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OBITUARY: Charles Brackett, 89

STILL RIVER–Charles Frederick Brackett, 89, died on December 20, 2021 of COVID-19 induced complications. He was born April 18, 1932, in Boston to Alfreda C. and Raymond T. Brackett.  He attended the Boston Public schools and graduated from Hyde Park High School in 1949. In 1950 he enlisted in the US Air Force where he […]

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Hearing disabilities are often invisible, but have a major impact on adolescents

Published in the Nov. 10, 2021 Stow and Bolton Independent Hearing disabilities are often invisible, but have a major impact on adolescents in schools Eliza Wachtel is currently a senior at Nashoba Regional High School. She is a member and officer of the DECA program at her school. Her project this year is to raise […]

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Affordable apartment complex readies for ZBA

by Nan Shnitzler As the developer of a large affordable apartment complex prepares to go before the Bolton Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) for a permit Nov. 8, two issues of community interest remain unresolved: whether the projected tax revenue will offset the service burden on Bolton’s public safety, public works and school systems, and […]

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OBITUARY: Carol Sweeney, 69

Services will take place prior to the next edition of the paper.

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Warehouse and housing proposed for Kane land

Published in the Aug. 25 Stow and Bolton Independent by Nan Shnitzler Representatives from a team led by Richard Gordon of Baystate Engineering appeared before the Bolton Select Board’s remote Zoom meeting Aug. 19 to discuss a two-pronged development they propose at 500 Main St. Gordon said he has an agreement to purchase the 27-acre […]

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Online Bolton Composting Survey

Bolton Local Would Like Your Feedback Deadline Sep 15, 2021 Bolton Local, our town sustainability group, is investigating the possibility of some new composting programs for Bolton residents. We are working with Randy Heglin, the Director of the Department of Public Works, on this. We have also talked to Don Lowe, the Town Administrator. These […]

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Nashoba football geared up for season

By Michael James LeClair The Nashoba Regional football team is back on the gridiron and ready to pick up where it left off back in April. The Wolves, under second-year head coach Andy LeBlanc finished their abbreviated 2020 Fall 2 season with an undefeated 5-0 overall record. With COVID-19 restrictions last year, there was no […]

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Nashoba boys soccer readies for season

By Michael James LeClair The Nashoba Regional boys’ soccer team is back out on the pitch and is ready to tackle the 2021 fall campaign. Wolves head coach Matt Davison is back on the Nashoba sidelines for his fifth year at the helm of the program. On Thursday, Sept. 1, the Wolves welcomed neighboring Leominster High School […]

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Updated COVID-19 Numbers

Sept. 7, 2021 With the DELTA Variant of the COVID-19 virus causing a rise in case numbers, the following information, derived from the Mass. Department of Public Health and available on the Mass.gov website, gives an update as to where COVID case numbers stand in the communities of Bolton and Stow, along with the total number […]

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GOODLEAF OUTREACH MEETING REVISED DATE

NOTICE OF COMMUNITY OUTREACH MEETING Notice is hereby given that GOODLEAF HOLDINGS, LLC (“GOODLEAF) will conduct a Live (in person) Community Outreach Meeting on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH, 2021 from 6-8 pm at the Florence Sawyer School Auditorium, 100 Mechanic Street, Bolton, MA 01740. The purpose of the meeting will to discuss, answer questions about and receive feedback on the […]

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