Shirley DPW chief named

01/10/2019 08:21 AM EST
SHIRLEY -- Selectmen on Monday night appointed Brandon Kelly, a former staff engineer for the city of Lowell, as DPW director, fulfilling their long-held goal to shore up and professionally head the Highway Department, which now has four full-timers 
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In centennial of Armistice, Historical Society publishes WWI memoir
12/31/2018 12:02 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- When events that inspired Shirley Lawton Houde's WWI memoir "Water for Soldiers" took place, the author was 20, living with her parents in Shirley Village. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Father and son from Ayer hurt in Maine snowmobile crash

SOLDIERTOWN TOWNSHIP, Maine -- A father and son from Ayer, Mass. were among four people hurt in what authorities are calling a complex snowmobile crash in northern Maine. 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
'Divine' Cooman performance in spotlight

LITTLETON -- The Nashoba Valley Chorale presents its winter concert "The Revelations of Divine Love" Jan. Full Story
 
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Shirley DPW chief named

01/10/2019 08:21 AM EST
SHIRLEY -- Selectmen on Monday night appointed Brandon Kelly, a former staff engineer for the city of Lowell, as DPW director, fulfilling their long-held goal to shore up and professionally head the Highway Department, which now has four full-timers 
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David Hogg to speak at forum series
01/07/2019 09:27 AM EST - SHIRLEY - The Big Book/Pages for Peace Foundation presents David Hogg at the Bull Run Speaker Series on Sunday Jan. Full Story

In centennial of Armistice, Historical Society publishes WWI memoir
12/31/2018 12:02 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- When events that inspired Shirley Lawton Houde's WWI memoir "Water for Soldiers" took place, the author was 20, living with her parents in Shirley Village. Full Story

Access channel sounds alarm on FCC change
12/31/2018 12:01 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- Most area towns have contracts, typically for 10 years, with their cable providers that include public-access channels and a stipend to cover programming and production costs, including equipment. Full Story

On second try, auto license renewed
12/31/2018 11:49 AM EST - SHIRLEY - Selectmen have approved a license renewal for Insurance Auto Auctions, on Going Road off Route 2A, which caused a stir when it came up earlier this year.  Full Story

Shirley prison officer charged in assault on inmate, 86
12/28/2018 07:30 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- A corrections officer at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center was arrested at the prison last Thursday after he allegedly punched an 86-year-old inmate multiple times. Full Story

RESIDENTS: RAT PROBLEM WORSENING
12/07/2018 01:44 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- A family says it has been driven out of its home by a rat infestation that has plagued numerous residents for months, but which they say has not been addressed by the town. Full Story

Shirley family run out of home by rats
12/05/2018 09:07 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- A family says it has been driven out of its home by a rat infestation that has plagued numerous residents for months, but which they say has not been addressed by the town. Full Story

2 honored for service to church
11/30/2018 02:59 PM EST - Everyone at St. Anthony's parish in Shirley knows Ralph Lambert. Full Story

Selectmen sign off on used-car lot
11/30/2018 02:24 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- Nasif Hayek is moving ahead with plans to open USA Auto Sales & Service at 212 Great Road. Full Story