Ayer District Court swears-in three probation employees

AYER -- Three Ayer District Court Probation employees were sworn in before an audience of friends, family and colleagues at a courthouse ceremony on Friday, Oct. Full Story
Swastikas, racist graffiti found at Bromfield School

HARVARD -- Police were notified Friday morning that a rock in front of The Bromfield School in Harvard was vandalized with swastikas and other offensive vandalism. Full Story
In Pepperell case, prosecutors press trial for suspended Lowell cop (VIDEO)

AYER -- Prosecutors are refusing to dismiss domestic-violence charges against a suspended Lowell police sergeant, even though the alleged victim -- his wife -- won't testify. Full Story
Three win Voice of Democracy contest

12/01/2016 12:06 PM EST
TOWNSEND -- Three entries were received in the Voice of Democracy Competition co-sponsored by Townsend VFW Post #6538 and its Auxiliary and Pepperell VFW Post #3291. 
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Townsend students win honors in Patriot's Pen essay contest
12/01/2016 12:06 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Townsend VFW Post #6538 and its Auxiliary are pleased to announce the winners in their Patriot's Pen Essay Competition for students in grades six through eight. Full Story

Officials: Townsend police chief has not resigned
11/28/2016 03:00 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- In the space of 12 hours on Wednesday, the Board of Selectmen announced that the town's fourth police chief in 14 months had resigned, and then that he hadn't. Full Story

Townsend church rings in holidays
11/21/2016 08:19 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- The bells were ringing more than once an hour Saturday at New Buildings United Methodist Church. Full Story

Townsend eyes possible veteran, senior housing
11/21/2016 10:01 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- With an 11-acre lot owned by the town available for residential development, local officials hope to be able to serve both senior and newly-returned veterans. Full Story

Townsend church has holiday fair, tours Saturday
11/18/2016 06:38 AM EST - Staff Report TOWNSEND -- Townsend United Methodist Church hosts its annual Holiday Fair and Tours from 9 a. Full Story

COIN receives donation for mental health
11/16/2016 03:17 PM EST - PEPPERELL -- Police Chief David Scott has announced that the Community Outreach Initiative Network (COIN) has received a $22,500 donation from Teenage Anxiety and Depression Solutions (TADS) to fund more hours with the program's mental health clinicians. Full Story

Return to the wild -- it's good for you!
11/04/2016 11:28 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Tim Swanson, 24, is a recent graduate of Unity College with a double major in adventure education and leadership and adventure therapy. Full Story

Townsend welcomes its new postmaster
11/01/2016 01:48 PM EDT - His new staff was there also. They've already gotten to know him because he began working in Townsend at the end of April. Full Story

Townsend plans forum to discuss regional dispatch
10/31/2016 06:52 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- When Robert Eaton became police chief nearly six months ago, he began to assess current issues that the department and community face. Full Story