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Stow Town Beach reopened

Stow Town Beach Update! Posted by Stow Recreation Department The beach is reopened as of today, August 10, 2021! The Board of Health conducted an inspection on Monday, August 9th and they did not see a Cyanobacteria (cHAB) bloom at the time of the inspection and therefore, do not see reason to keep the beach closed. For […]

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Obituary: Evelyn Kobus, age 90

Evelyn Kobus, age 90 CLINTON–Evelyn L. (DiPietro) Kobus, 90, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester.  She is reunited with her late husband Robert Kobus.  She is survived by her children and their spouses, John Trautner of Florida; James Trautner & Debbie; and Russell Trautner & Lynn, all […]

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Trahan talks Track Road support in Stow

By Ann Needle Aug. 9, 2021         “This one is near and dear to my heart,” Congresswoman Lori Trahan said of proposed legislation that would help tie Stow’s Track Road into the Assabet River Rail Trail (ARRT). She was speaking on Aug. 5 at the Community Center to about 25 officials and supporters from Stow […]

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OBITUARY: John Melone, Stow

John Melone, Stow, 89 *Visiting hours are Monday* Full obituary in Wednesday’s paper Mr. John W. Melone, of Stow, died peacefully on Tuesday, May 4. John was born on April 26, 1932, the son of Italian immigrants, Joseph and Marianna (Costantini) Melone. John’s near 90 years reflect his devotion to family, commitment to work and […]

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Stow Selectmen: Police reform and vaccines

With the Selectmen’s meeting running more than three hours on Tuesday, March 9 as the Independent prepared to go to press, last week’s paper covered only the first portion of the meeting. Below, is the remainder of the discussion items. By Ann Needle The Stow Police continues to work toward bringing the force and its […]

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NEW COVID-19 Vaccine Telephone Assistance

If you are currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and are having trouble getting an appointment online, you can now call this number to get assistance over the phone.

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NRSD Superintendent Brooke Clenchy resigns

In a press release sent to local media, the Nashoba Regional School District announced that Superintendent Brooke Clenchy has tendered her resignation, effective at the end of this school year. Also included was the resignation letter sent to the School Committee by Clenchy. Both are posted below: Nashoba Regional School Committee Accepts Resignation of Superintendent […]

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K-8 Nashoba schools will remain hybrid after vacation

Posted Dec. 27, 2020 By Natasha Don A special meeting of the School Committee was held Dec. 21 to discuss one agenda item- the district learning model after Winter Break. This topic was discussed briefly at the Dec. 16 Committee meeting but was relegated to the 21st for a final decision. Committee Chair Kathy Codianne […]

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Obituary: Kathy Olohan, 78

Posted Dec. 26, 2020 STOW: Carmelita Catherine (“Kathy”) Olohan nee Ryan, age 78, passed away in her home in Stow, Mass. on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Jan. 3, 1942 to Thomas Patrick and Helen (Clouse) Ryan in Somerset, Ohio. Kathy, known as Kate in her youth, grew up on […]

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Questions about in-person return for high school

Sept. 30. 2020 By Natasha Don The School Committee convened on Sept. 23 to discuss the particulars of remote learning at Nashoba Regional High School. The high school’s administrative team walked through a presentation on the current learning model and answered the Committee’s questions. Superintendent Clenchy shared a brief MSBA update, and Business Manager Pat […]

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