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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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TOWN ANNOUNCEMENTS… Aug. 19 2016

TOWN ANNOUNCEMENTS… Aug. 19 2016

| August 18, 2016

Clerk’s Corner Are you registered to vote? Are you sure? Feel free to call the Town Clerk’s office anytime to confirm voter registration. August 19, 2016 is the deadline to register to vote or change party enrollment for the State Primary on Thursday, September 8, 2016. Voters can easily register on-line or by mail.  Go […]

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No Summer Off for Field Hockey…August 19, 2016

No Summer Off for Field Hockey…August 19, 2016

| July 25, 2016

By Michael James LeClair
Champions are made in the offseason and the Nashoba Regional field hockey team is back to work in preparation for the 2016 season.

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Superintendent Finalists List… March 30, 2016

| March 30, 2016

Received March 30, 2016 from The Nashoba Regional School Committee Chair Dear Residents and Members of the Nashoba Regional School District Community, The advisory Screening Committee has completed its work and presented the School Committee with five (5) finalists for Nashoba’s next Superintendent. However, one finalist withdrew due to personal reasons. The School Committee extends […]

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Calendar… March 25, 2016

| March 28, 2016

SPRING SERVICE CLOTHING DRIVE Students at Emerson and Florence Sawyer Schools will hold a clothing drive between March 27 and April 8 to benefit the organization Cradles to Crayons as part of “Project 351,” a statewide youth-driven service organization that “unites an eighth-grade ambassador from every city and town in Massachusetts for a transformative year […]

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