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In Brief… Board of Selectmen July 13

| July 19, 2017

In Brief . . . Board of Selectmen July 13   Hiring processes approved Selectmen voted to approve the hiring process for a new public works director. A hiring committee of Town Administrator Don Lowe, Selectman Jonathan Keep, the town planner, town treasurer/HR director, and a disinterested public works chief from another town will screen […]

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Obituary… Michael Fitzgerald, 66

Obituary… Michael Fitzgerald, 66

| July 19, 2017

–July 19, 2017 Michael Fitzgerald, 66 Michael Fitzgerald age 66 of Bolton, MA passed away after a brief illness on July 16, 2017. Born in Cambridge MA, son of the late John “Jake” and Dylmonda “Mama Dee” Fitzgerald. Michael is survived by his beloved wife of 30 years, Denise (Vautrain). Devoted father of Kerry Ann […]

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A Master Plan for Main Street… July 13, 2017

| July 19, 2017

by Nan Shnitzler On July 13, Selectmen voted to establish a Town Roads Strategic Planning Committee to draft recommendations for the redesign of Main Street (Route 117) pertaining to traffic calming, speed, paving, markings, sidewalks, ADA access, multi-modal use, and so on. As drafted by Selectmen Chairman Tom Frain, the committee’s charge would be to […]

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Summer Break…

| July 15, 2017

A reminder to Bolton residents that the Bolton Independent will be on break for the month of July. We will produce a print edition the first week in August; a full internet edition on August 18 and Back-to-School edition on August 25. Enjoy your summer!

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In Brief . . . Board of Selectmen June 29

| July 15, 2017

By Nan Shnitzler Police reserves to be hired Selectmen voted to approve Police Chief Warren Nelson’s plan to hire four more reserve officers to provide flexibility in filling open shifts. The move comes in the wake of Sgt. William Warnken’s impending year-long deployment as an Army reserve officer. Police reserves offer more flexibility in hiring, […]

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Bolton Joins “Wild and Scenic” Rivers Study… June 29 BOS meeting

| July 15, 2017

by Nan Shnitzler After hearing from representatives of the Wild and Scenic River study committee of the Nashua River Watershed Association (NWRA), selectmen, at their June 29 meeting, voted to join eight other towns looking into federal protection of the Nashua River and two tributaries: the Squannacook and Nissitissit Rivers. Al Futterman, NRWA Outreach Director, […]

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Obituary: Gerald Levine, 83

Obituary: Gerald Levine, 83

| June 24, 2017

June 2, 2017 Gerald Levine, 83 Gerald (Jerry) Levine, of Needham MA, formerly of Norwood MA, died in April 2017, of complications from vascular dementia at the age of 83. Jerry was born in Boston MA and has always lived in the Greater Boston area. Jerry had a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from MIT […]

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NRHS Space Discussion Continues…Nov. 18, 2016

| November 19, 2016

By Ann Needle
The Nashoba School Committee continued its discussion on how it should address potential expansion of Nashoba Regional High School, with some new perspective from administration at its Nov. 9 meeting.

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Changes for Class Space and Size…Nov. 4, 2016

| November 6, 2016

By Ann Needle
In a continuing discussion, the Nashoba Regional High School’s space crunch was on the agenda at the Oct. 26 School Committee meeting. On a related note, the SC was weighing possible changes to the district’s policy on class sizes.

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Tri-town Previews 2017/2018 School Year…Oct, 14, 2016

| October 14, 2016

By Ann Needle
The Nasoba District’s three towns held the first Tri-Town meeting of the school year in Lancaster on Oct. 6, looking ahead to some of the costs the towns should anticipate for the 2017/18 school budget. Town officials also continued their discussion on the long-simmering traffic issues outside of Nashoba Regional High School.

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