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Change in Newspaper Delivery!

| January 9, 2019

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

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Town Common Pavilion Takes Shape… Sept. 26 2018

| September 27, 2018

By Kristin DeJohn The Bolton Town Common’s new pavilion will soon be a reality complete with electricity and in proximity to the existing Wifi system. The concrete base stood ready for construction this past week with rain pushing back the start of the project, originally set for Tuesday, Sept. 25. However, as it comes together, […]

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Nashoba takes down Fitchburg, 32-2 … Sept. 26, 2018

| September 27, 2018

  By Michael James LeClair Let the good times continue to roll for the Nashoba Regional football team. The Chieftains traveled to Fitchburg on Friday night looking to continue their winning ways. Nashoba did just that as it dominated the host Red Raiders. Nashoba controlled the contest from start to finish, finding the end zone […]

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Stories and Tales of Our Town – John F. Sargent… Aug. 29, 2018

| September 7, 2018

  STORIES AND TALES OF OUR TOWN compiled by Roger Breeze John F. Sargent One of Bolton’s Hometown Heroes June 21, 1931 to May 25, 1991 The community group Bolton Loco recently established a program called Hometown Heroes, which honors military folks with local roots who served our country. One of those chosen was Air […]

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NO PRINT PAPER THIS WEEK, AUG. 15 2018

| August 14, 2018

This week is an “online-only” edition; there will be no print paper.  NEXT WEEK, Aug. 22, is the BACK-TO-SCHOOL full distribution edition! Like it or not, the First Day of School is just around the corner! Be prepared with school news and K-8 bus schedules!   To advertise in the Aug. 22 edition, please contact […]

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Bolton’s Ochsenbein elected Chair of Mass. Library Commissioners… Aug. 15, 2018

| August 14, 2018

By Apara Borrowes Bolton’s Roland Ochsenbein was elected chairman of the nine-member Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners on July 12, 2018. Ochsenbein has served on the board since his appointment as Commissioner by Governor Deval Patrick in 2014. “It is a great honor for me to serve as chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Library […]

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Slater’s Open Mike Night… Aug. 15, 2018

| August 14, 2018

[soliloquy id=”1642″]     By Apara Borrowes If you arrive after Thursday night Open Mike starts at Slater’s in Bolton, you’ll hear the music and smell the pizza and barbecue long before you reach the door. “Open Mike Thursday is the best night of the week, the favorite of everyone who works here,” said Bruce […]

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Nashoba Field Hockey team takes on summer league… Aug. 15, 2018

| August 14, 2018

By Michael James LeClair Please stop us if you’ve heard this before. The Nashoba Regional field hockey program has developed into a Central Massachusetts locomotive and is showing no signs of slowing down. Under the guidance of head coach Jaime Mariani and her staff, the Chieftains have qualified for the Central Mass. Division 1 Finals […]

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Obituary… Clara May Dickerson, 83

| August 14, 2018

Clara May Dickerson, a longtime resident of Bolton and then Hudson, Mass., and who for more than 50 years also spent considerable time in Bryant Pond, Maine, passed away on Aug. 10 after a 12-year battle with cancer. Clara May was born on June 4, 1935, the fourth of five children of Tom and Inez […]

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Women’s History project updated… Aug. 15, 2018

| August 14, 2018

By Kristin DeJohn  In April, the Independent wrote about two eighth grade Bolton Girl Scouts who were working to boost awareness about the roles of women throughout history at their school library and online. The effort was part of a Girl Scout Silver Award project that involved fundraising for books and boosting awareness about historic […]

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