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Day: October 24, 2012

Girls XC “Rebuild” Beyond Expectations

By Ellen Oliver

After losing several top tier runners to graduation, Coach Dan Glover had his mind prepared for a “moderate rebuilding year.” But with his team top in the league and ranking 11th in the state, Glover is the first one to tell you how happy he is with the strength and focus of the 2012 team. “They are working hard, having fun,” he said. “I expected them to be decent. I knew Rylee [Gillen] was coming up and Kara [McCormack] was running as good as she ever has.”

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St. Isidore’s Looks To Brighter Future

By Nancy Arsenault

For the past twelve years, the community of St. Isidore’s Parish was led by two pastors, Father Richard Butler and more recently, Father Dave Doucet. In the last thirty days, both priests have passed away. As Father Doucet’s condition worsened over the last year, St. Isidore’s experienced a succession of priests assigned to lead the congregation, many only staying a few months at a time. Today, the parish and parish leadership are looking toward a brighter future for this local congregation.

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Policy and Foreign Education at Nashoba

By Ann Needle

The Nashoba School Committee continued to work on handling a controversial situation for the district at its meeting last night. In other business, both Nashoba and Stow had good news to report regarding academic achievements.

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Past Tense…Streetcar in the Woods

By Lew Halprin

It was in the early 1900s when the Concord, Maynard and Hudson Street Railway Company considered providing service from Hudson, going through Gleasondale, Stow and Maynard, and continuing to Acton and Concord. The tracks were to be in the street so that no special railroad bed or bridges needed to be built. However in Gleasondale, a row of worker’s houses were so close to the road that they all had to be moved back about 30’ to provide room for safe streetcar passage.

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The Independent Clause

We have a lot to offer this week, with the Stow Town Warrant enclosed in this week’s print issue, along with the COA Newsletter and flyers from the Stow Food Pantry, the Community Center Building Committee and Troop1 Stow Boy Scouts. It’s hard to believe that the Boy Scout Wreath Sale is about to start!…

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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 15, 2012 9:18am ROAD SAFETY COMPLAINT A caller from Wildlife Way requested information about the speed limit in his neighborhood.  An officer advised the caller.   10:50am…

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Stow Postal Pantry “Share the Bounty” Annual Food Drive  October 22-27, 2012. The Stow Food Pantry receives most of our food donations during the Postal Pantry; we also receive many out our financial donations during the drive. Put the dates in your calendar now, set aside donations, and get ready! Please help us to help…

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