Archive for July, 2014

Taking Monadnock One Step at a Time

| July 25, 2014 | 10,153 Comments

July 18, 2014 Contributed by Rob Herbison “I pushed myself hard, giving up was not an option.”          –Tyler Terrasi On June 28, three classmates – Michael Davis-Ickes, Tyler Terrasi, and Bolton resident Rob Herbison – successfully hiked up Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire. While many others have made the same journey, for Tyler Terrasi this […]

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Back to the Wild

| July 25, 2014 | 3,317 Comments

July 18, 2014 By Barbara Allen The barred owl, with its distinctive brown and white plummage arranged in “bars” across its breast and wings, was still a handsome bird, despite having lost an eye due to injuries sustained after being hit by a car. After several weeks of care and rehabilitation at the Wildlife Clinic […]

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Calendar… July 25, 2014

| July 25, 2014 | 1,140 Comments

BOLTON’S ANNUAL SENIOR PICNIC SPONSORED BY FOBS August 19 ; First Parish Church, Davis Hall, 673 Main Street Bolton Hamburgers and hot dogs prepared by the Bolton Lions Club, and a wide variety of salads and desserts will be served at noon.  Games, bingo and other activities will follow. We are looking forward to seeing […]

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Eyewear by Giorgio

| July 25, 2014 | 12,603 Comments

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From the Editor’s Desk… July 11, 2014

| July 10, 2014 | 1,557 Comments

Welcome to our Online Edition for July 11, 2014 and the first edition on! There are still a few bugs to work out (such as the lack of photos on the home page), but I’m getting there. As we stated in our last few papers, the summer schedule includes this week’s online-only edition and […]

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Pipeline Questions and More Questions… July 11, 2014

| July 9, 2014 | 1,495 Comments

By Nan Shnitzler About 90 concerned residents attended the June 26 selectmen’s meeting at the Florence Sawyer School auditorium during which representatives from Kinder Morgan answered questions about a new $4 billion high-pressure natural gas pipeline they propose to build through many towns in Massachusetts, including Bolton. The selectmen’s strategy to provide questions to Kinder […]

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Busy Summer for the Bolton Public Library… July 11 2014

| July 9, 2014 | 3,400 Comments

By Miles Alvord Looking at the event schedule for the Bolton Public Library, one cannot help from feeling secondhand exhaustion. “This summer has started off the busiest,” says library director Kelly Collins. Yet the local library seems quite up to task as it chugs on with its impressive array of happenings, picking up a new […]

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How Ferns Survived Near-Extinction… July 11, 2014

| July 9, 2014 | 3,770 Comments

By Bob Cooke Now that abundant ferns are greening gardens, forests and roadsides in Bolton and similar environments, it’s a surprise to learn that all the world’s ferns once almost disappeared, robbed of sunlight by bigger, fast-growing, shade-making flowering plants. In fact, fossil evidence has shown that far back in evolutionary history, the ferns were […]

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Letters… July 11, 2014

| July 9, 2014 | 2,805 Comments

Snakes on a plain, and over Wattaquadock Hill To the editor, To the casual observer the snake’s body is one uniform tube, however, careful examination reveals a distinct head, body and tail of the same organism. Kinder Morgan representatives were correct when they said at the recent Selectmen’s meeting that their company does not export […]

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Bolton Police Report… July 11, 2014

| July 9, 2014 | 4,019 Comments

 By Ann Needle  Excerpts from the Bolton Police Logs. Please note, arrests are made based on probable cause but do not determine  guilt or innocence until proven in court. Monday, June 30, 2014 AMBULANCE 8:17 am: EMTs were called to Harvard Road. Patient was transported to Clinton Hospital. BURGLAR ALARM 9:49 am: Police investigated a […]

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