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Passions Forge Unified Training Center…Aug 5, 2016

Passions Forge Unified Training Center…Aug 5, 2016

| August 5, 2016

By Ellen Oliver
While a student at Nashoba High School, Brendan Aylward split his time between academic pursuits, representing the Chieftains on the basketball court, and working with students through the Best Buddies program. Now Aylward merged his passion for working with special needs individuals, and promoting fitness for all, into one new gym, Unified Health & Performance.

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Nashoba Launches Its Summer Work…July 22, 2016

| July 25, 2016

By Ann Needle
The Nashoba School Committee’s final meetings before a summer break were devoted to crucial issues the district could face well beyond September. While the commanding topic of the June 29 and July 7 meetings was how to handle thousands of dollars in unexpected Facilities repairs, the SC also made crucial decisions on researching the district’s finances and hiring key staff.

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Outdoor Product Review: Deer fly patches…  July 15, 2016

Outdoor Product Review: Deer fly patches… July 15, 2016

| July 14, 2016

Contributed By Kirk Teska
Every summer, about this time, the deer flies arrive after wintering in hell. I used to be able to outrun them but no longer. Nothing works – they lick Deet off your body and then whisper in your ear, “That’s all you got?” While trail running in the woods, they herd up and follow you. taking turns biting your neck and ears. The kamikaze ones fly right down your throat.

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Summer Fun at Local Festivals…July 1, 2016

| July 1, 2016

By Ann Needle
There are parts of summer that offer non-stop fun and leisure — say, your out-of-town vacation. But some of those sunny days might move slowly around here, turning activities such as taking a left onto Rte. 117 at 5pm — immediately— the sole source of fun.

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No Backing Down for NRHS Grads… June 17, 2016

No Backing Down for NRHS Grads… June 17, 2016

| June 20, 2016

By Ann Needle
It was a day that celebrated the compassion— and determination —of teens heading into the world. Nashoba Regional High School’s Class of 2016 received their diplomas June 12 amid an almost-capacity crowd at Worcester’s DCU Center.

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Nashoba After-Prom is a Hit…June 3, 2016

Nashoba After-Prom is a Hit…June 3, 2016

| June 6, 2016

By Ann Needle
“I think the night was a huge success!” said Holly Lauer, an organizer for the gala Nashoba Regional High School After-Prom Party. “We had roughly 170 students attend — we were hoping for at least 100 — and the feedback since has been fantastic.” The party was held at the high school after the May 21 prom, stretching into the early morning hours of May 22.

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What’s Next for Minuteman Building…May 27, 2016

| May 27, 2016

By Ann Needle
While an overwhelming majority of Minuteman High School’s member towns accepted the vocational school’s planned building project this spring, rejection by one town was enough to scuttle those plans for now. But, at Minuteman’s May 17 School Committee meeting, it was clear that administration has not given up on project.

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Remembering Gigi Bonazzoli…May 6, 2016

Remembering Gigi Bonazzoli…May 6, 2016

| May 9, 2016

By Lynda King
By all accounts, Gigi Bonazzoli was a legend in Bolton. He passed away on April 25, after a long battle with cancer, leaving behind a legacy that has reached far and wide.

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What are all the Booms About?…March 25, 2016

What are all the Booms About?…March 25, 2016

| March 29, 2016

By Nancy Arsenault
March 12 sounded more like the 4th of July, according to some residents who placed anxious phone calls to the Stow Police department. But it wasn’t a case of misplaced fireworks; it was a Fort Devens training exercise.

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The Addams Family Visits Nashoba…March 11, 2016

The Addams Family Visits Nashoba…March 11, 2016

| March 13, 2016

By Ann Needle
Television of the 1960s featured, among the sunny variety shows and sitcoms, a family that found its calling in cobwebs and coffins. In a few weeks “The Addams Family,” a musical based on that television show, will resurrect the beloved characters of the TV series on the Nashoba Regional High School stage.

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