• State House advances for next week - 11/21/2014 05:11 PM EST
  • Big Dig keeps - 11/21/2014 03:05 PM EST
    Townsend's Profit to end 34-year police career

    11/18/2014 07:14 AM EST
    TOWNSEND -- Deputy Police Chief David Profit will take a new job at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, at the end of the month, ending a 34-year police career in the town where he was born and brought up. 
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    Say 'thank you,' it means so much
    11/14/2014 10:35 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- Veterans Day is a day to remember those who served our country, both those who returned and those who did not. Full Story

    JBOS: All parties to gather on Dec. 18

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com SHIRLEY -- On Dec. 18, the Joint Boards of Selectmen will live up to its name. Full Story
    Hannaford closure big impact on Loaves & Fishes

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- The Hannaford closure, which will happen at the end of January, is going to hit Loaves and Fishes hard. Full Story
    Time is now to think about July 4

    PEPPERELL -- Last year, the magic number needed to fund the Fourth of July parade and fireworks was $32,000. Full Story
    Lucky break for unlucky shepherd

    11/21/2014 10:32 AM EST
    TOWNSEND -- Autumn is a lucky unlucky dog. Seeing the young German Shepherd mooching treats and nuzzling her caretaker, you might not know that a month earlier she was on the brink of death. 
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    Voices raised to stop gas pipeline
    11/21/2014 10:35 AM EST - By Katina Caraganis MediaNews FITCHBURG -- They came from across New England, filling the auditorium at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School with a single goal: Stopping Kinder Morgan from building a natural-gas pipeline through their communities. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    11/21/2014 07:31 AM EST - Briefs The Friends are still looking for a few more Sunday sponsors! The library will be open on Sundays from 1-5 p. Full Story

    Klimkiewicz: Level-service Tech budget doubtful
    11/20/2014 01:22 PM EST - WESTFORD -- In anticipation of the district's budget formulation process for fiscal 2016, Nashoba Valley Technical School Superintendent Judith Klimkiewicz has laid the groundwork for staff meetings on the subject. Full Story

    Townsend selectmen chair calls for return to decorum
    11/18/2014 11:16 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- The chairwoman did not like what she heard around town. "I've heard from a couple of people in town that their perception is that our meetings are, what one said, kind of a free-for-all," said Susan Lisio. Full Story

    Awaiting surgery, family starts fund for travel costs
    11/18/2014 12:10 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Bill Biswanger knew he might have a problem with his heart. His own father died at a young age, mid 40s, said Biswanger's daughter Sandy Oser. Full Story

    Water Dept. meter project nearly complete
    11/17/2014 02:48 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- The new interfaces installed on water meters across most of Townsend will make the meter-reading process faster and more accurate. Full Story

    Say 'thank you,' it means so much
    11/14/2014 10:35 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- Veterans Day is a day to remember those who served our country, both those who returned and those who did not. Full Story

    Threat brings parents to SC
    11/14/2014 07:33 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- Nearly 50 parents and family members, school administrators and police officials attended a meeting Monday to address concerns raised after a student's threat on Instagram to bring weapons into school became known last week. Full Story

    Pipeline hearings on hold; more routes considered
    11/14/2014 07:32 AM EST - By Chelsea Feinstein MediaNews Kinder Morgan Energy Partners has postponed 12 open houses that were scheduled for November and December in order to allow stakeholders time to consider additional information about the company's proposal for a natural-gas pipeline, including altermative routes the company is considering. Full Story

    Iowa woman locked up after locked out of home

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police say an Iowa woman who was locked out of her apartment has been locked up after officers who helped her regain entry found pot plants and drug paraphernalia inside. Full Story
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    Foxwoods Resort postpones Bill Cosby appearance

    NEW YORK (AP) — Foxwoods Resort Casino says it has indefinitely postponed Bill Cosby's concert appearance that was scheduled for January. Full Story