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Community Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Groton Interfaith Council will host the annual Community Tree Lighting ceremony at the Union Congregational Church on Sunday, December 1, at 4 p.m. We will meet inside the church where we will hear music provided by members of the Groton Brass Ensemble and the Nashoba Valley Concert Band and listen to readings by members of the Groton Interfaith Council.

CPC Shows Tepid Interest In Plumbing $400K Loss

Ed Note: This story is the second part of a two-part report on the October 28 meeting between the Community Preservation Committee and Groton’s Affordable Housing Trust. The purpose of the meeting was to begin conducting a post-mortem review of the $400,000 loss of town money invested in the Boynton Meadows development project at 134 Main Street.
Part II

School District Stabilzes Special Ed Costs & Staffing

Special Education expenditures as a percentage of total budget

by Robert Stewart
Last year, the Groton-Dunstable School District was hit with an unexpected out-of-district placement of a special needs student that threw a carefully crafted budget into a deficit position and turned the spotlight on what the district offers for special education programming and associated costs.

New Visitor’s Center At Prescott Opens January 2020

When the growing number of visitors to Groton ask, “What is there to do in Groton?” and “Where is it?” A map to be distributed at the new Visitor Center at Prescott will help answer those questions. For any local businesses wanting some good marketing exposure, there are some open sponsorship slots on the map. This graphic shows mock-up of side 2 of the double-sided map.


Thanks to the sponsorship of local area businesses, Prescott will be opening a new Groton Visitors Center on its premises in January and is creating a 2020 Groton Map for distribution at this Center and at all participating sponsors’ locations. The Visitors Center will distribute this Map and other specialized maps of the area, along with informational materials from sponsors and non- profits.

Resca Commits to Northeastern

Classmates and members of the soccer team share their excitement for senior captain Bianca Resca who signed her letter of intent. She will major in physical therapy and compete on the women's soccer team at Northeastern University. Photo by Robert Mingolelli


By Robert Mingolelli
Joseph and Heidi Resca were all smiles when their daughter GD senior captain Bianca Resca signed her letter of intent to officially commit to attend Northeastern University and compete on the women’s soccer team.

Pep Talk

School Resource Officer Omar Connor offers support and enthusiasm at High School Pep Rally. Photo by Jonathan O’Connor



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