Month: April 2014

Down Under Beckons Stow Student

By Ann Needle
Today’s college students are increasingly concerned with assuring their educations land them a job with a future. Often, this means concentrating on majors in technology or science. But, at her college’s request, one Stow college junior recently spent more than 3 months doing something completely different from her major in these promising fields.

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Baseball Back at Work

By Craig Holt
Despite the loss of several pivotal players to graduation, Nashoba Regional’s hard-working baseball team is ready to scale the mountain once again.

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The Independent Clause… April 16, 2014

Happy Anniversary to The Stow Independent! It was actually several weeks ago – proves how well we’re paying attention! April 4, 2007 was our first issue. Seven years later, we’re still going strong and we hope we’ve continued to inform, educate and entertain you over the years. One of the articles in our first edition […]

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Public Safety Report… April 16, 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 April 7, 2014 2:05pm    FRAUD A caller from Taylor Road requested to speak with an officer regarding fraudulent activity.  An officer advised the caller. 4:08pm   […]

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Calendar… April 16, 2014

Upcoming Events at the Randall Library in April The Randall Library has a new website at www.RandallLibraryStow.org  to find out the latest news on upcoming events, programs, reading suggestions and a whole lot more. Itsy Bitsy Yoga® for BABIES, Thursday, April 17 at 10am, and Itsy Bitsy Yoga® for TYKES -Thursday, April 17,  at 10:30am […]

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In This Week’s Print Edition… April 9, 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: New Calendar for Nashoba The Nashoba School Committee gave its nod to the district’s calendar for next school year — another version from the ones previously proposed. It […]

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New Calendar for Nashoba

By Ann Needle
The Nashoba School Committee gave its nod to the district’s calendar for next school year — another version from the ones previously proposed. It also voted to establish a capital spending fund to help shore up local special education facilities.
The long-awaited calendar for the upcoming school year was approved unanimously, though it wasn’t the versions “A” and “B” the district has been looking at since December. Until last night, the School Committee appeared to favor “B,” which replaces the all-day parent/teacher conferences on Election Day (November 4) with a vacation day, and keeps a full professional development day the Friday before April vacation. (Proposal A would have kept Election Day as a conference and professional day, and made the Thursday and Friday before April vacation early release days.)

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April 19, 1775: What Did Stow Do?

By Ann Needle

Friday night, the Stow Historical Society attempted to answer the title question. The conclusion: Stow may never know much about how the town participated in the shot heard ’round the world—yet, anecdotes abound about the period surrounding the first Patriot’s Day.

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