Poverty on Eldridge's mind at Trinity Chapel forum

06/15/2018 03:12 PM EDT
SHIRLEY -- "Inequality is stark in Massachusetts," Sen. James Eldridge told the audience at a Community Forum on Poverty held at Trinity Chapel last week. 
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Shirley's Dean receives Girl Scout award
05/25/2018 02:55 PM EDT - Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts recognized Shirley volunteer Susan Dean for her service to girls and the community. Full Story

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5-alarm fire destroys Ayer apartment house

AYER -- A five-alarm fire on East Main Street that left several people without a home Sunday afternoon was started by careless disposal of smoking materials. Full Story
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11 Town Meetings agree: Nashua River is 'Wild and Scenic'

It's official: Nashoba Valley residents believe the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit rivers deserve the designation of "Wild and Scenic. Full Story
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Pepperell's Auto Clinic expands service department

PEPPERELL -- Auto Clinic owner Bill Murphy has always invested in the success of his business, from ongoing training for his technicians, to acquiring state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, to preparing his son -- from age 2 -- to one day take over the business. Full Story
 
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Poverty on Eldridge's mind at Trinity Chapel forum

06/15/2018 03:12 PM EDT
SHIRLEY -- "Inequality is stark in Massachusetts," Sen. James Eldridge told the audience at a Community Forum on Poverty held at Trinity Chapel last week. 
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Who was roaming closed Shirley Town Offices?
06/14/2018 11:30 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Town Accountant Karen Barrett was working n March when she saw a man she didn't know walk past her second floor office in the closed Town Offices, presumably continuing on downstairs and out. Full Story

Shirley's share of ASRHS fields: $2.8 million
06/08/2018 02:41 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- If the $7.4 million proposed sports complex project the School Committee's Athletic Fields SubCommitee presented in Ayer and Shirley, respectively, last week, passes muster in both towns, the regiona' school district would assess $2. Full Story

Oops! Shirley budget accidentally included $173,843 earmarked for regional schools
06/06/2018 01:58 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Article 3 on the May 14 Annual Town Meeting Warrant -- a $173,843 supplemental appropriation for Fiscal Year 2018 that was approved -- is "non effective, " interim Town Administrator Rocco Longo told the selectmen Monday night. Full Story

Shirley's Dean receives Girl Scout award
05/25/2018 02:55 PM EDT - Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts recognized Shirley volunteer Susan Dean for her service to girls and the community. Full Story

MassDevelopment gives another try for Vicksburg Square zoning
05/25/2018 02:18 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- MassDevelopment is launching what may be its final push to save historic Vicksburg Square, according to a low-key pitch that Richard Henderson, Executive VP for Devens Real Estate, presented to selectmen Monday night. Full Story

MassDevelopment gives another try for Vicksburg Square zoning
05/24/2018 10:52 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- MassDevelopment is launching what may be its final push to save historic Vicksburg Square, according to a low-key pitch that Richard Henderson, Executive VP for Devens Real Estate, presented to selectmen Monday night. Full Story

Shirley picks Lowell's McGovern for town administrator
05/23/2018 10:50 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Selectmen unanimously voted Tuesday night to offer the town administrator job to Lowell Assistant City Manager Michael McGovern. Full Story

11 Town Meetings agree: Nashua River is 'Wild and Scenic'
05/21/2018 12:52 PM EDT - It's official: Nashoba Valley residents believe the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit rivers deserve the designation of "Wild and Scenic. Full Story

Trash pickup cost rises in Shirley
05/18/2018 02:51 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- When a resident questioned a sharp rise in cost for trash pickup at Annual Town Meeting Monday night, Board of Health Chairman Jay Howlett was ready with an answer. Full Story