Group will explore bike lanes in Ayer - in a meeting on 2 wheels

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Does the thought of sitting through another meeting leave you twitchy, just dying to get outside and breath? Full Story
For peach growers, oh so sweet (VIDEO)

After bad 2016, area farms see makings of strong season
Vibrant pink flowers have blossomed on peach trees in orchards across the commonwealth. Full Story
Pepperell Scout attains Eagle rank

PEPPERELL -- Boy Scout Troop 13 honored Thomas White at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor held on April 23 at the VFW in Pepperell. 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. 
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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

Shirley Town Meeting goes to 2nd night, solar and budget remain
05/16/2017 10:54 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Town Meeting worked its way through the general government section of the budget, approving $1. Full Story

AG: Clearing room for Shirley cop hearing improper
05/11/2017 11:12 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Selectmen ran afoul of the Open Meeting Law when the chairman had a state police officer clear the room, but did not violate the law when it passed three motions during an agenda topic listed as a discussion, the state Attorney General's office determined in two separate findings. Full Story

05/05/2017 03:57 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Solar arrays on municipally-owned land have some residents seeing red. Full Story

Oelfke elected Shirley town clerk
05/03/2017 09:29 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Bill Oelfke easily won the only contested seat in the town election. Full Story

ASRHS is spelling out serious comedy
04/27/2017 04:02 PM EDT - AYER -- Ayer Shirley Regional High School (ASRHS) is spelling out serious comedy in their upcoming Spring Musical, "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Full Story

Home tour examines Shirley history
04/20/2017 02:04 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Each of the nine houses the Shirley Historical Society has lined up for its upcoming Historical House Tour on Sunday, April 29 from 1 to 4 p. Full Story

Register now for Shirley's town-wide yard sale
04/17/2017 04:30 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- If your spring cleaning is turning up items that could be someone else's treasure, it's time for a yard sale. Full Story

Shirley Meeting House will be featured on tour
04/14/2017 10:43 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- On May 6, the public is invited to tour the historic Shirley Meeting House located on the Shirley Center Common at 41 Brown Road. Full Story