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Salt Box auctioned

This time it happened. Today’s rescheduled foreclosure auction of the familiar Salt Box building and the four lots associated with it concluded with an emphatic “Sold!” from the auctioneer. The previous attempt at auctioning the property, in August, had been … Continue reading

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A Saturday night ghost story

In keeping with the season, Paranormal Activity 2 was the winner at the box office this past weekend. I didn’t see it. Didn’t need to. Cia and I and about a dozen others were engaged in a paranormal activity of … Continue reading

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Moving day for Bolton PD

A small historic moment occurred this morning when Police Chief Vin Alfano, in “civvies” on moving day, picked up a few remaining items from his office in the Houghton Building on Main Street. An era came to a close at … Continue reading

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Evening shadows

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Two roads diverged

Dave Wylie submitted a sage comment yesterday that began by describing a photo of the corner of Main Street and Harvard Road around 1900. Here it is, courtesy of the Bolton Historical Society.

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Author visit of interest

Al Lima, author of Preserving Community Character: A Citizen’s Guide to Saving Place and Halting Urban Sprawl, will be coming to Bolton this fall for a talk and book signing. The program will held at the library on Tuesday, September … Continue reading

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Since you asked.

In answer to reader Tom’s comment and query about the Callahan land and its relation to the Smith property (response to Hi.), below is an assessor’s map colored to identify the abutters at the back of the Smith property. There … Continue reading

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