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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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Proposed expansion of hunting  at Refuge

Proposed expansion of hunting at Refuge

| May 18, 2020

by Ann NeedleThe federal government has proposed opening up more hunting opportunities at its wildlife refuges, which would include the Assabet River and other nearby National Wildlife Refuges. Residents have until May 22 to voice their opinion to the U.S. government. Sponsored by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the plan for the Assabet River […]

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Stow Police Chief relieved of duties

| April 19, 2020

From the town of Stow: On Saturday, April 18, 2020, representatives of the State Police met with Stow Police Chief Ralph “Rusty” Marino at the Stow police department. After that meeting, Chief Marino placed himself on indefinite administrative leave and named Sgt. Darren Thraen as Acting Chief. Chief Marino has been relieved of all duties. […]

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8 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Stow as of April 10

| April 13, 2020

COVID-19 Stow Board of Health Report Week ending 4/10/20:The laboratory confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Town of Stow is 8 as of 4/10/20. The Board of Health receives this information from the Massachusetts Department of Public (MDPH). As testing becomes more available and more individuals get tested it is likely the number of positive […]

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Summary of Veracka investigation released

| April 8, 2020

PLEASE NOTE: The School Committee will be accepting questions and comments from residents through 5pm TODAY – Wed. April 8. Residents will not be able to participate live in the ZOOM conference app. Please see the bottom paragraphs for more information. April 8, 2020 By Natasha DonOn November 26, 2019 Attorney Tim Norris of Norris, […]

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Confirmed Covid-19 case in Stow

| April 4, 2020

One confirmed Covid-19 case in Stow. See more info from the Stow Board of Health athttps://www.stow-ma.gov/board-health/pages/covid-19-coronavirusinformation-updated-4220

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Minuteman High School closed through March 20

| March 13, 2020

Minuteman High School Closed Through March 20 Due to Coronavirus Concerns LEXINGTON — Friday, March 13, 2020 — Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical High School will be closed through Friday, March 20, due to ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, joining numerous other school districts in the region that have cancelled classes as a precautionary measure. This afternoon, […]

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