Safely Back in Stow
As the days unfold, many personal stories will come out of this week’s Boston Marathon and the incidents that transformed the outcome of that day. For many people, their tale is based on a belief that somehow fate had a hand in their being spared from witnessing or being a direct victim of the destruction.
The Durben family of Stow are among those counting their blessings…
Schools Planning for Year’s End
At its April 9 meeting, the Nashoba School Committee prepared to wrap up the school year, focusing on new positions for next year and evaluating this year’s work.
Plans continued to hire a school resource officer for Nashoba Regional High School. This part-time officer will be hired before next school year from the ranks of the Bolton Police Dept, with Bolton splitting the cost of the +$21,000 position with Nashoba…
Food Reviews: Where Are They Now?
Food talk is tricky. My review of any restaurant may swing on such silliness as whether a Hummer cut me off on the way there, or if a waiter is wearing a Justin Bieber t-shirt. Nothing is objective.
However, perspective is everything. Many meals later, I can tell you what I missed in the original article, and things you may find useful — such as, is the place still there?
Past Tense: The Famous People of Barton Road (Pt 2)
This series talks about the three famous persons who lived on Barton Road in Stow just 100’ from each other but never met because they lived in different centuries. Part 1 featured Matthew Boon, one of Stow’s two founding settlers whose cabin was next to Barton Road. Today, we talk about the person who lived just across the street from where Boon lived named George Barton, usually referred to as Professor Barton, who was instrumental in the development of the Lake Boon community around Barton Road in the early 1900s…
Fifth Annual Townwide Cleanup a Success
In spite of cold temperatures and high winds, over 100 volunteers turned out on Saturday morning, April 6, 2013, to get their yellow bags and clean up Stow. Families and individuals, Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Girl Scouts, walked or rode bikes to pick up trash along Stow’s dirtiest streets on Saturday and Sunday. When Stow Highway Department employees drove around town looking for yellow bags on Monday morning, they found 106 trash bags, nine tires, two shopping carts, various chunks of sheet metal and some old flooring…
Installation of Postmaster