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  1. On your mark... Holdenwood Trail Run a scenic race through woods and fieldsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Shirley Oracle

    The annual Holdenwood Trail Run has enjoyed 11 successful years and is gearing up to make it an even dozen, thanks to the continued efforts of organizers and other helping hands, including the Holden family, which donates use of its bucolic acreage for the event each year and pitches in to help with trail grooming and other preparations. Not to mention the scenic beauty of a five-mile trail that loops through woods and fields, laced with stone walls and carpeted with pine needles.


  2. Ayer group wins grant from Harvard PilgrimRead the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation has announced that Heart Warrior Foundation Society in Ayer was awarded $500 from the Foundation's Community Spirit 9/11 Mini-Grant program. Melissa Brooks, an employee of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, nominated the organization for the award.


  3. From recycling to composting, Sabol is happy to lend a handRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Shirley Oracle

    The 63-year-old fills her days with volunteerism and fills her car with various items for distribution around the community. As the committee's chairwoman, it is her role to educate the public on where, when and how to properly dispose of recyclable items.


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

    Jul 19, 2018 | 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.


  5. Where and when to find Memorial Day eventsRead the original story

    May 25, 2018 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    The Memorial Day parade starts in downtown at 10 a.m., with the marching band and bugler performing at 10:20 a.m. at Ayer Town Hall and 11 a.m. at Pirone Park.


  6. Unsung Heroines from Ayer, Pepperell honoredRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2018 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    One is running an extensive campaign to create a monument to soldiers killed in the Global War on Terror. The other managed to organize a highly successful women's march in less than a week.


  7. Ayer's Robles earns Girl Scout Gold AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts is proud to announce that Ayer Girl Scout Karedis Robles has earned the highest and most prestigious award in Girl Scouting: the Girl Scout Gold Award. She was honored alongside Gold Award Girl Scouts from across the Commonwealth at a June 8 ceremonyat the Massachusetts State House.


  8. 5-alarm fire destroys Ayer apartment houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Ayer Public Spirit

    A five-alarm fire on East Main Street that left several people without a home Sunday afternoon was started by careless disposal of smoking materials. The multi-family structure at 10 E. Main St. was home to seven apartments and 12 residents, who were all able to escape the burning structure without injuries, according to Ayer Fire Capt.


  9. ASRHS's Govang an acting nomineeRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2018 | Ayer Public Spirit

    Ayer Shirley Regional High School student Chris Govang has been nominated by the Massachusetts Educational Theatre Guild for a Best Supporting Actor Award for his portrayal of Linus Van Pelt in the school's recent production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." Seventh-three schools across the state participated in this year's METG Theatre Awards program, competing for recognition in acting as well as in design and the technical aspects of theater.


  10. ASRHS robotics team wins Team Spirit AwardRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2018 | Ayer Public Spirit

    Forty-nine members of Ayer Shirley Regional School District's Andromeda One robotics team recently competed in the FIRST Robotics World Championships in Detroit. The team's robot, Galaktika, was one of 640 from around the world to compete at Cobo Hall before an audience of an estimated 40,000.


  11. Master Plan 'will not end up on a shelf'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Ayer Public Spirit

    Work to guide the town's future and bring the town's newly-approved Master Plan to life is set to begin. Compared to previous ones, the plan adopted recently by the Planning Board sets realistic goals that the town is capable of accomplishing, said Community and Economic Development Director Alan Manoian, whose office helped draft it.


  12. 11 Town Meetings agree: Nashua River is 'Wild and Scenic'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Ayer Public Spirit

    It's official: Nashoba Valley residents believe the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit rivers deserve the designation of "Wild and Scenic." In a clean sweep, 11 riverfront communities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire all voted "yes" at their Annual Town Meetings to accept the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers Stewardship Plan locally developed by the Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Committee, together with its recommendation to seek Wild and Scenic River designation.


  13. Ayer TM OKs seeking another liquor license, water plant upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Ayer Public Spirit

    Upgrades for a water-treatment plant to remove contaminants and approval for the town to seek a fourth liquor license were among the 35 articles approved Monday at Town Meeting. Voters at Ayer Shirley Regional High School authorized the town to borrow $4.17 million to improve the Grove Pond water treatment plant to remove Perflourinated Akyl Substances, which were found in a drinking well that has been taken out of service.


  14. Free Vacation Bible School in AyerRead the original story

    May 25, 2018 | Ayer Public Spirit

    Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church invites children to its new Vacation Bible School, "This Changes Everything," July 16 - 20. The VBS program will take place at Valley Lutheran's new church home: 21 Washington St. in Ayer. It will be partnering with Calumet Lutheran Ministries for the first time this year.


  15. ASRHS presents 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Ayer Public Spirit

    "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," the Clark Gesner musical based on the comic strip by Charles M. Schulz, will start its run on May 11, running through May 12. Currently celebrating over 50 years of performance, "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" is a fresh approach to the beloved comic strip PEANUTS by Charles Schultz. In the musical, Charlie Brown is joined by Sally Brown, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder, Snoopy and other comic favorites in this charming revue of vignettes and songs.


  16. ASRHS has need for fields as student successes increaseRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2018 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    This letter is in response to a letter from W.R. Johnson of Ayer titled "$7 million for ASRHS? What about the elementary schools?" published in the March 2 edition of the Nashoba Valley Voice. The author's opening point regarding high school MCAS scores is demonstrably false.


  17. Great Food Walk will help Loaves & FishesRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | Harvard Hillside

    The 33rd Annual Nashoba GFW to defeat hunger will be held on Good Friday, April 14, 2017. The money raised by this non-denominational walk benefits two important charities: Loaves & Fishes, the largest food pantry in North Central Massachusetts, and Sharing, Inc., which helps impoverished youth in the rural South.


  18. Regional CalendarRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2018 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    The group's 30 singers includes Ayer resident Bob Williams. They will be accompanied by percussionist Bertram Lehmann and pianist Trevor Berens.


  19. 'Wild and Scenic' hearings setRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2018 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    This year at Annual Town Meeting, voters in nine Massachusetts riverfront communities will take up the topic of the Nashua, Squannacook, and Nissitissit Rivers, and their possible designation as a "Wild and Scenic Rivers." These nine communities, Ayer, Bolton, Dunstable, Groton, Harvard, Lancaster, Pepperell, Shirley, and Townsend have been participating with two New Hampshire towns as part of a Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Committee to explore designation of segments of the Nashua River from Lancaster to the New Hampshire border, and all of its two main tributaries, the Nissitissit and Squannacook Rivers, as Partnership Wild and Scenic Rivers.


  20. Regional CalendarRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2018 | Harvard Hillside

    Stations of the Cross: St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church will join together to offer a Community Stations of the Cross, a devotion that follows Jesus' path to his crucifixion. The public is invited to gather at St. Andrew's at noon for the Good Friday Liturgy.


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