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    (Jeffrey Mayes)
    Former NBA player talks of addiction and recovery

    02/27/2015 01:40 PM EST
    AYER -- Former Boston College basketball star Chris Herren was playing for the Boston Celtics, a hometown hero and every hoop dreamer's fantasy come true. 
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    Devens fire chief: Elders large share of fire deaths
    12/26/2014 10:32 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- People over 65 account for 40 percent of annual fire-related deaths in Massachusetts, said Devens Deputy Chief Tim Kelly. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    (Jeffrey Mayes)
    Former NBA player talks of addiction and recovery

    AYER -- Former Boston College basketball star Chris Herren was playing for the Boston Celtics, a hometown hero and every hoop dreamer's fantasy come true. Full Story
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    (Caley McGuane)
    Devens disc golf tournament sells out

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- The disc golfers come in heavy coats and gloves and hats and they gather in back of the Ayer-based Hawk's Nest, a store for disc golf enthusiasts, where Ric Hamel shouts: "I'm so proud of you guys. Full Story
    PEPPERELL NEWS
    A dog of all trades

    Pepperell Cumber spaniel competes in Westminster Kennel Club dog show
    PEPPERELL -- Nattie is a busy girl. After a trip to New York in mid-February to compete in the Westminster Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show, she was off to Maryland for some hunting training. Full Story
     
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    (Jeffrey Mayes)
    Former NBA player talks of addiction and recovery

    02/27/2015 01:40 PM EST
    AYER -- Former Boston College basketball star Chris Herren was playing for the Boston Celtics, a hometown hero and every hoop dreamer's fantasy come true. 
    Full Story
    Slick roads, towering snowbanks create 'perfect storm' for motor-vehicle mishaps
    02/27/2015 07:32 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- Several motor vehicle accidents, a couple of minor slip and slides police were not called to investigate and a town ordinance complaint were reported in the police log during the stormy end of January and start of February. Full Story

    BOH sorts agent's to-do list
    02/27/2015 07:32 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- The dilapidated old house Ken Pollan, of Northboro, owns on Hazen Road in Shirley and rents out to tenants has a host of problems inside and out that Ira Grossman, of Nashoba Associated Health Boards has cited as code violations. Full Story

    Shirley police log
    02/27/2015 07:32 AM EST - Monday, Jan. 26 A.M. 12:00 to 5:30, town-wide, police conducted 27 building checks, all secure; 12:00, police station, general services; 1:45, Front Street and Roux's Market, police assisted other agency; 5:59, Leominster Road and Presidents Building, Fire Dept. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    02/27/2015 07:32 AM EST - Sunday breakfast The Ayer Sportsman's Club will hold a Sunday breakfast through Mother's Day 2015, 8-11 a. Full Story

    BOH: All trash haulers subject to same rules
    02/26/2015 10:06 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- The town contracts with Northside Carting to provide curbside trash and recycling pickup as part of a program whose aim is to pay for itself and in which residents who want to access those services buy trash bags to help offset the cost. Full Story

    Voters defeat zoning articles
    02/25/2015 12:12 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- The bulk of the seven-item Special Town Meeting warrant that 104 residents turned out to consider Monday night was about zoning. Full Story

    Shirley voters defeat zoning articles
    02/23/2015 11:21 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- The bulk of the seven-item Special Town Meeting warrant that 104 residents turned out to consider Monday night was about zoning. Full Story

    Shirley voters defeat zoning articles
    02/23/2015 11:09 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- The bulk of the seven-item Special Town Meeting warrant that 104 residents turned out to consider Monday night was about zoning. Full Story

    War Memorial Trustees seek to clarify authority
    02/20/2015 07:31 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- For many decades the War Memorial Building Board of Trustees has been the recognized go-to for all things concerning the historic building whose "care and custody" the elected board has been entrusted with since Town Meeting formed it in the 1930s. Full Story

    Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years

    SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays — and their combined ages will be 212. Full Story
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    Theater Review: 'Abundance' is a tragicomic look at Old West

    NEW YORK (AP) — In sagas about the American Wild West, pioneers were brave and true-hearted cowboys and homesteaders tamed the savage land while their womenfolk happily tended hearth and family. Full Story