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townsman

1. an inhabitant of a town
2. a person from the same town as oneself
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He bowed courteously to the communicative townsman, and whispering a few words to his Indian attendant, they both made their way through the crowd.
In one, a friend grabs, swigs and slams a whisky glass, yanking the reader's eyes across the page and highlighting the townsman's violence toward the leader, feeble in the village that he, supposedly, rules.
Along with the Eagle-Tribune, she is regional publisher of the Salem News, Daily News of Newburyport, Gloucester Daily Times, as well as the weekly Andover Townsman, Haverhill Gazette, Derry News and Carriage Towne News.
When Kennett sets out to capture the Ivy gang, the situation gets wildly out of hand; and whilst surviving an ambush and preventing a lynching, he is caught up in another facet of local crime and has to kill a townsman. In author Corba Sunman's western novel "Black Horse Creek", the sheriff's life is always on the line, and even though he's cut up, shot up, and worried about the woman he loves and intends to marry, he is determined to beat the odds, stay alive, and due his duty.
Taste of Iceland in Boston is presented by Iceland Naturally in cooperation with, Blue Lagoon, Brennivin, Iceland Airwaves, Icelandair, Icelandic Glacial, Icelandic Provisions Promote Iceland, Olger[eth]in Egill Skallagrimsson, Reyka Vodka, Visit Reykjavik, Beat Brasserie, The Brattle Theatre, BSA Space, Paradise Rock Club, Stockfish Film Festival, Townsman, WBUR and WERS.
Respected townsman Mr John Burgess was laid to rest in Cambusnethan Cemetery.
Don grew up and still resides in Andover, MA he has had a passion for drawing comics his entire life starting his first newspaper comic in 1998 running in the Andover Townsman for more than ten years.
Based on Edward Knoblock s 1911 play and adapting Alexander Borodin's lushly romantic melodies, the 1954 Tony Award-winning musical set in ancient Baghdad follows the twists and turns of kismet-or fate--as its protagonist, The Poet, morphs from hapless beggar flogging his "rhymes, fine rhymes" on the street to well-to-do townsman. Staged by Edward Stebbing, with music direction by pianist Rebecca Klassen-Wiebe, the four-show run at Winnipeg's intimate Le Theatre Cercle Moliere (May) featured a live four-piece orchestra, as well as imaginative choreography by Odette Heyn performed by graduates of The School of Contemporary Dancers.
Meanwhile, Landreaux is pursued by a vengeful townsman who begins digging around for information, suspecting a cover-up on the day of the accident.
According to a news story in The Andover Townsman newspaper, the district's school committee said Berman has "strong communication skills, experience in special education and (an) ability to foster collaboration throughout" the Andover community, which is about 24 miles north of Boston.
He was serving with the Royal Scots at Givenchy-les-la-Bassee when his comrade and fellow Carluke townsman Lieutenant James Martin was injured by a mine just yards from the enemy lines.
Townsman (7) LAST WEEK'S SOLUTION: Across - 1 Acting the fool; 10 Pixie; 11 Love letter; 13 Shampoo; 15 Rotterdam; 16 Larva; 17 Prowess; 19 Err; 20 Sparkish; 21 Prolific; 24 Rue; 25 Reddish; 26 Gamin; 27 Equivocal; 30 Drainer; 31 Atmosphere; 33 Mecca; 34 Articled clerk.