• Mass. beefing up security in wake - 10/29/2014 12:39 PM EDT
    A tour of days gone by

    10/17/2014 10:10 AM EDT
    TOWNSEND -- Thick woods crowd the straight path lined with stone walls. Paths jut from the main road every couple of hundred yards. 
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    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. Full Story

    Ayer feline featured in calendar

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- Consider it the culmination of a wonderful life. Full Story
    Selectmen settle article wording heading into STM

    The architects' latest rendition of the restored and renovated Town Hall is shown on the town website, along with the text of Article 4, which includes selectmen's report on the project. Full Story
    Pepperell man taking part in Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk

    Donald Fitzgerald, 43, of Pepperell, is a true superhero. On March 19, 2014, Fitzgerald was diagnosed with ALK+ stage IV lung cancer, a surprising discovery for the nonsmoker. Full Story


    Townsend has $400G free cash heading into winter

    10/28/2014 10:00 PM EDT
    TOWNSEND -- Townsend will most likely have more than $400,000 in free cash. "That will be nice," said Town Administrator Andy Sheehan during the Finance Committee meeting Tuesday. 
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    November nature walks draw attention to proposed gas pipeline route
    10/27/2014 02:49 PM EDT - To draw attention to the lands that would be affected by the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline Northeast Energy Direct project, pipeline opponents across the state will be participating in "November Nature Walks" along the proposed route this Nov. Full Story

    24 brand-new apartments on Turnpike Road
    10/24/2014 07:32 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Rental apartments in Townsend can be hard to find. Turnpike Village will help fill the demand. Full Story

    Siblings partner to create mythology comic
    10/24/2014 10:30 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- He is an accomplished animator and comic artist with cellphone games and industry videos in his portfolio. Full Story

    Trick-or-treating Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.
    10/24/2014 07:31 AM EDT - The Townsend Police Department advises that Halloween will be celebrated in Townsend on Friday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p. Full Story

    FinCom attends annual meeting of town finance committees association
    10/24/2014 07:31 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Members of the Townsend Finance Committee attended the annual meeting of the Association of Town Finance Committees held in Franklin on Oct. Full Story

    'The spirit of Christmas past'
    10/24/2014 07:31 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The Townsend Historical Society will be holding its annual meeting and program on Nov. 2, at 2 p. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    10/24/2014 07:30 AM EDT - Townsend Library Used Book and Craft Sale in November! Friends of the Townsend Library is now accepting donations during library hours. Full Story

    Ladies Night Out returns Nov. 14
    10/24/2014 07:30 AM EDT - Townsend Recreation "Women's Wardrobe" Ladies Night Out is back for the winter season! Call all your friends! Full Story

    Ghouls just want to have fun -- and aid CF Foundation
    10/23/2014 10:35 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Over the past 31 years, the Landi family has been busy fundraising. They and their friends have been in walks, run lemonade stands and tried many ways of raising money to benefit the Massachusetts and Rhode Island branches of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Full Story

    Review: 'Civilization' shoots for the stars

    Our planet isn't in very good shape. The good news, according to "Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth" (2K Games, for the PC, $49. Full Story