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Day: October 10, 2012

Special Olympics Hoops Eyes States

By Ellen Oliver

At the start of every sports season, teams gather, coining inspirational mottos and identifying goals. For 11 local basketball players with special needs, the goal is the same one reiterated throughout locker rooms all over the country: “Make States.” For this team, that means the Massachusetts Special Olympics Winter games, held in early 2013.

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District Accents Health and Safety

By Ann Needle

Health and safety were in the spotlight at last night’s Nashoba School Committee meeting. The Committee reviewed plans for some new safety-related policies, and got a closer look at some changes that should leave students better nourished.
Co-Chair Nancy Federspiel noted that the Policy Subcommittee has been focused on the meaning of a “substantial detrimental effect.” At the last School Committee meeting, Nashoba Regional High School Principal Dr. Parry Graham explained that state law charges him with deciding whether students are causing a substantial detrimental effect on the rest of the school, and therefore whether they can continue to come to classes.

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Town Looks to Reduce Projects’ Burden

By Nancy Arsenault

Town Administrator Bill Wrigley announced at last night’s Board of Selectmen meeting, that he supports a plan to give money back to the taxpayers as a result of a surplus of stored assets and free cash in the town coffers. This is just one aspect of the financial information that residents need to digest as they consider three capital projects at the upcoming Special Town Meeting on October 29.

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The Independent Clause

Our condolences to the Colosi family on the loss of patriarch Anthony Colosi.  Mr. Colosi was the founder of what is now known as E.T.&L. Corp, a longstanding business in Stow. He and his wife Rosaria were longtime residents prior to moving to Florida. Daughter, Jennie Lee, is now running the company.  Our sympathies to…

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Police Log

Excerpts 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 October 1, 2012 8:32am FIRE A caller from Hale Road reported that his basement flooded from a burst pipe.  The Fire Department responded to assist the caller….

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Invitation To Visit Gardens You are invited to the Stow Garden Club’s October meeting at Town Hall on Thursday, October 11, 2012 to view beautiful Great Gardens of The Northeast presented by Adriana   O’Sullivan. Originally from Holland, with a background in art, Adriana has been gardening in New England since 1980. She is a…

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