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Townsend board creating commission on disability

06/29/2016 01:25 PM EDT
By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- Tuesday night's Board of Selectmen meeting was brief and straightforward. 
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Who is James Kreidler? And what are his plans for Townsend?
06/23/2016 04:47 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- It would be a bit strange to describe James Kreidler as the "new" town administrator in Townsend since he served as the interim town administrator for more than five months. Full Story

AYER NEWS
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10 Questions: Fighting fires -- and telling a town's history

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashoba valleyvoice.com AYER -- Brendan Hurley, 29, is a full-time firefighter and paramedic for the Ayer Fire Department. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Civil War coming to Harvard

HARVARD -- The town of Harvard will host a living history event on the town common. The 28th Massachusetts Regiment will stage a living history encampment from Friday through Sunday. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Pepperell youth group raises money for PACH

PEPPERELL --On a lovely weekend when most teens were busy having outdoor fun, 14 teens from the Pepperell Christian Fellowship Youth Group gathered for 30 hours of fasting and fundraising for PACH (Pepperell Aid to Community and Home). Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Townsend grads are Nashoba Tech Students of the Month

07/01/2016 09:43 AM EDT
WESTFORD -- Two graduates in the Class of 2016, both from Townsend, were named Students of the Month at Nashoba Valley Technical High School. 
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Lisio named to Townsend FinCom as moderator seeks legal ruling
06/30/2016 02:44 PM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- About a month after four members of Townsend's Finance Committee decided to leave in protest, one of the seats has been filled by Sue Lisio, a former selectman and School Committee member. Full Story

Townsend board creating commission on disability
06/29/2016 01:25 PM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- Tuesday night's Board of Selectmen meeting was brief and straightforward. Full Story

Officials: Townsend blaze sparked by makeshift fire pit
06/29/2016 01:08 PM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND - A Friday afternoon fire that destroyed a barn and a shed on Old Turnpike Road started when embers spread from a homemade outdoor fire pit, according to an investigation by the state fire marshal. Full Story

Fire destroys two outbuildings in Townsend
06/24/2016 05:31 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- A fire tore through two outbuildings on Old Turnpike Road in Townsend Friday afternoon and inflicted "one or two" firefighters with heat exhaustion, officials said. Full Story

After 26 years of service, North Middlesex grad retires from Marine Corps
06/24/2016 10:50 AM EDT - Lt. Col. Joel Poudrier, a former West Townsend resident and 1985 graduate of North Middlesex Regional High School, is retiring from active duty in the Marine Corps after more than 26 years of service. Full Story

Who is James Kreidler? And what are his plans for Townsend?
06/23/2016 04:47 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- It would be a bit strange to describe James Kreidler as the "new" town administrator in Townsend since he served as the interim town administrator for more than five months. Full Story

Betty Mae Tenney uses music to keep Townsend's past in the present
06/20/2016 07:38 AM EDT - By Cheryl A. Cuddahy TOWNSEND -- I had a feeling that Betty Mae Tenney was a special lady who believes it's important for her community to keep its small-town feel, and after speaking with her, I was right. Full Story

North Middlesex on-time and on-budget for fall 2017 opening
06/20/2016 11:08 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- A year after the groundbreaking, a new high school is taking shape beside the building it will replace. Full Story

Kreidler named Townsend's full-time administrator
06/15/2016 09:32 AM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- The Board of Selectmen voted Tuesday to hire interim Town Administrator James Kreidler to the full-time position on a three-year contract. Full Story