• Ayer Shirley school aid rises $97G - 04/17/2014 02:09 PM EDT
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  • Office of Campaign Finance settles - 04/17/2014 01:50 PM EDT
    Poll Question 0425
    Do you think towns and their citizens should be more involved in honoring the contributions and sacrifices of town veterans?
     No, I think vets' groups should do it
    'Let's build something amazing'

    Ayer Shirley Regional High School Robotics Team 4905 and Andromeda One - the robot the 23 students and 20 mentors built together in six weeks - are having an amazing competitive season as the team gears up for its fourth event next week. Full Story
    Doig leaving Ayer for HR position in Groton

    AYER -- Assistant Treasurer Melisa Doig is leaving Ayer for Groton after being appointed the town's new human resources director. Full Story
    Dr. Lindermuth employee guilty of embezzlement

    By Lisa Redmond MediaNews WOBURN -- A former office manager at a Pepperell veterinary office has been placed on five years probation and must pay $50,000 in restitution after she pleaded guilty to multiple larceny charges. Full Story
    Temple redesign removes key worry

    Blanding's turtles given safe passage
    GROTON -- Developers of a Hindu temple proposed for land located along the Littleton town line met with little opposition at a public hearing held by the Conservation Commission. Full Story
    Shirley Legion WILL place flags, flowers, wreaths for Memorial Day

    Contrary to misleading statements/innuendo made by the Shirley Board of Selectmen, Shirley American Legion Post 183 will absolutely be placing American flags in the cemeteries as we have in the past. Full Story
    Selectmen review Town Meeting warrant

    TOWNSEND -- Town Administrator Andrew Sheehan provided an explanation of the warrant articles on the May 6 Annual Town Meeting to selectmen April 8. Full Story
    Trojans roll to win over WB

    Staff report bBaseball Bromfield 5 West Boylston 4 Bromfield junior ace Andre Weber tossed a complete game six-hitter. Full Story
    Devens Comm. shows cold feet

    over JBOS overlay governance idea
    DEVENS -- Members of the Devens Committee expressed frustration at the seemingly repetitive movements of the Joint Boards of Selectmen on an initiative for an overlay governance of the Devens Regional Enterprise Zone. Full Story
    This opera singer treated Paris commuters to a surprise performance

    At times, opera singer Christophe Ménager likes to treat commuters in the Paris metro to a performance. In this comedic piece of opera, he clearly enjoys singing to passers-by. Full Story
    Gmail makes sending mobile photos easier

    Now, you can insert an assortment of pictures or photo albums directly into email, resize them within the message and make sharing with friends and family less of a time-consuming process overall. Full Story
    'Bears': Survival is the bare necessity (review)

    Wildlife documentary pros Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey follow their well-established format of anthropomorphizing animals with human names, motivations and emotions, while still providing educational information and visuals so stunning, you'll wonder how they were shot. Full Story