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The Dunstable Advisory Board, the equivalent of Groton’s finance committee, met Monday to try and reach agreement on a solution to a significant budget deficit in their draft 2018 budget. The deficit is caused in large part by a significantly larger assessment from the Groton Dunstable school...
Friends of Nashoba Valley Technical High School are hosting their first annual Trivia Night and Scholarship Drive Friday, April 7, 7:30 p.m., at Westford VFW, 67 West Prescott St.      Cost $10 per person, teams of up to eight are eligible. This is a 21-and-older event. Beverages/snacks available...

Fifth graders James Kolak of Groton (on the left) and Dylan Hart of Chelmsford. James experimented with applying different amounts of force to a wheel to determine the effect on the amount of torque in his project, “The Fulcrum of Our Society.” Dylan tested the effect that different amounts of baking soda had on the height and weight of cupcakes in his project, “Baking Baking Soda.”

Oak Meadow School’s recent Science Fair projects ranged from torque to cupcakes to child psychology as students asked questions, posited theories, and tested them against evidence they collected.
The past year has seen about as many dogs and cats pass through Nashoba Valley Technical High School as students. Angell @ Nashoba Veterinary Clinic opened Feb. 2016, and in its first year, the clinic, led by Dr. Laurence Sawyer, treated more than 1,000 pets. Angell @ Nashoba is a partnership...
At a joint meeting, Groton Selectmen and the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee voted unanimously to appoint Alison Manugian to serve as a School Committee member until the next election. Manugian resigned from this post in order to run for the Board of Selectmen, but with only a short time...
   Against the advice of the district superintendent, a Groton selectman and the Dunstable Town Accountant the Groton-Dunstable School Committee voted at their regular meeting last Wednesday night to forward a school budget which added a number of positions to the district that were not requested...
Just about a week after Nashoba Valley Technical High School received a $101,476 grant from the Massachusetts Life Science Center, it received a second grant — this one from the Workforce Skills Capital Grant program for $495,000. Like the first grant, which is going toward creation of an Automated...

Nashoba Tech student-ambassadors line a hallway to wish classmates a good night as they leave school at the end of the day. It’s part of the “Start with Hello” program Nashoba Tech has adopted. From left, ambassadors Ashley Whiting (sophomore, Chelmsford), Ryan Cozzens (senior, Littleton), Hannah Hellijas (senior from Shirley) and Benjamin Richard (senior, Ayer); and fellow students Michael Foley (senior, Chelmsford), getting a high-five, Kenneth Cloyd (senior, Groton), Nicole Brotherston (senior, Chelmsford) and Steven Pafume (senior, Billerica).

Taking its cue from Sandy Hook Elementary School, NVTHS has initiated a gun-violence prevention program called “Start with Hello.” The idea is to reduce the chance of gun violence by breaking down social barriers and adopting a culture of inclusion for all students, especially those who tend to be...
Groton Dunstable Regional School District will hold Preschool Screenings Tuesday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 5 at Boutwell Early Childhood Center, 78 Hollis St., Groton, 978-448-2297. This screening is only for parents who have concerns about their child’s development. Children between three and...
Voters in Dunstable and Groton attending their respective annual town meetings will be asked to approve a revised regional agreement by the Groton Dunstable Regional School Committee. This agreement is the central document governing operations of the district for the two towns. A special...

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