• State correction commissioner resigns - 07/25/2014 03:18 PM EDT
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    A castle on a hill

    Historical Society hosts playground's 25th birthday party
    07/30/2014 10:43 AM EDT
    SHIRLEY -- The Mystical Maze Playground turned 25 this year, and the Shirley Historical Society hosted a celebration to mark the occasion. 
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    Selectmen quiz 3 police chief candidates
    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

    AYER NEWS
    Private landowner submits two proposals for Ayer commuter access issue

    AYER -- The attorney of private landowner Phil Berry says he's waiting on a response to two of Berry's proposed pedestrian pathways to the Ayer commuter station, an issue that heated up this week as residents mailed over 100 postcards to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Web page started for family whose home was damaged in three-alarm fire

    HARVARD -- Harvard firefighters and seven other local fire departments battled a three-alarm fire off Ayer Road on Saturday. Full Story
    PEPPERELL NEWS
    NVMC gets $318K for behavioral health

    AYER -- Nashoba Valley Medical Center has received more than $300,000 in state funding to boost programs that its president says are addressing a growing need. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    NVMC gets $318K for behavioral health

    07/25/2014 07:31 AM EDT
    AYER -- Nashoba Valley Medical Center has received more than $300,000 in state funding to boost programs that its president says are addressing a growing need. 
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    Nancy (Flindell) Peters
    07/25/2014 10:16 AM EDT - Part 1 in a 3-part story By Gus Widmayer SHIRLEY -- For millennia, men have mused over music made by women. Full Story

    Nashoba Tech to hold family athletic nights on new sports facilities
    07/25/2014 07:31 AM EDT - WESTFORD -- Nashoba Valley Technical High School, 100 Littleton Road, is hosting two family athletic nights on Wednesday, July 30, and Friday, Aug. Full Story

    EDC steps up efforts to bring business, revenue
    07/25/2014 07:32 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- With a five-member roster and a reinvigorated mission, the Economic Development Committee is stepping up efforts to bring businesses and new, nonresidential tax revenue to town. Full Story

    Shirley police log
    07/25/2014 07:32 AM EDT - Monday, June 30 A.M. 12:46 to 4:12, town-wide, police conducted 17 building and site checks, all secure; 3:15, Clark Road, Fire Dept. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    07/25/2014 07:31 AM EDT - Briefs Farmers markets Thursdays Shirley Center Farmers Market is held Thursdays, beginning at 4 p. Full Story

    Selectmen quiz 3 police chief candidates
    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

    Otter attacks swimmers in Washington river

    SEATTLE (AP) — State and federal wildlife agents are trying to trap the otter that attacked a boy and his grandmother as they were swimming in the Pilchuck River about 30 miles northeast of Seattle. Full Story
    Manny Roth, founder of Café Wha?, dead at 94

    Manny Roth, founder of the Greenwich Village club Café Wha?, has died. Roth, who gave early breaks to such future superstars as Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and Bruce Springsteen, died July 25 at age 94. Full Story