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    Ceremony marks 70 years since close of World War II

    World War II claimed the lives of more than 400,000 Americans
    08/21/2015 12:12 PM EDT
    SHIRLEY -- Fresh breezes and a cloudless sky served as backdrop as local military veterans and their families and friends gathered at Whiteley Park to commemorate Aug. 
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    Growth far from over for Golden Girl Granola in Phoenix Park
    08/14/2015 12:46 PM EDT - By Dan O'Brien MediaNews SHIRLEY -- Individuals hoping to eventually score big at local farmers markets have somebody to look up to. Full Story

    Exploring trails in Harvard, Ayer

    The Nashua River Watershed Association Heart Healthy Trails Project: Exploring Trails in Harvard and Ayer, Tuesday, Sept. Full Story
    (Pictures by Sherry Graham for the Harvard Historical Commission and used with the HHC's permission. )
    Shaker cemetery restoration celebrated, new gate dedicated

    HARVARD -- Assisted by donations and a small, dedicated army of hands-on volunteers, the Historical Commission has been working to restore one of the town's most unique historic treasures: the 19th Century Shaker Cemetery. Full Story
    Officer injured by alleged drunken driver

    PEPPERELL -- Chief David Scott reports that a Pepperell police sergeant is recovering at home after his marked cruiser was struck by an alleged drunken driver earlier Sunday morning. Full Story
    Join Girl Scouts

    08/28/2015 10:49 AM EDT
    Fall is almost here and the local Girl Scouts invite all girls from kindergarten through 12th-grade to join in the fun. 
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    ConsCom gears up for open space plan
    08/28/2015 07:32 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The Conservation Commission brainstormed about the questions they might ask residents in a town-wide survey they hope to present soon. Full Story

    Temple will celebrate ground-breaking Aug. 29
    08/28/2015 10:59 AM EDT - By Hiroko Sato MediaNews GROTON -- Four thousand members of New England Shird Sai Parivaar of Chelmsford believe they can find God everywhere if they closely look at their environment. Full Story

    Shirley dispatch log notes
    08/28/2015 07:31 AM EDT - The following incidents were among those that Shirley Police, Fire and Ambulance Departments and the Animal Control Officer (ACO) responded to during the period from Aug. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    08/28/2015 07:32 AM EDT - Well adult clinic Sept. 10 Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Shirley Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held on Thursday, Sept. Full Story

    STM Sept. 12
    08/27/2015 03:03 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The Special Town Meeting on Sept. 12 will begin at 9 a.m. at Ayer Shirley Middle School. The deadline to submit new voter registrations or changes to current registrations is Wednesday Sept. Full Story

    Good news on school enrollment
    08/27/2015 11:40 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- More than 80 percent of this year's 8th-graders are opting to stay in the district next year, Ayer Shirley Regional School District Superintendent Mary Malone told the School Committee last Wednesday night. Full Story

    Selectmen disagree with low threshold of recall proposal
    08/25/2015 10:41 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Selectmen on Monday night weighed in on the single warrant article slated for the upcoming Special Town Meeting. Full Story

    Shirley board sets Special Town Meeting Sept. 12 for recall proposal
    08/24/2015 10:16 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Selectmen on Monday night weighed in on the single warrant article slated for the upcoming Special Town Meeting. Full Story

    Lura A. White School bus routes
    08/21/2015 02:11 PM EDT - Route #1 First stop approximately 7:35 a.m. 12, 27, 65 Lawton Road Lawton Road at Baywood Drive 109 Lawton Road Moore Drive at Lawton Road R. Full Story

    (Photo by Colin E. Braley/Invision/AP)
    Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

    Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints.