King appeals Townsend recall ruling

05/23/2017 09:52 AM EDT
TOWNSEND -- Selectman Cindy King has asked the state Appeals Court to intervene and block a coming recall election against her, challenging a Middlesex Superior Court decision last month that allowed the recall to proceed. 
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Townsend interim chief hopes to move past politics
05/01/2017 08:20 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- As the fifth person to lead the department in less than two years, newly hired Townsend interim Police Chief Rick Bailey is well aware of the tension that has enveloped the town in recent months. Full Story

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Group will explore bike lanes in Ayer - in a meeting on 2 wheels

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Does the thought of sitting through another meeting leave you twitchy, just dying to get outside and breath? Full Story
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For peach growers, oh so sweet (VIDEO)

After bad 2016, area farms see makings of strong season
Vibrant pink flowers have blossomed on peach trees in orchards across the commonwealth. Full Story
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Pepperell Scout attains Eagle rank

PEPPERELL -- Boy Scout Troop 13 honored Thomas White at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor held on April 23 at the VFW in Pepperell. Full Story
 
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King appeals Townsend recall ruling

05/23/2017 09:52 AM EDT
TOWNSEND -- Selectman Cindy King has asked the state Appeals Court to intervene and block a coming recall election against her, challenging a Middlesex Superior Court decision last month that allowed the recall to proceed. 
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Squannacook River Rail Trail raising funds and awareness
05/22/2017 12:05 PM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- Thanks to a cadre of passionate volunteers, a new rail trail is closer to being built. Full Story

Nominees sought for Townsend's William E. May award
05/17/2017 02:56 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- It's William E. May Endowment Award nomination time! Peter Buxton, President of the Friends of the Townsend Seniors and Susan Gerken of the William E May Endowment Fund Award Committee are encouraging people to nominate an outstanding individual or individuals in the Townsend community for this year's 2017 honoree. Full Story

Yard sales are town-wide in Townsend June 3
05/15/2017 09:20 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The 2nd Annual Town Wide Yard Sale in Townsend will take place on June 3. The rain date is June 4. Full Story

Ward Clark knows and loves movies.
05/05/2017 10:21 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com TOWNSEND -- Over the past year, Ward Clark has requested over 3,000 items from the library. Full Story

Townsend interim chief hopes to move past politics
05/01/2017 08:20 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- As the fifth person to lead the department in less than two years, newly hired Townsend interim Police Chief Rick Bailey is well aware of the tension that has enveloped the town in recent months. Full Story

Five school projects on regional Town Meeting warrants
04/28/2017 10:23 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com Building repairs and approval for an artificial turf field will be on the warrant for Town Meetings in Townsend, Pepperell and Ashby. Full Story

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. Full Story

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