Benson will discuss carbon-pricing bill at Shirley forum

06/23/2017 11:10 AM EDT
SHIRLEY -- The Shirley, Ayer, Lunenburg, and Littleton Democratic Town Committees and the Indivisible Groton Area StateWatch Committee are holding a public forum with 37th Middlesex District Representative Jennifer Benson on June 29, 7 to 8:30 p. 
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CHIEF'S JOB IS ON THE LINE
06/09/2017 02:00 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The fate of Shirley Police Chief Thomas Goulden will be determined Monday following a special hearing Tuesday. Full Story

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Jailed Ayer man accused of dealing drugs

AYER -- A 33-year-old Ayer man investigated for allegedly dealing drugs inside the Worcester County House of Correction is facing firearms charges after a letter he wrote to his girlfriend led police to a gun he allegedly stashed in Ayer, according Full Story
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35 years after killing, Lowell family seeks answers

Raising money to exhume body for DNA testing
LOWELL -- Brenda Lacombe was just 19 years old. Her badly beaten and decomposing body was found off Interstate 495 in Harvard in 1982, and no one has been charged with her killing in the 35 years since. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Pepperell student is in top 10 of Massachusetts Letters About Literature contest

WESTFORD -- A letter written by a student from Nashoba Valley Technical High School was among the top 10 out of more than 3,000 entrants across the state in the recent Massachusetts Letters About Literature Competition. Full Story
 
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Benson will discuss carbon-pricing bill at Shirley forum

06/23/2017 11:10 AM EDT
SHIRLEY -- The Shirley, Ayer, Lunenburg, and Littleton Democratic Town Committees and the Indivisible Groton Area StateWatch Committee are holding a public forum with 37th Middlesex District Representative Jennifer Benson on June 29, 7 to 8:30 p. 
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Take a pub crawl and raise a glass to Shirley history
06/23/2017 11:06 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- In 1752, the first tavern was built on land that would become Shirley. It served as a place for rest and refreshment for locals and travelers. Full Story

No decision for Shirley police chief's termination
06/16/2017 11:45 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Police Chief Thomas Goulden's fate remains unknown following a two-hour executive session Monday night. Full Story

CHIEF'S JOB IS ON THE LINE
06/09/2017 02:00 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The fate of Shirley Police Chief Thomas Goulden will be determined Monday following a special hearing Tuesday. Full Story

Like strawberries? Head to Shirley on Saturday, June 18
06/08/2017 06:32 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A Strawberry Festival will be held Sunday, June 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Trinity Chapel, 184 Center Road. Full Story

After hearing, Shirley police chief should learn fate Monday
06/07/2017 09:18 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The fate of Shirley Police Chief Thomas Goulden will be determined Monday following a special hearing Tuesday. Full Story

SHAARP speakers tell tales of addiction, recovery
05/26/2017 11:06 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Congresswoman Niki Tsongas was one of several speakers at a recent Addiction Crisis Forum sponsored by the Societal Heroin Addiction Awareness Resource Project, or SHAARP. Full Story

Shirley Hoe Down is Saturday
06/02/2017 12:15 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The annual Shirley Hoe Down will kick off the summer season on Saturday from 11a.m. to 5 p. Full Story

Solar articles fail at Shirley Town Meeting
05/17/2017 02:56 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Residents who brought a pair of Citizen's Petition articles to the 2017 Annual Town Meeting were gratified by the outcome, even though both articles failed. Full Story

Bresnahan Run is major fundraiser for Ayer Shirley education
05/16/2017 01:47 PM EDT - AYER -- When Janis Bresnahan's family discussed ways to remember and celebrate her life after her tragic death in a traffic accident several years ago, two of her cousins, Paula Jones and Betsy Dolan, suggested establishing a road race in Janis's memory, with proceeds slated for the local public schools. Full Story