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The link below goes to a PayPal secure portal, but you do not have to use a PayPal account to use it. Look for the “pay with credit or debit card” link. If you don’t have a PayPal account, a screen will pop up at the end asking you if you want to create one […]

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Stow Police Department Investigating Antisemitic Vandalism

Nov. 7, 2022 STOW — Chief Michael Sallese reports that the Stow Police Department is investigating an incident of antisemitic vandalism during the weekend and is seeking the public’s help. At 9:42 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, Stow police responded to a home on North Shore Drive for a report that cars had been damaged […]

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NRHS building design approved

By Ann Needle At a special meeting on Oct. 19, the Nashoba School Committee (SC) unanimously approved a preferred schematic design for a potential rebuild of Nashoba Regional High School. That design was selected and approved – also unanimously—by the Nashoba School Building Committee October 18, before submitting the design to the SC. Dubbed Option […]

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Stow Fire extinguishes 3-alarm fire on Boxborough Rd

From Stow Fire Department: Chief John Benoit reports that the Stow Fire Department and mutual aid partners extinguished a 3-alarm house fire Sunday afternoon. At approximately 12:50 p.m., the Stow Fire Department responded to 326 Boxboro Road for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, there was heavy fire showing from the single-family home. […]

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UPDATE From Stow Public Safety on Suspicious Package:

Sept. 28, 2022 STOW — Public Safety Officials report that an investigation into a suspicious package at the Stow Shopping Center revealed there was no danger to the public Wednesday afternoon. On Wednesday, Sept 28 at approximately 11 a.m., the Stow Police and Fire department were dispatched to 117 Great Road, The Stow Shopping Plaza, […]

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Stow officials investigating suspicious package at Stow Shopping Center – updated 2pm

Sept. 28, 2022 2 p.m. UPDATE: They are now clearing the scene according to Fire Lt. Erick Benoit. The materials in the package were not found to present a danger. The Plaza and Post Office parking lots are reopened, according to Ann Needle who spoke to Lt. Benoit on scene. From the Stow Fire Department: […]

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Former Stow Town Treasurer charged with embezzlement

Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 By Cyndy Bremer Saari A former Town of Stow employee was charged in Concord District Court on Friday on charges related to the alleged embezzlement of up to $133,000 in town funds, according to a statement released by the Middlesex District Attorney’s office. As was reported in the July 22, 2020 […]

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Hearing focuses on proposed Stow development

By Ann Needle Aug. 10, 2022             The Planning Board’s August 2 public hearing on the proposed Cottages at Wandering Pond offered a number of details on the active adult neighborhood off of Athens Street, but also revealed there is still a lot of work to do before any construction begins.             George Dimakarakos of […]

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Stow student’s acting career taking off

#1 Alessandra Rosenfeld (third from left) attended the Tribeca Festival premiere of her upcoming film, Space Oddity, with fellow costars (l-r) Alexandra Shipp, Kyle Allen, director Kyra Sedgewick, Kevin Bacon, Arden Myrch, Madeline Brewer and Carrie Preston. [Photo courtesy of the Rosenfeld family and Getty Images] By Sophie Clark Aug. 10, 2022 It’s hard for Stow’s […]

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Town Beach closing clarification

Lake Boon Town Beach Closure Submitted by David Gray, Lake Boon Association The past two issues of the Stow Independent contained page 2 headlines, “Lake Boon Closed to Swimming.”  This is not quite correct. The Pine Bluffs Town Beach was closed to swimming. However, the rest of the lake is not officially closed, though residents […]

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