Battle over Shirley War Memorial Building control is over

08/30/2016 10:19 AM EDT
SHIRLEY -- After three years of wrangling about who has jurisdiction over the War Memorial Building -- the Board of Selectmen or the Trustees -- the matter has finally been settled and nobody could be more relieved than Trustee Chairman Norman Albert. 
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Shirley residents seek to recall two of three selectmen
08/25/2016 12:14 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A group of Shirley residents are officially seeking the recall of two selectmen just two months after the framework to do so became law. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Ayer Shirley High School Drama Club to perform 9/11 remembrance

AYER -- The Ayer Shirley Regional High School Drama Club will be presenting a theatre piece concerning the events of Sept. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Civil War coming to Harvard

HARVARD -- The town of Harvard will host a living history event on the town common. The 28th Massachusetts Regiment will stage a living history encampment from Friday through Sunday. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
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What's that smell in Pepperell?

PEPPERELL -- The Nashua River flowing over the dam and underneath the Main Street Bridge stinks where a dense mat of bright green vegetation slowly dying to brown floats at the top of the dam. Full Story
 
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Battle over Shirley War Memorial Building control is over

08/30/2016 10:19 AM EDT
SHIRLEY -- After three years of wrangling about who has jurisdiction over the War Memorial Building -- the Board of Selectmen or the Trustees -- the matter has finally been settled and nobody could be more relieved than Trustee Chairman Norman Albert. 
Full Story
Shirley forum leaves no stone (wall) unturned
08/29/2016 11:33 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Why are there so many stone walls in New England? How were they built? Why were they built in those locations? Full Story

Ayer Shirley High School Drama Club to perform 9/11 remembrance
08/29/2016 10:55 AM EDT - AYER -- The Ayer Shirley Regional High School Drama Club will be presenting a theatre piece concerning the events of Sept. Full Story

Shirley residents seek to recall two of three selectmen
08/25/2016 12:14 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A group of Shirley residents are officially seeking the recall of two selectmen just two months after the framework to do so became law. Full Story

Shirley man charged in theft
08/24/2016 06:34 AM EDT - FITCHBURG -- A Shirley man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly broke into a vehicle, stole a debit card and purchased Hostess Cupcakes and a Coke, according to court documents. Full Story

Shirley selectmen allege Cappucci's open meeting complaint has political bias
08/23/2016 10:15 AM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- A week after Selectman Enrico Cappucci filed an Open Meeting Law complaint against his own board, his fellow selectmen contended that he did so for motives beyond the normal application of the law. Full Story

Holdenwood Trail Run marks its 10th year
08/22/2016 11:02 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Holdenwood Trail Run, which in recent years has drawn 600-700 participants from all over New England and beyond. Full Story

Cold cops, warm hearts
08/16/2016 02:13 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- At high noon on a blistering summer day last week, five members of the Police Dept. participated in The Ice Bucket Challenge, circa 2016. Full Story

Selectman Cappucci files complaint vs. own board
08/16/2016 10:20 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Selectman Enrico Cappucci, who by his own admission has been odd man out on more than one issue since he was elected to the three-member board in May, told his colleagues Monday night that he has filed a complaint with the state Attorney General's Office, claiming a violation of the Open Meeting Law. Full Story

Shirley Fire Department revs up for motorcycle ride
08/15/2016 04:26 PM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Rev up those choppers: the seventh annual Shirley Fire Motorcycle Ride is coming Saturday. Full Story