• State House advances - 09/02/2014 12:30 PM EDT
  • Warren opposes casino law - 09/02/2014 12:04 PM EDT
  • Unions split among Dems running for Guv - 09/02/2014 12:02 PM EDT
  • Pro-Grossman - 09/02/2014 10:45 AM EDT
    Unitil raises ire with tree trimming

    08/29/2014 10:15 AM EDT
    TOWNSEND -- Twenty years ago, Townsend resident Karen DiStasio said she planted a tree in her front yard as a Father's Day gift to her husband. 
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    A chat with Jane and Ray Jackson
    08/22/2014 11:49 AM EDT - Part 1 in a multi-part story By M.E. Jones Correspondent TOWNSEND -- Thunder, lightning and heavy rain marked a morning drive to Jane and Ray Jackson's home on Blood Road. Full Story

    FinCom discusses possible budget for ZBA, Planning bds.

    AYER -- The Finance Committee talked about bringing a minimal budget proposal to the Board of Selectmen that would accommodate the operational needs of the Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board. Full Story
    PTO News

    PTO membership and student directory
    The PTO is now accepting membership forms and we hope you will rejoin us this year or join us for the first time. Full Story
    Pepperell keeping PACH's shelves well stocked

    PEPPERELL -- There are many reasons why Pepperell is a great community. Perhaps the greatest is the way we support our neighbors in times of need. Full Story
    Traffic patterns for new high school firmed up

    09/02/2014 02:36 PM EDT
    TOWNSEND -- Every morning and afternoon, hundreds of students, teachers and others arrive and depart from the high school. 
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    Boynton: Lucky to be chief in pivotal time
    08/29/2014 07:33 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- An unusual thing happened at the Board of Selectmen meeting Aug. 12. The room burst into spontaneous applause. Full Story

    Match made in heaven at TCC
    08/29/2014 09:48 AM EDT - By Anne O'Connor Correspondent TOWNSEND -- The newest minister in Townsend and his flock just might be a match made in heaven. Full Story

    Wm. E. May Endowment Fund Award winners
    08/29/2014 10:20 AM EDT - Part 2 of a 3-part series By M.E. Jones Correspondent TOWNSEND -- Ray Jackson, a U.S. Navy submariner veteran who served on the Council on Aging in town for 20 years, was friendly but reserved at first, as he and wife, Jane, sat and talked with this reporter on their front porch. Full Story

    The harvest is in!
    08/29/2014 10:22 AM EDT - It's a hard job, but someone's got to do it. This time of year, Clayton Ayotte is up every morning around 4:30. Full Story

    A message from Chief Marshall
    08/29/2014 07:34 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- With school scheduled to begin Wednesday, Aug. 27, the Townsend Police Department requests that parents and guardians review safety tips, especially with those children beginning at the elementary grade level. Full Story

    Cultural Council seeks funding proposals
    08/29/2014 07:33 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Organizations, schools and individuals can apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community. Full Story

    Townsend Rec upcoming classes
    08/29/2014 07:32 AM EDT - Weight Loss and Wellness Challenge Prizes and cash awarded. Whether you are looking for better health, more energy or to lose weight, these classes will teach you better nutrition for life! Full Story

    Child Find
    08/29/2014 07:31 AM EDT - In accordance with Massachusetts Special Education legislation, the North Middlesex Regional School District is making every effort to identify special needs children who may be entitled to an evaluation and specialized educational services. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    08/29/2014 07:32 AM EDT - Briefs Ballroom Dance Classes Do you love to ballroom dance? Would you like to learn how to ballroom dance? Full Story

    New England's tallest lighthouse sells for $78,000

    YORK, Maine (AP) — New England's tallest lighthouse has been sold for $78,000. A federal government spokeswoman says the General Services Administration has accepted a bid for the Boon Island Light Station off York, Maine. Full Story
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    'Gone Girl,' 'Unbroken' lead drumbeat of fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie took to sifting through "generals. Full Story
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    Cee Lo Green makes controversial comments about rape

    Former 'The Voice’ judge deleted Twitter account temporarily after causing stir by suggesting women must be conscious to be raped.