Chapman tentatively scheduled for Dec. trial

08/09/2018 09:26 AM EDT
LOWELL -- A tentative date of Dec. 11 has been slated for convicted child molester Wayne W. 
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Police: Seized Viagra was headed to Shirley prison
08/08/2018 08:04 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A large quantity of Viagra pills turned up during a motor vehicle stop in Shirley on Monday were about to be smuggled into MCI-Shirley, according to police. Full Story

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Fire damages Ayer electrical plant (VIDEO)

AYER -- An equipment fire at a massive electrical plant brought firefighters from three towns to Radisson Road on Friday morning. 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
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HOLLORAN RIDES TO CONTINUED SUCCESS

PEPPERELL -- Tessa Holloran is preparing to enter North Middlesex Regional High School this month, and preparing for her return to the U. Full Story
 
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Chapman tentatively scheduled for Dec. trial

08/09/2018 09:26 AM EDT
LOWELL -- A tentative date of Dec. 11 has been slated for convicted child molester Wayne W. 
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Banner day for Shirley vets
08/08/2018 10:44 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The spiffy new banners flying from lamp posts along Front Street -- aka "the avenue of flags," and the town's main thoroughfare -- went up over the blistering 4th of July weekend, installed by War Memorial Trustee volunteers. Full Story

Police: Seized Viagra was headed to Shirley prison
08/08/2018 08:04 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A large quantity of Viagra pills turned up during a motor vehicle stop in Shirley on Monday were about to be smuggled into MCI-Shirley, according to police. Full Story

After recent sale, Moore's Lumber & Hardware moves into Shirley
08/03/2018 03:05 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- There's a new hardware store in the village, right where the old one was. Lambert's Hardware Store on Main Street is now Moore's Lumber & Hardware. Full Story

Shirley holds special hours for primary election sign-up
08/03/2018 03:04 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The state primary election will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at the Shirley Town Offices from 7 a. Full Story

MWCC graduates 22 in 1st class of Second Chance Pell Pilot program
07/31/2018 02:07 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A group of 22 inmates of MCI-Shirley received their Small Business Management certificate last month from Mount Wachusett Community College as part of a national pilot program designed to provide education as a means of reducing recidivism and easing the transition out of prison. Full Story

'Honk' if you want to see new ShirleyArts! musical
07/19/2018 02:07 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- This summer's ShirleyArts! youth musical is "Honk Jr.," by George Stiles and Anthony Drew, and will be performed at Ayer Shirley Regional Middle School, 1 Hospital Road, on Friday, July 20, at 7 p. Full Story

Shirley gravestones restored by a pro
07/05/2018 07:46 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Eight gravestones in the oldest part of the historic Town Center Cemetery that were in rough shape not long ago look much better now, thanks to an ongoing restoration project by the Cemetery Committee and to the savvy, can-do professional Full Story

Budget mishap remains on Cappucci's mind
06/21/2018 11:08 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- When Jonathan Deforge, one of the town's three representatives on the Ayer Shirley Regional School District School Committee, brought a budgetary mixup to the selectmen's attention last month that in effect had mistakenly marked $173,843 in surplus funds from the district's Excess and Deficiency (E&D) account for both the school Full Story

Master Mason becomes amateur woodworker at Caleb Butler Lodge
06/21/2018 11:05 AM EDT - First in a two-part series about local Masons and their time-honored traditions SHIRLEY -- When Gary Trollope joined the Caleb Butler Masonic Lodge four years ago, he had retired from decades-long careers in the military and the high tech industry and was seeking new paths to pursue. Full Story