• Shirley man - 11/26/2014 01:51 PM EST
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    Goulden: Ceremony 'small spark in ... flame of freedom'

    11/14/2014 10:31 AM EST
    SHIRLEY -- The first Veterans Day event hosted by the Veterans Events Committee was held Tuesday morning at Whiteley Park, commencing at 11 a. 
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    Big things coming from Ayer Shirley arts
    10/17/2014 10:06 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Picture this: You've just been released from a psychiatric hospital, and you, along with your spouse, decide to rent a cabin in the woods, whose owner is a creepy farmer. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    Early STM poses date crunch for budget process

    SHIRLEY -- Finance Director Evan Katz presented the fiscal year 2014 budget timeline to the Ayer Shirley Regional School District Committee, highlighting scheduling challenges and other related issues for the board to consider. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Amid reviews, budget bid sparks debate

    HARVARD -- The finance director, Council on Aging director, police chief and DPW director all presented their annual budget requests to selectmen Tuesday night, Nov. Full Story
    PEPPERELL NEWS
    School resource officer on agenda after social media threat

    TOWNSEND -- In response to parents' concerns about student safety, the School Committee opened a discussion about hiring a full-time resource officer at the high school. Full Story
     
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    Early STM poses date crunch for budget process

    11/26/2014 10:14 AM EST
    SHIRLEY -- Finance Director Evan Katz presented the fiscal year 2014 budget timeline to the Ayer Shirley Regional School District Committee, highlighting scheduling challenges and other related issues for the board to consider. 
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    JBOS: All parties likely to meet Dec. 18
    11/21/2014 10:28 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com SHIRLEY -- On Dec. 18, the Joint Boards of Selectmen will live up to its name. Full Story

    Local coaches help prepare students for life after FLLAC
    11/21/2014 10:29 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Zachary Kuwzewski, 17, is hard at work. He's in the back room at Tiny's, preparing salad, getting it ready for customers. Full Story

    Hannaford closure big impact on L&F
    11/21/2014 10:31 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- The Hannaford closure, which will happen at the end of January, is going to hit Loaves and Fishes hard. Full Story

    Klimkiewicz: Level-service Tech budget doubtful
    11/21/2014 07:31 AM EST - WESTFORD -- In anticipation of the district's budget formulation process for fiscal 2016, Nashoba Valley Technical School Superintendent Judith Klimkiewicz has laid the groundwork for staff meetings on the subject. Full Story

    Bygone mill lent name to street, pond, park
    11/21/2014 07:32 AM EST - Conclusion of a 3-part seriesB By M.E. Jones Correspondent SHIRLEY -- The dedication of Fredonian Park with its restored pond, new gazebo and nature trails in September 1979 must have entertained the whole neighborhood, featuring a band concert by the renowned 8th Army Band of New England. Full Story

    Different strokes for different towns
    11/21/2014 07:32 AM EST - Health insurance is a major expense for employers and workers. Like other employers, towns are required to offer health insurance and must pay a portion of the monthly premium, at least 50 percent. Full Story

    Shirley police log
    11/21/2014 07:32 AM EST - Monday, Oct.. 27 A.M. 12:16 to 1:31, town-wide, police conducted five building checks, all secure; 12:17, Great Road, road hazard, services rendered; 7:33, Harvard road, animal complaint, services rendered; 8:37, Ayer District Court, police services; 9:49, Great Road and DPW, Fire Dept. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    11/21/2014 07:32 AM EST - Sunday breakfast The Ayer Sportsman's Club will hold a Sunday breakfast through Mother's Day 2015, 8-11 a. Full Story

    Friends of the
    11/20/2014 02:35 PM EST - SHIRLEY -- A wallhanging featuring colorful parrots was hooked by Ingeborg (Inge) Sweeney (1935-2013) and donated to the Friends to raise money for the library. Full Story

    (AP)
    Trooper: Driver is lucky dog food didn't crush him

    FIFE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state say a semitruck driver is lucky he wasn't crushed by 50-pound bags of dog food when he fell asleep at the wheel, crashed into a ditch and spilled the kibble. Full Story
    (Evan Vucci/AP)
    Cosby testimony describes accuser's spiked story

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser's story. Full Story