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Year: 2022

CORRECTION: ATM Vote numbers

In the Annual Town Meeting vote for the Solar Farm, the numbers were inadvertently reversed in the article written in the Independent about the meeting. The actual vote was: Yes: 67 and NO: 73. (The vote would have required a 2/3 majority to pass.) We apologize for the error!

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April 20, 2022 edition inside!

Click on the PDF below to see the entire issue of this week’s Stow and Bolton Independent! All Bolton addresses should have received the paper today with the Bolton Annual Town Warrant inside.

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Candidates’ Night: April 4

Moderator Doug Storey announces Candidates’ Night, to be held on Monday, April 4, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Houghton Building, 697 Main Street. Candidates’ Night is an informational forum for meeting candidates for the Town’s contested elections. This year, two candidates, Alan DiPietro and Emily Winner are running for Select Board. The forum will […]

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Musical theater returns to Nashoba

CHICAGO: High School Edition, takes place at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19; and at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 20. Tickets are $14 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, and can be purchased in advance at https://sites.google.com/view/nashobadrama/tickets. Tickets also will be sold at the door. NRHS is at 12 […]

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March 9, 2022 edition

Out in stores and in subscribers’ mailboxes, the March 9 edition of The Stow and Bolton Independent newspaper features Stow and Bolton news, along with Nashoba schools news. Pick up a copy in Bolton at Country Cupboard or Bolton Orchards! Get a copy every week in your mailbox! www.boltonindependent.com or www.stowindependent.com

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OBITUARY: Peter Reilly, 69

BOLTON–Peter J. Reilly passed away on December 31, 2021 at his home in Bolton, MA at the age of 69. Peter was predeceased by his mother Mary Brady Reilly and his father William Reilly. He is survived by Joan Reilly, his beloved wife of 46 years, his brother Francis Bryant and wife Neringa, his nephew […]

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*Updated Services* OBITUARY: Flora Wilson, 87

BOLTON– Flora (Dodds) Wilson, age 87, of Bolton died Dec. 31, 2021 at UMass Memorial Health Alliance, Leominster. She was the wife of the late Gerald G. Wilson of Bolton, a marriage of 50 years at the time of his death. Flora was born in New Castle on Tyne, England, daughter of the late Frederick […]

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OBITUARY: Mike Zayka, 80

BOLTON–Metrophane “Mike” Zayka Jr, 80, of Bolton, passed away unexpectedly on December 30, 2021 at home. He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 wonderful years, Gail Zayka. He was born on January 13, 1941, in Bolton where he spent his early years. Mike was 1 of 11 children to the late Metrophane and […]

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OBITUARY: Caroline Zayka, 77

BOLTON–Carolyn A. (Smith) Zayka, 77, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 surrounded by family at her home in Laconia, NH.  She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, Nicholas Zayka; their three daughters, Anne Kristine Onorato & husband Michael of Bolton; Karen Zayka of Norwood, NY; and Kelly Wendler & husband […]

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