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A grand gift to the town from the man you can’t see

Attention-shy benefactor boosts Townsend

Townsend Library (John Tlumacki / Globe Staff) Trustee Karin Canfield at Townsend’s new library, donated by Albert Stone.
By Sarah Schweitzer
Globe Staff / November 13, 2009

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People here knew the man drove a silver Jaguar. They knew he lunched four days a week at Cliff’s Cafe, invariably ordering in a barely audible voice: carrot sticks, soup, and a sandwich. On Fridays, he splurged on turkey subs at Townsend Pizza. He lived in the wealthier next-door town of Groton and ran the biggest game in ... (Full article: 1194 words)

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