Meetinghouse group to launch new fundraiser

03/27/2015 11:22 AM EDT
SHIRLEY -- Fundraisers the Shirley Meetinghouse Development Committee held over the last couple of years were successful, but fell short of the group's ambitious benchmark, according to longtime board member Robert Adam. 
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Chairman's Award for robotics team 'pretty awesome'
03/20/2015 01:26 PM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- The Ayer Shirley FIRST Robotics team, AndromedaOne, is now the proud recipient of FIRST's most prestigious honor: the Chairman's Award. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Be on the lookout: water heaters getting bigger

By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com LITTLETON -- Consumers might not know that new federal regulations, which will take effect April 16, will increase the size of water heaters. Full Story
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Dinner-Theater Gala goes off without a hitch

HARVARD -- The 26th Annual Dinner-Theater Gala went off without a hitch Saturday night, despite snowfall on both the eve and day of the event. Full Story
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In plow v. mailbox, plow is the winner

REGION -- You have seen them. Perhaps you have one. They stand sentry at the end of driveways, mouths open to the elements, spines twisted back into the snow bank. Full Story
 
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Meetinghouse group to launch new fundraiser

03/27/2015 11:22 AM EDT
SHIRLEY -- Fundraisers the Shirley Meetinghouse Development Committee held over the last couple of years were successful, but fell short of the group's ambitious benchmark, according to longtime board member Robert Adam. 
Full Story
In plow v. mailbox, plow is the winner
03/27/2015 11:07 AM EDT - REGION -- You have seen them. Perhaps you have one. They stand sentry at the end of driveways, mouths open to the elements, spines twisted back into the snow bank. Full Story

United Way event 'makes a big impact on hunger'
03/27/2015 07:32 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- Picture more than 80 people wearing hair nets and gloves putting together packages of food. Full Story

Ayer Shop 'n Save replacing Hannaford's
03/27/2015 07:32 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Like a phoenix from the ashes, a new grocery store will soon arise in Ayer -- at the site of one that closed earlier this year. Full Story

Scouting for Food April 4,5
03/27/2015 07:32 AM EDT - GROTON/SHIRLEY -- The Groton Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts (along with the Girl Scouts in Shirley and Dunstable) will be holding a food drive to benefit the Devens Loaves and Fishes food pantry. Full Story

Annual Town Election May 5
03/27/2015 07:33 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Shirley's Annual Town Election is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the Town Offices, 7 Keady Way, from 7 a. Full Story

Shirley police log
03/27/2015 07:32 AM EDT - Monday, Feb. 23 A.M. 12:54 to 5:12, town-wide, police conducted 23 building checks, all secure; 8:58, Myles Lane, Fire Dept. Full Story

The Posting Board
03/27/2015 07:32 AM EDT - Sunday breakfast The Ayer Sportsman's Club will hold a Sunday breakfast through Mother's Day 2015, 8-11 a. Full Story

Hazen Memorial Library hosts 'An evening with Ted Reinstein'
03/26/2015 09:56 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Join the Friends of the Hazen Memorial Library Thursday, April 23, at 7 p.m. for an evening with journalist and author Ted Reinstein as he recounts his travels and stories from WCVB's "Chronicle. Full Story

Deficit at $930G if school budget not cut
03/25/2015 01:24 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The fiscal 2016 budget was on the selectmen's agenda Monday night, but there was no discussion. Full Story

Alaska police officers corral grazing miniature horses

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police officers in Alaska's biggest city became wranglers early Friday morning, rounding up a couple of miniature horses that escaped from their corral. Full Story
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Taraji P. Henson apologizes for racial profiling allegation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to police in the Southern California city of Glendale for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son. Full Story
'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.