• Ayer Shirley school aid rises $97G - 04/17/2014 02:09 PM EDT
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    Very good idea

    04/04/2014 07:35 AM EDT
    MassDevelopment went to Shirley selectmen this week to present plans to build senior housing on Hospital Road. 
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    Dogs in the news
    03/28/2014 07:35 AM EDT - While we don't all have dogs for pets, there are likely few of us who don't love them. Our hearts break as we watch TV profiles of dogs whose unfortunate lives have led them to shelters and probable death by injection. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    Selectmen candidates sound off on trash pickup, school budget in debate

    AYER -- Selectmen candidates made their first televised appeal to the public on Saturday, filming an hour-long debate scheduled for broadcast on the Ayer Public Access Channel. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Stow Road carriage house will live again on Rhode Island farm

    HARVARD -- While there are still no interested takers in the barn on Stow Road, the seemingly dilapidated old carriage house across the street will be restored and moved to a farm in Rhode Island. Full Story
    GROTON NEWS
    DPW head: Phragmites kill all in their path

    Delaney urges action
    GROTON -- Department of Public Works director Tom Delaney met with the Conservation Commission to discuss phragmites, an invasive plant species that threatens to swallow every shallow wetland and swamp in town if nothing is done to stop it. Full Story
     
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    Very good idea

    04/04/2014 07:35 AM EDT
    MassDevelopment went to Shirley selectmen this week to present plans to build senior housing on Hospital Road. 
    Full Story
    Dogs in the news
    03/28/2014 07:35 AM EDT - While we don't all have dogs for pets, there are likely few of us who don't love them. Our hearts break as we watch TV profiles of dogs whose unfortunate lives have led them to shelters and probable death by injection. Full Story

    Agree with Harrington
    03/21/2014 07:35 AM EDT - Recent reports surrounding the care, or lack thereof, of children in the state's Department of Children and Families, have been disheartening. Full Story

    Take a stand
    03/14/2014 07:36 AM EDT - Weekend news reports covered the shocking level of drinking and alcohol-fueled violence at UMASS on Saturday. Full Story

    Time to step up
    03/07/2014 07:35 AM EST - No one who's attuned to local town government can help but know that this is budget season. Town officials are working to develop budgets for the next fiscal year. Full Story

    Care of children
    02/21/2014 07:36 AM EST - By a large margin, the Massachusetts Senate approved an amendment last week that imposes a six-month temporary moratorium on the Department of Children and Families' placement in foster homes of any individuals or family members convicted of a felony unless an investigation finds that the placement poses no threat to the safety of the child. Full Story

    Tag-teaming the presidency -- round 2
    02/21/2014 07:36 AM EST - By Peter Lucas Two for the price of one. Remember that? That was the phrase Bill & Hill used when Bill Clinton, then the governor of Arkansas, with Hillary at his side, ran for president in 1992. Full Story

    (Nathan Denette)
    This GM apologized for cursing out his opponents in front of a large crowd

    TORONTO Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity about the Brooklyn Nets during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs. Several hundred fans gathered outside the Full Story