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Donate here to help support The Independent. Thank you!

| April 1, 2020

We appreciate your support during this current crisis that has negatively impacted the revenue stream of the newspaper. Any donations to see us through will be appreciated! 

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$5 Meals Go Toward Helping Neighbors

$5 Meals Go Toward Helping Neighbors

| May 28, 2020

May 13, 2020 By Kayla Voigt Stevie Dembro, owner of Stevie’s Back Road Cafe in Hudson, knows what it’s like to be down on your luck. “I come from the inner city projects. I know what it’s like to not have a meal. I know what it’s like to not eat,” he said in a […]

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Proposed expansion of hunting  at Refuge

Proposed expansion of hunting at Refuge

| May 18, 2020

by Ann NeedleThe federal government has proposed opening up more hunting opportunities at its wildlife refuges, which would include the Assabet River and other nearby National Wildlife Refuges. Residents have until May 22 to voice their opinion to the U.S. government. Sponsored by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the plan for the Assabet River […]

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Stow Police Chief relieved of duties

| April 19, 2020

From the town of Stow: On Saturday, April 18, 2020, representatives of the State Police met with Stow Police Chief Ralph “Rusty” Marino at the Stow police department. After that meeting, Chief Marino placed himself on indefinite administrative leave and named Sgt. Darren Thraen as Acting Chief. Chief Marino has been relieved of all duties. […]

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8 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Stow as of April 10

| April 13, 2020

COVID-19 Stow Board of Health Report Week ending 4/10/20:The laboratory confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Town of Stow is 8 as of 4/10/20. The Board of Health receives this information from the Massachusetts Department of Public (MDPH). As testing becomes more available and more individuals get tested it is likely the number of positive […]

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Summary of Veracka investigation released

| April 8, 2020

PLEASE NOTE: The School Committee will be accepting questions and comments from residents through 5pm TODAY – Wed. April 8. Residents will not be able to participate live in the ZOOM conference app. Please see the bottom paragraphs for more information. April 8, 2020 By Natasha DonOn November 26, 2019 Attorney Tim Norris of Norris, […]

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Confirmed Covid-19 case in Stow

| April 4, 2020

One confirmed Covid-19 case in Stow. See more info from the Stow Board of Health athttps://www.stow-ma.gov/board-health/pages/covid-19-coronavirusinformation-updated-4220

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Have you seen this week’s edition?

Have you seen this week’s edition?

| March 19, 2020

March 18: Did you miss this week’s issue? Stay on top of the Stow/Bolton/Nashoba School news without having to leave your house! Subscribe for home delivery at www.stowindependent.com/subscription-payments You can also purchase a copy at Russell’s in Stow (and Maynard), Colonial Spirits at Stow Plaza, Emma’s Café, Country Cupboard in Bolton, Bolton Orchards, Stowbrook Gulf, […]

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Minuteman High School closed through March 20

| March 13, 2020

Minuteman High School Closed Through March 20 Due to Coronavirus Concerns LEXINGTON — Friday, March 13, 2020 — Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical High School will be closed through Friday, March 20, due to ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, joining numerous other school districts in the region that have cancelled classes as a precautionary measure. This afternoon, […]

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Nashoba schools closed for 2 weeks

| March 13, 2020

To: NRSD Families and Faculty From: Brooke Clenchy, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Todd Maguire, Assistant Superintendent of Schools Date: March 13, 2020 Re: COVID-19 Update (6) Dear Nashoba Families: Since our communication yesterday, the NRSD administration took part in a conference call with the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the MA Department […]

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