Month: June 2015

Summer Softball Heats Up… June 24, 2015

By Jess Thomas
For four middle school level softball players, school doesn’t signal the end of the season. They are part of the team Mizuno Heat that competes in a youth travel softball league as a part of the Amateur Softball Association during the spring and summer.

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Nashoba Begins Year-End Review… June 24, 2015

By Ann Needle
The issues of the last school year were the focus of Wednesday’s Nashoba School Committee meeting.

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Continued Opposition to Minuteman Project… June 24, 2015

By Nancy Arsenault
The Board of Selectmen met Tuesday night to hear status updates on some long standing projects to close out the fiscal year.
Minuteman Regional School Committee Representative and Stow resident Alice Deluca, spoke to the Board of the frustrations she and her colleagues are feeling after pursuing a renovation or new building project for Minuteman High School for well over five years, with still no resolution. According to that District agreement, all 16 member towns must agree to the selected building option – a new school project chosen by the school building committee – but without that unanimous vote, the project cannot go forward.

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The Independent Clause… June 24, 2015

SUMMER VACATION TIME FOR THE STOW INDEPENDENT There will be NO PAPER JULY 8 as we take our annual summer break. We will be back in print on July 15. With school out and Fourth of July around the corner, I am looking forward to closing “the office” after next week’s papers are done and running away for a bit. […]

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Calendar… June 24, 2015

Events at the Randall LibrarY Summer reading programs for kids until  August 18 – Calling all readers and listeners! Do you want to win some fabulous prizes such as a Harry Pottter Marauder’s Map, Horcrux Bookmarks, a Kindle,  an iPod, Lego Minecraft set, or an American Girl Doll? Well, come  in and sign up for […]

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Public Safety Report… June 24, 2015

Monday June 15, 2015 9:02am SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY A caller reported that a male, wearing a hoodie, was standing on the corner of Tuttle Lane.  The Police responded.  The individual was waiting for the school bus.  Classes started late because of finals.  All was OK. 10:51am LARCENY A caller reported that his tools were stolen from […]

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In This Week’s Print Edition… June 24, 2015

Subscribe for Home Delivery Along with the articles featured on our website, you will find the following in this week’s print edition: Continued Opposition to Minuteman Project The Board of Selectmen met Tuesday night to hear status updates on some long standing projects to close out the fiscal year… Nashoba Begins Year-End Review The issues […]

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District Middle Schools Meet on Track… June 17, 2015

By Jess Thomas
The three Nashoba District middle school track and field teams competed in the annual District team meet on Wednesday, June 10 at Nashoba Regional High School. The teams from Stow’s Hale, Bolton’s Sawyer and Lancaster’s Luther Burbank middle schools faced off against each other, some for the last time before heading off for high school, where many of them will become teammates.

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Forum Leads to Discussion on Drugs in the Nashoba District… June 17, 2015

By Ann Needle

The Underage Substance Abuse Forum at Nashoba Regional High School last Wednesday was timely, given the drug-related emergency at a post-prom party last month. The over 100 Nashoba parents, administrators, and staff attending seemed focused on not only recognizing the signs of substance abuse, but in wanting to know what the high school is doing to keep drugs off its campus.

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