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It was an unusual election this year. First, it was the combination of a state primary election and a town election. Second, the polling location for precincts two and three was Prescott School instead of Middle School North, the traditional polling place for many years. Third, there were...
Interim Zoning Enforcement Officer Michelle Collette issued a Cease & Desist order to Richard Mavilia regarding land he owns on Pine Trail. In her letter, dated Feb.15,2013, she states that the small parcel of land located across the street from a home that Mavilia also owns, cannot be used for...
The ancient steel truss bridge - Fitch's Bridge - that spanned the Nashua River for close to a century was gobbled up in just a few swipes of the giant crane's jaws - relegating it to the scrap heap of history. The operation was swift and clean, with the remains gone from the site. All that is...
Cooperative Elder Services, Inc. recently received a $2,100 grant from BJ's Charitable Foundation. Cooperative Elder Services, Inc. will use the grant to purchase nutritious meals for low-income elders. Cooperative Elder Services (CESI) is a non-profit adult day health organization. CESI provides a...
Communities for Restorative Justice (C4RJ), a nonprofit group that offers a complement to the criminal justice system to those affected by crime in Groton has announced a community challenge. To the end of this month, two anonymous donors will match every donation to C4RJ, dollar for dollar, up to...
Spring Town Meeting voters gave overwhelming approval for creation of three playing fields that will be located on a portion of 35-acres of town-owned land near the Cow Pond Brook fields- known as Ledge Rock Fields - following a comprehensive presentation by Parks Department Chairman Jon Strauss....
The senseless horror and death at the Boston Marathon bombings are etched in the images of this tragedy across the country and the world. Runners, friends, families, children on school vacation, all came out on a gorgeous day to celebrate what is quintessentially American - Patriots Day, Monday,...
Groton Police Chief Donald Palma credited the department's first K9 tracking dog, a friendly black lab named Officer Lola with her first save. Officer Lola and her handler Groton Officer Nick Beltz were responding to a call from the Tyngsborough Police Department initially to look for an...
At their April 10 meeting, Electric Light Commissioners voted to provide a $100,000 grant to the town for wireless infrastructure for Groton-Dunstable Regional School District. Groton Electric has a small reserve fund from a contract buy-out which allowed it to consider this grant. Monies from...
Q.     For many years the Board of Selectmen was composed of 3 members. As the workload began to increase, the board was increased to five members. With the Charter and hiring of a Town Manager the workload of the board has significantly reduced. Do you think we should go back to being a 3-person...

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