(SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / ELIZABETH DOBBINS)
Lisio cruises to Townsend selectmen win

Spofford keeps town clerk post
04/25/2017 09:12 AM EDT
TOWNSEND -- Sue Lisio swept the vote for the sole open selectman seat and Town Clerk Kathleen Spofford will keep her position in a narrow victory, according to preliminary election results in Townsend Monday night. 
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Townsend police chief fired (VIDEO)
04/21/2017 11:59 PM EDT -

TOWNSEND -- Police Chief Robert Eaton was fired by the Board of Selectmen on Friday, despite a request from his attorney that a hearing on his conduct be postponed due to Eaton's Full Story

AYER NEWS
VIDEO: Goodbye to The Greatest Show on Earth (VIDEO)

AYER -- Word spread through the railfan community: the circus train would pass through town on April 17. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
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Ducky Wucky Race sparks dreams of world travel

HARVARD -- The Rotary Club is asking the public to answer an important question: Where will you go if you win dinner for two anywhere in the world? Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Upset in Pepperell: Ferolito wins in write-in campaign

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com PEPPERELL -- In a stunning upset, Lisa Ferolito, who resigned as town clerk earlier this month, won a seat on the Board of Selectmen on a write-in campaign. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Prisoner who attacked Townsend officer during escape pleads guilty

04/25/2017 05:58 PM EDT
LOWELL -- Ian Bardwell suffers from bipolar disorder and wasn't thinking clearly when he attacked a Townsend police officer while escaping from police lockup in October, but the "horrifying" details of the attack cannot not be ignored, a judge said Tuesday. 
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Lisio cruises to Townsend selectmen win
04/25/2017 09:12 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Sue Lisio swept the vote for the sole open selectman seat and Town Clerk Kathleen Spofford will keep her position in a narrow victory, according to preliminary election results in Townsend Monday night. Full Story

Townsend police chief fired (VIDEO)
04/21/2017 11:59 PM EDT -

TOWNSEND -- Police Chief Robert Eaton was fired by the Board of Selectmen on Friday, despite a request from his attorney that a hearing on his conduct be postponed due to Eaton's Full Story

Attempt to stop Townsend recall is thwarted
04/19/2017 01:32 PM EDT - Sun Staff Report TOWNSEND -- The recall election will move forward after a Middlesex Superior Court judge denied a selectman's motion on Wednesday. Full Story

Attorney: Charges against Townsend police lieutenant are political blowback
04/18/2017 05:28 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- An attorney representing Mark Giancotti, the Townsend Police Department lieutenant who is currently the officer in charge, argued Tuesday that allegations against him are baseless and may have been politically motivated. Full Story

LIVE: Room packed at Townsend police lieutenant's hearing
04/18/2017 11:41 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- An open hearing on allegations against Townsend Police Lt. Mark Giancotti brought a large crowd in Tuesday morning. Full Story

New North Middlesex Regional takes shape, boasting latest technology (VIDEO)
04/18/2017 01:44 PM EDT -

TOWNSEND -- In the cavernous auditorium, crews in hardhats work on the stage. Hydraulic lifts stand nearby to carry workers to reach the towering walls and ceiling. Wires dangle from high above, awaiting lights still to be installed.  Full Story

Townsend girl's poster helps conservation effort
04/14/2017 10:27 AM EDT - The Townsend Conservation Land Trust (TCLT) is sponsoring a Volunteer Trail Maintenance Day on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a. Full Story

Court ruling on Townsend recall will come next week
04/13/2017 05:16 PM EDT - LOWELL -- A Middlesex Superior Court judge said Thursday that he will decide by the end of next week whether to block a recall election in Townsend. Full Story

Ayer, Townsend get ready for their big Hollywood moment
04/10/2017 01:43 PM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com DEVENS -- Filming on location sounds so romantic: warm sands, exotic animals and a traveling support staff to keep everything moving on budget and on time. Full Story