Climbing the walls of suicide prevention

Spinney eager to conquer Kilimanjaro for worthy cause
02/22/2019 01:52 PM EST
TOWNSEND -- Todd Spinney is surrounded by dozens of Sterilite Corp. containers, all equally capable of carrying something for a long distance. Not that he'd want anymore baggage to lug around for 43 miles when he attempts to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in September. Regardless of the weight, Spinney is doing it all to raise funds and awareness for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  
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Sweet creations at Townsend's Cupcake Festival
02/15/2019 02:24 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Eileen Moran cracks a broad smile when she says it, but she's hardly joking. "After today, I don't want to look at another cupcake for the rest of the year," Moran said during Sunday's ninth annual Cupcake Festival at the Townsend Full Story

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MWCC Students Highlight Diversity; Awarded with Free Class

GARDNER -- Three Mount Wachusett Community College students were recognized last week with the 7th Annual President's Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition awards for work they did in defining what diversity means to them. Full Story
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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
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NMRHS benefits from state grants for STEM ed

LOWELL -- Leaning forward and speaking softly, three Lowell High School students used a laptop to show Lt. Full Story
 
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Climbing the walls of suicide prevention

Spinney eager to conquer Kilimanjaro for worthy cause
02/22/2019 01:52 PM EST
TOWNSEND -- Todd Spinney is surrounded by dozens of Sterilite Corp. containers, all equally capable of carrying something for a long distance. Not that he'd want anymore baggage to lug around for 43 miles when he attempts to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in September. Regardless of the weight, Spinney is doing it all to raise funds and awareness for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  
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Sweet creations at Townsend's Cupcake Festival
02/15/2019 02:24 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Eileen Moran cracks a broad smile when she says it, but she's hardly joking. "After today, I don't want to look at another cupcake for the rest of the year," Moran said during Sunday's ninth annual Cupcake Festival at the Townsend Full Story

Community comes to aid of fire victims
02/15/2019 01:44 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- The last of the estimated 48 people displaced by the four-alarm fire on Feb. 4 that swept through a 24-unit apartment building on Fitchburg Road have found temporary housing, thanks in large part to support from the community.  Full Story

Feds seek scenic river status
02/15/2019 01:39 PM EST - Federal lawmakers introduced legislation Tuesday to protect stretches of three rivers in Massachusetts and New Hampshire by including them in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Full Story

Townsend assault suspect hospitalized after Billerica jail 'incident'
02/10/2019 12:44 AM EST - BILLERICA -- A man being held without bail for charges of kidnapping and assaulting a woman in Townsend last year was hospitalized following an "incident" at the Middlesex Jail and House of Correction on Saturday afternoon. Full Story

Landmark returns as 'Home ... at the Cooperage'
02/08/2019 03:03 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- The Townsend Harbor landmark that now houses "Home ... at the Cooperage," a new antique, art and artisan gallery/shop that opened to a warm reception on a chilly Saturday morning last week, has had a long and interesting career. Full Story

After Townsend blaze, a community rallies
02/08/2019 09:08 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- The last of the estimated 48 people displaced by Monday night's four-alarm fire that swept through a 24-unit apartment building on Fitchburg Road have found temporary housing, thanks in large part to support from the community.  Full Story

30 displaced by fire
02/07/2019 09:16 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- "Undetermined, but not suspicious cause," is how Fire Chief Mark Boynton described the findings of the state fire marshal's investigation into Monday night's apartment fire that left 30 people displaced.  Full Story

Townsend apartment building destroyed in 4-alarm fire; 28 residents displaced
02/05/2019 01:57 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Twenty-eight people were displaced after a four-alarm fire ripped through a multi-unit apartment building Monday night. Full Story

Nash. Tech honors Assimakopoulos as top student in Dec.
02/01/2019 02:38 PM EST - WESTFORD -- Sarah Assimakopoulos of Townsend has been selected as a December Student of the Month at Nashoba Valley Technical High School. Full Story