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Townsend, Massachusetts is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Townsend, MA include 01469, and 01474. The median home price in Townsend is $244,900 which is roughly $135/per square foot. More Townsend information.

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Wednesday Jul 9 | Nashoba Publishing Online

Animals need disaster shelter, too

The picture flashed on the screen is familiar. A man crouched on a second-story porch roof, holding his dog tightly as floodwaters lap against their feet.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Townsend native Gregg Whiting is ready to learn some true grit

Townsend native Gregg Whiting, proprietor of Carrabba's in Tyngsboro, will take part in the Tough Mudder fitness challenge Aug. 23 in Maine.

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Lowell Sun

Townsend native to learn some tough grit

Lone Survivor is the true story of a group of Navy SEALs overtaken by Taliban warriors in the mountains of Afghanistan and the two-day gunbattle that ensued.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

The Posting Board

Attention artists, artisans, and crafters! It's time to send in an application for the Townsend Historical Society's 33rd Annual Arts and Crafts Fair to be held Sept.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Pothier retires after 30 years in district

When Bill Pothier administered one of his last final exams as a North Middlesex Regional High School teacher, there were no number 2 pencils.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Pipeline foes unite to oppose project

Pat Worth stands with her dog in a pasture on her Greenfyre Farm in Royalston as her horses graze near the path of a proposed pipeline.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Nashoba Tech hands out senior awards, scholarships

President's Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence: Mikaela Berthiaume , Alexander Bross , Russell Byron-Kelly , Dana Hopf , Liam Kilbride , Stetson Lacombe , Mua'au P'au , John Santosuosso , Amanda Woods .

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Townsend Times

Townsend student among Unitil scholarship winners

The program was created in 2011 to support students who demonstrate outstanding potential for careers in science, technology, engineering or math.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

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Townsend man found not guilty of motor-vehicle homicide

A jury has cleared a 20-year-old Townsend man of motor-vehicle homicide after Trevor Thompson told police he fell asleep behind the wheel triggering the 2012 crash that killed a popular Concord-Carlisle school bus driver.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Emotions high over shelter, arena at Fitchburg City Council meeting

Emotions ran high Tuesday night as people addressed the City Council on recent events involving the Fitchburg Animal Shelter and the Carmelita Landry Arena.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Townsend trash vote pushed back to fall

The Board of Health will ask residents to vote on whether to adopt lower trash limits at fall's Special Town Meeting, rather than the July 31 Special Town Meeting, as previously suggested.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Children take over Civic Days

Endlessly and effortlessly spinning a hula hoop around her waist at Riverfront Park, Emma Pepin, 8, was the exact picture of what Civic Days Chairwoman Diane Burnette aimed for with Sunday's activities.

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Lowell Sun

Trial set in death bus driver

Gary Garafola was a beloved driver of Concord-Carlisle school bus No. 33 and a devoted driver's ed teacher who helped scores of area children get their licenses.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Townsend Times

The Posting Board

The Friends of the Townsend Seniors are looking for that outstanding individual in the Townsend community who has given of himself or herself to the growth and betterment of the town of Townsend.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Groton Landmark

Pipeline not needed,

Two pioneers in the movement that has sprung up to oppose a proposed natural gas pipeline across Massachusetts spoke in Townsend Saturday, urging residents to fight the project and making their case for why the new infrastructure is unnecessary.

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The Groton Line

House of Representatives Passes Tsongas Bill to Protect Nashua River

June 23, 2014 - Today, the House of Representatives passed a bill authored by Congresswoman Niki Tsongas that would take steps toward protecting the Nashua River.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Overnight blaze leaves Lunenburg barn in ruins

Firefighters had to be cautious working around solar panels on the barn roof, which added weight to the beams and potentially carried electricity, Sullivan said.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Lowell Sun

Townsend board refuses survey permission for pipeline company

Selectmen in Townsend voted unanimously Wednesday to not allow Kinder Morgan Energy Partners to survey town-owned land for a proposed natural-gas pipeline that would stretch across Northern Massachusetts.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Anti-pipeline coalition prepares for first meeting

A coalition of municipalities formed to oppose a proposed natural gas pipeline is gaining steam, with four towns signed on and three more expressing preliminary interest.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Groton Landmark

Pipeline not needed,

Two pioneers in the movement that has sprung up to oppose a proposed natural gas pipeline across Massachusetts spoke in Townsend Saturday, urging residents to fight the project and making their case for why the new infrastructure is unnecessary.

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