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Donate here to help support The Independent. Thank you!

Donate here to help support The Independent. Thank you!

| 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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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

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

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

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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Marino case heads for potential resolution

| September 4, 2020

Sept. 4, 2020 By Ann Needle           The case against former Stow Police Chief Ralph “Rusty” Marino for alleged child enticement is one step closer to being resolved.           At a pretrial hearing from Leominster District Court over Zoom on Wednesday, Sept. 2, Asst. District Attorney Courtney Sans told Judge Mark Noonan she and Marino’s […]

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Updated/Corrected info from Stow Board of Health

| August 20, 2020

An older version of information from the Stow Board of Health was inadvertently published in this week’s paper. Please see the updated/corrected information below. My apologies for the error! Board of Health Bytes  Town residents are welcome to attend the monthly meetings; scheduled for the second Thursday of the month. Please check the Board of […]

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The Aug. 19 edition is here!

The Aug. 19 edition is here!

| August 20, 2020

This week’s paper out on stands and in mailboxes today! If you are a Stow subscriber, PLEASE check your address label to see if your paper EXPIRES this month – many of them do. You will see the date of expiration after your last name. E.G. Sheldon Green 08/31/20. You can renew at www.stowindependent.com/subscription-payments I […]

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