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    NMRSD officials asked to lower school budget

    03/27/2015 07:32 AM EDT
    TOWNSEND -- In order to bring the school budget in line with the towns' budgets, it can only increase 1. 
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    Bomb hoax briefly closes portion of Route 119
    03/27/2015 11:17 AM EDT - By Hiroko Sato MediaNews GROTON -- A bomb threat hoax prompted police to shut down the downtown briefly on Monday afternoon, sending officers into the street with guns drawn. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    Be on the lookout: water heaters getting bigger

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com LITTLETON -- Consumers might not know that new federal regulations, which will take effect April 16, will increase the size of water heaters. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Upcoming at Harvard Public Library

    Storytimes Infant Storytime ~ Mother Goose on the Loose (no sign-up) - Ages 0 - 2 and up: Mondays & Thursdays at 10:30 Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Shirley board asks pols to push for prison-mitigation funds

    SHIRLEY -- When Sen. James Eldridge and state Rep. Jennifer Benson paid their bi-annual visit to selectmen Monday night, the two legislators heard loud and clear what the board wants them to go to bat for on the town's behalf. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    In plow v. mailbox, plow is the winner

    03/27/2015 11:07 AM EDT
    REGION -- You have seen them. Perhaps you have one. They stand sentry at the end of driveways, mouths open to the elements, spines twisted back into the snow bank. 
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    NMRSD officials asked to lower school budget
    03/27/2015 07:32 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- In order to bring the school budget in line with the towns' budgets, it can only increase 1. Full Story

    NMRHS Scholarship Foundation changes, drive, adds raffles
    03/27/2015 07:32 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The NMRHS Scholarship Committee is making changes to its Annual Scholarship Drive. This year's drive, which still offers opportunities for high school student participation, will not include neighborhood canvassing and collections outside of local businesses. Full Story

    United Way event 'makes a big impact on hunger'
    03/27/2015 07:33 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- Picture more than 80 people wearing hair nets and gloves putting together packages of food. Full Story

    Pepperell resident wins Student Project Award at Roger Williams University
    03/27/2015 07:32 AM EDT - BRISTOL, RI -- The Rhode Island chapter of the American Planning Association recognized Natalie Brough, a Roger Williams University Class of 2014 graduate from Pepperell, and 30 fellow students for their success in creating a comprehensive redevelopment plan for an abandoned manufacturing property, the former site of The Conant Thread Company and Full Story

    Public safety log
    03/27/2015 10:52 AM EDT - MONDAY, March 16 A.M. 1:28, complaint, Tucker Street; 1:58, welfare check, Wheeler Street; 6:14, motor-vehicle stop, Tarbell Street; 7:55, traffic control, Chace Avenue; 11:04, traffic control, Lowell Road and Jersey Street. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    03/27/2015 07:32 AM EDT - BRIEFS Girl Scout Pet Food and Supply Drive Pepperell Girl Scout Troop 11194 is hosting a pet food and supply drive as part of our Bronze Award project. Full Story

    Bomb hoax briefly closes portion of Route 119
    03/27/2015 11:17 AM EDT - By Hiroko Sato MediaNews GROTON -- A bomb threat hoax prompted police to shut down the downtown briefly on Monday afternoon, sending officers into the street with guns drawn. Full Story

    New date for mustang raffle
    03/25/2015 01:25 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- On May 1, at 5 p.m., a brand-new V6 Ford Mustang will be raffled off at Townsend Ford. A festive event, with beverages and light food provided, is on tap. Full Story

    Mustang raffle moved to April
    03/25/2015 01:24 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The drawing for a raffle of a Ford Mustang V8 has been postponed until April. It was originally scheduled for March 27. Full Story

    Police: Idaho man calls 911 a dozen times about bar bill

    POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Police say a northern Idaho man called 911 a dozen times to report being overcharged at a bar and now faces a $1,000 fine and a year in jail. Full Story
    (Antonio Calanni/AP)
    Turin Egyptian Museum gets overhaul of pharaonic proportions

    TURIN, Italy (AP) — For the earliest Egyptologists, a trip to the Egyptian Museum in Turin was considered indispensable. Full Story