Day: February 6, 2013

Sports Round-up: Nearing Post-Season

By Ellen Oliver

Indoor track and wrestling dominate, basketball and hockey knock off foes and swim team shines in their first season.

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Brownie Troop Collects for Kids

By Ann Needle

“Our vision is that one day every child will have the essentials they need to feel safe, warm, ready to learn and valued,” reads the mission statement of Cradles to Crayons, a Boston-based non-profit agency that Stow’s Brownie Troop #72518 has set out to help.

Through the end of this month, the girls will be collecting all sorts of items for C2C that fit the organization’s motto. Collection boxes decorated by the troop can be found at Center and Hale schools and at the Post Office, according to Brownie Leader Alicia Kerr, who heads up the troop of third graders with fellow leader Helen Shaw.

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June for Center Project Closing?

By Ann Needle

Though the Center School community is enjoying its new building, the school is not yet completed, officially — and that may need to wait until as late as June.

The Elementary School Building Committee was told Monday night that the damaged pavement in the visitor parking lot may take a while to repair. Currently slated to be fixed during April vacation, the job may take more than that week. If so, the work will need to wait until school is out in June, according to Owner’s Project Manager’s Rep. Neil Joyce.

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Calendar

Don’t Just Talk About the Weather: Learn About It! New England weather will be the topic of the Winter Meeting of the Stow Historical Society at Randall Library at 7 pm on Thursday, February 7th. Don McCasland, Program Director at the Blue Hill Observatory Science Center, will talk about the way in which weather has […]

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The Independent Clause

I’ve received a couple of comments in the last few weeks regarding the article on the Conservation Commission meeting about dogs in Town Forest. It seems some people felt the article was slanted or one-sided. Since a few people felt that way, I thought it would be wise to address this publicly (as well as […]

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The 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 January 28, 2013 2:38pm FIRE A caller on Pompositticut Street reported a strong odor of home heating fuel.  The Police and Fire Department responded to check the area.  […]

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In This Week’s Print Edition… February 6, 2013

Where to Buy a Copy Subscribe for Home Delivery   The Impact of Proposed Gun Control On January 16, in response to the school shooting in Sandy Hook, CT., Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick filed legislation to create some of the toughest gun control laws in the country. Since the gun control debate has heated up, […]

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