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Day: October 3, 2012

Plans in Place to Fight Weekend Traffic

By Nancy Arsenault

Two weekends ago, residents around Honey Pot Orchards reported 45 minute waits to reach their homes in Wildlife Woods while sitting in stopped traffic on Sudbury Road. A resident on Pine Point Road was seen directing traffic to park in a vacant town-owned grass strip, for a fee of $10, and doing a lucrative business as out of town apple pickers chose to park and walk, rather than sit and wait. Stow Police officer Mike Sallese said that at one point, the afternoon traffic had backed up from Honey Pot all the way down Sudbury Road, to State Road, with gridlock in both directions.

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High School Labs Nixed

By Ann Needle

On Monday, voters in Lancaster rejected borrowing the money needed for a proposed Science lab renovation at Nashoba Regional High School. This leaves Stow residents with one less item to debate at its special Town Meeting on October 29.

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Five Touchdowns for Ojukwu in 33-8 Win

By Jordana Bieze Foster

Stow senior defensive lineman Cam Rothfuss #77
Courtesy Michael Wyand
Nashoba Regional running back John Ojukwu said he would have preferred to share the spotlight with some of his other teammates during Friday night’s 33-8 home win over familiar foe Holy Name. But the Stow senior also admits that scoring all five touchdowns himself was pretty special too.

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Past Tense….Outhouse on the Common

By Lew Halprin
In a previous Past Tense, I talked about Outhouses of Stow and indicated that there didn’t appear to be any outhouses still remaining in Stow. Not so! The day after, several e-mails from at least 4 residents came in describing outhouses on their property. Actually, all but one were ‘in-houses’ since they were actually located in a corner of the house or barn, but there was one that was an actual outside outhouse. I won’t say where to avoid embarrassing anyone, but it is right here in Stow between their barn and chicken coop (see picture).

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The Independent Clause

With town officials preparing to provide paper ballots at the upcoming October 29 Town Meeting, it is hoped that more voters will come out to have their say. As procedures are finalized and information is released, we will continue to keep readers updated on what to expect.   We knew last year, watching Nashoba football,…

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Stow Lions Club Annual Fall Flea Market Stow Lions Club Annual Fall Flea Market at Stow Lions Field, Route 117 Stow on Saturday October 6, 2012. Rain Date: Sunday October 7, 2012. Market opens at 7:00AM. Free admission and parking. Food Court with a variety of food at family friendly prices.  Clean, well-run, good family…

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Police Log

Monday September 24, 2012 12:25pm MEDICAL EMERGENCY A caller from Honey Pot Hill Orchard requested an ambulance for a woman who fell and possibly broke her ankle.  The Police and Fire/Rescue responded.  An ambulance transported the woman to the hospital.   2:59pm COMPLAINT A caller reported vandalism at the cemetery.  The Police responded.  There was…

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