• Suffolk Downs - 09/17/2014 04:28 PM EDT
  •  
    Invisible poison

    09/12/2014 07:35 AM EDT
    Thanks to people who dedicate their time to learning about safeguarding our environment, participation in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is growing. 
    Full Story
    Neighborhood chickens
    09/05/2014 07:36 AM EDT - We can almost hear the groans of raise-your-own-chickens folks when they read this. No, we are not trying to discourage people from raising chickens. Full Story

  • Not good enough - 08/29/2014 07:36 AM EDT
  • Back to school - 08/22/2014 07:36 AM EDT
  • AYER NEWS
    Ayer police log

    AYER POLICE DEPARTMENT Page: 1 Dispatch Log From: 09/08/2014 Thru: 09/15/2014 0700 - 0700 Printed: 09/15/2014 For Date: 09/08/2014 - Monday Call Number Time Call Reason Action 14-12039 0735 Initiated - TRAFFIC /MOTOR VEH. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Harvard Citizens Caucus and nomination papers

    A Town Caucus to nominate candidates to fill the vacancy on the Board of Selectmen will be held on Saturday, Sept. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Cash-strapped Legion bows out

    of Veterans Day Selectmen at a loss until vets group steps up
    SHIRLEY -- Citing recent correspondence from American Legion Post #183, Town Administrator Patrice Garvin told selectmen last week that the Legion won't be sponsoring Veterans Day activities this year. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    Mario Guerra for state Senate in 32nd District: Endorsement

    05/15/2014 06:20 PM EDT
    In the race for the southeast Los Angeles County and northern Orange County state Senate seat now known as the 32nd District, it might seem scandal-plagued incumbent Ron Calderon is a hard act to follow. 
    Full Story
    Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
    05/15/2014 06:16 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

    Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
    05/15/2014 06:11 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

    Mike Argento: Vlad the Impaler, master of the ice
    05/15/2014 06:09 PM EDT - NEWS ITEM: Russian President Vladimir Putin, playing in an amateur hockey tournament called the "All-Russia Festival of Amateur Teams of the Night Hockey League," scored six goals and had five assists in a game in which his team prevailed, 21-4, the state-owned Russian news agency ITAR-Tass reported. Full Story

    OUR SAY: Good data = good policy on heroin deaths
    05/15/2014 06:09 PM EDT - Many law enforcement officials in local jurisdictions across the state are reporting a surge in heroin overdoses and deaths. Full Story

    A mystery virus, still
    05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - Saudi Arabia crossed a grim threshold Wednesday, announcing that the number of cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, caused by a novel coronavirus, has exceeded 500 in the kingdom, with 157 deaths among them. Full Story

    The commencement speech
    05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - Commencement addresses have been caught up in protest culture, engulfing activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Full Story

    Man at Texas Chick-fil-A pays $1K to treat diners

    ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A generous customer has paid $1,000 to pick up the tab for diners in dozens of vehicles at the drive-thru lanes of a West Texas fast-food restaurant. Full Story
    (Mark Zaleski/AP)
    Jason Isbell cleans up at Americana Awards

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell swept the major awards Wednesday night at the Americana Honors & Awards, creating another special moment with his wife, Amanda Shires. Full Story