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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. 
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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
     
    MOST RECENT
    Selectmen fill controversial ConsCom seat in Townsend

    09/23/2014 10:26 PM EDT
    TOWNSEND -- After another town board failed to recommend a new member, the Board of Selectmen stepped up to resolve the problem. 
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    PDs omit info from logs with new law
    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. Full Story

    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

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    Police deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurt

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After a pizza delivery driver was injured in a crash in Portland, Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him. Full Story
    Patti LaBelle party wins cadet-beating suit

    HOUSTON (AP) — A former West Point cadet has lost his multimillion-dollar lawsuit against staff members for R&B singer Patti LaBelle over a beating received while waiting outside a Houston airport terminal for a ride home. Full Story