By Nancy Arsenault
A new Fire Chief was tentatively named, Solar Energy received support and updates were given on several water sources and a potential plan for the library building at Tuesday night’s Selectmen’s meeting.
Pending contract negotiations and a physical, Stow native Joe Landry is expected to be the Town’s new Fire Chief. Landry, a Maynard Fire Captain and the Head Mechanic for the Stow Highway Department, was the unanimous choice of both the Search Committee and the Board of Selectmen. Announced at last night’s Selectmen meeting, the Hudson resident is expected to bring not only professional experience and outstanding credentials to the position, but a strategic long term approach to managing the department well into the future.
I’d like to personally thank Greg and Mary Ellen Troxel for providing one of the “coolest” vacation photos we’ve had in awhile. Just opening up the picture in Photoshop on a day when it was nearly 100°, brought my temperature down. While the heat has now subsided a bit, you can still bask in the…
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 July 15, 2013 8:32am ROAD SAFETY COMPLAINT A caller on State Road reported that a large vine was hanging in the road. The Highway Department was notified. 12:55pm LARCENY A…
Upcoming Randall Library Programs Living with Coyotes, Thursday, July 25th at 7:00pm- John Maguranis, Project Coyote Massachusetts Representative will speak about coyotes, their natural behavior, habits, and pet and human safety, as well as myths and facts about them. Come learn with us! Pumpernickel Puppets: Peter Rabbit, Thursday July 25th at 2:00pm. Pumpernickel Puppet shows are presented…
Where to Buy a Copy Subscribe for Home Delivery Car Stolen at Pine Bluffs, Thieves Caught In Police news, several car break-ins, including a theft, were reported last week at the town beach, and the man dubbed by police as the “walking robber” was released from jail after a hearing in Concord Court… Cowles Share…
By Ellen Oliver
A Nashoba-based team was the hands-down winner of the High School Wolverine Challenge held June 16-17 in Spencer, MA. The team included students, faculty, parents and friends from the Nashoba Community competing in the five-mile, muddy obstacle course on Sunday.
By Ann Needle
It offers entertainment all summer and beyond, a vibrant organization that brings a variety of opportunities to act, sing, draw, play an instrument, or simply soak in a show.
Formerly the Hudson Arts Alliance, the non-profit River’s Edge Arts Alliance changed its name to reflect that it is open to anyone wanting to participate, with about 30 surrounding towns now enjoying its work, according to River’s Edge Executive Director Lynne Johnson. “We changed the name to be more encompassing of the surrounding communities,” Johnson said. “I don’t think people understood it was one big organization.”
By Nancy Arsenault
It’s in Harvard, Acton and Concord and spreading across the state – community sponsored programs that encourage residential solar installations with accompanying financial incentives.
According to Sharon Brownfield of the Stow Energy Working Group, Stow is on the cusp of a local program similar to the very successful program in nearby Concord, a town also served by a municipal electric company rather than a larger public utility.