Category Archives: Sustainability

Center School’s 3rd – 5th Graders Learn About Going Green

On Friday, December 13, volunteers from the Stow Solar Challenge and Roy Van Cleef of New England Clean Energy teamed up to give Stow Center School’s 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders a fast-paced, informative, and entertaining introduction to the key … Continue reading

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Stow Solar Energy Forum

The Stow Solar Forum was held on Wednesday, April 10th, at the town hall. The forum was recorded for Stow TV – consult the schedule for rebroadcast times. Below are links to each of the presentations and the solar financial … Continue reading

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Stow Participates in Sustainable MetroWest Gathering

In the heart of the MetroWest where Sudbury, Maynard, Marlborough and Stow meet, stands the Assabet River Wildlife Refuge visitor center – an appropriate site for the Sustainable MetroWest gathering on Saturday, June 15th. The event was attended by 32 MetroWest environmental leaders and … Continue reading

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Stow Residential Energy Use Study

A study of residential energy use and greenhouse gas emissions has been completed by the Stow Energy Working Group. The study provides an analysis of the sources and uses of energy in the town and comparisons to other regions. It … Continue reading

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Selectmen Approve Energy Audits

At the January 22nd selectmen’s meeting, $1,450 was approved for an “all fuels” energy audit of the Town Building and police station. Half of the cost of the audits will be paid by Hudson Light & Power and findings from … Continue reading

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Sustainable Stow Gets Green Light

By Ellen Oliver The Stow Independent, April 28, 2010 The Stow Energy Group and students from Clark University spent the last few months examining and evaluating Stow to assess the town’s green status and suggest improvements to help the town … Continue reading

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Illuminating Sustainable Stow

By Ellen Oliver The Stow Independent, April 21, 2010 On April 22, Earth Day celebrates its 40th anniversary. Stow citizens can celebrate locally by examining a green benchmark for the town – our new Stow Sustainability Plans. The Stow Energy … Continue reading

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Stow Citizens Call for Climate Change

By Ellen Oliver The Stow Independent, October 28, 2009 When the First Parish Church of Stow and Acton was used as the town meeting house, bells would ring to beckon people to town meetings or into action.  To commemorate October … Continue reading

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