Broadway veteran Nick Cartell visits with young performers at North Middlesex Regional High

04/19/2019 08:14 AM EDT
TOWNSEND -- "Who are you singing to?" It's one thing for a young aspiring actor to get that question from a stage director or cast member after completing a big musical number, pouring their 
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Townsend artist lost her sight, not her passion for creating beautiful paintings
04/09/2019 08:40 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Bette Eldredge was losing her sight but didn't want to give up painting. It was getting harder for her to see her work on canvas, so a friend suggested creating digital art using her iPad. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Living with bears in our backyards

AYER -- "This is the week when all the bears are out of their dens," said Chalis Bird, Northeast District Wildlife Biologist, when she spoke April 10 at the Ayer Town Hall in a program co-sponsored by the Ayer Library and the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
11 Town Meetings agree: Nashua River is 'Wild and Scenic'

It's official: Nashoba Valley residents believe the Nashua, Squannacook and Nissitissit rivers deserve the designation of "Wild and Scenic. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Election season for Ayer, Pepperell, Townsend

Election season will start coming to a close next Monday with three towns holding contested races for seats on municipal boards. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Town wants total effort on recycling

04/19/2019 12:09 PM EDT
TOWNSEND -- Local residents who use private companies to take away their trash in the mornings will have to go green this summer. 
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Broadway veteran Nick Cartell visits with young performers at North Middlesex Regional High
04/19/2019 08:14 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- "Who are you singing to?" It's one thing for a young aspiring actor to get that question from a stage director or cast member after completing a big musical number, pouring their Full Story

Townsend man busted on 4th OUI charge
04/11/2019 09:25 AM EDT - FITCHBURG -- A Townsend man returned to District Court on Tuesday for a hearing related to being charged with a fourth offense of drunken driving, according to court documents. Full Story

Townsend artist lost her sight, not her passion for creating beautiful paintings
04/09/2019 08:40 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Bette Eldredge was losing her sight but didn't want to give up painting. It was getting harder for her to see her work on canvas, so a friend suggested creating digital art using her iPad. Full Story

Pine Ridge apartments blaze ruled an accident
04/05/2019 02:10 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- State and local officials have concluded that the massive fire at Pine Ridge Estates in February was an accident. Full Story

VFW Auxiliary hosts art contest
03/29/2019 02:24 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The VFW Auxiliary to Townsend Post No. 6538 will sponsor the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards in conjunction with the VFW Auxiliary Department of Massachusetts and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary. Full Story

Ex-police sergeant sues administrator
03/22/2019 02:13 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Randy Girard, a former sergeant for the Police Department, is now suing the town and Administrator James Kreidler for allegedly denying civil rights and interfering with his job. Full Story

Stitch by stitch, a warm embrace
03/22/2019 10:03 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- A group of senior citizens used their hobby to help children displaced by the fire at the Pine Ridge Estates apartment complex earlier this month by making and donating 13 quilts to Full Story

Daniel LaPlante, Townsend triple murderer, seeks earlier parole eligibility
03/05/2019 03:47 PM EST - BOSTON -- Priscilla Gustafson's relatives and friends yet again found themselves in court Tuesday, reliving the horror of the 1987 triple murder that destroyed the Townsend family as convicted killer Daniel LaPlante once more sought an earlier Full Story

Election season just warming up
03/01/2019 01:26 PM EST - This spring will host elections for multiple municipal positions in Ayer, Groton, Pepperell, Shirley and Townsend. Full Story