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    Ayer police log

    AYER POLICE DEPARTMENT Page: 1 Dispatch Log From: 08/11/2014 Thru: 08/18/2014 0700 - 0700 Printed: 08/18/2014 For Date: 08/11/2014 - Monday Call Number Time Call Reason Action 14-10732 0924 911 - MEDICAL/MENTAL (FIRST AID ET REMOVED TO HOSPITAL Location/Address: 105 AUTUMN RIDGE DR Full Story
    Popsicles with the Principals Friday

    Meet Varnum Brook Elementary School's newest administrators
    PEPPERELL-- Varnum Brook Elementary School will welcome two new administrators this fall, Principal Tara Hanley and Assistant Principal Jill Jarvis. Full Story
    Groton-Dunstable Regional School District

    High School Bus Routes
    Bus # 1 - GD High School a.m. Route 6:18 a.m. First Stop 330 Pleasant St. 546 Main St. 552/553 Main St. Full Story
    Devens Committee reviews senior housing plan with little objection

    DEVENS -- Devens representatives voiced no major concerns about the proposal for senior housing on MassDevelopment land in the Shirley Village Growth District. Full Story
    Townsend teen arrested for receiving stolen property valued over $250

    TOWNSEND -- Jimmy Nguyen, 19, of 86 South Harbor Road, was arrested Aug. 11 by Townsend police and charged with receiving stolen property valued at over $250 in connection with a neighborhood breaking-and-entering on June 21 where an Apple iPad and other items were stolen from the home. Full Story
    (AP File Photo)
    Pepperell's Dawson lands in New England with Eagles

    FOXBORO - Nineteen months ago, Mike Dawson was making sure North Middlesex Regional High School's schedules were full and team buses were ready to roll to Algonquin and Oakmont. Full Story
    School admin. to stay put for now

    HARVARD -- Options for the potential relocation of Harvard's school administration have dwindled over the past few months, leaving staff anchored in the Bromfield House for the moment. Full Story
    Tordella, EMIT pushing for prison reform

    Sen. James Eldridge pushing for expanse of restorative justice program
    AYER -- Susan Tordella has spent a good amount of time volunteering in prison. But when she read Michelle Alexander's book about mass incarceration, she said, she became an activist. Full Story
    (Nick Ut/AP)
    Los Angeles port welcomes massive rubber duck

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor — the world's biggest bath toy. Full Story
    (Photos by Omar Vega/Evan Agostini/John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
    Nicki Minaj to open VMAs -- but not alone

    Ariana Grande and Jessie J will join Minaj in performing 'Bang Bang' at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. Kim Kardashian named a presenter.