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    Townsend report confirms violation in 1 Police Dept. background check

    02/22/2017 02:11 PM EST
    TOWNSEND -- Townsend police employees conducted one background check without proper justification on an individual applying for a job with the town, according to a state report released at a crowded Board of Selectmen meeting Tuesday that answered 
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    Townsend Police Dept. probe unveiled to 200 residents
    02/21/2017 10:47 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Townsend police employees conducted one background check without proper justification on an individual applying for a job with the town, according to a state report released at a crowded Board of Selectmen meeting Tuesday that answered Full Story

    Groton Place has gone to the dogs! (VIDEO)
    02/21/2017 11:09 AM EST - GROTON -- When is the dog park not a dog park?  Full Story

    Townsend will allow public comment, release police investigation, at selectmen's meeting
    02/17/2017 03:24 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- One week after an overflow crowd of residents demanded the chance to voice their concerns, Townsend's Board of Selectmen will use a large auditorium to release information about an investigation into the police department and then hear public comments. Full Story

    Local activism makes a difference. Marion Stoddart has proved it.
    02/17/2017 10:43 AM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- Happenings in Washington D.C. can seem far removed from day-to-day life in central Massachusetts. Full Story

    On the ballot: Now you can be in government
    02/15/2017 06:24 PM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com Town elections will be held in the spring, with each town setting its own date. Full Story

    Townsend meeting arrested by angry, overflow crowd
    02/15/2017 09:52 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- A regularly scheduled Board of Selectmen meeting had to be canceled Tuesday night because too many residents showed up to voice concerns -- many about the town's relationship with its police department -- in a heated and contentious scene. Full Story

    Shirley Recreation Commission asked to cooperate with DA's investigation
    02/14/2017 08:54 AM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com SHIRLEY -- Selectmen continued to address an investigation into the Recreation Commission by the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. Full Story

    What is ahead for commuter parking in Ayer?
    02/13/2017 11:43 AM EST - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Residents got a first look at three concept plans for commuter rail parking which includes improved access to the train platform. Full Story

    Townsend police chief placed on leave after slamming town officials
    02/10/2017 07:35 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Police Chief Robert Eaton was placed on paid administrative leave by the town Friday evening shortly after he issued a public statement blasting the Board of Selectmen and Town Administrator's ongoing investigation into four police Full Story