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Day: August 17, 2017

Next week, Aug. 25, is the Back-to-School Edition!

    Distributed to every Bolton address, including Post Office boxes, the edition will help prepare parents and students for the new school year! What’s New in School? Meet the new High School Principal ! And don’t forget the BUS ROUTES! Interested in advertising? Call Cyndy at 978-897-7869 or email info@boltonindependent.com

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GOT WATER?… Aug. 18, 2017

Aug. 18, 2017 By Lynda King This time last year, two-thirds of the state was experiencing some level of drought condition. According to state records, Worcester, Middlesex, and Essex counties were on a “drought watch,” and all remaining counties, with the exception of Berkshire and Barnstable, were under a “drought advisory.” This year, the Massachusetts […]

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Main St. Accidents

Posted Aug. 18, 2017 On Tuesday, Aug. 8 at approximately 6:00 p.m.,  a number of 911 calls were received regarding a head-on collision on Main Street near Bolton Spring Farm, where one car drifted over the median line into the path of an oncoming vehicle. Bolton Police say Main Street traffic on the east side […]

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Bolton COA Annual Picnic…

The Friends of the Bolton Seniors hosted the Annual Summer Cookout on Tuesday Aug. 15  at the First Parish Church’s Davis Hall.  Many hands volunteered their time and service to provide great food and a welcoming atmosphere for the event. Members of FOBS, the Bolton Lions Club, town employees and many additional volunteers added to […]

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Nashoba Field Hockey Keeps Their Sticks on the Summer Field… Aug. 15, 2017

By Michael James LeClair LEOMINSTER – The Nashoba Regional field hockey program has had an impressive three-year run dating back to the fall 2014 season. The Chieftains have reached the Central Mass. Division 1 Finals all three seasons and have captured a pair of district titles. Under the guidance of head coach Jaime Mariani, these […]

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Community Announcements…Driveway Signs, Road Closures; HeatSmart

Aug. 18, 2017 Bolton Volunteer Firefighters Association Selling Driveway Signs In an emergency time is the enemy, and locating a caller’s address as soon as possible is the first step in saving lives and property. Time wasted searching for the proper address is one thing many 911 callers don’t have. Enhanced 911 services allows dispatchers […]

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The 2017 Bolton Fair

Posted Aug. 18, 2017 The 135th Bolton Fair was held Aug. 11-13, at the Lancaster Fairgrounds. With the weather cooperating beautifully, the fair was packed with visitors throughout the weekend to ride the rides, see and pet the animals, listen to live music, and bask in the beauty and fun of an old-fashioned agricultural fair […]

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Bolton Police Report… Aug. 18, 2017

Compiled by Lynda King Excerpts from the Public Safety Logs. Please note, arrests are made based on probable cause but do not determine  guilt or innocence until proven in court. Police Log: Aug. 7 – 13   During the week police made 34 traffic stops, which resulted in 13 citations and 21 verbal warnings. They […]

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Stories and Tales of Our Town… Aug. 18, 2017

Stories and Tales of Our Town Compiled By Roger Breeze  Dorothy ‘Dottie’ McAdoo Brown Bolton’s Last School Crossing Guard June 1, 1920, to Mar 17, 2002 In September 1972, after longtime crossing guard George “Uncle Georgie” Hines retired, Dottie Brown became the next, and last, school crossing guard for Emerson School. The corner of Mechanic […]

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