Climbing the walls of suicide prevention

Spinney eager to conquer Kilimanjaro for worthy cause
TOWNSEND -- Todd Spinney is surrounded by dozens of Sterilite Corp. containers, all equally capable of carrying something for a long distance. Not that he'd want anymore baggage to lug around for 43 miles when he attempts to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in September. Regardless of the weight, Spinney is doing it all to raise funds and awareness for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  Full Story
AYER NEWS
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Assault suspect held without bail

AYER -- A man charged in a March 2018 assault, caught in Florida last month, will remain held without bail. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Officers raise big money to benefit charity

BOSTON -- The Pepperell Police Department received a certificate of appreciation on Friday, Jan. 4, for the department's fundraising efforts during the 2018 First Responder No-Shave fundraiser benefiting Home Base, a Red Sox foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital program. Full Story
GROTON NEWS
Groton, TownsendWorkers Credit Union delivers for Worcester County Food Bank

FITCHBURG -- Workers Credit Union has presented $29,150 to the Worcester County Food Bank raised in its fall and holiday fundraising campaign held from November through Dec. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Doing time behind bars in dog years

SHIRLEY -- Inside MCI-Shirley, dogs are learning to turn off the lights, sense danger and most importantly, provide companionship for inmates. Full Story
TOWNSEND NEWS
Climbing the walls of suicide prevention

Spinney eager to conquer Kilimanjaro for worthy cause
TOWNSEND -- Todd Spinney is surrounded by dozens of Sterilite Corp. containers, all equally capable of carrying something for a long distance. Not that he'd want anymore baggage to lug around for 43 miles when he attempts to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in September. Regardless of the weight, Spinney is doing it all to raise funds and awareness for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  Full Story
SPORTS
N.H. man gets cash for catch at Great Rotary Derby on Winnipesaukee

Thousands of people head to the big water of Lake Winnipesaukee each year for the Great Rotary Ice Fishing Derby with hopes of catching one of those big-money fish. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
Every day is a good day for some bubbly

Rise and wine! There's nothing like an effervescent sparkle in a champagne glass to inspire thoughts of warm, sunny days ahead. Full Story
BUSINESS
Homebuilder sentiment strong, topping all projections in U.S.

Sentiment among U.S. homebuilders rose in February for a second month, exceeding all forecasts, as lower mortgage rates and a strong labor market help stabilize demand. Full Story

 
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TOWNSEND -- More than 100 residents lined Main Street Saturday morning in support of Police Chief Robert Eaton, who was placed on leave Friday night after blasting a town investigation into Police Department employees.   Full Story