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Call/Volunteer Firefighters4 from Townsend graduate

07/05/2019 11:30 AM EDT
STOW —State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Deputy Director Joseph Klucznik presented certificates of completion to members of the Call/Volunteer Recruit Firefighter Training Class #77. 
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LaPlante parole sentence stands
06/14/2019 02:13 PM EDT - BOSTON —Daniel LaPlante, convicted in the murder of a pregnant woman and her two children over 30 years ago, will officially have to serve 45 years of prison time before he is offered a chance of parole. Full Story

AYER NEWS
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Nashoba valleyTowns come prepared

With rising chemical levels reported, towns reiterate treatment options
AYER — Over a year after first discovering traces of chemical compounds in public water wells, the town is coming closer to buckling down and removing the chemicals from public drinking water. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
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
PEPPERELL NEWS
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PEPPERELLNew water plant targets iron, manganese levels

PEPPERELL — With concerns of chemical levels rising in two local water pumps, the town is looking to build a filtration plant at the end of Bemis Road. Full Story
 
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Townsend Military BandGiving Tree hosts concert party

07/12/2019 11:26 AM EDT
TOWNSEND — The North Middlesex Regional High School Giving Tree will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band's Thursday, July 18, concert on the Townsend Common. 
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For graduation volunteer, it's all about the kids
07/05/2019 11:33 AM EDT - TOWNSEND — On June 7, 181 teens marched to "Pomp and Circumstance" and took in the last 12 years of public education one last time before graduating North Middlesex Regional High School. Full Story

Military Band set to perform on July 11
07/05/2019 11:32 AM EDT - TOWNSEND —The New Beginnings United Methodist Church will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band's Thursday, July 11 concert on the Townsend Common. Full Story

4 from Townsend graduate
07/05/2019 11:30 AM EDT - STOW —State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Deputy Director Joseph Klucznik presented certificates of completion to members of the Call/Volunteer Recruit Firefighter Training Class #77. Full Story

Military Band to perform June 20
06/14/2019 02:36 PM EDT - TOWNSEND — The Townsend Community Couples Club will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band's Thursday, June 20, concert on the Townsend Common. Full Story

Contest winners to be honored
06/14/2019 02:30 PM EDT - TOWNSEND — The VFW Auxiliary to Townsend Post No. 6538 will honor the winners in three of its youth contests at an Open House and Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 17, atthe Townsend VFW function hall, 491 Main St,, West Townsend. Full Story

Pavement plans go to the ballot
06/14/2019 02:26 PM EDT - TOWNSEND — Voters will head to the polls Tuesday for a special referendumm on the establishment of a plan to fix local roads for the right price at the right time. Full Story

LaPlante parole sentence stands
06/14/2019 02:13 PM EDT - BOSTON —Daniel LaPlante, convicted in the murder of a pregnant woman and her two children over 30 years ago, will officially have to serve 45 years of prison time before he is offered a chance of parole. Full Story

Graduating to chart new course, he's determined to teach
06/05/2019 09:08 AM EDT - LOWELL —With a bachelor's degree in hand and graduate studies ahead, Neil Oliveria speaks about his future with the hope you might expect from someone who was just awarded his diploma last month from UMass Lowell. Full Story

Military Band performs June 13
06/07/2019 02:16 PM EDT - TOWNSEND —The Town-send Congregational Church, UCC, will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band's June 13 concert on the Townsend Common. Full Story