New coif means hair for an ill child

12/19/2014 11:54 AM EST
TOWNSEND -- When Ava Rousseau decided to cut her hair and donate it, her oldest sister was surprised. 
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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. Full Story

AYER NEWS
1,100 toys and counting in Ayer police toy drive

By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER -- If you walked into the Ayer Police Department early Friday morning, you would think you'd arrived at a toy store. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Littleton Road affordable housing causes fireworks

By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Emotions ran high during the discussion of the 166 Littleton Road property at the Planning Board meeting on Monday. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
Holiday Night is tonight at NMRHS

Holiday Night will be held tonight, from 6-7:30 p.m. at North Middlesex Regional High School, in Cafeteria B (entrance in back circle). Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Gingerbread houses a holiday tradition

12/19/2014 11:56 AM EST
TOWNSEND -- Making a gingerbread house is time-honored holiday tradition. Making more than 50 gingerbread houses is a more recent tradition at the library. 
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Holiday Night is tonight at NMRHS
12/19/2014 11:57 AM EST - Holiday Night will be held tonight, from 6-7:30 p.m. at North Middlesex Regional High School, in Cafeteria B (entrance in back circle). Full Story

Psychiatric treatment hospital proposed for Devens
12/19/2014 11:55 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- The shortage of Central Massachusetts mental-health treatment options might soon get a shot in the arm. Full Story

The Posting Board
12/19/2014 07:36 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

Bumper crop of Toys for Tots
12/17/2014 05:52 PM EST - TOWNSEND -- Thanks to the folks who pass by the Harbor Mall and take the time to read the signs, Toys for Tots has more presents than ever from the community to give to needy children. Full Story

Giving locally, regionally and internationally
12/12/2014 10:38 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- "When you're doing good, good comes," Ray Kane said. "The other day someone handed us a $100 bill. Full Story

NMRSD could face 27% cut in aid
12/12/2014 10:36 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- In a regional school district, distance counts. In Massachusetts, regional districts receive aid money from the state for transportation cost. Full Story

Nashoba Tech joins effort to oppose aid cut
12/12/2014 10:49 AM EST - GROTON -- Disapproving of a move by Gov. Deval Patrick to cut state funding for school transportation, the Nashoba Valley Technical School Committee voted to support an effort by the Massachusetts Association of Regional Schools to challenge the decision. Full Story

Couples Club gives $500 to Historical Society
12/12/2014 10:37 AM EST - TOWNSEND -- The Townsend Historical Society received a $500 donation from the Townsend Community Couples Club. Full Story

The Posting Board
12/12/2014 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

Man without use of arms facing gun charge released

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man who can't use his arms because of a spinal condition but faces a gun possession charge has been released from a New Jersey jail without having to pay bail. Full Story
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9 films advance in Oscars shortlist for best foreign film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nine features that will advance to the next round of voting. Full Story