Townsend's Fales named Nashoba student of month

12/14/2018 03:13 PM EST
WESTFORD -- Amanda Fales of Townsend has been selected as a November Student of the Month at Nashoba Valley Technical High School. 
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100 years' worth of gratitude
11/16/2018 03:16 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Like more than 10,000 other cities and towns across America, Townsend honored its veterans this weekend in a celebration that was extra-meaningful in that it is the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day. Full Story

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Settled a small claims case? You may get a review

AYER -- Ayer District Court will soon be sending out notices to more that 800 people who have been the defendant in a small claims case. 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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Voters OK new fire truck

PEPPERELL -- Residents voted overwhelmingly to approve a tax increase for a new ladder truck for the town's fire department in Monday's special referendum. Full Story
 
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Townsend's Fales named Nashoba student of month

12/14/2018 03:13 PM EST
WESTFORD -- Amanda Fales of Townsend has been selected as a November Student of the Month at Nashoba Valley Technical High School. 
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Townsend family teams up with inmates to train service dogs for vets
12/14/2018 03:13 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Can the comfort of a single dog bring wider appeal to more than just its owner? It's paws-ible. Evelyn is a yellow Lab puppy who lives part-time and temporarily at MCI Shirley's medium security facility, bringing companionship to her incarcerated handler as well as joy to a local family before beginning work as a guide.  Full Story

PARENTS FLUNK GRADE CHANGES
12/14/2018 02:59 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Following pushback from parents from the North Middlesex Regional School District's three towns, Superintendent Brad Morgan said he is not likely to recommend a school restructuring plan that would send all fifth- and sixth-grade students to Hawthorne Brook Middle School in Townsend and seventh- and eighth-grade students to Nissitissit Middle School in Pepperell.  Full Story

Townsend family teams up with inmates to train service dogs for vets
12/10/2018 08:15 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- Can the comfort of a single dog bring wider appeal to more than just its owner? It's paws-ible. Evelyn is a yellow Lab puppy who lives part-time and temporarily at MCI Shirley's medium security facility, bringing companionship to her incarcerated handler as well as joy to a local family before beginning work as a guide.  Full Story

Hannaford supports Conservation Land Trust
12/07/2018 01:58 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Townsend Conservation Land Trust, a non-profit committed to the preservation and stewardship of open space in Townsend, has been selected again as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program. Full Story

100 years' worth of gratitude
11/16/2018 03:16 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Like more than 10,000 other cities and towns across America, Townsend honored its veterans this weekend in a celebration that was extra-meaningful in that it is the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day. Full Story

Veterans to be honored at ceremony
11/09/2018 02:15 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Townsend VFW Post No. 6538 and its Auxiliary and American Legion Post No. 199 and its Ladies Auxiliary will honor all veterans who currently serve in the military and all veterans of earlier generations, including those who paid the ultimate sacrifice to maintain our country's freedom, at a Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday, Nov. Full Story

VFW, auxiliary to help Santa Claus
11/09/2018 02:12 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Townsend Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6538 and its auxiliary will once again sponsor the Christmas Eve Santa Claus program as part of its community service and youth activities programs. Full Story

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of signing of Armistice
11/02/2018 03:05 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Join the Townsend Historical Society in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice ending World War I. Full Story

Townsend teen injured in fireworks accident
10/26/2018 12:20 PM EDT - Staff Report TOWNSEND -- A teenager suffered a traumatic lower-arm injury in a fireworks explosion on Ryan Road Thursday night, according to police. Full Story