Archive for April, 2015

Fly has No Fear…April 3, 2015

Fly has No Fear…April 3, 2015

| April 21, 2015

By Nan Shnitzler
Wilder Road resident Richard Fly, 62, is up for reelection as Town Moderator without ever having run a Town Meeting because Town Election comes a week after Town Meeting every year. Fly did preside over his first Town Caucus March 9.

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Obituary: Robert Publicover, age 23… April 13, 2015

| April 13, 2015

(Services will be held prior to this week’s print  publication) Robert Patrick Publicover, 23 Robert Patrick Publicover, age 23, of Bolton, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015. Born in Concord on March 5, 1992, he was the beloved and cherished son of Grace (Curro) Publicover of Bolton and David Publicover of Westborough. Rob was […]

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Plenty of Talent for Nashoba Softball… April 10, 2015

Plenty of Talent for Nashoba Softball… April 10, 2015

| April 13, 2015

By Michael James LeClair
The Nashoba Regional softball team ended the 2014 season with a little bit of a sour taste in its mouth.

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Will Nashoba’s Population Grow?… April 10, 2015

Will Nashoba’s Population Grow?… April 10, 2015

| April 13, 2015

By Ann Needle
Nashoba Regional High School is overcrowded, and the newly renovated Center School in Stow has reached capacity according to the district’s numbers. This raises the question of just how many students the Nashoba Regional district can expect to educate over the next few decades.
In trying to answer this question, the Nashoba School Committee recently heard from a local expert on demographic trends in the area.

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Tri-Town Talks Budget, Minuteman… April 10, 2015

Tri-Town Talks Budget, Minuteman… April 10, 2015

| April 13, 2015

By Ann Needle
Last Wednesday’s Tri-Town meeting had officials from the Nashoba School District’s three towns debating whether to re-consider membership at Minuteman High School. The towns also discussed what sort of budget hikes the Nashoba schools could afford in the future.

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Building a Strong Future for Field Hockey… April 3, 2015

Building a Strong Future for Field Hockey… April 3, 2015

| April 13, 2015

By Jess Thomas
The Nashoba Regional High School field hockey team made it to the state championship game this past fall, finishing a memorable and inspiring season with a 20-2-1 record. Stow’s Jen Brown, founder of the youth Strikers Field Hockey program, has been a crucial part of the development of these field hockey stars.

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Nashoba Budget Passes Committee… April 3, 2015

Nashoba Budget Passes Committee… April 3, 2015

| April 13, 2015

By Ann Needle
After weeks of often fiery debate, and a failed vote earlier in March, the Nashoba School Committee passed a proposed budget on Wednesday. Approval of the $52.6 million budget came in the third round of voting in front of a packed audience.

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Warrant Articles Voted In… April 3, 2015

| April 13, 2015

By Nan Shnitzler
The Board of Selectmen, on March 19 and 26, voted most of the articles on the annual Town Meeting warrant, approving everything they’ve considered so far. Some 30 articles are on the warrant, including two possible citizens petitions.

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Running to Raise Money for Research… March 27, 2015

Running to Raise Money for Research… March 27, 2015

| April 13, 2015 | 67 Comments

By Jess Thomas
For Bolton resident, Chris Maher, running 26.2 miles seems easy in comparison to battling cancer.

Maher is running his fifth Boston Marathon on April 20, but the event has a different and special meaning this time.

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Bringing Folk Music Home to Bolton… March 27, 2015

Bringing Folk Music Home to Bolton… March 27, 2015

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Barbara Allen
While the concept of the House Concert may be one that, for some, is trendy and new, Bolton residents and singer-songwriters Dan and Faith Senie point out that it is actually a very old idea, dating back to the Middle Ages, when traveling troubadours would take their instruments and their voices “on the road.” Traveling from home to home, these early performers quite literally “sang for their supper.”

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