Townsend OKs debt exclusions for school projects

07/19/2017 09:02 AM EDT
TOWNSEND -- The hammers will swing and the wrenches will turn in North Middlesex Regional Schools this winter following Tuesday's vote that approved $17. 
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Townsend playground a mission for Cynthia Schuster
06/26/2017 08:21 AM EDT -

TOWNSEND -- What says a summer day more than the carefree sound of children playing?

Kids Kountry Playground has big, fantastical slides and climbing areas and enclosed chutes. It has a sandbox piled with toys, swings in two  Full Story

AYER NEWS
CATANIA OILS SEES BIG GROWTH IN AYER

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Giuseppe Basile would be proud. More than 100 years ago, the non-English-speaking Sicilian immigrant bottled cans of olive and vegetable oil by hand and sold them door-to-door in Lynn. 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
PEPPERELL NEWS
Uncertainty has regional dispatch partners uneasy

PEPPERELL -- Reaction to an April vote to join a regional dispatch center has future partners wondering if the town will follow through on its decision. Full Story
 
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Volunteers needed to help clean up Squannacook

07/20/2017 12:54 PM EDT
By Mary J Metzger Special to the Voice TOWNSEND -- The Townsend Conservation Commission gave a presentation on July 13 at the DJ Hussey Farm to interested volunteers on their plan to rid the upper reaches of the Squannacook River of excessive woody debris, which has blocked canoe passage in 30 locations. 
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Townsend OKs debt exclusions for school projects
07/19/2017 09:02 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The hammers will swing and the wrenches will turn in North Middlesex Regional Schools this winter following Tuesday's vote that approved $17. Full Story

Townsend selectmen again cited for Open Meeting Law violation
07/18/2017 12:00 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The Townsend Board of Selectmen has been cited with another Open Meeting Law violation for posting a number of meeting minutes late, dating back to March of last year. Full Story

Can a picnic or a camp-out help relieve political tension?
07/14/2017 03:15 PM EDT - Norman Rockwell painted a romantic view of small-town America. The images of a family eating a turkey dinner, the kindly doctor or the cop sitting at a lunch bar with a runaway boy show a strong sense of community that people yearn for and hope to find.  Full Story

Townsend Military Band
07/14/2017 12:42 PM EDT - By Betty Mae Tenney The lawn party to be held in conjunction with the Townsend Military Band's Thursday, July 20, concert on the Townsend Common will benefit the Kids Kountry Playground. Full Story

Voters to weigh in on repairs in North Middlesex school district
07/10/2017 09:21 AM EDT - This week and next voters will weigh in on three proposed debt exclusions that, if passed, would fund $17. Full Story

Squannacook River Rail Trail nears funding goal
07/05/2017 05:36 PM EDT - Fundraising to build a rail trail between Townsend and Groton is almost complete, thanks to two recent grants. Full Story

Townsend Fire/EMS Relief will host Military Band concert
07/05/2017 05:29 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The Townsend Fire/EMS Relief Association will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band's Thursday, July 13, concert on the Townsend Common. Full Story

Groton, Townsend residents named rare disorders co-ambassadors
06/29/2017 12:26 PM EDT - Two Nashoba Valley residents have been named as Massachusetts co-ambassadors for the National Organization for Rare Disorders and its advocacy arm, the Rare Action Network. Full Story

Townsend playground a mission for Cynthia Schuster
06/26/2017 08:21 AM EDT -

TOWNSEND -- What says a summer day more than the carefree sound of children playing?

Kids Kountry Playground has big, fantastical slides and climbing areas and enclosed chutes. It has a sandbox piled with toys, swings in two  Full Story