For Shirley firefighters, one very special delivery

04/23/2019 07:01 AM EDT
Sentinel & Enterprise Staff Report SHIRLEY -- Two first responders arrived at a North Shirley home early Saturday to transport a pregnant woman in labor to the hospital to give birth to a son. 
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Dwight & Nicole step into Bull Run spotlight
04/12/2019 02:34 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Award-winning blues and soul duo Dwight & Nicole make their Bull Run debut on April 19. Full Story

Living with bears in our backyards

AYER -- "This is the week when all the bears are out of their dens," said Chalis Bird, Northeast District Wildlife Biologist, when she spoke April 10 at the Ayer Town Hall in a program co-sponsored by the Ayer Library and the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife. Full Story
11 Town Meetings agree: Nashua River is 'Wild and Scenic'

It's official: Nashoba Valley residents believe the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit rivers deserve the designation of "Wild and Scenic. Full Story
Election season for Ayer, Pepperell, Townsend

Election season will start coming to a close next Monday with three towns holding contested races for seats on municipal boards. Full Story
School Honors

04/19/2019 11:54 AM EDT
Ayer Shirley Middle School Principal's List for Term 3 Grade 6: Riley Adamson, Jake Bryant, Emily Churchill, Grace Cormier, Josefina Daisy, Carley Ehwa, Chandra Eli-johnson, Liliana Ellin, Hayden Fallon, Marcos Herreros, Madison Leone, Matthew Marchand, Brady Martone, Karen McEwen, Bryann Meadows, Lauren Reardon, Keziah Salter, Katelyn 
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Shirley Special Town Meeting OKs budget articles
04/12/2019 02:49 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- With only three articles on the Special Town Meeting warrant Monday night, 70 registered voters polished off the lot in about 15 minutes, which Town Moderator Karen Ludington said might have set a record. Full Story

Dwight & Nicole step into Bull Run spotlight
04/12/2019 02:34 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Award-winning blues and soul duo Dwight & Nicole make their Bull Run debut on April 19. Full Story

Local Girl Scouts replace river-crossing signs
04/12/2019 02:33 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The Girl Scout Silver Award recognizes girls who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through sustainable and measurable Take Action projects that address important community needs. Full Story

Town's Democrats set date for caucus
04/12/2019 02:18 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- At its April 2 meeting, the Shirley Democratic Town Committee voted to host its caucus of registered Democrats in town on Saturday, June 15, at 10:30 a. Full Story

Hackenson helping to clear the air about vaping for teens
04/12/2019 02:37 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- It's tough to break a habit, even a harmful one, like smoking. But there's no tobacco in e-cigarettes or other electronic vape devices, no known cancer risk from their use. Full Story

DA: Gun suspect threatened associate in Shirley
04/09/2019 10:41 AM EDT - WOBURN -- Jeffrey Dusti remains in custody, facing nearly 100 criminal charges stemming from a police raid at his Shirley home last November during which dozens of firearms and other gun paraphernalia were confiscated.  Full Story

MassDevelopment plans again for rezoning historic Vicksburg Square
04/05/2019 02:30 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Residential development prospects at historic Vickburg Square at Devens are surfacing again. Full Story

Shirley residents indicted on gun charges
04/05/2019 09:44 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- A local couple with multiple charges related to firearms was indicted by a Middlesex grand jury on Thursday, according to the District Attorney's Office. Full Story

Selectmen violated Open Meeting Law
03/08/2019 12:55 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- An Open Meeting Law complaint by former town volunteer Bryan Dumont against the Shirley Board of Selectmen recently was resolved, and mostly in Dumont's favor. Full Story