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Day: August 7, 2013

Students, Athletes, Leaders

By Ellen Oliver Several members of the Nashoba school community attended the New England Student Leadership Conference, held at Stonehill College, to develop and enhance their leadership skills. Amongst the 250 students who attended the July conference, were Tania Rich, athletic director for Nashoba, Stow seniors Cori Gillen and Emma Caviness, and recent graduate Julie…

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We Love Franco’s, Too

By Ann Needle

Subliminal advertising thrives at Franco’s Trattoria in Sudbury — witness the Internet address for this Italian restaurant, This convinces the potential customer to love it, or be un-trendy.

Luckily for Franco and the gang, this family was quite happy.

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New Floodplain Maps Impact Properties

By Ellen Oliver

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) updated the Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Stow, reshaping the areas considered in and out of floodplains. In a joint presentation with Bolton on July 29 at the Stow Town Hall, Stow’s Assistant Town Planner Jesse Steadman gave an overview of the detailed, and often confusing, issues related to the proposed maps.

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The Independent Clause

This week, we’re spotlighting housing in Stow. Nancy has the latest statistics on the current real estate trends in town and the news there is good. Sales and prices are up with many homes selling quickly. See more starting on page 1 and a Featured Home currently for sale in Stow on page 9. But the…

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Upcoming Library Events Sally Cragin’s “Mini-Beast Menagerie,” Thursday, August 8th at 2:00pm – Are snails really slow? Do millipedes have 1000s of legs? Why do hermit crabs change shells? How big do cockroaches get? Come find out! Mini-beasts include hermit crabs, snails, millipedes and hissing cockroaches. This program is supported in part by the Friends of the…

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Public Safety 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 July 29, 2013 1:10am SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY An individual in a car was lost on Great Road.  He was looking for an address in Boxborough. The Police escorted the man…

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In This Week’s Print Edition…. August 7, 2013

Where to Buy a Copy Subscribe for Home Delivery Pilot Grove Expansion Underway In just about one year, Stow will gain 30 new housing units, according to Stow Community Housing Corp. The private non-profit group is working with various government agencies to construct Pilot Grove II, an expansion of the current Pilot Grove Housing complex…

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