The sale of a lifetime

09/14/2014 08:34 AM EDT
TOWNSEND -- It took Roy Shepherd a lifetime to collect his cars, fire trucks, shovels and farm equipment. 
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Townsend family's treasure trove of memories to go on sale
09/08/2014 12:48 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Those who came to know Roy Shepherd knew him as a member of the local Fire Department and head of its ambulance department, as a businessman, and the driving force behind the library on Dudley Road. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Finance Comm. concerned about unpaid premiums

AYER -- The Finance Committee met Sept. 10 to start planning the fiscal 2016 budget calendar. Chairman Scott Houde talked about the management letter presented by Town Auditor James Giusti at the last Board of Selectmen meeting. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Friends of the Council on Aging to name November '60 plus' month

HARVARD -- The Council on Aging met with the Friends of the Council on Aging Monday to discuss upcoming fundraising events and ideas. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
PDs omit info from logs with new law

Redact incidents of domestic violence
Part 1 in a series By M.E. Jones Correspondent SHIRLEY -- Police logs record basic information, from phone calls that come through dispatch every day to walk-in police station visits, typically categorizing each incident under headers ranging from animal complaints to road hazards to serious crimes. Full Story
 
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PDs omit info from logs with new law

Redact incidents of domestic violence
09/19/2014 07:32 AM EDT
Part 1 in a series By M.E. Jones Correspondent SHIRLEY -- Police logs record basic information, from phone calls that come through dispatch every day to walk-in police station visits, typically categorizing each incident under headers ranging from animal complaints to road hazards to serious crimes. 
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Fundraiser to support local musicians
09/19/2014 07:32 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The road to becoming a good musician is long -- requiring years of practice and training. Full Story

Townsend police log
09/19/2014 07:32 AM EDT - MONDAY, Sept. 1 A.M. 12:13, Dudley Road, suspicious activity; 12:19 Dudley Road, suspicious activity; 12:34, Walnut Street, ambulance call; 12:48, Emery Road, noise complaint; 1:10. Full Story

The Elegant Chef
09/19/2014 07:31 AM EDT - Culinary Arts department chef Fran Zentgraf, in his fourth year at Nashoba Valley Technical High School, said he ". Full Story

The Posting Board
09/19/2014 07:32 AM EDT - Tables available for VFW yard sale/flea market The Townsend VFW Post 6538 Ladies Auxiliary will hold a yard sale/flea market at the 491 Main St. Full Story

Question of
09/18/2014 11:24 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- In a discussion involving everything from sidewalks to capital improvements, the selectmen worked on identifying and prioritizing fiscal 2015 goals with the town administrator. Full Story

Townsend board works on mapping goals
09/16/2014 09:34 PM EDT - By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@pub.com TOWNSEND -- In a discussion involving everything from sidewalks to capital improvements, selectmen worked on identifying and prioritizing fiscal 2015 goals with the town administrator Tuesday night. Full Story

POWs, MIAs to be remembered Friday
09/16/2014 04:54 PM EDT - TOWNSEND -- At every Veterans of Foreign Wars meeting, one question is asked three times -- does anyone know a vet or family member in need? Full Story

Bidders come from far and near for Shepherd auction
09/16/2014 11:08 AM EDT - By Katina Caraganis MediaNews TOWNSEND -- Nearly 2,000 lots of former resident Roy Shepherd's treasures sold in a matter of hours Saturday afternoon, according to his son, Gary Shepherd. Full Story

A house that became a home
09/12/2014 10:56 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Not all that many people live in one place for 25 years. When that place is a senior housing community, 25 years of residence is even more unusual. Full Story

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The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story