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OBITUARY: Ed Tarnuzzer, 89

Edmund Christian Tarnuzzer Jr., age 89, of Stow passed away on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023.  He was the loving husband of the late Barbara (Loehr) Tarnuzzer. Edmund was born in North Adams, Mass., son of the late Edmund C. Sr., and Gladys J. (Wilkin) Tarnuzzer.  He was raised and educated in North Adams.   After relocating, Edmund graduated…

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Obituary: Elaine Donaghue, 77

FULL OBITUARY WILL RUN IN THIS WEEK’S EDITION Elaine A. (Colombo) Donaghue, age 77, of Stow, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 20, 2023. She was the loving wife of Patrick J. Donaghue. Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Elaine on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at…

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Stow Police and Fire Respond to Plane Crash

STOW — Police Chief Michael Sallese and Fire Chief John Benoit report that the Stow Police and Fire Departments responded to a plane crash Sunday. On Sunday, Sept. 17, at approximately 11:09 a.m., Stow Police and Fire departments received reports of a plane crash near Barton Road and the American Heritage Museum. Upon arrival, crews…

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Craft Beer Festival draws in a crowd

By Ann Needle For the second year, the Assabet Craft Beer Festival at First Parish Church brought out the sunshine and crowds, coaxed to the church grounds by four brewers of craft suds, a wine truck, food trucks and kids’ games. Co-organizer Neil Saunders estimated well over 2,000 people attended the Sept. 2 event, a…

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Big Changes at Center

By Ann Needle Change is a constant in new school years, but a long list of retirements and other departures at the end of last spring helped bring a number of new faces to Center School this year. With the search for  a new, permanent principal continuing, Nashoba Superintendent Kirk Downing recently announced that current…

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Footprints of History: Apples, apples, everywhere

Apples, Apples, everywhere! By Stephanie Lewis It’s getting to be that time of year again when the streets of Stow are filled with vehicles from neighboring towns and states.  As early as the 1920s, roads in Stow were clogged with cars, as September and October brought apple lovers from all over. There is good reason…

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Letters to the Editor

OVER THE FENCE POST/LETTERS Spend money on school staff I know us. I know we care deeply about the education of our own children and those in our community. I know we also care deeply about the unfairness of educational opportunities in underserved communities and the highly contentious environment around education nationally that is driving…

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Calendar of Events: Sept. 6, 2023

Stow/Bolton/Nashoba Schools Events NRSD PRESCHOOL OPENINGS Nashoba Regional School District has a few preschool openings for the 2023-2024 school year. The current openings are for three-day afternoon programs, which run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11:45a.m. to 2:15 p.m. (Nashoba does have tuition assistance depending on family size & income. You must be a reside…

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Clerk’s Corner: Special Town Meeting

SPECIAL TOWN MEETING Monday, Sept. 18 7:00pmCenter School, 403 Great Rd.Meeting starts promptly at 7 p.m.Check-in will open at 6 p.m. VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE TOWN MEETING – SEPT. 8 at 5:00 P.M.VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE TOWN ELECTION – SEPT. 13 AT 5 P.M.Check/update your voter registration online: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ovr/ SPECIAL TOWN ELECTION Saturday, Sept. 23 10am –…

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