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The Board of Selectmen annual appointments to the Economic Development Committee were again delayed as complaints have been raised verbally from some members of that committee against one or more Selectmen. Selectman Chairman Josh Degen said that the Board has to follow procedures and policies that...
Police Chief James Dow reported that Dunstable Police arrested a man on several charges stemming from an armed home invasion that occurred early Saturday morning. On Saturday, June 17, at approximately 2:10 a.m., Dunstable Police were dispatched to a home on Thorndike Street for a report of a home...
On April 6, 2017 Groton Affordable Housing Trust sent a letter to Robert D. France, principal for the Boynton Meadows project, demanding return of the Trust’s $400,000 investment, reimbursement of attorneys’ fees for examination of the project, and reimbursement of Trust’s expenses for services of...
The Massachusetts House and Senate held a constitutional convention and approved 134-55, (House approved 105-48, Senate approved 29-7), a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow a graduated income tax in Massachusetts and impose an additional 4 percent income tax, in addition to the...
[Ed Note: Much of this story is taken from www.mass.gov/chapter55/. This story can be seen as an introduction to this excellent state website. This website is a great example of the power of the Internet to explain a very complex problem. We encourage readers to visit this website to understand...
On Wednesday June 7, Holocaust Survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan spoke to the entire student body of Groton-Dunstable Regional High School in the gymnasium. The speaker was engaged though the efforts of Assistant Superintendent Dr. Novak and high school history teachers Tammie Reynolds and Janice...
From May 1st to May 31st, the Groton Police Dept. handled 60 calls for service, investigated 18 incidents, and made 1 arrest. Incidents included child neglect, harassment, criminal threatening, criminal mischief, domestic assault and other offenses. A 23-year-old male was arrested for domestic...
Following lengthy discussion of the “All Are Welcome” stones that were approved at Spring Town Meeting, Selectmen voted unanimously to move forward with the “All Are Welcome” stones –that will be placed at eight locations on roads entering Groton. The article for the stones was passed by 140 yes to...
Following last week’s meeting, the Board of Selectmen asked Town Manager Mark Haddad to put together a list of areas where fees have been waived to the benefit of town employees. This request was the result of an issue raised by a resident who claimed that children of town employees pay half...
Friends of Prescott along with the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District will begin negotiations with the Town of Groton to lease separate space in the historic Prescott School for the next two years. This action follows a long-awaited decision by the Board of Selectmen on a Request for...

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