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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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Tax Rate Falls; Taxes Rise

| November 20, 2017

Nov. 20, 2017 by Nan Shnitzler At the recommendation of the Board of Assessors, selectmen on Nov. 16 voted to maintain a single uniform tax rate in Fiscal 2018 for residential, commercial and personal property, which is projected to be $20.66, a 54-cent decrease over Fiscal 2017. However, the new rate represents a tax bill […]

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Camp Virginia Price Still Up in the Air

| November 20, 2017

Nov. 20, 2017 by Nan Shnitzler After the selectmen emerged from executive session Nov. 16, Town Administrator Don Lowe reported that the $800,000 selectmen had authorized him to offer for Camp Virginia would likely be rejected. According to Lowe, Lee Freudenheim, the real estate agent for property owners The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, said […]

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Nashoba Works on Assessments…Feb. 24, 2016

| March 2, 2016

By Ann Needle Next year’s hike in the Nashoba District budget might not be substantial, but the School Committee still questioned whether the towns would find the potential assessments affordable. The SC also focused its Feb. 17  Budget Workshop on learning more about particular items proposed by three of the district’s bigger departments. Assistant Superintendent […]

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Armed Home Invasion on Century Mill Road… Dec. 24, 2015

Armed Home Invasion on Century Mill Road… Dec. 24, 2015

| December 25, 2015

Bolton’s Acting Police Chief Warren Nelson issued the following information about an armed home invasion on Century Mill Road and is asking  for anyone with related information to contact the Bolton Police Department. According to the press release, on December 23, 2015 at 3:00pm, the Bolton Police Department received an emergency call from a Century […]

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Tri-Town Readies for Nashoba Budget…Dec. 16, 2015

Tri-Town Readies for Nashoba Budget…Dec. 16, 2015

| December 18, 2015

By Ann Needle   The Nashoba District’s three towns  are already talking about what they hope to see for the 2016/17 school budget. The Dec. 9 Tri-Town meeting in Stow also had town representatives discussing how they could help Nashoba begin addressing new standards for accounting for retiree benefits. Bolton Selectman Chair Mark Sprague said […]

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New Interim Leader for Nashoba…Dec. 16, 2015

New Interim Leader for Nashoba…Dec. 16, 2015

| December 18, 2015

By Ann Needle As reported last week, in the wake of former Nashoba Superintendent Michael Wood’s resignation in October, the Nashoba School Committee chose Dr. Curtis Bates as interim superintendent at a special meeting on Dec. 8. Before retiring from a full-time education career that spanned more than 40 years, Bates most recently served as […]

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Pipeline Questions and More Questions… July 11, 2014

Pipeline Questions and More Questions… July 11, 2014

| July 9, 2014 | 41 Comments

By Nan Shnitzler About 90 concerned residents attended the June 26 selectmen’s meeting at the Florence Sawyer School auditorium during which representatives from Kinder Morgan answered questions about a new $4 billion high-pressure natural gas pipeline they propose to build through many towns in Massachusetts, including Bolton. The selectmen’s strategy to provide questions to Kinder […]

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Auction Raises Funds for Common Cause… June 27 2014

Auction Raises Funds for Common Cause… June 27 2014

| July 4, 2014 | 6,618 Comments

By Barbara Allen This past Sunday, the pavilion at Nashoba Valley Winery, 100 Wattaquadock Hill Road, overflowed with guests who had gathered for the Local: Land, Lore and Libations festive dinner and auction hosted by the Bolton Conservation Trust. The air was ripe with expectancy as those in attendance sipped wine and perused the more […]

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