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OBITUARY: Clifton Smith, 82

Clifton C. Smith, 82 Clifton (Clif) Charles Smith of Stow, MA, devoted husband and “hero” to Dyane J. Smith (Damiano), died peacefully Saturday, January 21, 2023 of mantle cell lymphoma at Massachusetts General Hospital. At his request, no public service will be held, but a celebration of life is planned for early summer. Born Feb. […]

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Driver charged with OUI after vehicle crashes into Stow house

From Stow Police and Fire Departments STOW — Police Chief Chief Michael Sallese and Fire Chief John P. Benoit report that the Stow Police and Fire Departments and several mutual aid agencies responded after a vehicle drove through the corner of a multi-unit dwelling late Thursday evening. Stow Police and Fire responded at 10:15 p.m. […]

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Stow Police Department Investigating Antisemitic Vandalism

Nov. 7, 2022 STOW — Chief Michael Sallese reports that the Stow Police Department is investigating an incident of antisemitic vandalism during the weekend and is seeking the public’s help. At 9:42 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, Stow police responded to a home on North Shore Drive for a report that cars had been damaged […]

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NRHS building design approved

By Ann Needle At a special meeting on Oct. 19, the Nashoba School Committee (SC) unanimously approved a preferred schematic design for a potential rebuild of Nashoba Regional High School. That design was selected and approved – also unanimously—by the Nashoba School Building Committee October 18, before submitting the design to the SC. Dubbed Option […]

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Stow Fire extinguishes 3-alarm fire on Boxborough Rd

From Stow Fire Department: Chief John Benoit reports that the Stow Fire Department and mutual aid partners extinguished a 3-alarm house fire Sunday afternoon. At approximately 12:50 p.m., the Stow Fire Department responded to 326 Boxboro Road for a report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, there was heavy fire showing from the single-family home. […]

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UPDATE From Stow Public Safety on Suspicious Package:

Sept. 28, 2022 STOW — Public Safety Officials report that an investigation into a suspicious package at the Stow Shopping Center revealed there was no danger to the public Wednesday afternoon. On Wednesday, Sept 28 at approximately 11 a.m., the Stow Police and Fire department were dispatched to 117 Great Road, The Stow Shopping Plaza, […]

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Stow officials investigating suspicious package at Stow Shopping Center – updated 2pm

Sept. 28, 2022 2 p.m. UPDATE: They are now clearing the scene according to Fire Lt. Erick Benoit. The materials in the package were not found to present a danger. The Plaza and Post Office parking lots are reopened, according to Ann Needle who spoke to Lt. Benoit on scene. From the Stow Fire Department: […]

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Former Stow Town Treasurer charged with embezzlement

Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 By Cyndy Bremer Saari A former Town of Stow employee was charged in Concord District Court on Friday on charges related to the alleged embezzlement of up to $133,000 in town funds, according to a statement released by the Middlesex District Attorney’s office. As was reported in the July 22, 2020 […]

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Hearing focuses on proposed Stow development

By Ann Needle Aug. 10, 2022             The Planning Board’s August 2 public hearing on the proposed Cottages at Wandering Pond offered a number of details on the active adult neighborhood off of Athens Street, but also revealed there is still a lot of work to do before any construction begins.             George Dimakarakos of […]

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OBITUARIES

Dorothy Scraggs, 91 Patricia Beland, 80, of Hudson, formerly of Stow Martin Wright Sr., 92, formerly of Stow —————————————————- Dorothy Scraggs, 91 Dorothy H. (Stow) Scraggs, 91, of Ayer, formerly of Stow, died peacefully Friday, June 24, 2022 at D’Youville Senior Care Center, Lowell with her daughters by her side. Dorothy was born in Marlborough […]

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