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Library Picks Up STEAM… Oct. 13, 2017

Library Picks Up STEAM… Oct. 13, 2017

| October 15, 2017

By Kristin DeJohn Though it has kept its historic façade and its antique book section, the Bolton Public Library, like other libraries around the country, is embracing the latest learning tools. In addition to aisles of books and DVDs, there are online magazines, downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, and mobile language training systems. The library is also […]

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Monarch Sightings Offer Hope

Monarch Sightings Offer Hope

| September 28, 2017

By Kristin DeJohn “We used to see lots of monarch butterflies,” laments Bolton resident Rona Balco. As president of Friends of Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge, Balco has organized annual monarch butterfly walks to educate about their life cycle and annual migration to Mexico. However, in 2015 and 2016 no monarchs were found, and the walks […]

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Next week, Aug. 25, is the Back-to-School Edition!

Next week, Aug. 25, is the Back-to-School Edition!

| August 17, 2017

    Distributed to every Bolton address, including Post Office boxes, the edition will help prepare parents and students for the new school year! What’s New in School? Meet the new High School Principal ! And don’t forget the BUS ROUTES! Interested in advertising? Call Cyndy at 978-897-7869 or email info@boltonindependent.com

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GOT WATER?… Aug. 18, 2017

GOT WATER?… Aug. 18, 2017

| August 17, 2017

Aug. 18, 2017 By Lynda King This time last year, two-thirds of the state was experiencing some level of drought condition. According to state records, Worcester, Middlesex, and Essex counties were on a “drought watch,” and all remaining counties, with the exception of Berkshire and Barnstable, were under a “drought advisory.” This year, the Massachusetts […]

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Main St. Accidents

Main St. Accidents

| August 17, 2017

Posted Aug. 18, 2017 On Tuesday, Aug. 8 at approximately 6:00 p.m.,  a number of 911 calls were received regarding a head-on collision on Main Street near Bolton Spring Farm, where one car drifted over the median line into the path of an oncoming vehicle. Bolton Police say Main Street traffic on the east side […]

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Bolton COA Annual Picnic…

Bolton COA Annual Picnic…

| August 17, 2017

The Friends of the Bolton Seniors hosted the Annual Summer Cookout on Tuesday Aug. 15  at the First Parish Church’s Davis Hall.  Many hands volunteered their time and service to provide great food and a welcoming atmosphere for the event. Members of FOBS, the Bolton Lions Club, town employees and many additional volunteers added to […]

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Nashoba Field Hockey Keeps Their Sticks on the Summer Field… Aug. 15, 2017

Nashoba Field Hockey Keeps Their Sticks on the Summer Field… Aug. 15, 2017

| August 17, 2017

By Michael James LeClair LEOMINSTER – The Nashoba Regional field hockey program has had an impressive three-year run dating back to the fall 2014 season. The Chieftains have reached the Central Mass. Division 1 Finals all three seasons and have captured a pair of district titles. Under the guidance of head coach Jaime Mariani, these […]

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Community Announcements…Driveway Signs, Road Closures; HeatSmart

| August 17, 2017

Aug. 18, 2017 Bolton Volunteer Firefighters Association Selling Driveway Signs In an emergency time is the enemy, and locating a caller’s address as soon as possible is the first step in saving lives and property. Time wasted searching for the proper address is one thing many 911 callers don’t have. Enhanced 911 services allows dispatchers […]

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Field Hockey Clinics Wrap up Summer… Aug. 15, 2017

Field Hockey Clinics Wrap up Summer… Aug. 15, 2017

| August 17, 2017

     

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The 2017 Bolton Fair

The 2017 Bolton Fair

| August 17, 2017

Posted Aug. 18, 2017 The 135th Bolton Fair was held Aug. 11-13, at the Lancaster Fairgrounds. With the weather cooperating beautifully, the fair was packed with visitors throughout the weekend to ride the rides, see and pet the animals, listen to live music, and bask in the beauty and fun of an old-fashioned agricultural fair […]

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