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Kith and Kin fills a niche

Kith and Kin fills a niche

| August 13, 2019

By Ann Needle Has this ever happened to you? It’s Sunday, and your spouse/other half is yelling at the television news shows. There’s a lot of that going around nowadays, so it’s up to you to break the cycle and drag your loved one to brunch. And, thanks to the new Kith and Kin in […]

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<> + micro = summer fun

<> + micro = summer fun

| July 2, 2019

By Ann Needle If you were a speakeasy, where would you hide? The answer is, at least in the town of Hudson, downstairs from an ice cream shop.  This so-called “speakeasy” is actually a delectable dinner stop. Called “Less Than Greater Than,” the proprietors often use “<>” in discussing their clandestine, sign-free operation. The first […]

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Nashoba student on target for scholarship and awards

Nashoba student on target for scholarship and awards

| July 2, 2019

By Michael James LeClair Jacki Smith was only in fourth grade when she first picked up the sport of archery.  “I tried every sport under the sun before trying archery,” said Smith, a Stow native. “I tried soccer, basketball, swimming. I even tried horseback riding and none of them ever stuck with me. I started […]

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A different perspective on problem solving

A different perspective on problem solving

| June 14, 2019

By Natasha Don For the second year in a row, Nashoba Regional High teachers Melissa Foley-Procko, Taryn Grigas, and Mary Marotta have implemented a project geared toward collaborative learning called the Design Thinking Challenge. “Whenever I ask kids what they most remember from the year, it was always when they did something; whether they did […]

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Nashoba Regional High School Graduation 2019

Nashoba Regional High School Graduation 2019

| June 14, 2019

Congratulations to the Nashoba Regional High School Class of 2019 on your graduation! Commencement was held on Sunday, June 9 at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. All photos by Jonathan Daisy

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Sustainable Stow invites new members… Aug. 22, 2018

Sustainable Stow invites new members… Aug. 22, 2018

| September 27, 2018

By Apara Borrowes Stow is a Green Community, and not just because of its wonderful forests. Stow was given the Green Community designation by the state’s Green Communities Program in 2015, for efforts toward making Stow a more energy-efficient, sustainable community. The Stow Energy Working Group, which sought the Green Communities status on behalf of […]

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Slater’s Open Mike Night… Aug. 15, 2018

Slater’s Open Mike Night… Aug. 15, 2018

| August 14, 2018

    By Apara Borrowes If you arrive after Thursday night Open Mike starts at Slater’s in Bolton, you’ll hear the music and smell the pizza and barbecue long before you reach the door. “Open Mike Thursday is the best night of the week, the favorite of everyone who works here,” said Bruce Slater at […]

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When the Going Gets Tough… Write a Musical May 16 2018

When the Going Gets Tough… Write a Musical May 16 2018

| June 10, 2018

By Apara Borrowes Though well into their retirement years after distinguished careers, Marika Barnett and Istvan Ver have opened a whole new chapter of life. Residents of Lake Boon since 1994, they’ve written a musical which will debut at the La MaMa Theater in New York City. “Five years ago, I was diagnosed with intestinal […]

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School Committee Rep Candidates Apr. 25 2018

School Committee Rep Candidates Apr. 25 2018

| April 26, 2018

The two candidates in a contested race for the one available seat as Stow Representative to the Nashoba Regional School District School Committee were each given the same set of questions with their unedited responses published below. The Stow Town Election will be held on Tuesday, May 15 at Center School. INTRODUCTIONS: MARK JONES, Incumbent […]

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Piecing together a puzzle party… Feb. 14, 2018

Piecing together a puzzle party… Feb. 14, 2018

| April 5, 2018

By Apara Borrowes When Marta Burbeck discovered Wentworth wooden jigsaw puzzles in England several years ago, she had no idea she would be starting a puzzle library of her own as a way to connect people and build community. Doing puzzles with others is “an old-new idea,” said Burbeck, as she talked about her jigsaw […]

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