DEC discusses Devens truck traffic via

Shirley's Walker Road
08/03/2015 11:58 AM EDT
DEVENS -- After quickly dispatching a public hearing and granting a common victualler's license to applicant Georgette Pulsifer for the Natural Café on Jackson Road, the Devens Enterprise Commission launched into a discussion of heavy truck traffic on Walker Road in Shirley that is headed for the wastewater treatment plant in Devens. 
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Ayer woman fights to end mandatory jail time
07/30/2015 01:11 PM EDT - AYER -- While most people slow down during the hot summer months with vacations planned and days at the beach, some keep their noses to the grindstone. Full Story

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Local teens team up for Shakespeare in the park

Pierre Comtois Correspondent SHIRLEY -- Retaining a long-standing tradition while keeping themselves busy and their acting skills sharp over the hot summer months, a group of local thespians plans a pair of performances of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Shirley Center Historic District. Full Story
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It's easy being green at the Old Fashioned Milk Paint Co.

In 1974, the Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company began reformulating paint, resulting in the production of all natural, historically correct paint, in 20 colors. Full Story
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Local teens team up for 'A Midsummer Night 's Dream'

SHIRLEY -- Retaining a long-standing tradition while keeping themselves busy and their acting skills sharp over the hot summer months, a group of local thespians plans a pair of performances of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Shirley Center Historic District. Full Story
 
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DEC discusses Devens truck traffic via

Shirley's Walker Road
08/03/2015 11:58 AM EDT
DEVENS -- After quickly dispatching a public hearing and granting a common victualler's license to applicant Georgette Pulsifer for the Natural Café on Jackson Road, the Devens Enterprise Commission launched into a discussion of heavy truck traffic on Walker Road in Shirley that is headed for the wastewater treatment plant in Devens. 
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Salad Bowl Farms plans greenhouses in Devens
07/31/2015 11:55 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Paul Sellew, a 58-year old "innovator and leader in the organics management industry," according to Wikipedia, is also a successful entrepreneur whose resumé includes a handful of eco-friendly businesses. Full Story

Official: Mosquito-borne diseases could hit state 'any time now'
07/31/2015 11:55 AM EDT - By Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- If 2015 turns out to be a typical year for mosquito-borne diseases, positive cases should start turning up "anytime now," according to a state veterinarian who said a gap remains in understanding the annual cycle of the deadly eastern equine encephalitis. Full Story

Ayer woman fights to end mandatory jail time
07/30/2015 01:11 PM EDT - AYER -- While most people slow down during the hot summer months with vacations planned and days at the beach, some keep their noses to the grindstone. Full Story

Museum passes available at Library
07/24/2015 07:34 AM EDT - Reserving Museum Passes The library offers passes for free or reduced admission to many New England museums. Full Story

Ayer fire log
07/24/2015 07:34 AM EDT - MONDAY, JULY 13 0530 fire alarm, Longview Circle; 1106 medical, Nashoba Park Assisted Living, 15 Winthrop Ave. Full Story

Ayer police log
07/24/2015 07:34 AM EDT - MONDAY, JUNE 29 AM 0906 traffic/motor-vehicle, warning issued, Main at East Main St.; 1008 traffic/motor-vehicle, warning issued, Groton Harvard Road at Central Ave. Full Story

The Posting Board
07/24/2015 07:33 AM EDT - Transfer Station bag prices and new size offered Effective July 15, the pay-as-you-throw bag prices are changing. Full Story

Waterline Industries awarded Stoney Brook pumping station contract
07/24/2015 07:33 AM EDT - AYER -- The Board of Selectmen voted July 14 to approve a contract with Waterline Industries Corp. for construction of a new Stoney Brook pumping station at a cost of $616,677. Full Story

Sad end for fawn after rescue by Shirley officer
07/24/2015 07:33 AM EDT - By Amelia Pak-Harvey MediaNews SHIRLEY -- The baby deer that a Shirley police officer rescued from a fence off of Going Road on Friday has died. Full Story

School of rock: Plans set for pop music college in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK, N.Y. (AP) — One of the organizers of the original Woodstock concert is behind a venture to establish a pop music college in the upstate New York town that lent its name to the 1969 music festival. Full Story
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson forced to admit impending fatherhood

A day after band member Liam Payne confirms the news, Tomlinson acknowledges for the first time that he's going to be a dad -- after getting blindsided by question on 'Good Morning America.'