Townsend conservation commissioner subject of complaints

07/27/2016 11:47 AM EDT
TOWNSEND -- For the second time in two months, a Conservation Commission member who was the subject of a complaint requested her hearing be held in open session in front of more than a dozen residents rather than in closed-door executive session with selectmen as is traditional policy. 
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For May Award winner Buxton, helping others comes naturally
07/14/2016 12:11 PM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- Retirement is no stretch of endless leisure for 72-year-old Peter Buxton. Full Story

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Townsend conservation commissioner subject of complaints

07/27/2016 11:47 AM EDT
TOWNSEND -- For the second time in two months, a Conservation Commission member who was the subject of a complaint requested her hearing be held in open session in front of more than a dozen residents rather than in closed-door executive session with selectmen as is traditional policy. 
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Former Hawthorne director will direct Townsend Military Band
07/26/2016 03:32 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The Friends of the Townsend Seniors and the Friends of the Townsend Library will co-host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band's Aug. Full Story

MY CLASSIC CAR: Townsend man delivers improvements to '37 Sedan
07/25/2016 09:14 AM EDT - Owner: Wayne Racine, owner of Wayne's World Automotive in Townsend Community: Townsend Car make and model: Sedan Delivery Model year: 1937 Engine: 283 Special features: It has air conditioning, power windows, a heater, power steering, Full Story

Petting zoo, concert lawn party benefits Kids Kountry
07/15/2016 08:58 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The lawn party to be held in conjunction with the Townsend Military Band's Thursday, July 21 concert on the Townsend Common will benefit the Kids Kountry Playground. Full Story

For May Award winner Buxton, helping others comes naturally
07/14/2016 12:11 PM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- Retirement is no stretch of endless leisure for 72-year-old Peter Buxton. Full Story

Open hearts, minds and doors as Townsend and Pepperell churches merge
07/12/2016 01:35 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- All are invited to join the Townsend/Pepperell United Methodist Church as it embarks on a new beginning. Full Story

Townsend Backyard Theater draws crowd
07/08/2016 02:18 PM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- The first night of this summer's Townsend Backyard Theater series drew more than 500 people for a showing of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," organizers said, and most if not all of the attendees were from this galaxy and not one far, far away. Full Story

Police: Townsend woman drove drunk, wrong way on N.H. highway
07/07/2016 09:50 AM EDT - CANTERBURY, N.H. -- New Hampshire State Police say a 41-year-old Townsend woman had a blood-alcohol concentration almost four times the legal limit when she was stopped for driving in the wrong direction on Interstate 93 south Wednesday night. Full Story

Digging up Townsend history -- and burying it again
07/06/2016 10:17 AM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- In 2032, NASA may be gearing up to send humans to Mars, the country will be four election cycles removed from this year's presidential slugfest, and maybe, if we're lucky, cell phone batteries will last more than a day. Full Story

Buxton named as May Award honoree
07/05/2016 11:30 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The Friends of the Townsend Seniors and the William E. May Endowment Fund Award Committee have named Peter Buxton as the 2016 William E. Full Story