10 Questions: New kid at the Shirley Senior Center

06/24/2016 10:45 AM EDT
SHIRLEY -- The Council on Aging recently welcomed a new team member. According to a press release from COA Director Kathryn Becker, Outreach Worker Patrick Curtin -- a Gerontology student at UMass Boston who is also an EMT and a Notary Public -- now works eight hours a week at the Senior Center on Parker Road. 
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Missed ambulance calls stir Shirley debate
06/07/2016 10:18 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The newest selectman used a routine vote on annual appointments Monday night to address an issue of concern: missed ambulance calls. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Habitat dedication Saturday

AYER -- This Saturday, two families will get their own keys to the American dream. Over the past year, each family chipped in 350 hours of sweat equity to build themselves a Habitat for Humanity duplex on Central Avenue. 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
Parkinson's battle eased by Pepperell community support

PEPPERELL -- Sean McGinty gets up most mornings and does his thing. Full Story
 
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10 Questions: New kid at the Shirley Senior Center

06/24/2016 10:45 AM EDT
SHIRLEY -- The Council on Aging recently welcomed a new team member. According to a press release from COA Director Kathryn Becker, Outreach Worker Patrick Curtin -- a Gerontology student at UMass Boston who is also an EMT and a Notary Public -- now works eight hours a week at the Senior Center on Parker Road. 
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Student detectives unable to solve teacher 'murder'
06/23/2016 11:10 AM EDT - AYER -- All the elements needed to solve a fictional murder mystery had been assembled in Jessie Yackel's classroom when her students arrived one recent morning and, as anticipated, found the room cordoned off with crime tape and their Advanced Algebra teacher and another Ayer Shirley Regional High School teacher, Catelyn Hillman, lying on the Full Story

Shirley moves to expedited permitting
06/21/2016 02:37 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Selectmen met briefly on Monday to set up the necessary mechanism to implement 43D, an expedited permitting process that Town Meeting previously agreed to adopt. Full Story

Selectmen: Those who file suit against town will not be appointed to boards
06/16/2016 10:27 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Arguably the best news to come out of this week's selectmen's meeting was that the town has a substantial amount of money in the bank as the end of the fiscal year approaches versus dealing with deficits, as it has in the past. Full Story

A gnome should not roam, help get him home
06/15/2016 12:52 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Wanted: Two gnomes, last seen on the front lawn of an elderly Shirley resident. Both are bearded, with pointy red hats, rosy cheeks and lanterns. Full Story

Fiery car crash knocks out power in Shirley
06/08/2016 12:56 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A Shirley man walked away from a fiery car crash Tuesday night on Lawton Road which knocked out power in the area. Full Story

Missed ambulance calls stir Shirley debate
06/07/2016 10:18 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The newest selectman used a routine vote on annual appointments Monday night to address an issue of concern: missed ambulance calls. Full Story

Ayer Shirley Regional High School Class of 2016
06/06/2016 09:37 AM EDT - Jeffrey Michael Blood, Deanna Nicole Bourne, Erika Leigh Bourne, Thomas John Bozek, Kazmiera Eleanor Breest, Kristen Leigh Bremer, Elric Michale Cahill, Ryan Samual Cantino, Owen Dennis Carpenter, Julia Elizabeth Cebollero, Emma Mali Chanthavongsak, Full Story

Ayer Shirley grads are 'at the peak of our potential'
06/06/2016 11:04 AM EDT -

AYER -- Ayer Shirley Regional High School Class of 2016 received diplomas in a ceremony Friday at the school.

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Shirley Charitable Foundation to host golf tourney at Townsend Ridge
06/03/2016 11:26 AM EDT - Staff report The Shirley Charitable Foundation will host the inaugral Celebrate Shirley Golf Classic on Tuesday, June 7 at Townsend Ridge. Full Story

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