Turns out alleged suspicious driver in Shirley was just trying to help

09/01/2016 12:35 PM EDT
SHIRLEY -- An incident in Shirley on Tuesday that was initially reported as an attempted kidnapping turned out to be nothing more than a misunderstanding, according to police on Thursday. 
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Battle over Shirley War Memorial Building control is over
08/30/2016 10:19 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- After three years of wrangling about who has jurisdiction over the War Memorial Building -- the Board of Selectmen or the Trustees -- the matter has finally been settled and nobody could be more relieved than Trustee Chairman Norman Albert. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Day of Caring volunteers clean up Page Hilltop Elementary

AYER -- Dozens of volunteers came to Ayer Shirley Regional School District's Page Hilltop Elementary School last Friday morning to take on assignments that ranged from painting to snack-packing to weed-pulling. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Celebrate National Alpaca Days at the new Harvard Alpaca Ranch

HARVARD -- Matthew and Amy Varrell had a dream -- and it was full of alpacas. On Saturday and Sunday, 10 a. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Police capture Pepperell man who sought 'suicide by cop'

PEPPERELL -- Police say they subdued an armed man on Sunday morning who was trying to commit suicide by cop. Full Story
 
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Day of Caring volunteers clean up Page Hilltop Elementary

09/23/2016 01:24 PM EDT
AYER -- Dozens of volunteers came to Ayer Shirley Regional School District's Page Hilltop Elementary School last Friday morning to take on assignments that ranged from painting to snack-packing to weed-pulling. 
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Reading star wins Zamboni ride
09/23/2016 10:55 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Paul Jahn is one of a select group of young people to receive Boston Bruins prizes for their outstanding participation in the Hazen Memorial Library's summer reading program. Full Story

Army seeks to halt Devens arsenic cleanup
09/16/2016 10:11 AM EDT - DEVENS -- When the military base closed in 1996, the Army left behind an unwanted legacy of toxic waste, enough to earn a Superfund designation. Full Story

Turns out alleged suspicious driver in Shirley was just trying to help
09/01/2016 12:35 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- An incident in Shirley on Tuesday that was initially reported as an attempted kidnapping turned out to be nothing more than a misunderstanding, according to police on Thursday. Full Story

Shirley police to hold presser on jogger approached by suspicious driver
09/01/2016 08:03 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Shirley police this morning will re-interview a woman who was approached by a suspicious van while jogging on Tuesday and release more details on the incident later in the day, police Chief Thomas Goulden said. Full Story

Battle over Shirley War Memorial Building control is over
08/30/2016 10:19 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- After three years of wrangling about who has jurisdiction over the War Memorial Building -- the Board of Selectmen or the Trustees -- the matter has finally been settled and nobody could be more relieved than Trustee Chairman Norman Albert. Full Story

Shirley forum leaves no stone (wall) unturned
08/29/2016 11:33 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Why are there so many stone walls in New England? How were they built? Why were they built in those locations? Full Story

Ayer Shirley High School Drama Club to perform 9/11 remembrance
08/29/2016 10:55 AM EDT - AYER -- The Ayer Shirley Regional High School Drama Club will be presenting a theatre piece concerning the events of Sept. Full Story

Shirley residents seek to recall two of three selectmen
08/25/2016 12:14 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A group of Shirley residents are officially seeking the recall of two selectmen just two months after the framework to do so became law. Full Story

Shirley man charged in theft
08/24/2016 06:34 AM EDT - FITCHBURG -- A Shirley man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly broke into a vehicle, stole a debit card and purchased Hostess Cupcakes and a Coke, according to court documents. Full Story