By Ann Needle
A new school year is always a fresh start, but some years offer more challenges than others. This year, even as the Nashoba District absorbs a new administration, students can expect mostly familiar surroundings and faces in the classrooms.
OBITUARY: William Clack, 56, of Stow William Clack, a Stow resident for many years, died unexpectedly at age 56 in his home August 10. The cause of death was heart disease. Mr. Clack, who was born in Pittsburgh, grew up in the nearby suburb of Glenshaw, PA. He attended Shady Side Academy, and he graduated […]
Important information regarding water conservation from the Stow Board of Health It is important to remember that we are in the 2nd year of a continuing drought and there is no sign that there is any relief in sight. Anything each of us can do to help conserve water and lower water usage is critical […]
By Shauna Neidigh
Nashoba Valley Winery is at risk of losing its pouring or farming licenses and continuing to operate as it has for the past 16 years if an amendment is not passed by the state senate by the end of this month.
By Ann Needle The Stow Board of Selectmen have not slowed down in mid-summer, using its July 12 meeting to hear from four candidates for the single open slot on the Lake Boon Commission. The Selectmen also continued preparing for the August 8 Special Town Meeting, and heard from several residents regarding safety concerns surrounding […]
Warren Mason, 73 Warren Charles Mason, 73, a Stow resident for 37 years and formerly of Lynnfield, died unexpectedly Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Emerson Hospital in Concord. He was the beloved husband of 40 years to Brenda L. (Thomas) Mason. Born in Malden and raised in Lynnfield, he was the son of the […]
By Ann Needle
The Nashoba School District could be responsible for thousands of dollars in unexpected building repairs, and at its June 29 meeting, the Nashoba School Committee began tackling how to sort out what is owed and how to pay for it. To help grapple with these issues, the SC voted to add meeting time to its already-scheduled July 6 Collective Bargaining Workshop.
Submitted by Steve Sharek, Minuteman Director of Outreach
In hopes of saving a $44 million state grant and securing final approval to build a new high school, the Minuteman School Committee has decided to submit the issue directly to the voters of its member towns. On June 27, the Committee voted 12-1, with one abstention, to conduct a District-wide referendum on approval of bonding for the project.