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    Sweet creations at Townsend's Cupcake Festival

    02/15/2019 02:24 PM EST
    TOWNSEND -- Eileen Moran cracks a broad smile when she says it, but she's hardly joking. "After today, I don't want to look at another cupcake for the rest of the year," Moran said during Sunday's ninth annual Cupcake Festival at the Townsend 
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    Dunstable firefighters stop barn fire
    02/11/2019 08:40 AM EST - Sun Staff Report DUNSTABLE -- Firefighters quickly knocked down a barn fire on Forest Street Sunday afternoon. Full Story

    Townsend assault suspect will continue to be held without bail
    02/08/2019 01:43 PM EST - AYER -- A man charged in a March 2018 assault, caught in Florida last month, will remain held without bail. Full Story

    After Townsend blaze, a community rallies
    02/08/2019 09:08 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- The last of the estimated 48 people displaced by Monday night's four-alarm fire that swept through a 24-unit apartment building on Fitchburg Road have found temporary housing, thanks in large part to support from the community.  Full Story

    School-shooting survivor urges students to action
    02/07/2019 09:45 AM EST - Preventing gun violence doesn't mean taking guns away from responsible owners. It requires a multifaceted approach that includes gun-law reform and community-based interventions, David Hogg told students at Middlesex Community College in Lowell on Full Story

    30 displaced by fire
    02/07/2019 09:16 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- "Undetermined, but not suspicious cause," is how Fire Chief Mark Boynton described the findings of the state fire marshal's investigation into Monday night's apartment fire that left 30 people displaced.  Full Story

    Townsend apartment building destroyed in 4-alarm fire; 28 residents displaced
    02/05/2019 01:57 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Twenty-eight people were displaced after a four-alarm fire ripped through a multi-unit apartment building Monday night. Full Story

    Ayer Shirley girls hoop team is saluted
    02/01/2019 03:08 PM EST - AYER -- The Ayer Shirley Regional girls basketball Panthers were winners long before they stepped onto the court. Full Story

    Prepare for snow squalls, bitter cold
    01/30/2019 08:29 AM EST - LOWELL -- Snow squalls, extreme cold and strong winds are in the forecast for the next 24 hours. The National Weather Service cautioned commuters to be mindful of untreated roads across Southern New England as well as the potential for downed Full Story

    No bail for Derry man charged in death of off-duty Townsend police officer and his wife
    01/25/2019 03:34 PM EST - BRENTWOOD, N.H. -- Initially restrained in the handcuffs retired Townsend Sgt. John Johnson used for nearly four decades, the alleged wrong-way driver who crashed into Johnson and his wife Heidi hobbled on crutches into superior court Friday to face charges in connection with their deaths.  Full Story