Flagg defeats Sawyer in close Shirley selectmen race

11/07/2017 08:45 PM EST
By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- In a close race, Debbie Flagg defeated Bryan Sawyer for a seat on the Board of Selectmen. 
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Countdown to Shirley election
11/02/2017 04:24 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A near-capacity crowd filled the main meeting room at Town Hall last week for a Candidates Debate, hosted by the Communications Committee. Full Story

AYER NEWS
ZONING IS ON NEW AYER PLANNER'S MIND

AYER -- The new town planner has two main goals: improving the built-up areas of town and overseeing what happens in the more rural areas. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Fruitlands keeps past alive into the future (SLIDESHOW)

HARVARD -- For the past 103 years, Fruitlands has been welcoming visitors seeking nature, art and history. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
She was buried in Newburyport in 1745. Why did her tombstone show up in Pepperell in 2017? (VIDEO)

PEPPERELL -- A tombstone leaning up against a tree was probably one of the last things a homeowner expects to find in the backyard -- but there it was. Full Story
 
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Memorial wall puts names to Shirley's war dead (SLIDESHOW)

11/13/2017 12:16 PM EST
SHIRLEY -- A row of handsome, wood-framed plaques, aligned with military precision along a restored entrance wall in the War Memorial Building, honor town residents who died while serving their country in WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. 
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Flagg defeats Sawyer in close Shirley selectmen race
11/07/2017 08:45 PM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- In a close race, Debbie Flagg defeated Bryan Sawyer for a seat on the Board of Selectmen. Full Story

Countdown to Shirley election
11/02/2017 04:24 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A near-capacity crowd filled the main meeting room at Town Hall last week for a Candidates Debate, hosted by the Communications Committee. Full Story

Singers wanted for Shirley Community Christmas Concert
11/02/2017 01:39 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Are you feeling the Christmas spirit? Are you ready for some Christmas carols and, perhaps, a little bit of dancing? Full Story

Bemis recognized at state house for Manufacturing Month
10/31/2017 05:56 PM EDT - BOSTON -- Bemis Associates, Inc. of Shirley received a Manufacturer of the Year award at a State House ceremony last week. Full Story

AYER, SHIRLEY TALK REGIONAL DISPATCH
10/26/2017 11:04 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com October was a big month for dispatch in the abutting towns of Ayer and Shirley. Full Story

Sawyer, Flagg face off for BOS in Shirley
10/23/2017 08:24 AM EDT - SHIRLEY - Two life- long residents of Shirley are running for an empty seat on the Board of Selectmen. Full Story

Shirley receives recycling grant
10/13/2017 02:09 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The town of Shirley has been awarded a $3,500 Sustainable Materials Recovery Program grant that will help maximize their recycling, composting and waste reduction programs. Full Story

Shirley teen leaves artistic statement at Nashoba Tech
10/13/2017 02:35 PM EDT - WESTFORD -- One of the walls in the toddler room inside the Early Learning Center at Nashoba Valley Technical High School was sorely in need of artwork, a large, unadorned space crying out for a drawing or painting that would grab the eye of children in that fidgety age group. Full Story

For one day, it's the place to recycle almost everything
10/06/2017 11:37 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Think of it as one-stop dropping. The annual Recycle Your Reusables is coming on Oct. Full Story