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Shirley, Massachusetts is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Shirley, MA include 01464. The median home price in Shirley is $345,000 which is roughly $144/per square foot. More Shirley information.

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Monday Aug 25 | Lowell Sun

Shirley selectmen swear in new police chief

The brief ceremony was preceded by a vote approving a new three-year contract for Thomas Goulden, who took over as chief immediately after the board's decision.

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Monday Aug 25 | Lowell Sun

Shirley selectmen swear in new police chief

The brief ceremony was preceded by a vote approving a new three-year contract for Thomas Goulden, who took over as chief immediately after the board's decision.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Harvard Hillside

Prison mitigation funds on their way

Town Administrator Patrice Garvin shared some good news in her report to selectmen Aug. 11: The Legislature overturned the governor's veto of the Department of Corrections budget, with annual "mitigation" allotments to communities that host state prisons.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Flute, guitar duo to perform Saturday in Shirley

The Tedesco Duo, a lively flute and guitar duo from New England, will perform a concert of chamber works at the Shirley Meeting House on Saturday at 7 p.m. Admission is $10.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lowell Sun

Shirley panel will explore joining regional dispatch

Despite expressing concerns when asked to join the regional dispatch center on Devens in 2011, Shirley selectmen will appoint an ad hoc committee to look at whether joining the center now would make financial sense for the town.

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Shirley Oracle

Devens Committee reviews senior housing plan with little objection

Devens representatives voiced no major concerns about the proposal for senior housing on MassDevelopment land in the Shirley Village Growth District.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Growing Places' annual fundraiser set for Sept. 6 in Leominster

Join Growing Places on Saturday, Sept. 6, for its fourth annual garden-harvest fundraiser, the Backyard Bash, as the nonprofit agency raises money to build vegetable gardens and teach low-income families and community groups in North Central Massachusetts how to grow, harvest and use their own fresh produce.

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Domestic Fuel

Empower Energies Completes Mass Solar Project

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

World News Report

Empower Energies Announces the Commissioning of 3.7MW Solar Project in Shirley, Massachusetts

Empower Energies, Inc ., a leading Clean Energy Portfolio Solutions company, announced the completion and commissioning of a 3.7MWDC solar array in the Town of Shirley , MA.

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Ayer Public Spirit

Building bridges

The Ayer Police Department is accepting applications from residents interested in participating in the town's 15th citizens police academy.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Inmate charged in Shirley prison murder held without bail

A prisoner at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Facility charged with murdering a 72-year-old fellow inmate was ordered held without bail during his arraignment at Clinton District Court on Friday morning.

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Groton Landmark

Gus on Groton

Nancy Walton Peters lives in an antique house down the Groton Road and into Shirley.

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Ayer Public Spirit

Town mulls merits of joining Devens regional dispatch

When the Nashoba Valley Regional Emergency Communications Center at Devens was taking shape a couple of years ago, town officials, leery of start-up and continuing costs, among other things, were wary of signing on.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Devens panel reviews Shirley senior-housing plan

Rick Bernklow, chairman of the Devens Citizens Advisory Committee, told the group Monday night that the plan, proposed by MassDevelopment, is to build on land within the Devens Regional Enterprise Zone near Ayer Shirley Middle School.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Special WWII display at Devens Museum

The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as part of its normal operating schedule and will feature a special display for this one day only: a grouping of World War II 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division materials.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Lowell Sun

DA: Shirley inmate, 72, murdered in cell

A 72-year-old inmate, serving a life sentence, was murdered Tuesday afternoon in the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Facility, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. William Sires, convicted in the 1973 murder of his mother in Pittsfield, was found badly beaten and near death in a cell on Tier N1 at about 2 p.m. Tuesday.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Man thanks Leominster firefighters who helped him after fall from roof

Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella, center, talks about John La Stella, right, during La Stella's visit to the Fire Department to thank firefighters for helping him on April 30, when he fell off a roof then down an embankment.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

Shirley's first solar farm up and running

An assortment of local and company officials and other invited guests gathered for an inaugural event on a recent Friday morning at the site of Shirley's first solar array, built on 20 acres of Water District land off Patterson Road.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Lowell Sun

Devens panel reviews Shirley senior-housing plan

Rick Bernklow, chairman of the Devens Citizens Advisory Committee, told the group Monday night that the plan, proposed by MassDevelopment, is to build on land within the Devens Regional Enterprise Zone near the Ayer Shirley Middle School.

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Lowell Sun

Shirley panel mulls joining Devens regional dispatch

When the Nashoba Valley Regional Emergency Communications Center at Devens was taking shape a couple of years ago, town officials, citing start-up and continuing costs, among other things, were leery of signing on.

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