Meeting House plans fun fundraising events to brighten fall

10/19/2018 03:03 PM EDT
SHIRLEY -- Take the colors of autumn, along with a simple white meetinghouse, and you have the makings of a quintessential New England town. 
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VOTERS TAKE IN TALKS ON FIELDS
09/28/2018 03:14 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The Finance Committee hosted a full-house crowd Tuesday night to hear yet another presentation of the Ayer Shirley Regional School District's $7. Full Story

AYER NEWS
St. Andrew's Church plans several fall events

AYER -- St. Andrew's Episcopal Church has a full schedule of events. On Saturday, Oct. 20, the parish hosts its annual Apple Pie Day. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
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
PEPPERELL NEWS
How you can vote early in the Nov. 6 election

The state's general election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6. The last day to register to vote to participate in this election is Wednesday, Oct. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Town Meeting backs $7.1M fields proposal

10/19/2018 03:16 PM EDT
SHIRLEY -- At a lively and sometimes contentious Special Town Meeting on Monday night, 206 registered voters had their say on an matter some would say had already been settled: Whether a proposed $7. 
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Meeting House plans fun fundraising events to brighten fall
10/19/2018 03:03 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Take the colors of autumn, along with a simple white meetinghouse, and you have the makings of a quintessential New England town. Full Story

Shirley Special Town Meeting takes up the issue on Monday night
10/12/2018 02:49 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- When the fall Special Town Meeting convenes on Monday with three articles on the warrant, voters will be asked to consider the most costly -- and perhaps the most controversial -- item first. Full Story

Dinner aids historical museum
10/05/2018 02:59 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The Shirley Historical Society is a volunteer organization that cares for artifacts and documents donated from Shirley families from the early days of the town to the present. Full Story

Brighten your October with these programs
10/05/2018 02:52 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Everyone enjoys a good story told with feeling. So plan to visit the historic Shirley Meeting House for "Stories and Tall Tales" on Saturday, Oct. Full Story

VOTERS TAKE IN TALKS ON FIELDS
09/28/2018 03:14 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The Finance Committee hosted a full-house crowd Tuesday night to hear yet another presentation of the Ayer Shirley Regional School District's $7. Full Story

Blues Caravan makes a stop at Bull Run
09/26/2018 02:47 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The celebrated Blues Caravan 2018 Tour, featuring stellar Ruf Records' guitarists Mike Zito, Ally Venable and Bernard Allison, makes a stop at The Bull Run Restaurant on Thursday, Oct. 11. The Blues Caravan assembles three artists on one bill, then lets their combined musical chemistry do the rest. Full Story

Help Shirley win block grants
09/21/2018 03:07 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Have you noticed the need for improvements in the town's housing, roadways, sidewalks, municipal buildings, public parks or other areas? Full Story

School board chair: Fincom leader wrong on fields plan
09/21/2018 02:59 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A memo Finance Committee Chairman John O'Keefe distributed about the coming referendum on the high school fields project contained inaccurate or misleading information, Ayer Shirley School Committee Chairman Jonathan Deforge said in a rebuttal memo. Full Story

Resident links rat problem to past zoning issue
09/21/2018 02:58 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Although town zoning bylaws prohibit parking more than one unregistered vehicle on a residential property, some residents in two housing developments off Lancaster Road kept abandoned vehicles outside their homes anyway, said Liz Drexler, who has lived in the neighborhood for 12 years. Full Story