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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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OBITUARIES

Dorothy Scraggs, 91 Patricia Beland, 80, of Hudson, formerly of Stow Martin Wright Sr., 92, formerly of Stow —————————————————- Dorothy Scraggs, 91 Dorothy H. (Stow) Scraggs, 91, of Ayer, formerly of Stow, died peacefully Friday, June 24, 2022 at D’Youville Senior Care Center, Lowell with her daughters by her side. Dorothy was born in Marlborough […]

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Stow Public Safety Log – Aug. 10, 2022

Compiled by Kristen KerouacExcerpts from the Public Safety Logs. Please note, arrests are made based on probable cause but do not determine guilt or innocence until proven in court. Monday August 1, 2022 8:22am MEDICAL EMERGENCY The ambulance transported a walk-in to the hospital for a medical emergency. 10:49am MEDICAL EMERGENCY The ambulance transported a […]

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Clerk’s Corner

Clerk’s Corner Linda Hathaway, Town ClerkTown Building, 380 Great Road 978-897-5034www.stow-ma.gov OPPORTUNITIES TO VOTE SEPT PRIMARY / SPECIAL LOCAL ELECTION1. In Person on Election Day:   No Application Needed    Center School, 403 Great Road    September 6:  7:00am-8:00pm    2. In Person Early Voting:   No Application Needed    Stow Town Building, 380 Great Road    Aug 27:  9:00am-3:00pm & […]

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Calendar of Events: Aug. 10 2022

11th Hour Bell Ringing at FPC On the eleventh day of each month at 11 a.m., churches and communities across the commonwealth are ringing bells for 11 minutes to signify the climate crisis we face. First Parish Church of Stow & Acton (FPC) is one of those churches. The bell ringing initiative is a project […]

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The Independent is back from vacation!

The Independent is back from vacation! Don’t miss the Hale Middle School Honor Roll in this week’s paper! Where can you get a cup of coffee in town? Did you know Stow is in a Level 2 drought? What can you do to help? Check in with the Maynard-Stow Baseball organization; find out what happened […]

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