Shirley police chief placed on administrative leave

02/28/2017 11:37 AM EST
By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY --The police chief was placed on paid administrative leave Monday during a meeting of the Board of Selectmen. 
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Shirley Recreation Commission asked to cooperate with DA's investigation
02/14/2017 08:54 AM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Selectmen continued to address an investigation into the Recreation Commission by the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. Full Story

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Ayer police want to engage in a foot pursuit -- with you

The Ayer Police Association St. Paddy's Day Foot Pursuit kicks off its 3rd year of running on March 12 at 11 a. Full Story
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Harvard Library will host Gloss talk on rare books

HARVARD -- Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston's Downtown Crossing section, will give a free and open talk February 28, at 7 p. Full Story
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Pepperell yard, bike sale is set for April 29

PEPPERELL -- This year's annual Town Wide Yard Sale and Used Bike Sale event will take place Saturday, April 29, rain or shine. Full Story
 
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Shirley police chief placed on administrative leave

02/28/2017 11:37 AM EST
By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY --The police chief was placed on paid administrative leave Monday during a meeting of the Board of Selectmen. 
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SHAARP seeks to spark opioid awareness
02/23/2017 09:10 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- SHAARP, which started out as a small, local, grass-roots opioid addiction awareness and response group a couple of years ago, has grown into an organized movement as concerned parents, family and community members and an activist local police officer signed on to further the cause. Full Story

From no new plow to over $400k in capital items in just three years
02/17/2017 10:28 AM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- When the town administrator prepared a state-of-the-town presentation at the request of the senior center, she was surprised at how much the town's financial picture has improved over the past three years. Full Story

Shirley Recreation Commission asked to cooperate with DA's investigation
02/14/2017 08:54 AM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Selectmen continued to address an investigation into the Recreation Commission by the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. Full Story

Benson will speak at forum
02/10/2017 10:47 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- The speaker at the next Community Forum at Trinity Chapel in Shirley will be state Rep. Jennifer Benson. Full Story

Shirley Democrats plan forum on fake news, social media
02/10/2017 10:46 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- How can we tell fake news and click bait from reality? If the voters have direct access to elected leaders via social media, why do we need an open and trusted media to keep us informed? Full Story

Input sought as Shirley updates Master Plan
02/08/2017 06:57 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- At a workshop set for Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.and hosted by the Planning Board, residents will get another chance to help frame the town's new Master Plan before it is sent to the state. Full Story

New Shirley selectmen discuss ongoing investigations
02/07/2017 09:14 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- The room was packed for the first evening meeting of the Board of Selectmen after a recall election a week ago ousted two members, replacing them with two new faces on the board. Full Story

Dumont, Prescott out of office; Haase, Wilson are selectmen
02/03/2017 10:31 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- Two selectmen were recalled and two others were elected to take their seats by a vote of almost 2-1. Full Story

Attorney General finds Shirley selectmen violated open meeting law
01/23/2017 04:30 PM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Selectmen violated the Open Meeting Law during two sessions during the summer, according to a finding released less than two weeks before a recall election. Full Story