Meeting House plans fun fundraising events to brighten fall

10/19/2018 03:03 PM EDT
SHIRLEY -- Take the colors of autumn, along with a simple white meetinghouse, and you have the makings of a quintessential New England town. 
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VOTERS TAKE IN TALKS ON FIELDS
09/28/2018 03:14 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The Finance Committee hosted a full-house crowd Tuesday night to hear yet another presentation of the Ayer Shirley Regional School District's $7. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Pastors team up for forum on sexual assault

AYER - The Rev. Joyce Scherer-Hoock can offer a unique perspective on sexual abuse and domestic violence. She is the inhouse clergy at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and is partnering with two other local female reverends to host a public forum on sexual assault. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
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
PEPPERELL NEWS
At first Chili Cook-Off, a hot time had by all

PEPPERELL - It was fair and chilly and the fare was chili. The inaugural Chili Cook-Off drew about 50 visitors to the Pepperell VFW. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Committee announces Veterans Day events

11/09/2018 01:57 PM EST
Friday, Nov. 9 Ayer Shirley Regional High School Veterans Day Program (20th year) 
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Taxes will rise $160 on average
11/09/2018 01:52 PM EST - SHIRLEY - The owner of a single-family home can expect an average tax increase of about $160. The good news: Your home is probably worth more. Full Story

ShirleyArts! presents 'Once Upon a Mattress' this weekend
11/02/2018 02:17 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- ShirleyArts! presents the musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p. Full Story

Selectmen tweak wording on field plan referendum
11/02/2018 01:23 PM EDT - SHIRLEY - The selectmen at their meeting Monday night quickly dispatched as routine business a change in the wording of the Proposition 2 1/2 debt exclusion referendum set for Dec. 11, correcting an earlier version they voted to accept last week.  Full Story

Town Meeting backs $7.1M fields proposal
10/22/2018 02:46 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- At a lively and sometimes contentious Special Town Meeting on Monday night, 206 registered voters had their say on an matter some would say had already been settled: Whether a proposed $7. Full Story

Meeting House plans fun fundraising events to brighten fall
10/19/2018 03:03 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Take the colors of autumn, along with a simple white meetinghouse, and you have the makings of a quintessential New England town. Full Story

Shirley Special Town Meeting takes up the issue on Monday night
10/12/2018 02:49 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- When the fall Special Town Meeting convenes on Monday with three articles on the warrant, voters will be asked to consider the most costly -- and perhaps the most controversial -- item first. Full Story

Dinner aids historical museum
10/05/2018 02:59 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The Shirley Historical Society is a volunteer organization that cares for artifacts and documents donated from Shirley families from the early days of the town to the present. Full Story

Brighten your October with these programs
10/05/2018 02:52 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Everyone enjoys a good story told with feeling. So plan to visit the historic Shirley Meeting House for "Stories and Tall Tales" on Saturday, Oct. Full Story

VOTERS TAKE IN TALKS ON FIELDS
09/28/2018 03:14 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The Finance Committee hosted a full-house crowd Tuesday night to hear yet another presentation of the Ayer Shirley Regional School District's $7. Full Story