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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 $239,900 which is roughly $138/per square foot. More Townsend information.

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11 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

Townsend, Mass., says alternate natural-gas routes from Beaver Brook hit their conservation land

When Beaver Brook Association proposed alternative routes for a possible natural gas pipeline coming up from Massachusetts, it did so to ensure that any line would avoid the group's hundreds of acres of preserved conservation land.

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Yesterday | Sentinel & Enterprise

Townsend police find man who was seen 'acting suspiciously'

Police have identified the driver of a Toyota Prius that was allegedly involved in suspicious activity in the area of Timberlee Park on Aug. 10. Police Chief Erving Marshall said the driver was seen in an area where children were playing, "acting suspiciously," according to a statement released by police.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lowell Sun

Townsend planners review bus-company proposal

The Townsend Planning Board had a preliminary review to provide guidance to the owner of a new bus company located at 366 and 368 Main St. "We are under no obligation to do this but we did this as courtesy and guidance for when they come back with the finalized plans," said Chairman Jeffrey R. Peduzzi.

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Ayer businesses join in on the Kinder Morgan pipeline fight

Businesses are taking a stand against a proposed natural gas pipeline planned to run through neighboring towns in the Nashoba Valley.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Townsend Times

Kids Kountry needs your help

For the safety of our playground attendees, it is necessary that the town purchases playground-safe bark mulch to make the landing zones at the appropriate levels.

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Lowell Sun

Firm: Insurance rates won't change if pipeline plan is approved

Among them are a belief the pipeline will decrease the value of any property it passes through and that it will cancel or increase the cost of homeowner's insurance.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Anonymous donor to pay for new Fire Department headquarters in Townsend

"We need the blessing of the board to accept the donation and begin building within the next 12 months," Fire Chief Mark Boynton said.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Anonymous donor to pay for new Fire Department headquarters in Townsend

"We need the blessing of the board to accept the donation and begin building within the next 12 months," Fire Chief Mark Boynton said.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Lowell Sun

Firm: Home-property values won't change if pipeline is OK'd

Among them are a belief the pipeline will decrease the value of any property it passes through and that it will cancel or increase the cost of house insurance.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

Pipeline will likely lower property values but not affect availability of house insurance

PEPPERELL/TOWNSEND -- Residents in Groton, Pepperell and Townsend cite many reasons for opposing the natural-gas pipeline proposed by Kinder Morgan.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Young Fitchburg, Leominster residents playing large role in Market Basket boycott

Many of Market Basket's youngest employees began with part-time jobs that were meant to be a means to make extra cash during high school or college.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Bicyclists against the pipeline make a stop in Townsend

Residents concerned about the proposed Kinder Morgan natural-gas pipeline got some help Monday night from a group of college students who are part of a number of students biking the entire route this summer in opposition of the project.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Legislators are wary of pipeline plan

Since state Rep. Sheila Harrington first learned about a proposed natural-gas pipeline across Massachusetts earlier this year, she's received dozens of calls from constituents.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Townsend couple honored with William E. May Award

The Friends of the Townsend Seniors and the William E. May Endowment Fund Award Committee have named Jane and Ray Jackson as the 2014 William E. May Endowment Fund Award honorees.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Townsend raising funds for playground needs

The Kids Kountry playground was a gift from Albert Stone of Sterilite in 2000. Since then, the Parks and Cemetery Department has mowed the grass, however, no additional funding was ever designated for the yearly upkeep.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Town Meeting unanimous against pipeline in Townsend

Selectmen called a Special Town Meeting after more than 200 citizens signed a petition to vote on a resolution opposing the Tennessee Gas Pipeline proposed by Kinder Morgan Energy Partners.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Lowell Sun

Natural-gas project opponents bring case to state lawmakers

With signs bearing slogans such as "No more crude solutions" and "No fracking way," a few hundred protesters from across Massachusetts brought their message to the Statehouse Wednesday, rallying on the Boston Common to urge their legislators to take a stand against a proposed natural-gas pipeline.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

NMRHS Giving Tree to host July 31 lawn party

The North Middlesex Regional High School Giving Tree project will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band's Thursday, July 31, concert on the Townsend Common.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Longtime COA director set to retire

"It's sad to leave," said Chris Clish, director of the Council on Aging, who will retire at the end of July.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

'Can you hear us now?'

As a group of marchers opposed to a natural-gas pipeline that could cut across the state made a 2.2-mile trek down Route 119 Monday evening, the drivers of dozens of passing cars honked their horns and waved in support.

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