Monthly Archives: December 2010

Merry Christmas

  “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 Joyeux Noel; Feliz Navidad; Buone Feste Natalizie; Sung Tan Chuk … Continue reading

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Welcome Home Norm

  When we bought our house on Calvin Street over six years ago, the house across the street was adorned with flags and signs, welcoming a hero back home.  We didn’t know the Dubois family at that time.  Lisa was … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week – “I wanted to live on a pond”

This past week the Ayer Board of Selectmen were discussing how to shift the tax burden on homeowners.  In the article it is suggested that the average tax increase for a home would be $122 for next year. The meeting was … Continue reading

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ACT Meeting Highlights – Part Two

In the last post I reviewed the discussion of water quality of Flannagan Pond.  Today I will discuss the Life Cycle of a pond. Prior to our meeting I never thought of a pond as anything having a “life-cycle”.  I … Continue reading

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The Skating Heron

This has been a fascinating weekend for weather on Flannagan Pond.  On Saturday I awoke to see the glassy sheen of ice had been replaced by a lightly textured dusting of snow. Sunday morning when I left for church, sleet … Continue reading

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ACT Meeting Highlights – Part One

Our thanks to Aquatic Control Technology for sharing Domenic Meringolo with us on the evening of October 18, 2010 at the Ayer Gun and Sportsmen’s Club. Domenic is the Senior Engineer, the field engineer, from ACT who is most familiar … Continue reading

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Thank You Notes

This is a belated thanks to all who made our October 18th meeting a success.  First, thanks to Gerry Smith and Domenic Meringolo from Aquatic Control Technology, Inc for providing the content for our meeting.  After all, they provided the … Continue reading

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