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On Sunday, July 27 at 8 a.m., Groton Fire Department was dispatched to Prescott Street for a person that had fallen from a mountain bike and was unconscious. Due to the remote location of the patient Groton Fire Department and Groton Police Department personnel hiked approximately one-half mile...
Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy and State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey said the cause of the June 1, 2020 fire at 373 Main Street in Groton was the improper disposal of smoking materials. The fire caused an estimated $800,000 in damage to the eight-unit apartment building, also known as...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board at their July 13 virtual meeting that a resident of Redskin Trail has notified the town of his concern with the name of his street. He considers it racist and would like the Select Board to take action to rename the street...
Dunstable Police Chief James Dow and Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan reported on July 10 that a 15-year-old swimmer who was pulled from a local conservation pond in Dunstable has died.      The boy was located in approximately 13 feet of water and was transported to a New Hampshire...
On Monday afternoon Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill that gives the state expanded powers to control mosquitos. The legislation (S 2757) was based on a bill Baker field in April giving the State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board new powers to fight mosquito-borne illnesses like West Nile...
The Transportation Bond Bill passed by the Massachusetts State Senate on Thursday, July 16 included these amendments filed by Groton State Senator Edward Kennedy: • $650,000 for paving and reconstruction of the Nashua River Rail Trail in Ayer, Groton, Pepperell, and Dunstable. • $350,000 for...
Groton Police answered 843 calls for service during the week of June 22. There were no motor vehicle crashes this week, and only 7 parking tickets were issued. Emergency responders were dispatched to 16 medical calls, 10 resulting in a person needing transport to the hospital.      The...
With posts on Instagram, Black students at Groton School write about their experiences in a predominantly White and privileged environment.   by Robert Stewart        It’s been nearly 60 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave a stirring speech of racial justice and hope at Groton...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad updated the Select Board on the FY2020 receipts at their Monday night meeting.      He advised that the Country Club would reflect a deficit of $160,000. He added that due to the microburst and the extensive cleanup and repair required, resulting...
by Connie Sartini   “2020 is a disaster. With Covid, federal issues, hate speech, and now in Groton the N....word, and swastikas on the streets,” said Groton Selectman Josh Degen as he proposed to his fellow Board members the formation of a task force to address diversity issues for the town...

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