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    (Jeffrey Mayes)
    Lip Sync show raises over $3,600 for education

    12/19/2014 11:18 AM EST
    AYER -- The newly renovated Ayer Shirley Regional High School auditorium was packed to capacity for the 10th annual Lip Sync Show put on by the Ayer Shirley Education Foundation and sponsored by HILLCO Heating & Cooling, Inc. 
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    MBTA rejects land swap plan after map altered
    12/19/2014 07:40 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- The MBTA has rejected a revised plan submitted by landowner Phil Berry in the ongoing process to transfer land in Depot Square to the town and the MBTA. Full Story

    HARVARD NEWS
    Helpful holiday elves

    Hildreth House is all set for the holidays, thanks to Den 4 Bear Cubs in Harvard, led by Brian Stahl and Will Stevenson. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    New life for old Groton chapel

    GROTON -- The New Life Community Church of Groton knew that it was just a matter of time before they would be able to move to Groton. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    (Jeffrey Mayes)
    Lip Sync show raises over $3,600 for education

    AYER -- The newly renovated Ayer Shirley Regional High School auditorium was packed to capacity for the 10th annual Lip Sync Show put on by the Ayer Shirley Education Foundation and sponsored by HILLCO Heating & Cooling, Inc. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    1,100 toys and counting in Ayer police toy drive

    12/19/2014 07:38 AM EST
    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- If you walked into the Ayer Police Department early Friday morning, you would think you'd arrived at a toy store. 
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    Book 'em, Danno: Citizens learn about police procedure at academy
    12/19/2014 11:21 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- They got to take classes with officers who specialize in various aspects of policing, attend a trial, shoot guns. Full Story

    Psychiatric treatment hospital proposed for Devens
    12/19/2014 11:19 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- The shortage of Central Massachusetts mental-health treatment options might soon get a shot in the arm. Full Story

    MBTA rejects land swap plan after map altered
    12/19/2014 07:35 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- The MBTA has rejected a revised plan submitted by landowner Phil Berry in the ongoing process to transfer land in Depot Square to the town and the MBTA. Full Story

    Ayer fire log
    12/19/2014 07:41 AM EST - Dec. 8: 16:52 Engine 2 to 37 Myrick St. for an illegal burn; 17:01 Engine 2 to 1 East Main St. for a CO detector activation. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    12/19/2014 07:40 AM EST - Sunday breakfast The Ayer Sportsman's Club will hold a Sunday breakfast through Mother's Day 2015, 8-11 a. Full Story

    Ayer police log
    12/18/2014 03:30 PM EST - AYER POLICE DEPARTMENT Page: 1 Dispatch Log From: 12/01/2014 Thru: 12/08/2014 0700 - 0700 Printed: 12/08/2014 For Date: 12/01/2014 - Monday Call Number Time Call Reason Action 14-16192 0835 Initiated - TRAFFIC /MOTOR VEH. Full Story

    Commuter rail
    12/17/2014 12:12 PM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Selectmen had a relatively light agenda Tuesday night, consisting mostly of approvals and updates. Full Story

    Ayer police log
    12/15/2014 12:23 PM EST - AYER POLICE DEPARTMENT Page: 1 Dispatch Log From: 12/08/2014 Thru: 12/15/2014 0700 - 0700 Printed: 12/15/2014 For Date: 12/08/2014 - Monday Call Number Time Call Reason Action 14-16522 0726 Phone - BURGLAR ALARM ACCIDENTAL/DEFECTIVE ALA Location/Address: [01 483] 31 WILLIAMS ST - 31 Full Story

    Pastor responds: MBTA rejects Ayer land swap plan
    12/15/2014 10:11 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- The MBTA has rejected a revised plan submitted by landowner Phil Berry in the ongoing process to transfer land in Depot Square to the town and the MBTA. Full Story

    Leg lamp stolen from New York store's display

    NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Who took the leg lamp belonging to Ralphie's "Old Man" from a New York store's annual tribute to "A Christmas Story"? Full Story
    (Claire Folger/AP)
    Review: Don't bet on this oddly lifeless 'Gambler' remake

    "If you're not a genius, don't bother," the English professor played by Mark Walhberg in "The Gambler" blithely tells his students. Full Story