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March 31, 2020 Special State Election POSTPONED

The Special State Election scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, 2020 has been postponed until Tuesday, June 2, 2020.   Absentee Ballots... more ››

Shirley Senior Center will be closed until further notice

Dear Shirley Residents: 

Safeguards put in place to prevent spread of coronavirus in Town buildings

At the Town Offices, we are here to serve you, the public — and your health and safety is important to us. We have instituted some... more ››

COVID-19 Information

The Town of Shirley is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation throughout the Commonwealth, and would like to provide Town residents with... more ››

Testing of ImageCast Voting Machine - POSTPONED

The Town Clerk will be conducting the official testing of the ImageCast Voting Machine on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.  Each time... more ››

Bill Payment Options to the Town of Shirley

Due to concerns related to the Coronavirus, please be aware that residents have the ability to pay bills on-line by clicking on the section... more ››

Presidential Primary and Special State Primary Election Results

A total of 1,827 voters in Shirley voted in the Presidential Primary Election which is 44.3% of voters in Town!A total of 1,707 voters in... more ››

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MA Department of Public Health issues advisory on coronavirus

The information regarding the COVID-19 (coronavirus) is evolving and you can expect guidance from the... more ››

Nomination Papers for Annual Town Election - May 5, 2020


Do you have questions about the new Electric Aggregation Program? Here are answers

In response to some of the questions being asked by residents regarding the Shirley Electric Aggregation Program the Town has asked... more ››

Letters Regarding Shirley Electric Aggregation Program

A letter dated January 17, 2020 was recently mailed to all Shirley residents who are customers of National Grid on basic service.The letter... more ››

Town Offices Closed Monday, January 20, 2020 in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Please be advised that the Town Offices will be closed on Monday January 20, 2020 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

Cable Renewal Information

Please see attached document for information regarding the Cable Renewal process in Shirley.

License your dog by Feb. 1 to avoid a late fee

License your dog by Feb. 1 to avoid a late fee

Town and state laws require that all dogs be licensed each year. Dog licenses are sold by the Town Clerk in person, by mail, or online. ... more ››

Town Offices Holiday Schedule

The following is the schedule for the Town Offices for this upcoming holiday season:Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - Offices ClosedWednesday,... more ››

Minutes to the November 25, 2019 Special Town Meeting

Attached please find the Minutes to the November 25, 2019 Special Town Meeting.

Town Offices Closed Monday, November 11, 2019

The Town Offices will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Veteran's Day.

Special Town Meeting is Monday, Nov. 25 at the middle school

The fall Special Town Meeting will be held on Monday, Nov. 25, at 7:15 p.m. in the auditorium of the Ayer Shirley Middle School on Hospital... more ››

Town of Shirley Halloween Postponed Until Friday November 1, 2019

Due to the impending weather predicted for tomorrow evening, Town Officials, in conjunction with the Police and Fire Chiefs, have decided... more ››

Oct. 28: Public invited to community listening session about MA Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness grant program

Previous and ongoing weather events such as this summer’s heatwaves, last winter’s nor’easters, and previous years’ summer droughts,... more ››