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    Applause long and loud for a 'great group'

    06/26/2015 12:25 PM EDT
    TOWNSEND/PEPPERELL -- "Look at us now. We're the big kids." Speaking for all the members of her class, Erin Wilson was one of two student speakers at the Nissitissit Middle School Class of 2015 Celebration Ceremony on June 22. 
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    Hope Community Chorus a labor of love and learning
    06/19/2015 12:09 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- "Where there's life, there's hope. Where there's hope, there's life." The unofficial motto of the Hope Community Chorus guides the senior-led musical group. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    Ayer Shirley Regional freshmen class makes student body history

    AYER -- Just weeks before school ended for the summer, the Ayer-Shirley Regional High School auditorium was filled with people awaiting the start of the first ever talent show, hosted by the class of 2018. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
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    Harvard Public Library
    Storytimes Infant Storytime ~ Mother Goose on the Loose (no sign-up) - Ages 0 - 2 and up: Summer schedule for the Infant Storytime is: Thursdays at 10:30 from July 2 through August 13 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
    PEPPERELL NEWS
    Summer concerts and ice cream socials

    PEPPERELL -- The Pepperell Business Association is looking forward to the 2015 Summer Concert series and Ice Cream Socials. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    Townsend Methodists host July 9 band concert lawn party

    07/03/2015 07:34 AM EDT
    The Townsend United Methodist Church will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band's Thursday evening, July 9, concert on the Townsend Common. 
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    Gunshot victim recovering at home
    07/03/2015 07:34 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- A man injured by a gunshot wound to his left arm has been released from the hospital and is recovering at home from his injuries, said Townsend Police Chief Erving Marshall in a July 1 email. Full Story

    Correction
    07/03/2015 07:34 AM EDT - An article about the June 23 Townsend Board of Selectmen said: In May, Sheehan uploaded a packet of information put together by a selectman that included a copy of a personal check. Full Story

    Townsend family welcomes daughter on Father's Day
    07/03/2015 07:33 AM EDT - CONCORD -- For a Townsend family, Father's Day was made extra special this year as they welcomed their second child, a daughter, born at Emerson Hospital. Full Story

    Public safety log
    07/03/2015 07:33 AM EDT - MONDAY, June 22 A.M. 1:21, Ash Street, suspicious activity; 5:38, Dudley Road, motor-vehicle stop; 5:55, Main Street West, motor-vehicle stop; 6:15, Main Street West, motor-vehicle stop; 7:11, West Meadow Estate Drive, fire alarm; 8:14, Brookline Road, assist citizen; 10:23, Fitchburg Road, ambulance call; 11:21, School Street, suspicious Full Story

    The Posting Board
    07/03/2015 07:33 AM EDT - Arts and Crafts Fair Attention artists, artisans, and crafters! It's time to send in an application for the Townsend Historical Society's 34th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair to be held September 19 and 20. Full Story

    Local farmers markets:
    07/03/2015 07:32 AM EDT - Pepperell, Town Field, Hollis Street Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., runs June through Oct. 3, www.pepperellfarmersmarket. Full Story

    Indian Hill Music
    07/03/2015 07:32 AM EDT - LITTLETON -- Indian Hill Music celebrated 30 years in May, sharing its successes with an anniversary dinner and fundraiser attended by music students, concert-goers and staff that featured Indian Hill's own Big Band. Full Story

    Red, white and blue
    07/03/2015 07:32 AM EDT - By Dianne Bunis Hooray for the red, white and blue! Strawberry, raspberry, whipped cream and blueberry Summer Berry Fan. Full Story

    Farm markets help sustain, connect
    07/03/2015 07:31 AM EDT - Farmers and growers are passionate about their work of supplying local communities with fresh, flavorful, nutritious food. Full Story

    Police: Man breaks into Berlin restaurant, drinks Tabasco

    BERLIN (AP) — A man is in hot water after allegedly stealing a bicycle, pitching it through a Berlin restaurant window, then entering and quaffing half a bottle of Tabasco sauce — telling authorities he was thirsty. Full Story
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    Penn & Teller aim to work their brand of magic on Broadway

    NEW YORK (AP) — Magic doesn't just happen like, well, magic. That's a major message of Penn and Teller, who for 40 years have plied their trade as sassy secularists in the priesthood of magicians, doing everything they can to undermine their brethren's baton-and-black-cape mystique. Full Story
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    Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

    Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.