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Stow Police Traffic Safety Advisory Committee Invites Resident Feedback

Stow Police Department Announces Traffic Safety Advisory Committee, Invites Residents to Submit Feedback STOW — Chief Michael Sallese wishes to inform the community that a newly formed Traffic Safety Advisory Committee is seeking input from residents to help identify traffic issues and to find solutions. The committee will serve as an advisory group that can […]

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George Shultz, former Secretary of State, dies at 100

It is being reported by the Washington Post and other news outlets that George Shultz, who held four separate presidential cabinet posts in his lengthy political career, passed way at the age of 100 on Saturday, Feb. 6. Shultz got his start in politics when living in Stow starting in the late 1940s, and he […]

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Marino case heads for potential resolution

Sept. 4, 2020 By Ann Needle           The case against former Stow Police Chief Ralph “Rusty” Marino for alleged child enticement is one step closer to being resolved.           At a pretrial hearing from Leominster District Court over Zoom on Wednesday, Sept. 2, Asst. District Attorney Courtney Sans told Judge Mark Noonan she and Marino’s […]

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Donate here to help support The Independent. Thank you!

We appreciate your support during this current crisis that has negatively impacted the revenue stream of the newspaper. Any donations to see us through will be appreciated! 

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Event Cancellations

HELLO, DOLLY! UPDATE FROM NASHOBA FRIENDS OF DRAMA It is with heavy hearts that we are writing to indefinitely postpone Nashoba Regional High School’s production of Hello, Dolly! which was originally scheduled for March 20-22.  The passion, dedication, and superior effort our students, directors, producers, family, and volunteers have shown has been unbelievable.  We could not be […]

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BREAKING… Stow Town Building closed to public

March 13, 2020 In hoping to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus, the following closures and event cancellations have been posted. This list will be updated as needed STOW TOWN BUILDING CLOSURE From William Wrigley, Stow Town Administrator Given the evolving conditions related to the spread of the Coronavirus, and its inherent risk to the […]

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Stow Board of Health provides PFAS information

August 27, 2018 Submitted by the Stow Board of Health In response to the recent mailout from the Nashoba Regional School District regarding the discovery of Per and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in the public water supplies for the Hale Middle School and Center School, the Stow Board of Health would like to provide you with […]

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Funds for Nashoba leach field in flux

Funds for leach field in flux; other state funds to increase by Nan Shnitzler State Senator Dean Tran appeared before the Bolton Board of Selectmen Aug. 22 to tell them that while the $300,000 earmark to move the Nashoba Regional High School leach field is included in the environmental bond bill that was signed by […]

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New season brings new faces to Nashoba Youth Football

August 28, 2019 By Michael James LeClair Football is back and the Nashoba Youth Football and Cheer Association is ready to tackle the competition. The young athletes have been hard at work on the practice field getting ready for the start of the 2019 season. League President Susan Unger, in her first year as president, […]

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Change in newspaper delivery!

MAIL SUBSCRIBERS PLEASE NOTE: Due to a change in delivery times, the papers will be in THURSDAY’s mail. (The paper will still be published on Wednesday.) See this week’s edition for more information!

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