• State correction commissioner resigns - 07/25/2014 03:18 PM EDT
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    Thank you, neighbors

    07/25/2014 07:37 AM EDT
    I have relocated out of state and would like to thank my neighbors on 31 Wright Road for all the help and friendship they have offered me. 
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    Beacon Hill Roll Call
    07/25/2014 07:37 AM EDT - By Bob Katzen THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives on three roll calls and local senators on six roll calls from the week of July 14-18. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    MBTA to receive over 160 postcards on Ayer commuter rail access issue

    AYER -- Residents are calling for a solution to the Ayer commuter rail access issue by Labor Day, the latest stress on transportation officials that will leave the head of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority with over 160 signed postcards. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    After more than 35 years, Harvard Help still going strong

    HARVARD -- Arly Waldron, 87, has a doctor's appointment she needs to get to. The only problem is that she doesn't drive. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    NVMC gets $318K for behavioral health

    AYER -- Nashoba Valley Medical Center has received more than $300,000 in state funding to boost programs that its president says are addressing a growing need. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    Thank you, neighbors

    07/25/2014 07:37 AM EDT
    I have relocated out of state and would like to thank my neighbors on 31 Wright Road for all the help and friendship they have offered me. 
    Full Story
    Beacon Hill Roll Call
    07/25/2014 07:37 AM EDT - By Bob Katzen THE HOUSE AND SENATE: Beacon Hill Roll Call records the votes of local representatives on three roll calls and local senators on six roll calls from the week of July 14-18. Full Story

    Golf tourney
    07/25/2014 07:36 AM EDT - Prior to the Loaves & Fishes 30th anniversary Golf Tournament, which took place on June 9, at Shaker Hills Country Club, several emails were sent from me asking for your support as a golfer, a sponsor or a donor. Full Story

    I was not 'shooed right in'
    07/25/2014 07:36 AM EDT - I am one of those who was mentioned in the article, "Bitter divide over conservation appointments," July 11, and referred to in the editorial, "Bad Practice," posted on the same date. Full Story

    High cost for Kinder Morgan pipeline
    07/25/2014 07:36 AM EDT - Residents of the towns where the pipeline has been proposed should be aware that they will very likely be paying much more for homeowners' insurance if the pipeline is on or near their land -- if they can get insurance at all. Full Story

    Thank you for your continued support
    07/25/2014 07:36 AM EDT - Pepperell continues to show its sense of community. Over the past couple of weeks, area businesses have supported the Homeowner Coalition Against the Pipeline effort by allowing space to set up information tables outside their businesses. Full Story

    Open letter to Ann Berwick, Department of Public Utilities chairwoman
    07/25/2014 07:35 AM EDT - Dear Chairwoman Berwick, The momentum of the grassroots opposition to the Tennessee Gas pipeline project is building as homeowner coalitions come together and educate themselves about the weaknesses in the case for "need," Kinder Morgan's intent to export, and the lack of firm capacity commitments by the electricity generators, all issues that Full Story

    Ayer's dubious distinction
    07/18/2014 07:32 AM EDT - With the recent publishing of Massachusetts Audubon's report on "Losing Ground" (massaudubon.org/our-conservation-work/community-outreach/sustainable-planning-development/losing-ground/fast-facts), the town of Ayer has realized a dubious distinction of building more houses per square mile than any other community in the commonwealth. Full Story

    Progress is not always a good thing
    07/18/2014 07:32 AM EDT - The railroad is busy building a new high-speed train rail to provide high-speed service between Fitchburg and Boston. Full Story

    AG candidate Healey is against pipeline
    07/18/2014 07:32 AM EDT - Maura Healey is a Democrat running for the position of attorney general. She has had a lot of experience actually in the attorney general's office, as she worked there for the past seven years. Full Story

  • It's rhododendron time! - 07/18/2014 07:31 AM EDT
  • The pipeline: No, NOT a done deal! - 07/18/2014 07:31 AM EDT
  • Bad Practice 2 - 07/18/2014 07:31 AM EDT
  • BEACON HILL ROLL CALL - 07/11/2014 07:33 AM EDT
  • Hollis Strawberry Festival sold out! - 07/11/2014 07:33 AM EDT
  • Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway. Full Story
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    Elvis' guitar donor says he is rightful owner

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man who donated to a South Dakota museum a slightly damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley that is at the center of a custody battle insisted Thursday he had the right to give it away because he owned it. Full Story