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Year: 2020

K-8 Nashoba schools will remain hybrid after vacation

Posted Dec. 27, 2020 By Natasha Don A special meeting of the School Committee was held Dec. 21 to discuss one agenda item- the district learning model after Winter Break. This topic was discussed briefly at the Dec. 16 Committee meeting but was relegated to the 21st for a final decision. Committee Chair Kathy Codianne explained […]

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Letter to the Editor: High School should be in hybrid model sooner

Posted Dec. 26, 2020 Something is rotten in the Nashoba School District.  Though the School Committee voted to switch to a hybrid learning model at the high school level on March 1st, make no mistake that this was in fact a vote to continue with only a remote learning option for at least another two […]

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CARoling in Bolton takes on a new look

Posted Dec. 26, 2020 By Kristin DeJohn On Sunday, Dec. 20, Bolton was treated to Christmas CARoling of a different kind. Organized by Bolton’s Suzy Becker, residents were invited to the parking lot of the Bolton Office Park on Main St. to participate in a free car concert, coordinated with a downloadable music songbook. Participants […]

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Electric Vehicles in the Spotlight

Published Nov. 4, 2020 By Kristin DeJohn When Bolton resident Tim Vecchiarelli drives to work, he is among a growing number of area residents who are bypassing traditional gas stations. “I’m trying to eliminate all the gas engines I can,” said Vecchiarelli, who is thinking beyond just his personal vehicle – an all-electric Mercedes-Benz B250e. […]

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Questions about in-person return for high school

Sept. 30. 2020 By Natasha Don The School Committee convened on Sept. 23 to discuss the particulars of remote learning at Nashoba Regional High School. The high school’s administrative team walked through a presentation on the current learning model and answered the Committee’s questions. Superintendent Clenchy shared a brief MSBA update, and Business Manager Pat […]

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Over the Fence Post letters

Sept. 30, 2020 Letters to the Editor School District needs to create plan for in-person learning We are writing to highlight the lack of any plans for Nashoba Regional High School to enact a hybrid model or some form of in-person learning for the 2020-2021 school year. NRHS is currently fully Remote while almost all […]

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Bolton 5K FUNdRUN goes virtual Oct. 10-12

Sept. 23, 2020 By Maura Rousseau Sieller Like so many things in 2020, the Bolton Community Fund has adjusted its annual 5K fundraiser to join the virtual world. Between Oct. 10 and12, runners can complete a suggested route– or map out their own– for the FUNdRUN. While participants will be on their own, the Bolton […]

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Bolton hears plans for marijuana facility

Sept. 2, 2020 By Ann Needle           Bolton residents heard Monday night from a company looking to locate a multi-purpose marijuana facility in town.           Nick Catt, CEO of Lovecraft of Massachusetts, Inc., told the approximately 25 residents attending the community outreach meeting at Slater’s that the company plans on setting up the marijuana facility […]

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Aug. 19 edition is here!

Aug. 19, 2020 This week’s Stow and Bolton Independent newspaper is out on stands and in mailboxes today! You can subscribe or renew at http://boltonindependent.com or www.stowindependent.com/subscription-payments I sincerely appreciate your support! Cyndy

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Backyard Bolton kicks off the season

Published Aug. 12, 2020 By Maura RousseauCraving a cookie? Looking for some fresh flowers to brighten your day? Looking for an excuse to get out of the house? Backyard Bolton offers them all, and more, while utilizing COVID-19 safety precautions. Backyard Bolton kicked off its first farmers market of the season Aug. 8 on the […]

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