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Month: March 2014

Red Raven All the Rage

By Ann Needle
We have a vegetarian in the family, so I cook most of our evening meals meatless. This is not at all painful, with today’s food options.
But, let’s get real — there is nothing like a family vegetarian to make a side of cow into the holy grail.

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Back-to-Back Olympic State Champs

By Ellen Oliver
A John Wooden quote provided guidance to the Special Olympics Central Mass Spartans basketball team: “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” The Spartans proved that what they could do was earn a second Massachusetts championship in the Special Olympics Winter Games.

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The Independent Clause…March 19, 2014

Our sympathies to the family of longtime resident Ralph Bernklow, father of Selectmen Gary Bernklow, who passed away last week. Mr. Bernklow was involved in many youth activities in town and will be fondly remembered by many. It certainly was “one of those weeks” as I watched the story plans for both papers crash and […]

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Calendar…March 19, 2014

Ann’s Friendship Community Supper Join us for supper on Friday March 21, from 5pm to 6pm. Our monthly free suppers are continuing with a slight change to the name. Out of admiration for Ann Dowen, chef and founder, we are re-naming the suppers in her honor. Menus change monthly. We promise that the meal will […]

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Public Safety Report…March 19, 2014

By Kristen Kerouac 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 March 10, 2014 5:06am MEDICAL EMERGENCY A caller from Elm Ridge Road requested an ambulance for a woman who fell on the ice.  The Police […]

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In This Week’s Print Edition… March 12, 2014

Where to Buy a Copy Subscribe for Home Delivery Along with the articles featured on our website, you will find the following in this week’s print edition: Nashoba Approves the Budget After a public hearing that drew few comments, the Nashoba School Committee officially approved its proposed budget last night, which comes innow at under […]

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Nashoba Approves the Budget

By Ann Needle

After a public hearing that drew few comments, the Nashoba School Committee officially approved its proposed budget last night, which comes in now at under $50 million. Meanwhile, some parents — especially in Stow — continue to question one of those spending items.

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School Needs Discussed at Tri-Town

By Ann Needle

The short- and long-term needs of the Nashoba Regional School District were the spotlight of last Wednesday’s Tri-Town meeting at Thayer Library in Lancaster. Officials from Nashoba’s three towns, along with several Nashoba School Committee members, also heard highlights of some major financial changes in store for Minuteman High School.

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Division Win for Girls Basketball

By Ellen Oliver

From the beginning of the season Nashoba has had one goal: return to states and this time take home the big trophy. A major obstacle was a reunion with their 2013 state finalist rivals, Medfield, in the Central Mass Division 2 finals. There was a lot of buildup about this game with most of the hype focused on Medfield, who is ranked number two in the state, despite two losses in the regular season. A lot of people bought into the Warrior propaganda – everyone except the undefeated Chieftains, who toppled the Warriors 57-55 in overtime at Worcester Polytechnic Institute on Saturday afternoon.

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