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At the Polls--Supporters urge voters to cast a ballot for their favored candidate late afternoon Tuesday at the country club, polling station for precincts 2 & 3. Photo by Carole Prest.

Voters swept newcomers Alison Manugian and Becky Pine onto the Board of Selectmen opting for yet more change on the executive and policy-making board. Although both Manugian and Pine previously have held elective office and have long track records of volunteer service, this was both women’s first...
Based on a request from resident Jack Saball, the majority of the Board of Selectmen present Monday night agreed to place an item on a future BOS agenda to allow for discussion on Town Meeting Warrant Article 17 – “All Are Welcome” stones. Selectmen Josh Degen, Anna Eliot and Peter Cunningham...
Dunstable town meeting participants were in a productive mood at the 2017 annual town meeting as they breezed through a packed agenda with minimal discussion. Even the main budget article, which included a significant school district assessment increase, generated few questions. As the Town...
Members of the eight-town Study Committee are halfway through their task of documenting for the US Congress why portions of the Nashua River and its tributaries, the Squannacook and Nissitissit, should be designated Wild and Scenic Rivers. They shared an update of their findings and provided a...
Sometime between noon Monday, May 1 and noon Tuesday, May 2 vandals defaced outdoor architectural monuments at Groton Place on Long Hill Road. Groton Place is commonly known as The Dog Park due to the large number of people from Groton and surrounding towns who use this beautiful parkland to...
With 321 voters in attendance at the May 8 Spring Town Meeting, and after close to two hours of discussion, a very loud majority defeated both an amendment offered by Citizen’s Petition initiator Gregory Fishbone, and his original petition -article 35 – that would have required the Board of...
On March 20 the Groton Parks Commission issued a field-use permit for Cutler Field in West Groton to a Wilmington-based cricket club for Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for most spring, summer and early fall weekends. But, after public outcry, the field permit was revoked on April 13....
Spring town meeting voters narrowly passed a proposal initiated by Board of Selectmen Chairman Jack Petropoulos to place carved stones at eight entrances to the town proclaiming that “All Are Welcome”. Although these will be located on town-owned property, Petropoulos said the stones, etching and...
Having spent well over a year and a half on their diligent and thorough review of the existing Town Charter, the appointed Charter Review Committee met almost weekly during that time to solicit and review input from citizens and town employees. All the suggestions and comments were discussed in...
The next session of 2017 Spring Town Meeting will be held on Monday May 8, at 7 p.m. at the Middle School auditorium. There are approximately 13 articles that remain to be voted upon. Voters who plan to attend should read carefully the backup material found at the end of the 2017 Spring Town...

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