police, led to a 40-year-old Shirley woman being charged with trafficking cocaine, and a 47-year-old Ayer woman being charged with drug distribution, according to police. Littleton police said the arrests were the result of an investigation into drug activity at 188 Littleton Road, in Ayer -- a home located close to the town line.

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  9. Convicted child molester Wayne Chapman to go on trial in December on lewdness chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Boston Herald

    A court officer pushes convicted child rapist Wayne Chapman in the court room at his arraignment on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Ayer, Mass. A tentative date of Dec. 11 has been slated for convicted child molester Wayne W. Chapman to face trial on lewdness charges stemming from alleged incidents that occurred recently inside MCI-Shirley state prison.

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  10. OBIT: Walter Lynn Edmiston passed away July 20, 2018; memorial will be Aug. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | The SeaTac Blog

    ... on hold. After basic training at Camp Pendleton, Walt was selected for Army Security Agent School. At Fort Devens in Ayer, Massachusetts, he learned Morse code. Walt then served with the 330th Communications Reconnaissance Company in Korea, and he ...

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  11. Harrington endorses Green in 3rd District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... people, not to benefit himself." Harrington's district covers Groton, Dunstable, Pepperell, Townsend, Ashby and part of Ayer, all of which are in the 3rd Congressional District. Green is the lone Republican in the race for that seat, and in ...

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  12. Ayer trustees name new library directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | Lowell Sun

    ... to be given the chance." He praised his colleagues at Leominster Library and looks forward to working with the staff in Ayer. Debra Faust-Clancy, president of the Board of Trustees, said, "We have made the difficult decision of choosing Silva to be ...

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  13. Targeting traffic on a busy Twin Cities linkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... the MRPC is considering studying are Route 13 near the Route 2 exit in north Leominster, Main Street in downtown Ayer, and certain sections of Route 119 in Groton. "We chose this one first because it's a consistent one," Harris said. "It's one where ...

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  14. Four Corners now on line for sewers in GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Lowell Sun

    ... of the downtown Groton system, channels the effluvium, using low pressure and gravity, along Westford Road through to Ayer, where it connects with that system before being treated at the Ayer Wastewater Treatment Facility on Brook Street. Without a ...

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  15. Shea2nd Al Worc Oberlin060518004Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | FireHouse.com

    ... ultimately damaged five houses. Twenty FDNY members were injured, four seriously, when an interior stairwell collapsed. Ayer, MA, June 17, 2018-Crews originally doused a railing on fire on the deck of an occupied 2A1 2-story wood-frame dwelling, but ...

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  16. Groton sewer extension project doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | Lowell Sun

    "The project is anticipated to bring new commercial growth to the Four Corners Village district," Tom Orcutt, vice-chairman of the Groton Sewer Commission, said in an email. The Four Corners system, which is separate from and independent of the downtown Groton system, channels the effluvium, using low pressure and gravity, along Westford Road through to Ayer, where it connects with that system before being treated at the Ayer Wastewater Treatment Facility on Brook Street.

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  17. Farmington, Kimberly DobbieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... in Lewiston, ME on July 15, 2018. Survived by her 11-year-old twin sons, Cole and Dylan, her mother, Sue Dobbie of Ayer, MA formerly of Harvard, MA; her brother Christopher of Baltimore, MD, her uncle Robert Patterson-East Lyme, CT, and cousins ...

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  18. 'Honk' if you want to see new ShirleyArts! musicalRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 19 | Shirley Oracle

    This summer's ShirleyArts! youth musical is "Honk Jr.," by George Stiles and Anthony Drew, and will be performed at Ayer Shirley Regional Middle School, 1 Hospital Road, on Friday, July 20, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, July 21, at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, July 22, at 2 p.m. The show stars Emily Youtt of Leominster as the bullied Ugly Duckling. Sofia Santoro of Groton plays the sneaky cat.

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  19. Devens restricting outdoor water useRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... restrictions can be lifted. Nearly every community in northern and central Massachusetts are taking water precautions.. Ayer, Groton, Pepperell, Shirley, Townsend and Fitchburg are among the more than 100 communities with some degree of water ...

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  20. Ayer mosquito positive for West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... were collected for testing by the state this year and 290 were positive for the virus. From that 290 samples, one from Ayer was positive for West Nile virus. "The mosquitoes that carry this virus are common throughout the state, and are found in ...

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