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| April 1, 2020

We appreciate your support during this current crisis that has negatively impacted the revenue stream of the newspaper. Any donations to see us through will be appreciated! 

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George Shultz, former Secretary of State, dies at 100

| February 7, 2021

It is being reported by the Washington Post and other news outlets that George Shultz, who held four separate presidential cabinet posts in his lengthy political career, passed way at the age of 100 on Saturday, Feb. 6. Shultz got his start in politics when living in Stow starting in the late 1940s, and he […]

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NEW COVID-19 Vaccine Telephone Assistance

| February 5, 2021

If you are currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and are having trouble getting an appointment online, you can now call this number to get assistance over the phone.

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NRSD Superintendent Brooke Clenchy resigns

| February 3, 2021

In a press release sent to local media, the Nashoba Regional School District announced that Superintendent Brooke Clenchy has tendered her resignation, effective at the end of this school year. Also included was the resignation letter sent to the School Committee by Clenchy. Both are posted below: Nashoba Regional School Committee Accepts Resignation of Superintendent […]

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K-8 Nashoba schools will remain hybrid after vacation

| December 27, 2020

Posted Dec. 27, 2020 By Natasha Don A special meeting of the School Committee was held Dec. 21 to discuss one agenda item- the district learning model after Winter Break. This topic was discussed briefly at the Dec. 16 Committee meeting but was relegated to the 21st for a final decision. Committee Chair Kathy Codianne […]

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Obituary: Kathy Olohan, 78

| December 26, 2020

Posted Dec. 26, 2020 STOW: Carmelita Catherine (“Kathy”) Olohan nee Ryan, age 78, passed away in her home in Stow, Mass. on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Jan. 3, 1942 to Thomas Patrick and Helen (Clouse) Ryan in Somerset, Ohio. Kathy, known as Kate in her youth, grew up on […]

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Letter to the Editor: High School should be in hybrid model sooner

| December 26, 2020

Posted Dec. 26, 2020 Something is rotten in the Nashoba School District.  Though the School Committee voted to switch to a hybrid learning model at the high school level on March 1st, make no mistake that this was in fact a vote to continue with only a remote learning option for at least another two […]

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Stow man empowers adult dyslexics

| December 20, 2020

Published in the Dec. 2, 2020 Stow and Bolton Independent By Ann Needle Scott Cumming declared his avowed mission these days to be, “I never, ever want anyone believing they were born stupid.” As an adult dyslexic, Cumming’s tool in achieving that goal is dyslexictogether.org, which he is building from his own, painful experiences of […]

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Questions about in-person return for high school

| October 11, 2020

Sept. 30. 2020 By Natasha Don The School Committee convened on Sept. 23 to discuss the particulars of remote learning at Nashoba Regional High School. The high school’s administrative team walked through a presentation on the current learning model and answered the Committee’s questions. Superintendent Clenchy shared a brief MSBA update, and Business Manager Pat […]

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Selectmen hear plans for Hallocks Point and outdoor dining

| September 9, 2020

Sept. 9, 2020 By Ann Needle           The Board of Selectmen, at their Tuesday, Sept. 8 meeting, heard about the latest plans for possibly securing a major parcel under Chapter 61. And, for those seeking pandemic relief, the Board also gave a nod to some temporary regulations allowing restaurants around Stow to set up outdoor […]

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OBITUARY: Richard Versoi, Stow

| September 8, 2020

Richard Peter Versoi, 92 Stow–Mr. Richard P. Versoi, 92, of Stow, Mass., formerly of Bedford, Mass. passed away peacefully on Sept. 7, 2020 at Nashoba Valley Care Center. He was married to the late Mrs. Chellis L. Versoi.      Born in Seattle, Wash. on July 11, 1928, he was the son of the late Arthur […]

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