EDITORIAL: Time for Townsend's silent majority to be heard

03/20/2017 07:02 AM EDT
The silent majority of well-informed Townsend residents must let their voices be heard. If they truly care about the town's future, they should attend the coming Town Meeting on March 28. 
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Democracy doesn't work without you
03/10/2017 12:45 PM EST - With the heat and light of politics in the past year, political hopefuls would have been expected to rush into the fray of the 2017 elections in local communities. Full Story

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Town Meeting makes music, not law

By Olivia Wirta Special to the Voice AYER -- Luke Condon is a member of the band Town Meeting which was formed in Ayer along with his brothers, father-in-law and friends. Full Story
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Harvard Library will host Gloss talk on rare books

HARVARD -- Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston's Downtown Crossing section, will give a free and open talk February 28, at 7 p. Full Story
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EDITORIAL: Time for Townsend's silent majority to be heard

03/20/2017 07:02 AM EDT
The silent majority of well-informed Townsend residents must let their voices be heard. If they truly care about the town's future, they should attend the coming Town Meeting on March 28. 
Full Story
Democracy doesn't work without you
03/10/2017 12:45 PM EST - With the heat and light of politics in the past year, political hopefuls would have been expected to rush into the fray of the 2017 elections in local communities. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Townsend recallers avoid the truth
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Police chief in Townsend creates more turmoil
02/17/2017 07:36 AM EST - Townsend Police Chief Robert Eaton has had a bad week, largely of his own making. Over the past five days, Eaton has done the following: * Downplayed the questionable actions of a former Townsend police IT employee, David Mazza, that surfaced in an Essex County investigation. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Questions keep coming about Townsend Police
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