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Town Crier: Montclair drinks, music fest draws diverse crowd

A woman on stilts walked up to a bar …. It sounds like a joke, but it’s true. Montclair’s Beer, Wine & Music Festival attracted quite the eclectic crowd last weekend — stilt walkers, bubble blowers, ... read more

One California newspaper’s route to survival is an innovative ‘membership plan’

At the checkout of a local grocery, the Idyllwild Town Crier called out to me, hot off the press for the bargain price of $1. At 16 broadsheet pages the week I visited, the paper struck me as ... read more

Long-time Geelong town crier Andrew Shears remembered

LONG-TIME Geelong town crier Andrew Shears has been remembered as a popular figure in the city’s tapestry. Mr Shears, who was Geelong’s town crier for more than a quarter of a century, died at the ... read more

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Summer's here and we're all giddy!

Fun in the sun? Originally we had a rainy forecast for the weekend, but this morning the weatherman was like the Town Crier, happy to report that the rain and storms will stay at bay until late ... read more

Celebration to include pageant, parade, fireworks

A town crier at a previous Town Meeting rings his bell. JERSEY SHORE — The 59th Annual Jersey Shore Town Meeting celebration will be held from June 29 through July 6, at the recreation field along ... read more

Tributes to Barnstaple’s town tour guide Tom Evans

Tributes have been paid to one of Barnstaple’s much-loved characters, tour guide and unofficial town crier Tom Evans. Tom died on Sunday (June 23) at the age of 66 after a long battle with illness. He ... read more

Crime on the rise in Los Altos

On day 169 of this year (Monday, the Town Crier’s press deadline), authorities disclosed 223 total property crimes. That comes out to 1.3 property crimes per day. Statistics show an increase in two ... read more

Town Crier community meetings June 24-30

— Salisbury Public Art Committee, 11:30 am-1 pm at One Water Street. — Salisbury Elks Lodge bingo, 508 S. Main St. Early games 5 pm, regular bingo 7 pm, 704-798-8168. — Salisbury-Rowan Board of ... read more

Community rallies around Campbellford’s ‘town crier’ who faces double-lung transplant

Campbellford is rallying together to raise funds for a local man. Tom Kerr, known as the "town crier" of Campbellford, was born and raised in the small town east of Peterborough and has been a part of ... read more

DAVID CARROLL: Confessions of a Newspaper Addict

“He’s probably hoping there are some fries wrapped up in that paper.” So yes, I’m hooked on the Daily Bugle and the Weekly Town Crier. I give full credit to my parents. They were not highly educated ... read more

Oyez, Martin’s still the talk of the town after 35 years as Shrewsbury's town crier

It was 35 years ago that Martin Woods pulled on the town crier regalia, picked up the bell and first boomed “hear ye! hear ye!” before reading off a proclamation to the people of Shrewsbury. Being ... read more

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