EDITORIAL: After judges' rulings, Townsend should move on

06/23/2017 10:37 AM EDT
There was no June 19 recall election of two selectmen in Townsend. Two separate judges, in two separate courts, came to the same unanimous decision this month -- that the recall petitions filed by a disgruntled group of residents lacked any reasonable justification for going forward. 
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EDITORIAL: After judges' rulings, Townsend should move on
06/20/2017 09:27 AM EDT - There was no June 19 recall election of two selectmen in Townsend. Two separate judges, in two separate courts, came to the same unanimous decision this month -- that the recall petition filed by a disgruntled group of residents lacked any Full Story

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Jailed Ayer man accused of dealing drugs

AYER -- A 33-year-old Ayer man investigated for allegedly dealing drugs inside the Worcester County House of Correction is facing firearms charges after a letter he wrote to his girlfriend led police to a gun he allegedly stashed in Ayer, according Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
35 years after killing, Lowell family seeks answers

Raising money to exhume body for DNA testing
LOWELL -- Brenda Lacombe was just 19 years old. Her badly beaten and decomposing body was found off Interstate 495 in Harvard in 1982, and no one has been charged with her killing in the 35 years since. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Benson will discuss carbon-pricing bill at Shirley forum

SHIRLEY -- The Shirley, Ayer, Lunenburg, and Littleton Democratic Town Committees and the Indivisible Groton Area StateWatch Committee are holding a public forum with 37th Middlesex District Representative Jennifer Benson on June 29, 7 to 8:30 p. Full Story
 
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