Monthly Archives: August 2011

Conservation Commission Membership update

My work schedule has been heavy this week, so I have not attended any meetings or even had time to check the local papers, so I do not have any details.  So this post will be a simple FYI message. … Continue reading

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Ayer Nostalgia

Please indulge me for a moment.  This post has nothing at all to do with Flannagan Pond; but it has a great deal to do with the character of the Town of Ayer. Almost 50 years ago, when I was … Continue reading

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Property Values, Schmalues; Homeowners suck it up!

As of the end of June, Massachusetts home sales had dropped for four consecutive months, in spite of the lowest interest rates in decades. In a difficult market one needs every advantage possible. Typically a sign that says “waterfront property … Continue reading

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Town Official states that abutters should pay for Pond Cleanup

In a recent letter to the editor of The Public Spirit, Ayer Planning Board Member Jeremy Callahan stated, “I agree the weeds should be treated on Flanagan Pond. However, Flanagan Pond property owners enjoy most of the gain in value … Continue reading

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BOS Meeting Tonight (August 2)

Just an FYI; the Selectmen will be discussing Committee/Commission appointments again this evening. Try to contain your excitement.  Among the appointments is a position on the Conservation Commission.  They may also be discussing the potential funding sources for future pond maintenance through … Continue reading

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