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Stow Resident in the Path of the Eclipse… Aug. 15, 2017

Stow Resident in the Path of the Eclipse… Aug. 15, 2017

| August 15, 2017

By Ann Needle Star-gazers everywhere are excited about the upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 – even in Stow, where only a partial solar eclipse will be visible. But one Stow resident has a particular reason to be focused on Monday’s celestial event, flying right into the path of the total eclipse in search […]

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Obituary: Paul Lapierre, 55… Services on Thursday, Aug. 17

Obituary: Paul Lapierre, 55… Services on Thursday, Aug. 17

| August 15, 2017

Paul Lapierre, 55 Paul J. Lapierre, 55, of Hudson, formerly of Stow passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Paul is survived by two daughters, Erin and Cassidy; his four siblings, Ann D. Anderson and her husband Warren of Stow, June E. Kolenda and her husband Brian of Stow, Donna R. Lapierre of Hudson […]

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Obituary… William Booth, 78

| August 10, 2017

William C. “Bill” Booth, 78, of Stow, passed away peacefully Friday August 4, 2017 at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton surrounded by his loving family.  He was the devoted husband of forty-five years to Isobel G. Booth. Born in Hornell, New York on September 10, 1938, he was the son of the […]

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Some Fireworks at July Special Town Meeting… July 12, 2017

| July 12, 2017

By Nancy Arsenault -July 12, 2017 The July 10 Special Town Meeting offered up some fireworks for this unusual July event. Nearly 200 townspeople came out on that Monday night to debate affordable housing opportunities, speed limit changes and funding for fixes to the Randall Library Septic system and the Lake Boon Dam. The proposed […]

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Obituary…. Judith York, 77  June 23 2017

Obituary…. Judith York, 77 June 23 2017

| June 29, 2017

STOW: Judith Ella (Hickey) York, 77, a long time Stow resident, died peacefully Friday June 23, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Peter Stack York, to whom she was married for 45 years at the time of his passing on June 24, 2014.  The daughter […]

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Annual Town Warrant at a Glance… April 19, 2017

| April 23, 2017

By Nancy Arsenault With one of the largest warrants in recent years, the Annual Town Meeting is scheduled for two nights of voting to get through all of the articles. Beginning Monday May 1, voters will be asked to approve an operating budget that continues Stow’s trend of minor increases in spending, without the need […]

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Easy Access to Maynard’s Rail Trail… April 12, 2017

Easy Access to Maynard’s Rail Trail… April 12, 2017

| April 23, 2017

By Nancy Arsenault The nearly-completed Maynard leg of the Assabet River Rail Trail offers Stow residents another access point to the Trail, despite there being no official route through Stow. This newest spur, including the final section of the route through Acton, totals 3.4 miles from the Stow/Maynard line to the terminus of the entire […]

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Nashoba Budget Voted In… March 22, 2017

| March 26, 2017

By Ann Needle The Nashoba School Committee officially voted in the proposed 2017/18 budget March 15, despite concerns from some of its Lancaster representatives that the spending package will worsen their town’s financial woes. There was also more discussion over the district’s plans to raise tuition for its preschool, full-day kindergarten, and Extended Day programs. […]

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NRHS Space Discussion Continues…Nov. 16, 2016

| November 19, 2016

By Ann Needle
The Nashoba School Committee continued its discussion on how it should address potential expansion of Nashoba Regional High School, with some new perspective from administration at its Nov. 9 meeting.

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Plane Goes Down in Assabet River…Nov. 9, 2016

Plane Goes Down in Assabet River…Nov. 9, 2016

| November 11, 2016

By Nancy Arsenault
An experimental single engine wooden plane fell into the Assabet River seconds after taking off from Crow Island on Tuesday morning. The plane, with a single occupant, nose-dived straight into the bottom of the river in several feet of water about a quarter mile from the tip of Crow Island.

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