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Culvert Replacement options discussed

The Bolton Select Board met on Thursday, Aug. 4, at 2 p.m. to address several time-sensitive agenda items, including a discussion on event-related liquor licensing, culvert replacements, and approval of a cell tower. Liquor License procedures for LIV Golf Tournament The LIV Golf Tournament, scheduled to be held at The International over Labor Day weekend, […]

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Stories and Tales of Our Town

Compiled by The Bolton Historical Society Information comes primarily from the Bolton Historical archives and Esther Whitcomb’s book “History of Bolton.” The Historical Society articles run every other week, with Roger Breeze’s older columns running alternate weeks. Wilder’s Bolton Agent Sampson Vryling Stoddard Wilder needed someone he could trust to run his business affairs in […]

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OBITUARY: Timothy Murphy, 54

BOLTON–Timothy S. Murphy, 54, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, August 1, 2022, following an illness.  He is survived by his mother, Priscilla B. Murphy; and brother, Mark D. Murphy & wife Traci of Lunenburg; 5 nieces & nephews: Anna Murphy, Harry Crosby, Maggie Crosby, William Murphy, and Helen Crosby; extended family, colleagues, and […]

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Bolton Police Log – Aug. 10, 2022

Compiled by Lynda KingExcerpts from the Public Safety Logs. Please note, arrests are made based on probable cause but do not determine guilt or innocence until proven in court. This week police made 48 motor vehicle stops that resulted in 15 citations, 28 warnings, four summonses and one arrest. They also responded to three reports […]

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Voting Information from Town Clerk

Town Clerk’s Corner Pamela Powell, Town ClerkTown Hall, 663 Main Street978-779-2771townclerk@townofbolton.com State Primary ElectionSeptember 6, 2022Town Hall, Town Clerk’s Office, 663 Main Street Early Voting Dates & TimesWeekend & WeekdaysSaturday, Aug. 27 10 am – 2 pmMonday, Aug. 29 9 am – 2:30 pm & 5 pm– 7 pmTuesday, Aug. 30 9 am – 4 […]

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The Independent is back this week!

See the Florence Sawyer School Honor Roll and read all the police happenings you may have missed! What happened with United Cultivation’s Host Community Agreement? What’s the latest on the LIV Golf Tournament? Who was selected to represent Bolton on the Minuteman School Committee? What’s the latest update on the opening of Baba’s and the […]

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AUG. 4 2022 COMMUNITY OUTREACH MEETING

NOTICE OF COMMUNITY OUTREACH MEETING UC RETAIL, LLC (A Subsidiary of United Cultivation, LLC) August 4, 2022 at 6 PM The Program Room at the Bolton Public Library, 738 Main Street, Bolton, MA 01740 Notice is hereby given that a Community Outreach Meeting for a marijuana retail operation is scheduled for Thursday, August, 4, 2022, at […]

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NO PRINT PAPERS JULY 6, 13 and 20

It’s time for our annual summer break! The “office” will be CLOSED Starting Friday afternoon July 1 until Monday July 18. There will be NO PRINT PAPERS July 6, 13 and 20 Have a great few weeks! This week’s edition is out and available at Bolton Orchards and Country Cupboard, along with Russell’s in Stow […]

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CORRECTION: ATM Vote numbers

In the Annual Town Meeting vote for the Solar Farm, the numbers were inadvertently reversed in the article written in the Independent about the meeting. The actual vote was: Yes: 67 and NO: 73. (The vote would have required a 2/3 majority to pass.) We apologize for the error!

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