• Campaign Notebook - 08/28/2014 11:29 AM EDT
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    FinCom urges residents to attend special Town Meeting on Sept. 2

    08/25/2014 10:45 AM EDT
    PEPPERELL -- The Finance Committee met Aug. 14 and discussed ways to advertise the special Town Meeting on Sept. 
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    Planners hear commercial-residential proposal
    08/22/2014 11:43 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- Planning Board member Albert Patenaude recused himself from participating in an Aug. 11 hearing on a project he proposes at 2 and 4 Railroad St. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    New supt. believes in outreach

    AYER SHIRLEY -- When you first meet Dr. Mary Malone, Ayer Shirley Regional School District's new superintendent as of July 1, you know that you are meeting someone with a lot of energy and passion for her work. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Coming up at Harvard Library

    Summer Reading Bookplate Information For all of you eager Harvard readers who read more than 30 hours over the summer and earned a bookplate, come by the library starting on Wednesday, August 27 to choose the library book in which your bookplate will go. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Shirley Chief Thomas Goulden sworn in

    More aggressive schedule for tax scofflaws
    SHIRLEY -- In a fast moving meeting, selectmen ran through a number of issues led off by the swearing in of the town's new chief of police. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    FinCom urges residents to attend special Town Meeting on Sept. 2

    08/25/2014 10:45 AM EDT
    PEPPERELL -- The Finance Committee met Aug. 14 and discussed ways to advertise the special Town Meeting on Sept. 
    Full Story
    Boston skydiver dies in Pepperell
    08/22/2014 07:33 AM EDT - MediaNews report PEPPERELL -- A 37-year-old Boston man was killed in a skydiving accident at Skydive Pepperell on Sunday morning, but published reports indicate the man's parachute had opened. Full Story

    Business owners unite against pipeline
    08/22/2014 07:34 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- Wednesday's rain did little to stop a crowd of more than 40 people from gathering at Pepperell Family Pharmacy to unveil the list of about 100 local businesses that endorse the Stop the Pipeline campaign. Full Story

    Voter info: STE, state primary election
    08/22/2014 07:33 AM EDT - Special Town Election Sept. 9, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Varnum Brook Elementary School Last day to register to vote is Wednesday, Aug. Full Story

    Make your own dill pickles at this week's farmers market
    08/22/2014 07:32 AM EDT - PEPPERELL -- Who loves dill pickles? Come and learn how to make your own dill pickles at the Pepperell Farmers Market this Saturday between 9 a. Full Story

    Winning the trust of Justin Beaver
    08/22/2014 11:52 AM EDT - For the past three warm summer evenings, I have tiptoed, in the most intentionally stealthful manner I could muster, around the perimeter of this quiet little pond, in the center of the Partridgeberry Woods neighborhood, where residents sit for hours with their fishing lines out, kids enjoy kayaking adventures, wildflowers bloom, little "fairies" Full Story

    Pepperell police log
    08/22/2014 07:32 AM EDT - MONDAY, Aug. 11 A.M. 12:00, animal control, Brookline Street; 3:36, medical emergency, transported to hospital, Dow Street; 8:19, complaint, Groton Street; 8:45, traffic control, South Road and Larkin Street. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    08/22/2014 07:32 AM EDT - Calendar Saturdays The Pepperell farmers market will be open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p. Full Story

    Popsicles with the Principals Friday
    08/19/2014 02:40 PM EDT - PEPPERELL-- Varnum Brook Elementary School will welcome two new administrators this fall, Principal Tara Hanley and Assistant Principal Jill Jarvis. Full Story

    New TA have challenging job
    08/19/2014 12:28 PM EDT - PEPPERELL -- Pepperell is looking for a new town administrator. The new hire might be guiding the town through needed capital improvements or cost-cutting measures. Full Story

    Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas. Full Story
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    Gun company cuts ties with reality TV star

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A firearms company affiliated with reality TV star Will Hayden is distancing itself from him after his arrest on rape charges. Full Story