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August 2020

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Thoughtless Behavior Can Lead To Animal Suffering

Fishing line like that entangling the goose rescued along the Rail Trail.

Kiersten Herschler, wildlife rehabilitator and Westford's Animal Control Officer, was called by George Moore, Groton’s Animal Control Officer, recently to rescue a couple of Canada geese on Groton’s rail trail. The geese had become ensnared in fishing line carelessly discarded along the rail trail.

Will MCAS Test Be Suspended Until 2023?

by Bob Katzen, BHR
The Education Committee of the State Legislature accepted only written testimony on a bill that would suspend the requirement that a student take the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) test as a graduation requirement for the school year, beginning in the fall of 2020 through the school year ending in 2023.

Retiring Building Commissioner Cataldo To Work Part-Time While Replacement Finishes State Training

by Connie Sartini
Town Manager Mark Haddad updated the Select Board on the progress of their plan to train current Building Inspector Bob Garside to take over as Building Commissioner when current Building Commissioner Ed Cataldo retires on September 8, 2020.

Groton Police Department Announcement

The Groton Police Department has announced that the person depicted in a photo regarding the recent indecent exposure incidents on the Rail Trail has been identified and charges are being filed. GPD would like to thank everyone for their concern and assistance in this matter. Groton Police will continue with extra patrols but please go out and enjoy the trail as always.


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161 Main Street, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
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Telephone: 978-448-6061

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