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Day: December 12, 2012

The Independent Clause

Coffee. I love everything about it. The taste, the smell, the whole experience. And I’m not talking about the fake coffees- the mocha java coconut butter goldenrod spinach souffle gourmando supremo with three specks of nutmeg (NOT FOUR) and a splash of goat’s milk. I’m talking about real honest-to-goodness coffee from real coffee beans with…

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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 December 3, 2012 7:46am  ANIMAL A caller on Taylor Road reported that there were hens in the road.  The Police responded.  The hens’ owner was contacted. 10:04am ASSIST…

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Stow Lions Club Annual Christmas Tree Sale We are back at our usual spot in the Shopping Plaza at 115 Great Road (Route 117) Stow.  And as always, we have a wide variety of sizes and shapes on hand. This year the cost for a (6’ to 8’) Balsam Fir tree is $40.00, and a…

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New Varsity Sport: Swim Team

by Ellen Oliver

The Nashoba swim team is ready for the big leagues. After two years as a club team, the sport was officially added to Nashoba’s varsity roster for the 2012-2013 winter season. “We are a new varsity sport this year. We are not a collaborative – just Nashoba,” said Athletic Director Tania Rich.

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Icing on the Rink (Hopefully)

By Ellen Oliver

Last years’ mild weather might have been a blessing for some people, but for Recreation Commission member Tim Allaire, it inspired creative thinking. “For the amount of work it took to put up the rink and then to only get 16 days of use from it, I felt like putting goldfish in there,” he said.

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Residents Concerned About Development

By Nancy Arsenault

The new Hemenway Farm subdivision proposal for Walcott Street came under review Tuesday night at a Planning Board Public Hearing with nearly 50 residents, mostly abutters, in attendance.
While there were some comments against the concept of a subdivision coming to this rural corner of Stow, the Planning Board heard more concerns about flooding and drainage problems that have plagued the neighborhood for decades. Area residents expressed their concerns for what additional building could do to an already precarious situation.

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In this week’s edition….

Look for these articles and more in the December 12 print edition available to buy here or, better yet,subscribe for weekly home delivery Selectmen Close Out the Year After a busy 2012, it was perhaps fitting that the Stow Selectmen closed out the year with a 3-hour meeting last night. The most contested item of the evening involved…

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