Selectmen quiz 3 police chief candidates

Decision next week, board says
07/22/2014 12:30 PM EDT
SHIRLEY -- With an interim chief heading the Police Department until a permanent, full-time chief is hired, selectmen on Monday night interviewed finalists for the position. 
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Super Hero Day Saturday at Benjamin Hill Pool
07/21/2014 03:57 PM EDT - Donations of canned food, used clothing and new toys go to Loaves and Fishes By M.E. Jones Correspondent SHIRLEY -- Calling all super heroes: Saturday, July 26, is Super Hero Day at Benjamin Hill Pool, so get out your capes, polish up your powers and join the staff for a day of fun. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Forgotten Old Groton Road presents questions on accountability

AYER -- Residents of Old Groton Road are calling for more work to be done on the roughly 0.1-mile gravel path suffering from erosion and in general disrepair. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
This week at Harvard Library

Harvard Public Library Storytimes Infant Storytime ~ Mother Goose on the Loose (no sign-up) - Ages 0 - 2 and up: Summer schedule for the Infant Storytime is: Thursdays at 10:30 from July 10 through August 7 Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for Full Story
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Town Administration Search Committee members sought

PEPPERELL -- The Board of Selectmen wishes to announce the following vacancies: Town Administrator Search Committee members. Full Story
 
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Selectmen quiz 3 police chief candidates

Decision next week, board says
07/22/2014 12:30 PM EDT
SHIRLEY -- With an interim chief heading the Police Department until a permanent, full-time chief is hired, selectmen on Monday night interviewed finalists for the position. 
Full Story
Super Hero Day Saturday at Benjamin Hill Pool
07/21/2014 03:57 PM EDT - Donations of canned food, used clothing and new toys go to Loaves and Fishes By M.E. Jones Correspondent SHIRLEY -- Calling all super heroes: Saturday, July 26, is Super Hero Day at Benjamin Hill Pool, so get out your capes, polish up your powers and join the staff for a day of fun. Full Story

Nashoba Tech updates bullying policy
07/21/2014 11:47 AM EDT - WESTFORD -- The Nashoba Valley Technical School Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a new anti-bullying policy after receiving a proposal from Principal Denise Pigeon. Full Story

Johnston departs; Poitras is interim treasurer
07/17/2014 12:56 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Selectmen had accepted the resignation of Treasurer Kevin Johnston and agreed to post the position internally as a temporary job before advertising for a permanent replacement. Full Story

New group to work on zoning with MassDev. Working group can avoid Open Meeting Law
07/18/2014 07:27 AM EDT - HARVARD -- During its monthly meeting, the Joint Boards of Selectmen voted to take action on an issue under discussion, a move Chairman Leo Blair said is unusual for the joint boards. Full Story

Senate takes up Nashua River
07/18/2014 10:37 AM EDT - Areas of the Nashua River are one step closer to possible protection as a bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Full Story

McNiff reappointed to FinCom
07/18/2014 07:28 AM EDT - Joseph McNiff 2 Hunter Lane, Shirley MA 01464 I am pleased to re-appoint you to the Shirley Finance Committee. Full Story

'Ham' radio operators compete worldwide in Devens
07/18/2014 07:28 AM EDT - DEVENS -- John Crovelli, of New Jersey, sits in a tent crowded with the finest radio equipment, turning a knob and pausing as Morse code pours over the airwaves. Full Story

Shirley police log
07/18/2014 07:28 AM EDT - Monday, June 23 A.M. 2:13 to 3:14, town-wide, police conducted nine building and site checks, all secure; 7:57, Walker Road, motor vehicle accident, personal injury, ambulance transport to Nashoba Valley Medical Center, Ayer; 8:47, Lawton Road, traffic stop, verbal warning; 9:12, Farrar Lane, Fire Dept. Full Story

The Posting Board
07/18/2014 07:27 AM EDT - Briefs Farmers markets Thursdays Shirley Center Farmers Market will open for the season on Thursday, July 10, beginning at 4 p. Full Story

Rotting food prompts German gas leak scare

BERLIN (AP) — Emergency officials called to check out a suspected gas leak in Germany found a culprit they didn't expect: a fridge full of rotting food. Full Story
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Harmon: 'Community' online won't be too different

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Just because "Community" is going online to Yahoo doesn't mean it's in for a lot of changes. Full Story
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Surprise! Justin Bieber in news for his music

The troubled singer releases clips of 11 new tracks on Instagram, hinting at prospect of new album.