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  1. 'Honk' if you want to see new ShirleyArts! musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    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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  2. What's brewing at former Chaibo? Strong Style CoffeeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Two entrepreneurs steeped in the arts and practiced in pulling the perfect espresso want to make Strong Style Coffee a hub for creative exchange in the heart of downtown. "We really wanted to create a space where artists and musicians, and creative folks of all kinds can showcase what they're doing," co-owner Kim Jones said recently.

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  3. Lunenburg lieutenant sworn in as Groton's new police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Newly appointed Police Chief Michael Luth was officially sworn in Monday afternoon in front of a large crowd at Town Hall. The 5 p.m. ceremony saw the new chief accept the reins from acting Chief James Cullen, who will return to his role as deputy.

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  4. Lunenburg lieutenant sworn in as new Groton police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Newly appointed Police Chief Michael Luth was officially sworn in Monday afternoon in front of a large crowd at Town Hall. The 5 p.m. ceremony saw the new chief accept the reins from acting Chief James Cullen, who will return to his role as deputy.

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  5. For detained children, Ayer woman sending bear necessities -- hugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The hugs are disguised as teddy bears and will, according to Creighton, "bring love and comfort to the kids who are separated from their family." Her small and young organization, Teddy Bear Hugs, collects the stuffed bears from around the community then mails them out for redispersement to children who are caught in the immigration quagmire along the border.

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  6. 5 earn IC Federal Credit Union scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 1 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Five recent high-school graduates were presented $1,500 each for achieving nearly perfect scores from the IC Scholarship Committee, weighted by grade-point average, extracurricular activities and response to this essay question: "In about 250 words, how would you help the community in which you live, what type of program would you endorse or create, and how would you spread the message throughout the community to promote this program?" Logan Cormier of Fitchburg recently graduated from Fitchburg High School and will attend Plymouth State University to major in music education.

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  7. ASRHS's Govang an acting nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    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.

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  8. Fitchburg police recognized for training to help the mentally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    City police are among four departments statewide recognized by the International Association of Chiefs of Police for partnering with medical professionals and training officers to help residents with mental illness instead of arresting them during a crisis. "I thinks we're breaking barriers in this city to show a certain level of compassion and showing that type of compassion really goes a long way towards building trust," said Police Chief Ernest Martineau of the recognition.

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  9. Emancipation celebrated Sat.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A celebration of the emancipation of the country's slaves in June 1865, known as Juneteenth Independence Day, will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday at Riverfront Park. Organized by the Ayer-based New Hope Community Church, this free event will feature live music and performers and vendors selling food and merchandise.

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  10. EDITORIAL: Regional dispatch makes sense for smaller townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Regional public-safety dispatch centers make sense, and a lot more local communities seem to agree. Less than a year after withdrawing from an agreement to join a regional dispatch center in Tewksbury, Pepperell is exploring options to create one with Ashby and Townsend.

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  11. 2 finalists named for Lunenburg principal postRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The two finalists for Lunenburg Primary School principal are a Dracut elementary school assistant principal and classroom teacher who resigned from the Lunenburg School Committee in March. Dracut Public Schools Assistant Principal Bonnie Faulkner and Harvard Public Schools Elementary School Teacher Dawn-Marie Ayles were chosen as finalists following interviews with the nine-person principal screening committee in May. The screening committee was comprised of teachers, administrators and parents.

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  12. Gardner coach Picucci steps away after 43 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    It didn't go the way he likely wanted, as his Wildcats fell to Fitchburg, 16-0, in a mercy-shortened game Thursday afternoon to end Gardner's season at 2-16. Before the game began, Fitchburg Hall of Famer, Athletic Director and head baseball coach Ray Cosenza held a small ceremony honoring Picucci, who announced back in January that the 2018 spring season would be his last on the Wildcat bench.

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  13. Caouette powers Oakmont, Ayer boys win at championship meetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Oakmont Regional got exceptional performances from seniors Ben Telicki and John Caouette. But it was the depth of Ayer Shirley Regional that carried the Panthers to the boys' title at Saturday's Central/Western Mass.

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  14. For young area readers, stories are just an app awayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    In the year since Fitchburg Flourishes launched, city children have read millions of words on Footsteps2Brilliance, an app purchased by the district that allows anyone who lives in the zipcode to access interactive storybooks in Spanish and English. Through public and private partnerships, the program has now spread to 15 communities in the region, organizers announced at the Early Literacy Summit at Fitchburg High School Thursday.

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  15. Shirley TM OKs most of warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    With 20 articles on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant, it took 3 hours for 99 registered voters to work through them all, passing all but three that were withdrawn at the selectmen's request and therefore "passed over" for technical reasons. Those moves also required a majority vote.

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  16. Ayer man charged in 3 rapesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    An Ayer man charged in March with three counts of rape of a child with force had an earlier 2010 indecent assault and battery charge dismissed in 2012 after completing a year of probation and undergoing treatment as a sexual offender. Steven Drooker, 43, of 3 Mechanic St. Extension, was summonsed to District Court on the three rape charges in April, but he failed to appear and a bench warrant was issued for his arrest.

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  17. Funds to support students from Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    A few of the 69 displaced students from Puerto Rico attending the Leominster Public Schools gather at Leominster High in February. In front are Karla Rivera, 16, and Cristian Crespo, 14. In the second row, from left, are Luis Sepulveda, 17, Luis Rosado, 17, and Kimberly Colon, 16. In the back, from left, are Jeremy Ojeda, 15, Janier Cora Huertas, 16, and Andres Crespo, 17. The state is granting hundreds of thousands in hurricane-relief funding to area schools as new students from Puerto Rico continue to enroll in the region.

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  18. Ayer man held on $10,000 cash bail for 3 counts of forcible rape of child in FitchburgRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    An Ayer man charged in March with three counts of rape of a child with force had an earlier 2010 indecent assault and battery charge dismissed in 2012 after completing a year of probation and undergoing treatment as a sexual offender. Steven Drooker, 43, of 3 Mechanic St. Extension, was summonsed to District Court on the three rape charges in April, but he failed to appear and a bench warrant was issued for his arrest.

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  19. Groups work to bring Dogs 2 VetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    As a club member, Leominster's Kristy Wark spent most of her Sunday patrolling a tent set up on Willard Field by the Wekepeke 4H Club out of Lancaster. The group was one of several dozen that had set up shop to show off what they offer during Sunday afternoon's Dogs 2 Vets event.

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  20. Fitchburg State hosts Eric Loeschner Memorial InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    The Fitchburg State University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams returned to action Saturday afternoon by hosting the annual Eric Loeschner Memorial Invitational at Elliot Field. Junior Cameron Stalters continued his stellar 2018 campaign, placing first in the javelin with an Open New England qualifying mark of 67.07 meters, while also taking top honors in the 110-meter hurdles with a Division 3 New England qualifying time of 16.17 seconds.

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