• State House roundup - 05/26/2015 11:53 AM EDT
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    Townsend resident files criminal complaint after town posts check on website

    05/26/2015 09:48 PM EDT
    TOWNSEND -- A resident whose personal checking account numbers and signature was posted online with materials outlining a town investigation into employee wrongdoing has made a criminal complaint against the town for not redacting the information. 
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    VFW Buddy Poppies available this weekend
    05/22/2015 10:39 AM EDT - The annual distribution of Buddy Poppies by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States has been officially recognized and endorsed by governmental leaders since 1922. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    UPDATE: Forest fire under control in Ayer

    AYER -- More than 40 firefighters from several towns extinguished a 5-acre forest fire off Washington Street on Friday. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Yes, it can happen to you!

    Mock accident drives home the deadly dangers of drinking and driving
    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- A car leaned against a tree in front of The Bromfield School the day before prom. Full Story
    PEPPERELL NEWS
    'It was all about the children'

    A gifted musician and retiring educator leaves his mark
    PEPPERELL -- "Thank you, Kevin." Students past and present joined community members and fellow musicians to celebrate Kevin Tellier. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    HBMS donates to ALS in memory of community member

    05/22/2015 12:53 PM EDT
    TOWNSEND -- Late last summer and into the fall, people across the country stood still for a ceremonious deluge. 
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    VFW Buddy Poppies available this weekend
    05/22/2015 10:39 AM EDT - The annual distribution of Buddy Poppies by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States has been officially recognized and endorsed by governmental leaders since 1922. Full Story

    Teen injured in crash
    05/22/2015 11:15 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com TOWNSEND -- A 17-year-old girl was flown to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester by medical helicopter Monday afternoon after her vehicle struck a tree on Haynes Road, according to fire Capt. Full Story

    Selectmen prepping to discuss complaints against employees
    05/22/2015 10:25 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- The May 26 Board of Selectmen meeting could get interesting. The newest selectman, Gordy Clark, suggested bringing snacks. Full Story

    State: Candidate bio on Facebook page okay
    05/22/2015 10:37 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- Posting the biography of a candidate for selectmen on the Recreation Department Facebook page did not violate campaign finance laws. Full Story

    Artists exhibit, reception planned at Meeting Hall Gallery
    05/22/2015 10:40 AM EDT - TOWNSEND -- An exhibition of watercolor and oil paintings, sculpture and ceramics by Carrin Culotta, Judith Fava and Lee Muir-Haman will be displayed at the Meeting Hall Gallery at the Townsend Library. Full Story

    Four alarms sound at recycling center fire
    05/22/2015 10:42 AM EDT - By Robert Mills MediaNews DEVENS -- Firefighters battled a massive four-alarm fire Sunday night inside a 90,000-square-foot recycling center on Independence Drive, according to reports on Twitter and fire department radio broadcasts. Full Story

    Devens trash fire still smoldering
    05/22/2015 11:45 AM EDT - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- Six million gallons of water have been used to fight a fire at the Devens Recycling Center since Sunday, said Thatcher Kezer, MassDevelopment's senior vice president of Devens, on Tuesday. Full Story

    Townsend police log
    05/22/2015 10:26 AM EDT - MONDAY, May 11 A.M. 5:17, Fitchburg Road, motor-vehicle stop; 6:27, Emery Road, motor-vehicle stop; 6:59, Main Street East, motor-vehicle stop; 8:06, Proctor Road, fire alarm; 9:09, Main Street East, motor-vehicle accident no injury; 9:45, Dudley Road, ambulance call; 11:19, Pierce Road, domestic/family; 11:44, Brookline Road, neighbor/tenant. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    05/22/2015 10:24 AM EDT - Memorial Day ceremony and parades Sunday, May 24 All marching units will assemble at the VFW Park in West Townsend at 1 p. Full Story

    (Gregory Bull/AP)
    Sea lion impaled with spear rescued in Southern California

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A giant sea lion impaled by a homemade spear is recovering at SeaWorld after being rescued just off the Southern California coast. Full Story
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    Judge to determine whether to close Lohan driving case

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge will determine Thursday whether Lindsay Lohan has completed her community service in a reckless driving case and can finally put her Los Angeles court troubles behind her. Full Story
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    Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield reunited?

    'The Amazing Spider-Man' co-stars have been spotted together around L.A. amid reports their romance is back on.