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NO PRINT PAPER THIS WEEK, AUG. 15 2018

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 Voters to discuss climate change at ATM… 4/18/18

Bolton Voters to discuss climate change at ATM… 4/18/18

| April 26, 2018

By Lynda King Voters at the May 7 Annual Town Meeting will be asked to consider a proposal that would have the town of Bolton speak with one voice on the topic of climate change. A citizens petition initiated by the grassroots community group Bolton Local asks voters to endorse a nonbinding resolution to “adopt, […]

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ATM voters to weigh in on marijuana laws

ATM voters to weigh in on marijuana laws

| April 26, 2018

By Lynda King With the legalization of both medical and recreational marijuana in Massachusetts, cities and towns across the state must now decide on how the state mandate will be implemented through local bylaws and regulations. Bolton voters will have an opportunity to deliberate on two sets of proposed rules relating to marijuana at the […]

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Subscription Form: Sign up for home delivery!

Subscription Form: Sign up for home delivery!

| December 21, 2017

The Bolton Independent has moved to the pages of The Stow Independent. Nashoba news and sports are shared between the two towns, as are some events and projects in which Stow and Bolton residents participate together.  Bolton-specific news has its own section including the police log, history, government news, events and people. The paper is […]

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In Brief . . . Board of Selectmen Nov. 16, 2017

| November 20, 2017

Nov. 20, 2017 By Nan Shnitzler Following is a summary of discussion and action items from the Nov. 16 Board of Selectmen’s meeting. New police to be drawn from reserves Selectmen voted to approve Police Chief Warren Nelson’s proposal to have a reserve officer be sponsored by Bolton to attend the full-time police academy in […]

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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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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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*Updated Sept. 21, 2016: Voters say “Yes” to Minuteman School Building Project Funding

*Updated Sept. 21, 2016: Voters say “Yes” to Minuteman School Building Project Funding

| September 20, 2016

By Cyndy Bremer

According to Steve Sharek, Director of Outreach and Development at Minuteman Regional High School, the district-wide vote held on Tuesday resulted in the approval of the funding for the new school building project for the Lexington-based technical/vocational school that services Bolton students.

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