Shirley selectmen file motion to block recall effort

Argue petition improperly issued by clerk
12/02/2016 06:31 AM EST
SHIRLEY -- A motion has been filed in Middlesex Superior Court to prevent the recall of two selectmen because they believe the recall petition was improperly issued by the town clerk. 
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Shirley residents rally in support of fired police sergeant
11/14/2016 09:01 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- Dozens of people gathered outside the Shirley Police Department on Saturday with signs and T-shirts to protest the termination of former Sgt. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Ayer District Court swears-in three probation employees

AYER -- Three Ayer District Court Probation employees were sworn in before an audience of friends, family and colleagues at a courthouse ceremony on Friday, Oct. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Swastikas, racist graffiti found at Bromfield School

HARVARD -- Police were notified Friday morning that a rock in front of The Bromfield School in Harvard was vandalized with swastikas and other offensive vandalism. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
MISSING PEOPLE, BODIES AND ... BEDBUGS?

Pepperell woman's dogs are trained to follow their noses
PEPPERELL -- Wondering who you're gonna call if you fear that pests are in your bedding? Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
LETTER: McDougall thanks Shirley residents, takes Harvard Town Clerk post

12/07/2016 09:38 AM EST
To the Townspeople of Shirley: I has been my honor to serve the Town of Shirley as its Town Clerk since September 2005. 
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Shirley selectmen file motion to block recall effort
12/02/2016 06:31 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- A motion has been filed in Middlesex Superior Court to prevent the recall of two selectmen because they believe the recall petition was improperly issued by the town clerk. Full Story

Nomination papers available for Shirley selectman -- if the current members are recalled
11/23/2016 12:16 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- Nomination papers are now available for two selectmen's seats currently held by Selectmen Kendra Dumont and Robert Prescott Jr. Full Story

Bearded, with badges, for a very good cause
11/16/2016 05:15 PM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashoba valleyvoice.com Does that police officer behind the wheel of the cruiser seem a bit scruffy? Full Story

Santa Claus arrives in Shirley Nov. 27 for tree lighting
11/16/2016 04:52 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- It's beginning to look a lot like... Christmas! On Nov. 27, the Shirley community will gather at 4 p. Full Story

VIDEO: No penalty for Shirley recreation commissioner after forgery conviction
11/14/2016 05:01 PM EST - AYER -- After a jury last month convicted Shirley Recreation Commissioner H. Keith Begun of forgery, a district court judge on Monday placed the charge "on file" allowing Begun to avoid jail, probation or a fine. Full Story

Shirley residents rally in support of fired police sergeant
11/14/2016 09:01 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- Dozens of people gathered outside the Shirley Police Department on Saturday with signs and T-shirts to protest the termination of former Sgt. Full Story

Documents detail investigations that led to Shirley officer's firing
11/13/2016 10:45 AM EST - SHIRLEY -- During a Nov. 1 hearing at town offices, an upset resident in the back of the selectmen's conference room was one of many to voice concern that the police chief wanted to fire Sgt. Full Story

Internship shapes ASRHS seniors' goals
11/11/2016 11:09 AM EST - AYER -- Jillian Schlip and Jennifer McGrath, both seniors at Ayer Shirley Regional High School, are among the chosen few area high school students to participate in the Women in Technology (WIT) program at BAE Systems, an on-the-job learning experience that may help shape their future careers. Full Story

Getting schooled in politics
11/09/2016 03:45 PM EST - AYER -- The Page Hilltop Elementary School gym buzzed with excitement and popped with bright colors -- mostly red, white and blue -- during an unconventional convention last week. Full Story