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Letter to the Editor: “Fake News in Bolton”… Aug. 18, 2017

| August 17, 2017

Fake News Arrives In Bolton You probably received a glossy pamphlet in the mail “Important Questions Inside” attacking our Senator Jennifer Flanagan regarding her recent vote to raise the pay of the members of the Massachusetts Legislature. This mailer is full of false and deliberately misleading information about Jen Flanagan’s vote. The organization, Massachusetts Fiscal […]

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CALENDAR… Aug. 18, 2017

CALENDAR… Aug. 18, 2017

| August 17, 2017

GLOUCESTER LOBSTER CRUISE The Bolton Council on Aging will sponsor a trip to Gloucester on Tuesday, Aug. 22, where guests will take in a harbor cruise that includes a summer luncheon featuring lobster as a star attraction! A minimum of 40 cruisers will be needed to hold the trip. Cost is $66 per person for […]

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LEGAL NOTICES… Aug. 18, 2017

| August 17, 2017

BOARD OF SELECTMEN NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Houghton Building, 697 Main Street, Bolton on the application of Bolton Bean, Inc., 626 Main Street, Bolton, Ma 01740, for a new Annual, Restaurant type, Wine and Malt Liquor […]

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LEGAL NOTICE: Bolton Conservation Commission

| August 3, 2017

BOLTON CONSERVATION COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING   The Bolton Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing under the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40 (Wetlands Protection Act and Riverfront Act), and under the Bolton Wetland By-law Chapter 233, to consider the Notice of Intent filed by Brandon Ducharme for the proposed subdivision located […]

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In Brief… Board of Selectmen July 13

| July 19, 2017

In Brief . . . Board of Selectmen July 13   Hiring processes approved Selectmen voted to approve the hiring process for a new public works director. A hiring committee of Town Administrator Don Lowe, Selectman Jonathan Keep, the town planner, town treasurer/HR director, and a disinterested public works chief from another town will screen […]

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Obituary… Michael Fitzgerald, 66

Obituary… Michael Fitzgerald, 66

| July 19, 2017

–July 19, 2017 Michael Fitzgerald, 66 Michael Fitzgerald age 66 of Bolton, MA passed away after a brief illness on July 16, 2017. Born in Cambridge MA, son of the late John “Jake” and Dylmonda “Mama Dee” Fitzgerald. Michael is survived by his beloved wife of 30 years, Denise (Vautrain). Devoted father of Kerry Ann […]

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A Master Plan for Main Street… July 13, 2017

| July 19, 2017

by Nan Shnitzler On July 13, Selectmen voted to establish a Town Roads Strategic Planning Committee to draft recommendations for the redesign of Main Street (Route 117) pertaining to traffic calming, speed, paving, markings, sidewalks, ADA access, multi-modal use, and so on. As drafted by Selectmen Chairman Tom Frain, the committee’s charge would be to […]

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Summer Break…

| July 15, 2017

A reminder to Bolton residents that the Bolton Independent will be on break for the month of July. We will produce a print edition the first week in August; a full internet edition on August 18 and Back-to-School edition on August 25. Enjoy your summer!

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In Brief . . . Board of Selectmen June 29

| July 15, 2017

By Nan Shnitzler Police reserves to be hired Selectmen voted to approve Police Chief Warren Nelson’s plan to hire four more reserve officers to provide flexibility in filling open shifts. The move comes in the wake of Sgt. William Warnken’s impending year-long deployment as an Army reserve officer. Police reserves offer more flexibility in hiring, […]

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Bolton Joins “Wild and Scenic” Rivers Study… June 29 BOS meeting

| July 15, 2017

by Nan Shnitzler After hearing from representatives of the Wild and Scenic River study committee of the Nashua River Watershed Association (NWRA), selectmen, at their June 29 meeting, voted to join eight other towns looking into federal protection of the Nashua River and two tributaries: the Squannacook and Nissitissit Rivers. Al Futterman, NRWA Outreach Director, […]

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