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America Today as Seen by French Students…Oct. 19, 2016

America Today as Seen by French Students…Oct. 19, 2016

| October 25, 2016

By Ann Needle
The presidential election is near, making this an especially interesting time for foreigners visiting the U.S. In fact, the students from a French secondary school visiting Nashoba Regional High School had a brief observation of the fiery state of political affairs. But they also offered a fresh perspective on the life residents enjoy around Nashoba and beyond.

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Honk If You Love Band…August 31, 2016

Honk If You Love Band…August 31, 2016

| September 5, 2016

Nashoba to Host a New Symphonic Band
by Nan Shnitzler
When Bolton resident Gayle Joseph and Nashoba Regional High School band director Joe McCarthy got in touch this past spring, it was like they were humming the same tune. Joseph had the idea to form a community band that would play more than the marches and showtunes that are a staple of band repertoire. McCarthy had been thinking since the start of his tenure at Nashoba two years ago that he wanted to find more opportunities for students to make music.

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Lake Boon Water Carnival…Augus 24, 2016

Lake Boon Water Carnival…Augus 24, 2016

| August 26, 2016

The Annual Water Carnival Weekend sponsored by the Lake Boon Association will be held from Friday evening, August 26 to Sunday afternoon, August 28. Activities are held at the Town Beach/Pine Bluffs Recreation Area off Sudbury Road in Stow. Most events are open and free of charge to Stow and Hudson residents. The Association offers […]

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Police Receive Sweet Thanks from Nashoba…  Aug. 17, 2016

Police Receive Sweet Thanks from Nashoba… Aug. 17, 2016

| August 16, 2016

By Ann Needle
Earlier this month, 16 teens from Nashoba’s Extended School Year program surprised police officers in Stow, Bolton, and Lancaster with a very enthusiastic and personal “thanks” for their service.

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Stow Waste Disposal Made Easier….July 27, 2016

Stow Waste Disposal Made Easier….July 27, 2016

| August 13, 2016

By Ann Needle For years, clean-up time in Stow households left many residents puzzling over how to re-store hazardous waste items that turned up — from fuel to art supplies to gasoline — until the town’s next hazardous waste collection day, or forced to drive miles to a proper disposal site. Now, this disposal is […]

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In Memory of Michelle…August 10, 2016

In Memory of Michelle…August 10, 2016

| August 12, 2016

By Michael James LeClair
Michelle Farnsworth will never be forgotten, the Nashoba Regional field hockey program will make sure of that.

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Lake Boon Looks to Safety…August 10, 2016

Lake Boon Looks to Safety…August 10, 2016

| August 12, 2016

By Ann Needle
At the Aug. 2 meeting of the Lake Boon Commission, some Lake residents spoke of their first-hand experiences with why state and local rules in and around the water should be straightened out. These accounts helped illustrate the need for a proposed start-up plan to look more closely at how to update LBC bylaws to better synch state and local rules around swimming and boating.

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Passions Forge Unified Training Center…Aug 3, 2016

Passions Forge Unified Training Center…Aug 3, 2016

| August 5, 2016

By Ellen Oliver
While a student at Nashoba High School, Brendan Aylward split his time between academic pursuits, representing the Chieftains on the basketball court, and working with students through the Best Buddies program. Now Aylward merged his passion for working with special needs individuals, and promoting fitness for all, into one new gym, Unified Health & Performance.

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Stow Man Conquers Kilimanjaro…Aug. 3, 2016

Stow Man Conquers Kilimanjaro…Aug. 3, 2016

| August 5, 2016

By Ann Needle
The Independent recently received a picture for the back page’s “vacation photo” feature of a man atop Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro. The subject, Robert Bell, was peeping at the newspaper through his sub-zero jacket hood. He wrote, “I’m hoping to get credit for the highest-ever altitude Stow Independent reading and vacation photo!” So, having taken the paper to such lofty heights, it seemed only right to find out more about this towering trek.

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Nashoba Launches Its Summer Work…July 20, 2016

| July 25, 2016

By Ann Needle
The Nashoba School Committee’s final meetings before a summer break were devoted to crucial issues the district could face well beyond September. While the commanding topic of the June 29 and July 7 meetings was how to handle thousands of dollars in unexpected Facilities repairs, the SC also made crucial decisions on researching the district’s finances and hiring key staff.

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