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Year: 2013

Sierras Crosses the Border

By Ellen Oliver

The longtime mexican restaurant on the Sudbury/Maynard line, which closed its doors earlier this year, reopened in September with a new menu, new kitchen, but the same dedication to margaritas.

The restaurant’s layout didn’t change, but the decor is muted and simplified, away from the previous southwestern atmosphere. The biggest facelift was to the menu – there’s nary a burrito or fajita in sight. Billed online as “classic American cuisine with a Tex-Mex twist,” there are quesadillas and tacos, but they are alongside pulled pork sliders, Angus burgers, jambalaya pasta and thai lettuce wraps.

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“Beautiful Game” Played Beautifully

by Rob Kean

One look at the Nashoba Valley Youth Soccer League scoreboard and standings from the recently completed fall season and it’s evident that Stow Soccer Club teams made their marks across all levels. Like the Girls Under-14 team, sporting a 5-2-1 record and finishing a solid 3rd of 14 teams. Or the Boys Under- 12 quad that went 6-2-0, outscoring their opponents 32-12.

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The Independent Clause

Stow Independent Annual Holiday Break! With both Christmas and New Year’s Day falling on Wednesdays this year, we will not publish a print paper either Dec. 25 or Jan 1. We will, however, run a limited online edition on Jan. 3, 2014. If there is any major breaking news during the holiday print break, we…

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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 December 2, 2013 2:00pm SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY A caller from Hale School reported that a rear window screen had been cut.  The Police responded. Editor’s Note: Hale Middle School…

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Randall Library Programs The Randall Library has a new website – www.  with the latest news on upcoming events, programs, reading suggestions and a whole lot more. Author Talk: Jennifer Zobair, Thursday December 12th at 7pm- Fans of Jumpa Lahiri’s book  The Nameske will love  Jennifer Zobair’s Painted Hands. Filled with Boston references and…

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In This Week’s Print Edition… December 4, 2013

Where to Buy a Copy Subscribe for Home Delivery Maynard Teens in Pompo St. Car Crash Stow Police described the accident scene on Pompositticut Street Saturday evening as one of the most horrific they have seen in a very long time.  Around 6pm, a car driven by Michael Jordan, 19, of Maynard, was travelling eastbound,…

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Nashoba May Cut February Break

By Ann Needle Last night, the Nashoba School Committee was asked to consider a substantially different school calendar for next year, in order to give teachers more time for planning and professional development. The Committee appeared willing to consider the proposed changes. In presenting the Nashoba Calendar Committee’s two proposed calendars for the 2014/15 school…

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Changes for Stow’s Holiday Traditions

By Ann Needle

Even the most treasured holiday traditions must change sometimes. After 30 years, Teri Anapol will step down in January as president of the Stow Women’s Club, also leaving her post as head of the popular Breakfast with Santa, which takes place this Saturday, December 7, at St. Isidore’s Church.

Through the years, the Breakfast has raised thousands for the Club’s non-profit activities, while giving Stow families the opportunity to sit down to a full breakfast and visit with Santa Claus.

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Chieftains End Season on a High Note

By Jordana Bieze Foster

The Nashoba Regional football team’s 2013 season ended the same way it began – on a winning streak. The Chieftains’ 35-0 Thanksgiving Day victory over traditional rival North Middlesex was Nashoba’s third consecutive win and brought the team’s final record to 7-4.

That record is a testament to the way the Chieftains remained committed to salvaging their season after losing their only playoff game back on November 1, said first-year head coach Jamie Tucker.

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