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Selectmen Talk Land

The Selectmen voted last night to support an Annual Town Meeting warrant article authorizing the purchase, or an option to purchase, an 8-acre property at 323 Great Road. They also agreed to determine if two parcels of land owned by the town could be deemed surplus, thus allowing for exploration of various uses, transfer of ownership to other interests in town, or eventual selling of the properties…

Holding Pattern for Center School Project

The Center School renovation is moving along, with items steadily being checked off the to-do list.  Most of Monday’s 45-minute Elementary School Building Committee meeting was spent reviewing the 41 items around the Center project that still needed to be addressed…


Growing for the Seasons

Spring is bursting out of the warm soil inside D&D Greenhouses on Hudson Road where this family business has thrived for 40 years. The Tarantos and their small staff are preparing for a busy wholesale flower season that commences Easter weekend, continues through Memorial Day and into the planting days of June…


Past Tense: Susan Lawrence – Citizen of Stow

Susan Lawrence is best known as Stow’s first Randall Librarian, holding that position from 1892 to 1918.  According to an entry in the Crowell History of Stow, she was born in Carlisle, MA on Sept 29, 1846, the second of five children in the home of Elbridge and Hannah Proctor.  Susan attended school in Carlisle and later at Howe Academy at Billerica…





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