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Annual Town Meeting passes most articles

Annual Town Meeting passes most articles

| July 11, 2020

July 11, 2020 By Ann Needle Saturday’s hot and humid Annual Town Meeting rejected only one item out of over 60 Articles, in a session running more than four hours. About 150 residents opened the meeting, dwindling to about 90 later on, with the audience split almost evenly between indoor and outdoor venues at Center […]

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TOWN MEETING IS ON FOR SATURDAY, JULY 11

| July 10, 2020

Stow’s Annual Town Meeting is going forward as scheduled (9:00 a.m., Saturday, 7/11) at Center School, 403 Great Road, Stow, MA. While the weather forecast is not ideal, it is not as horrible as we originally thought. We feel we can safely proceed with our original meeting plans.Fr The latest forecast is for light rain […]

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Owner of Stow gymnastics facility arraigned on sexual assault charges

| July 10, 2020

POSTED ON: JULY 10, 2020 – 3:51PM From the Office of the Middlesex County District Attorney STOW- David Auger, 41 of Hudson, was arraigned today in Concord District Court and charged with three counts of rape in connection with allegedly sexually assaulting a female known to him at his gymnastics facility in Stow. The charges […]

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Obituary: Alice Matthewman, 96

| July 10, 2020

Alice Matthewman, 96 Alton Bay, NH, formerly of Stow  Alice Isabelle Matthewman, of Alton Bay, NH, joined her husband in heaven on June 1, 2020, after a courageous battle with a brief illness. Alice was born in Stow, Mass. in 1923, to Carl A. Lund and Elma B. Conant.  She and her husband Rodger started […]

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NO PAPERS JULY 8 and JULY 15 – Happy vacation!

NO PAPERS JULY 8 and JULY 15 – Happy vacation!

| July 4, 2020

We are taking our annual summer break and there will be NO PAPERS on July 8 or July 15. The July 1 School Committee report has just been posted and we will post a brief summary of the July 11 (rain date July 18) Stow Town Meeting. Other than that, we will see you back […]

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Nashoba School Committee votes to remove ‘Chieftains’ name and mascot

| July 4, 2020

By Natasha Don As the first meeting post-election on July 1, the Nashoba Regional School Committee welcomed three new members: Amy Cohen of Bolton, Richard Eckel of Stow, and Sharon Poch of Lancaster. Brett Collins was also acknowledged as the official Lancaster replacement for former member Alise Crossland. In light of the recent petition to […]

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Nashoba Regional School Committee Votes to Replace High School Native American Team Name, School Symbols

| July 1, 2020

From the Nashoba Regional School District – The Nashoba Regional School Committee, at its July 1, 2020 meeting, has voted unanimously to replace the “Chieftains” team name and any related symbols and iconography used by NashobaRegional High School (NRHS) athletic teams and the school more broadly, effective January 1, 2021. A new teamname will be […]

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Annual Town Meeting Moved to July 11 – outdoors

| June 18, 2020

By Ann Needle At a special Board of Selectmen meeting tonight (June 18), the Selectmen approved moving Annual Town Meeting to Saturday, July 11, 9 a.m., in the field behind Center School. The rain date will be Saturday, July 18. The meeting was to take place June 22, after being re-scheduled from May 4 during […]

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Stow Selectman Candidates Q & A: Burke and Sturgis

Stow Selectman Candidates Q & A: Burke and Sturgis

| June 10, 2020

Originally published: May 27, 2020 With three contested races in this year’s Town Election, we are presenting candidate interviews for those races to help voters decide between the candidates. This week we feature Brian Burke (incumbent) and Ellen Sturgis, who are both running for the open one-year Selectman’s seat (time remaining on former Selectman Don […]

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Stow Selectman Candidates Q & A:                                    Birch-McMichael and Golder

Stow Selectman Candidates Q & A: Birch-McMichael and Golder

| June 10, 2020

Originally Published May 20, 2020 IntroductionsMegan Birch-McMichael: For the last 2 years, I have served as a voting associate member on the Planning Board and chaired the Lower Village Revitalization Subcommittee. I was the co-director of the inaugural Run for the Kids in 2019 and have volunteered for SpringFest for the last three years. I […]

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