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Recallers want Townsend to pay their legal fees

Group seeks to re-open court fight to take down two selectmen
08/18/2017 11:23 AM EDT
TOWNSEND -- Residents who sought a recall of two selectmen earlier this year appear to be continuing the fight months after courts blocked their efforts, hoping to appeal the decision again -- and get the town to cover their tens of thousands of dollars in legal expenses. 
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Lemon cakes cause newest Townsend spat
08/06/2017 01:26 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- A new battleground has emerged in a town that has seen intense strife in the past two years: baked goods. Full Story

AYER NEWS
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Bull shot dead in Littleton after five days on run

LITTLETON -- The bull on the lam for nearly five days after being purchased at a Littleton livestock auction was shot and killed Sunday night. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Water weeds, you've met your match

Rick Dickson patrols to keep Harvard pond clear
Editor's note: This is the latest in The Sun's "Be a Volunteer" series, focusing on people who join community nonprofits. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
A musical summer for teen singer

PEPPERELL -- Sixteen-year-old Paige Davis has had an unusual summer for a high school student -- she spent her time opening at various country music festivals around New England. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Townsend EMT wins scholarship

08/18/2017 12:07 PM EDT
TOWNSEND -- Eric Modica, an EMT with the Boston MedFlight and a Firefighter/EMT with Townsend Fire has been awarded a ZOLL EMT Scholarship to become a certified paramedic. 
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Housing rehab grant to help 15 homeowners
08/18/2017 12:41 PM EDT - Thanks to a grant awarded in August, 15 homes in Shirley will be made healthier and safer. Full Story

Recallers want Townsend to pay their legal fees
08/18/2017 11:23 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Residents who sought a recall of two selectmen earlier this year appear to be continuing the fight months after courts blocked their efforts, hoping to appeal the decision again -- and get the town to cover their tens of thousands of dollars in legal expenses. Full Story

Deadline nears for Arts & Crafts Fair in Townsend
08/11/2017 11:57 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The Townsend Historical Society wants to remind you that time is drawing near for the 36th annual Arts & Craft Fair On the Common, Sept. Full Story

Townsend Water Department sues town
08/10/2017 11:01 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The Water Department has filed a lawsuit against the town itself, alleging that the Board of Selectmen and town administrator are improperly attempting to exercise control over the department. Full Story

Arsenault will direct Townsend Military Band's Thursday concert
08/06/2017 01:25 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Ken Arsenault, former Hawthorne Brook Middle School Band Director, will be conducting the Townsend Military Band in its Thursday, Aug. Full Story

Lemon cakes cause newest Townsend spat
08/06/2017 01:26 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- A new battleground has emerged in a town that has seen intense strife in the past two years: baked goods. Full Story

Alice Struthers, an anchor of Townsend Harbor, is May Endowment honoree
08/04/2017 11:38 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Long before it was the thing to do, Alice Avery Struthers recycled. Full Story

TOWNS GET STRICT ON STORMWATER
07/28/2017 02:41 PM EDT - It is a common sight: murky water rushing down the side of a road during a downpour, usually finding its way into a storm drain. Full Story

Townsend police will host first National Night Out
07/28/2017 11:56 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The police department will be hosting its first National Night Out on Tuesday, joining a movement to bring the community together with its officers in a peaceful and family-friendly way. Full Story