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

    18 hrs ago | 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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  2. Fields project OK'd in Ayer, but Shirley rejection stops itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  3. Big brass honks at the holidays in AyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Lowell Sun

    BIG HORNS, BIG SPIRITS: Lucy Kennedy, 5, of Maynard, wore a Santa hat as she took to the center aisle to get a better look at the 44th annual Tuba Christmas performance at the Ayer Town Hall on Sunday. Below: Josh Walsh, 21, of Chelmsford, toots his tuba during the show.

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

    Sunday Dec 2 | Lowell Sun

    With the regular firearms season for deer concluding Saturday, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife's new online registration system showed deer hunters had a very good year in the state, likely the best in over 15 years. The numbers are still preliminary, but as of Nov. 26, hunters in Maine had taken 30,299 deer, the most since 2004 when the deer kill was 30,926.

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

    Saturday Dec 1 | Lowell Sun

    As a School Committee member and the chair of the athletic fields subcommittee, I must address many incorrect statements by Cappucci in his letter . First, the Oct. 6 "no" vote from Shirley was 394, not 632 as Mr. Cappucci states.

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  6. 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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  7. Ayer cancer patient, Lunenburg pilot bond on the Road to RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Lowell Sun

    Dion, of Lunenburg, is a veteran pilot and also a driver for the American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery, a program that helps patients without a ride get to chemotherapy and other lifesaving treatments. The road to recovery went from asphalt to altitude recently when Dion took Robillard on a private flight.

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  8. NEMLEC appreciation dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Lowell Sun

    The Gentlemen Songsters, Lowell's own barbershop chorus, will present their annual Holiday Cabaret on Dec. 8 at 2 p.m., at Mount Pleasant Golf Club. The Songsters will be joined by three barbershop quartets, a cross-generational octet called "The Young and the Rest of Us," and two popular ensembles: Chelmsford High School's "The Thursdays" and UMass Lowell's "Hawkapella."

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Recreational pot draws big first day crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Lowell Sun

    Hundreds of mainly millennial weed lovers lined up before dawn on a country hillside in western Massachusetts in driving sleet and rain, pitching the Main Street of Leicester into gridlock as legalized recreational marijuana for the masses became a reality here and in Northampton. Veteran Stephen Mandile, his wife Jessica, and Mandile's service Great Dane Syd were first in line when the Cultivate dispensary in Leicester opened at 8 a.m., the drenched air already permeated by the perfume of Mary Jane.

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  12. Recreational pot sales draw crowds on opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Lowell Sun

    Hundreds of mainly millennial weed lovers lined up before dawn on a country hillside in western Massachusetts in driving sleet and rain, pitching the Main Street of Leicester into gridlock as legalized recreational marijuana for the masses became a reality here and in Northampton. Veteran Stephen Mandile, his wife Jessica, and Mandile's service Great Dane Syd were first in line when the Cultivate dispensary in Leicester opened at 8 a.m., the drenched air already permeated by the perfume of Mary Jane.

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  13. Stoneham runs wild vs. LittletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Lowell Sun

    The Spartans improved to 11-0 on the season and earned a berth in the MIAA Division 6 Super Bowl with a crushing 45-7 win over Central Mass. Division 6 champion Littleton High.

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  14. ARSHS students prep for 'Being Earnest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    ASRHS students Chris Govang, left, and Deran Quinty rehearse. COURTESY PHOTO Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  15. Roffman sisters dominate with 1-2 finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    UP SPOT: The Billerica High School girls cross country team was second at Saturday's Eastern Mass. Division 2 Meet.

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  16. Earnings ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    The Burlington, Massachusetts-based company said it had a loss of 29 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, were 10 cents per share.

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  17. ARSHS students prep for 'Being Earnest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Ayer Shirley Regional High School is kicking of its 2018-19 comical season with the Oscar Wilde favorite, "The Importance of Being Earnest." JulieAnn Govang will direct the production of the timeless classic -- an unmissable opportunity to see what the London Telegraph calls "the most perfect comedy in the English language."

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  18. Eldridge secures return to SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    State Sen. Jamie Eldridge secured his sixth term in the Middlesex-Worcester District on Tuesday, defeating Republican opponent Margaret Busse and third-party candidate Terra Friedrichs. Eldridge had a commanding lead of 28,994 votes to Busse's 15,445 votes, leading to Busse conceding defeat.

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  19. Jamie Morris went on to football greatness, but he never forgot deep roots at Ayer HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Ayer High's Jamie Morris runs with the football against Oakmont Regional in his sophomore year, 1981. Morris said he always loved to beat Oakmont.

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  20. Early voting more popular than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Town clerks from Ayer, Groton, Harvard, Pepperell, Shirley and Townsend reported total ballots for the first three days of early voting. This year is only the state's second general election to offer early voting opportunities since it was allowed in Massachusetts in 2016; and the first for a mid-term election.

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