Shirley board eyes regional dispatch

03/21/2017 11:16 AM EDT
By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Town officials plan to take a close look at joining a regional dispatch center, following the recommendation after a study on the proposal. 
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Shirley board names acting police chief amid probe
03/03/2017 08:19 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- With Police Chief Thomas Goulden on paid leave as selectmen pursue a closer look into the conclusions of a report on complaints about the department, the board voted unanimously Full Story

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Harvard Library will host Gloss talk on rare books

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Tyler to lead Pepperell Fire Dept. as 'strong chief'

Pepperell -- The Pepperell Fire Department will have a new ship with the same captain, following Monday's selectmen meeting where Toby Tyler was appointed to be the next fire chief. Full Story
 
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Shirley board eyes regional dispatch

03/21/2017 11:16 AM EDT
By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Town officials plan to take a close look at joining a regional dispatch center, following the recommendation after a study on the proposal. 
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Shirley board names Santiago acting police chief
03/10/2017 02:32 PM EST - SHIRLEY-- With Police Chief Thomas Goulden on paid leave as selectmen pursue a closer look into the conclusions of a report on complaints about the department, the board voted unanimously last week to name Sgt. Full Story

New shuttle service headed for Devens
03/10/2017 12:47 PM EST - DEVENS -- Nearly 5,000 people work in Devens and more workers are needed. Without a vehicle, getting to work can be a challenge.  Full Story

Shirley board names acting police chief amid probe (VIDEO)
03/03/2017 10:52 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- With Police Chief Thomas Goulden on paid leave as selectmen pursue a closer look into the conclusions of a report on complaints about the department, the board voted unanimously Full Story

Shirley police chief placed on administrative leave
02/28/2017 11:37 AM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY --The police chief was placed on paid administrative leave Monday during a meeting of the Board of Selectmen. Full Story

SHAARP seeks to spark opioid awareness
02/23/2017 09:10 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- SHAARP, which started out as a small, local, grass-roots opioid addiction awareness and response group a couple of years ago, has grown into an organized movement as concerned parents, family and community members and an activist local police officer signed on to further the cause. Full Story

From no new plow to over $400k in capital items in just three years
02/17/2017 10:28 AM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- When the town administrator prepared a state-of-the-town presentation at the request of the senior center, she was surprised at how much the town's financial picture has improved over the past three years. Full Story

Shirley Recreation Commission asked to cooperate with DA's investigation
02/14/2017 08:54 AM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Selectmen continued to address an investigation into the Recreation Commission by the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. Full Story

Benson will speak at forum
02/10/2017 10:47 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- The speaker at the next Community Forum at Trinity Chapel in Shirley will be state Rep. Jennifer Benson. Full Story

Shirley Democrats plan forum on fake news, social media
02/10/2017 10:46 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- How can we tell fake news and click bait from reality? If the voters have direct access to elected leaders via social media, why do we need an open and trusted media to keep us informed? Full Story