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A Master Plan for Main Street… July 13, 2017

| July 19, 2017

by Nan Shnitzler On July 13, Selectmen voted to establish a Town Roads Strategic Planning Committee to draft recommendations for the redesign of Main Street (Route 117) pertaining to traffic calming, speed, paving, markings, sidewalks, ADA access, multi-modal use, and so on. As drafted by Selectmen Chairman Tom Frain, the committee’s charge would be to […]

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Summer Break…

| July 15, 2017

A reminder to Bolton residents that the Bolton Independent will be on break for the month of July. We will produce a print edition the first week in August; a full internet edition on August 18 and Back-to-School edition on August 25. Enjoy your summer!

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In Brief . . . Board of Selectmen June 29

| July 15, 2017

By Nan Shnitzler Police reserves to be hired Selectmen voted to approve Police Chief Warren Nelson’s plan to hire four more reserve officers to provide flexibility in filling open shifts. The move comes in the wake of Sgt. William Warnken’s impending year-long deployment as an Army reserve officer. Police reserves offer more flexibility in hiring, […]

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Bolton Joins “Wild and Scenic” Rivers Study… June 29 BOS meeting

| July 15, 2017

by Nan Shnitzler After hearing from representatives of the Wild and Scenic River study committee of the Nashua River Watershed Association (NWRA), selectmen, at their June 29 meeting, voted to join eight other towns looking into federal protection of the Nashua River and two tributaries: the Squannacook and Nissitissit Rivers. Al Futterman, NRWA Outreach Director, […]

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Obituary: Gerald Levine, 83

Obituary: Gerald Levine, 83

| June 24, 2017

June 2, 2017 Gerald Levine, 83 Gerald (Jerry) Levine, of Needham MA, formerly of Norwood MA, died in April 2017, of complications from vascular dementia at the age of 83. Jerry was born in Boston MA and has always lived in the Greater Boston area. Jerry had a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from MIT […]

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Take a Guess and Take a Hike…Nov. 11, 2016

Take a Guess and Take a Hike…Nov. 11, 2016

| November 19, 2016

Contributed by Greg Matte
Do you enjoy Bolton’s trail system? Have you ever wondered how many miles of trails there are in our great town? Make a guess and you may win a prize!

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Ride the Rotary to Woo Jung…Nov. 18, 2016

Ride the Rotary to Woo Jung…Nov. 18, 2016

| November 19, 2016

By Ann Needle
The restaurant is in the middle of nowhere, its customer base left town years ago, its décor is not exactly cutting-edge — the odds are stacked against survival. Yet Woo Jung blazes on, making a brisk business of its luscious Korean food in the middle of Ayer.

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Girls Soccer Wins Division 1 Title…Nov. 18, 2016

Girls Soccer Wins Division 1 Title…Nov. 18, 2016

| November 19, 2016

By Michael James LeClair
The Nashoba Regional girls’ soccer team is back on top in Central Massachusetts. After a quarterfinals exit in the 2015 postseason, the Chieftains regained the throne on Sunday evening.

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NRHS Space Discussion Continues…Nov. 18, 2016

| November 19, 2016

By Ann Needle
The Nashoba School Committee continued its discussion on how it should address potential expansion of Nashoba Regional High School, with some new perspective from administration at its Nov. 9 meeting.

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Field Hockey in Division Finals…Nov. 11, 2016

Field Hockey in Division Finals…Nov. 11, 2016

| November 11, 2016

By Michael James LeClair
The Nashoba Regional field hockey team kicked off its title defense in grand fashion on Friday afternoon.

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