SHAARP FORUM UPDATES ON OPIOID ISSUE

05/11/2018 02:24 PM EDT
SHIRLEY -- SHAARP -- Societal Heroin Abuse Awareness Resource Project -- hosted its 3rd annual forum at the Shirley Middle School recently and the program included so much information and insight about addiction, the opioid epidemic and area resources, it was a challenge to take it all in. 
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D.A.R.E. teaches responsibility, consequences
05/04/2018 01:42 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The D.A.R.E. program -- Drug Abuse Resistance Education -- offers age-appropriate lesson plans for students in every grade level, PreK-12. Full Story

AYER 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
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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
PEPPERELL NEWS
Pepperell selectmen seek answers on gravel pit plan

By Mina Coruz mcorpuz@nashobavalleyvoice.com PEPPERELL -- The Board of Selectmen will seek answers about the status of a potential plan to install a gravel pit in town. Full Story
 
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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. 
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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

CROMWELL'S SALARY RAISES TM QUESTIONS
05/18/2018 02:20 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Of the 20 items on the Annual Town Meeting warrant, the issue most talked about around town as likely to cause an upset came up in an unlikely form: Article 4, which asked voters to accept the Salary Classification Plan and FY2019 Wage Scale, as presented in a pair of appendixes. Full Story

Shirley Town Meeting OKs most of warrant
05/15/2018 11:57 AM EDT - By M.E. Jones Correspondent SHIRLEY -- With 20 articles on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant, it took 3 hours for 99 registered voters to work through them all, passing all but three that were withdrawn at the selectmen's request and therefore "passed over" for technical reasons. Full Story

Shirley sex offender charged with possessing child porn
05/12/2018 06:32 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A Shirley man was arrested Thursday on child pornography charges following an investigation into a purchase he allegedly made through an e-commerce company. Full Story

SHAARP FORUM UPDATES ON OPIOID ISSUE
05/11/2018 02:24 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- SHAARP -- Societal Heroin Abuse Awareness Resource Project -- hosted its 3rd annual forum at the Shirley Middle School recently and the program included so much information and insight about addiction, the opioid epidemic and area resources, it was a challenge to take it all in. Full Story

D.A.R.E. teaches responsibility, consequences
05/04/2018 01:42 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The D.A.R.E. program -- Drug Abuse Resistance Education -- offers age-appropriate lesson plans for students in every grade level, PreK-12. Full Story

Low turnout in Shirley election with few contested races
05/02/2018 11:32 AM EDT - SHIRLEY - Despite fair weather most of the day for the annual town election on Tuesday, only 419 residents showed up at the polls, 10. Full Story

REVISED MARIJUANA BYLAW CLEANS UP ZONING
04/27/2018 01:39 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The Planning Board rolled out a revised version of the new marijuana bylaw passed at Special Town Meeting last month and voted unanimously last week to present it at the May 14 Annual Town Meeting. Full Story

Hearing on Shirley marijuana zoning set for Wednesday
04/16/2018 12:13 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- When voters considered marijuana-related articles at Special Town Meeting last month, they rejected the first two, which would have banned recreational marijuana facilities in town. Full Story