SATURDAY, AUG., 25
Farmers market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pepperell Town Field, Hollis Street.
Rally to Save Our Schools: Attention residents of Pepperell, Ashby, and Townsend: There will be a Rally to Save Our Schools from 3-5 p.m. at the Pepperell Town Field. This event is open to all community members who want to show support for our schools and learn facts about the upcoming override vote.
MONDAY, AUG. 27
Charter Review Commission: 6 p.m., Memorial Hall.
Board of Health: 6:30 p.m., Memorial Hall.
Planning Board: 7 p.m., Memorial Hall.
TUESDAY, AUG. 28
Special Election: polls open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Memorial Hill. Re: school override. Voters to decide whether to approve a permanent Proposition 2 and a half override of $417,728 as supplemental funding for the North Middlesex Regional School District.
Forks over knives
On Sept. 16 from 4 to 6 p.m., there will be a DVD and discussion regarding a new eating lifestyle. This new plan has been known to reverse diabetes, heart disease and obesity as well as improve our quality of life.
The seminar will be held at the West Townsend Reading Room, on Dudley Road in West Townsend. It is completely free and for more information, please call 978-597-8116. -- Carolyn Wisel
The Recycling Center is now charging $1, 2 and $3 for loads of residential debris. Grass clipping and leaves remain free of charge. Please make sure if dumping
SAVE THE DATE
Attention Artists and Crafters
Applications are still being accepted for Townsend Historical Society's 31st Annual Arts and Crafts Fair to be held Sept. 15 and 16 on the Townsend Common. This is a great opportunity to showcase your talents and display your work for visitors to admire and purchase.
There will be music, including Jeff Jam for children and an old fashioned band concert, artist demonstrations, and tempting food for sale, from the grill and from talented local home bakers. The town common offers the character of historic old New England, the perfect fall weekend venue for an arts and crafts fair.
For information and an application form, contact the Townsend Historical Society at 978-597-2106, firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to the Society's website, www.townsendhistoricalsociety.org. Get your application in while there's still time!
There will be a Town Election on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall, for the school override to supplement the FY13 operating budget of the North Middlesex Regional School District.