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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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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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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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'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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Leominster Market Basket employees rally for Arthur T. Demoulas

Nick Christian 23 of Fitchburg, center, and other Market Basket workers protest outside the Leominster Market Basket today.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Pipeline opponents march in Townsend

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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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Fitchburg mural honors environmentalist Marion Stoddart

For a Fitchburg icon, it is a fitting tribute that will be displayed in perpetuity above the very river she worked her entire life to protect.

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Shirley Oracle

Senate takes up Nashua River

Areas of the Nashua River are one step closer to possible protection as a bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas makes its way through Congress.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Townsend couple to be honored for community work

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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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

Pipeline foes take their fight to streets

The proposed pipeline, carrying up to 2.2 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas, would run from Wright, N.Y. across northern Massachusetts to Dracut.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

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Townsend board OKs contract extension for cable access

Selectmen voted 2-0 to approve a one-year extension of the town's contract with Radio Engineering Associates for delivery and maintenance of government cable television access.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Lowell Sun

Groton given top bond rating; issues $3.8M in bonds

Having improved its bond rating from double A to triple A, town officials took advantage of the situation to borrow $3.8 million to raise money covering expenses for, among other things, construction of the new headquarters being erected by the Groton Electric Light Department.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Townsend gets lesson in animal rescue emergencies

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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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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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Fri Jul 04, 2014

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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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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