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April 20, 2022 edition inside!

Click on the PDF below to see the entire issue of this week’s Stow and Bolton Independent! All Bolton addresses should have received the paper today with the Bolton Annual Town Warrant inside.

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Candidates’ Night: April 4

Moderator Doug Storey announces Candidates’ Night, to be held on Monday, April 4, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Houghton Building, 697 Main Street. Candidates’ Night is an informational forum for meeting candidates for the Town’s contested elections. This year, two candidates, Alan DiPietro and Emily Winner are running for Select Board. The forum will […]

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March 9, 2022 edition

Out in stores and in subscribers’ mailboxes, the March 9 edition of The Stow and Bolton Independent newspaper features Stow and Bolton news, along with Nashoba schools news. Pick up a copy in Bolton at Country Cupboard or Bolton Orchards! Get a copy every week in your mailbox! www.boltonindependent.com or www.stowindependent.com

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OBITUARY: Peter Reilly, 69

BOLTON–Peter J. Reilly passed away on December 31, 2021 at his home in Bolton, MA at the age of 69. Peter was predeceased by his mother Mary Brady Reilly and his father William Reilly. He is survived by Joan Reilly, his beloved wife of 46 years, his brother Francis Bryant and wife Neringa, his nephew […]

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*Updated Services* OBITUARY: Flora Wilson, 87

BOLTON– Flora (Dodds) Wilson, age 87, of Bolton died Dec. 31, 2021 at UMass Memorial Health Alliance, Leominster. She was the wife of the late Gerald G. Wilson of Bolton, a marriage of 50 years at the time of his death. Flora was born in New Castle on Tyne, England, daughter of the late Frederick […]

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OBITUARY: Mike Zayka, 80

BOLTON–Metrophane “Mike” Zayka Jr, 80, of Bolton, passed away unexpectedly on December 30, 2021 at home. He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 wonderful years, Gail Zayka. He was born on January 13, 1941, in Bolton where he spent his early years. Mike was 1 of 11 children to the late Metrophane and […]

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OBITUARY: Caroline Zayka, 77

BOLTON–Carolyn A. (Smith) Zayka, 77, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 surrounded by family at her home in Laconia, NH.  She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, Nicholas Zayka; their three daughters, Anne Kristine Onorato & husband Michael of Bolton; Karen Zayka of Norwood, NY; and Kelly Wendler & husband […]

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OBITUARY: Charles Brackett, 89

STILL RIVER–Charles Frederick Brackett, 89, died on December 20, 2021 of COVID-19 induced complications. He was born April 18, 1932, in Boston to Alfreda C. and Raymond T. Brackett.  He attended the Boston Public schools and graduated from Hyde Park High School in 1949. In 1950 he enlisted in the US Air Force where he […]

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Affordable apartment complex readies for ZBA

by Nan Shnitzler As the developer of a large affordable apartment complex prepares to go before the Bolton Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) for a permit Nov. 8, two issues of community interest remain unresolved: whether the projected tax revenue will offset the service burden on Bolton’s public safety, public works and school systems, and […]

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OBITUARY: Carol Sweeney, 69

Services will take place prior to the next edition of the paper.

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