Proposed wetlands bylaw info session January 18

An information session on the proposed Hudson Wetlands Protection Bylaw will be held Thursday, January 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hudson Town Hall Auditorium. After resident feedback, a warrant article will be finalized before January 29 for Hudson’s spring Town Meeting. More details below:



MA COLAP winter newsletter available

Click here to read the Winter 2018 issue of the MA COLAP newsletter, featuring an announcement of their Spring Conference and preliminary results of a Lake and Pond Issue Survey.  MA COLAP is the Massachusetts Congress of Lake and Pond Associations, which works to preserve, protect, maintain and enhance the environmental, aesthetic, recreational and economic values of Massachusetts’ lakes & ponds. You can follow them on Facebook here.

Found kayak

A nice looking kayak rigged up for fishing drifted ashore at 2 Parker Road. It looks like one that came in during the spring as well. It is along shore in the first basin at Parker Cottages. If someone want to claim it, they can call Brandon Parker at 978-758-4224.

Lost and found items

A Coach change holder was found around Lake Boon Drive. No id, just change. Please contact abbywheeler at yahoo dot com to claim. Also a bright yellow retractable dog leash was lost recently on North Shore Drive somewhere between #76 and Davis Road. If you found it, please call 978-567-9003 to return.

Lake Boon Commission meets tonight

Sorry for the very late notice! The Lake Boon Commission will meet on Wednesday, November 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the Stow Town Building, 380 Great Road (Route 117), Stow, Massachusetts. The agenda is as follows:

Call to Order

Public Input

Approval of meeting minutes

Payment of bills

LBC Rules Revision

                Review/vote to approve documentation of old rules to be considered for amendment

                Consider Fort Meadow Commission rules as they may be instructive to LBC

                Discuss/vote to approve amendment process work plan

                Discuss/vote to schedule Public Information Meeting

Old Business

Date of next LBC meeting


Holiday tree lighting celebration in Stow December 1

Join your neighbors at the Stow Lower Common, by Shaw’s Shopping Plaza, on Great Road (Route 117) by Red Acre Road, on Friday December 1 at 7 p.m. for a holiday tree lighting celebration. Share refreshments and fellowship as we await the countdown to the official lighting of the 40’ tall spruce. Music and singing of traditional seasonal songs, a crackling fire for roasting marshmallows and the arrival of Santa Claus by firetruck will precede the moment the tree comes alive to the delight of “children of all ages”! This privately organized event is open to all. Hope to see you there! For more information contact Don Hawkes at 978-881-4251 or Karen Stams at 978-618-7407.