ASRHS College Acceptances

College acceptances are rolling in for our high school seniors. This senior class is being accepted to some excellent schools. Beyond the exceptional public colleges and universities in New England, many students have applied to public and private institutions outside of the region with great results. Some examples:

Virginia Tech RPI (Troy NY) North Carolina State Temple (Philadelphia) Trinity Univ (TX) Florida State U of Hawaii American University (DC) Auburn U (Alabama) Penn State Rutgers (NJ)

Examples of some impressive New England private schools include:

WPI Stonehill Assumption St. Michaels (VT) St. Anselms (NH) Sacred Heart (RI)

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Ayer police want to engage in a foot pursuit — with you

The Ayer Police Association St. Paddy’s Day Foot Pursuit kicks off its 3rd year of running on March 12 at 11 a.m. sharp at Carlin’s Tavern in Depot Square.

This race rolls into the spring running season and is all for a great cause. A percentage of the proceeds goes to Cops for Kids with Cancer. How can you NOT want to join in for such a great cause? We welcome everyone of all ages and all running abilities.

Join us for a fun day — rain, snow, hurricanes or ice. No matter the weather we will run! First 150…

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Budget Friendly Backyard Projects

Better Homes and Garden (

posted some fabulous ideas for budget friendly updates for your backyard that are creative AND cost effective! Refurbished furniture, rain barrels and DIY stepping stones are a few of the great projects that you totally need to check out to increase the beauty in your backyard!

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How to Care for your Hydrangeas from

Hydrangeas can generally be broken down into two main groups: mopheads and lacecaps. Each group contains a gorgeous assortment of species and varieties. We’ll discuss some of our favorites and give you ideas about how you can use them in your garden. We’ll also show you some other great selections in the hydrangea clan, including oakleaf, paniculata, and climbing hydrangea so you can pick the best ones for you, and give you tips on how to care for hydrangeas, too.


Mophead hydrangeas offer big dome-shape clusters of flowers in blue, pink, or white. Most mopheads bloom in late…

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Summer Day Camps in the Ayer, MA Area