The Lions Club spent this past Saturday clearing brush and winter storm debris from their land at the corner of Hudson and Great Roads. The permitted open burning season officially closed on April 30th. Pictured from left are King Lion Jeff Ribeiro, Scott Dauenhauer, Dick Mortenson, Arnie Johnson, Ed Tarnuzzer, and Dick DeMilia. (Missing from photo are Roy Dudley and Jon French)Nancy Arsenault Laura and Mary Morales were at Colonial Williamsburg during spring vacation week with some of the locals. They even brought the Independent back in time with them 😉 Abigail Crowell, Kara and Ava Hoag, Meghan Irvin, Kim and Jack Saart (Jack not pictures), Meghan, Caitlin and Ryan Sweeney at the Center/Hale school night at The Worcester Sharks during April vacation. David Stallard, a retired engineer living in Stow, attended a meeting of the American Physical Society in Denver on April 15, where he presented a paper on a proposed cause of ordinary gravitation, i.e. far from a black hole.