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    Local teens team up for 'A Midsummer Night 's Dream'

    07/17/2015 11:31 AM EDT
    SHIRLEY -- Retaining a long-standing tradition while keeping themselves busy and their acting skills sharp over the hot summer months, a group of local thespians plans a pair of performances of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Shirley Center Historic District. 
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    Fallen World War I veteran's name plate is missing
    07/14/2015 02:49 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The town lost six of its own in the First World War. To honor them and ensure their sacrifice would not be forgotten, a town square was designated for each of the six men. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    Salad Bowl Farms plans greenhouses in Devens

    SHIRLEY -- Paul Sellew, a 58-year old "innovator and leader in the organics management industry," according to Wikipedia, is also a successful entrepreneur whose resumé includes a handful of eco-friendly businesses. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    St. Anthony's Bazaar set for Aug. 7,8

    SHIRLEY -- St. Anthony's Parish Bazaar will be held this year on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7 and 8. For decades now, St. Full Story
    PEPPERELL NEWS
    Ayer Friends sponsors book sales

    The Friends of the Ayer Library help raise funds for the library. These funds help to support various programming throughout the year. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    Townsend student's thesis has real-world impact

    07/31/2015 11:56 AM EDT
    TOWNSEND -- A local college student combined her love of teaching and the environment with scientific skills to wind up her undergraduate studies. 
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    Salad Bowl Farms plans greenhouses in Devens
    07/31/2015 11:55 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Paul Sellew, a 58-year old "innovator and leader in the organics management industry," according to Wikipedia, is also a successful entrepreneur whose resumé includes a handful of eco-friendly businesses. Full Story

    Correction
    07/31/2015 11:55 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The Board of Health has announced the following changes: Mixed stream: Weekly unlimited recycling at the curb (no more sorting). Full Story

    August at Shirley Senior Center
    07/30/2015 09:49 AM EDT - Adventures in Art 8-Week session begins Aug. 4, Tuesdays at 1 p.m. Adventures in Art is an art class where the emphasis is on self-expression and trying new ideas and techniques in painting and drawing. Full Story

    New police officer sworn in
    07/24/2015 07:33 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Selectmen on Monday night appointed Matthew Euliano to a full-time patrol officer's position on the Police Department they had tried to fill for some time. Full Story

    Coming up at Hazen Memorial Library
    07/24/2015 07:33 AM EDT - Special Visitor: Boston Bruins Mascot -- BLADES! Tuesday, July 28, 3-4 p.m. Especially for our summer reading participants! Full Story

    Shirley police offer safety tips for multiple days of hot weather
    07/24/2015 07:33 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- As residents brace for what could be a period of extended hot weather this week, Chief Thomas Goulden and the Shirley Police Department remind you to be cognizant of your surroundings. Full Story

    Shirley man running
    07/24/2015 07:32 AM EDT - SHIRLEY -- Eric Ryan, of Shirley, will support returning Post-9/11 veterans and their families on Saturday, July 25, by participating in the 6th annual Run to Home Base presented by New Balance. Full Story

    From Shirley public safety logs
    07/24/2015 07:32 AM EDT - During the two-week period from June 29-July 5, Shirley police officers performed numerous building checks, town-wide, for security, conducted investigations and traffic stops, responded to calls and rendered services. Full Story

    Missing sign mystery solved
    07/23/2015 12:22 PM EDT - SHIRLEY -- The sign at the corner of Fredonian and Mill streets that was missing and presumed stolen a couple of weeks ago is back on its post now, looking good as new. Full Story

    Tony Bennett honored by DC university for commitment to arts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — George Washington University is honoring singer Tony Bennett and his wife with the university president's medal for their commitment to the arts. Full Story
    J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

    The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.