Archive for July, 2016

Calendar…July 22, 2016

| July 25, 2016

NEW TO DO AT THE LIBRARY Saturday, July 23, 11 a.m. to noon: Cupcake Wars for grades 5 to 8; no decorating experience necessary. Register your team of two. NASHOBA SUMMER THEATER PRESENTS ‘HAIRSPRAY JR.’ Nashoba Summer Theater 2016 presents “Hairspray Jr.” on Wednesday, July 27 & Thursday, July 28 at 7 p.m. The musical, […]

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No Summer Off for Field Hockey…August 19, 2016

No Summer Off for Field Hockey…August 19, 2016

| July 25, 2016

By Michael James LeClair
Champions are made in the offseason and the Nashoba Regional field hockey team is back to work in preparation for the 2016 season.

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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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Nashoba Valley Winery in Fight to Keep Licenses…July 22, 2016

| July 25, 2016

By Shauna Neidigh
Nashoba Valley Winery is at risk of losing its pouring or farming licenses and continuing to operate as it has for the past 16 years if an amendment is not passed by the state senate by the end of this month.

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Editor’s Desk: SUMMER PRINT SCHEDULE… July 15, 2016

Editor’s Desk: SUMMER PRINT SCHEDULE… July 15, 2016

| July 14, 2016

Well, vacation is over, but it’s still summer, so there’s that. We had a great week and it was hard to get back into the swing of things, but that’s to be expected. This is our ONLINE ONLY edition. The remaining summer schedule is posted below. I plan to soak up as much free time […]

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Nashoba Building Repair List a Surprise… July 15, 2016

Nashoba Building Repair List a Surprise… July 15, 2016

| July 14, 2016

By Ann Needle

The Nashoba School District could be responsible for thousands of dollars in unexpected building repairs, and at its June 29 meeting, the Nashoba School Committee began tackling how to sort out what is owed and how to pay for it. To help grapple with these issues, the SC voted to add meeting time to its already-scheduled July 6 Collective Bargaining Workshop.

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Fourth of July Parade… July 15, 2016

Fourth of July Parade… July 15, 2016

| July 14, 2016

The Bolton Parks and Recreation Commission, together with Bolton Loco, sponsored a Fourth of July Celebration on Saturday, July 2. The event included a Bike Decorating/Kids’ Parade from the Bolton Public Library to the Florence Sawyer School, the Lincoln Minutemen Reenactors, a kids race with awards and a Lawn Tractor race. A Family Field Day […]

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Fourth of July Flag Raising… July 15, 2016

Fourth of July Flag Raising… July 15, 2016

| July 14, 2016

On Monday, July 4, the first raising of the American Flag on the Bolton Town Common was organized by members of the Bolton Conservation Trust. The Bolton Boy and Girl Scout groups assisted. Thank you to Ken and Deb Horton for the photos of the event.  

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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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Obituary… July 15, 2016

Obituary… July 15, 2016

| July 14, 2016

John (Jack) Howley, 82 Jack Howley, also known as Dad, Papa, and Papa Jack, 82 years of age, passed from this life into the arms of his Savior on July 6, 2016. Jack was born and raised in Watertown, MA. He married Marion McNeely in 1953 and eventually they settled in Bolton, MA to raise […]

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