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About saveourpond

I am a lifelong resident of Ayer who lives on Flanagan's Pond.

We’ve moved to…

Our old site SaveOurPond.Wordpress.Com has been replaced with a new and improved site: Friends of Flannagan Pond dot Com. friendsofflannaganpond.com I trust this address will be easier for more people to remember. I have tried to archive all of the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

As 2011 winds to a close, let us take time to reflect on the goodness that has transpired over the past twelve months. Take time to enjoy the comforts of family, home and hearth. Celebrate the good news of great … Continue reading

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Flannagan Pond Article prevails at Fall Town Meeting

This is the 100th post on this blog.  I am thrilled to pass the century mark. What better way to celebrate than with a post about another victory at Town Meeting. Article 4 was the most contentious discussion at the … Continue reading

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Fall Town Meeting – Oct 24 – a Call to Action

The next battle to secure funding for Flannagan Pond weed treatment is scheduled for Monday evening, October 24, 2011 at 7:00 at the Ayer/Shirley High School Auditorium. You may recall that at the Spring 2011 Annual Town Meeting, we raised … Continue reading

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Reminder – Conservation Commission Meeting

This is a reminder for those of you who may be interested.  The Conservation Commission is proactively looking at possible solutions to the proliferation of Watershield and Water Lilies on Flannagan Pond. They will be discussing this at their meeting … Continue reading

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(Water) Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts

The Ayer Conservation Commission asked Lycott Environmental to provide a quote for adding the treatment of Watershield and White and Yellow Lilies to the existing contract that is in place for the treatment of Fanwort and Milfoil on Flannagan Pond … Continue reading

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Community Preservation Committee OKs request for Flannagan Pond

The CPC reconvened on Wednesday evening to discuss two proposals; 1) the Town Hall Generator and 2) Flannagan Pond Weed Treatment. First, let’s thank Selectman Gary Luca who submitted the CPA request as an ardent advocate for our mission to clean up … Continue reading

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