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It may not feel like it, but our regional economy is growing and changing at warp speed. These changes are not well understood or widely reported. But, new hi-tech manufacturing companies are moving to our area, North-Central Massachusetts.       These companies could be the fuel that transforms...
Light Pollution Should be an Integral Issue with the Town’s Sustainability Commission and Planning Board and Deserves a Stronger Bylaw to manage light pollution.     When the Groton Herald interviewed Tim Brothers, the on-site manager for MIT’s Wallace Observatory, he stated, “I think light...
Light Pollution Should be an Integral Issue with the Town’s Sustainability Commission and Planning Board and Deserves a Stronger Bylaw to manage light pollution.     When the Groton Herald interviewed Tim Brothers, the on-site manager for MIT’s Wallace Observatory, he stated, “I think light...
In today's world, where the internet reigns supreme and social media feeds never sleep, the concept of a weekly newspaper may seem like a quaint relic from a bygone era. But fear not, dear readers, for a weekly newspaper is like an old dog - dependable, always up for a walk around town, often...
The Town has allocated $150,000 to prepare a new Master Plan. In our view this is a waste of money. The very name ‘Master Plan’ gives this document an unwarranted authority and faux gravitas. Whoever had the foresight to attach the word MASTER to this plan was a propaganda genius or was making an...

Emma Zhou, LA Student and Groton Herald Intern.

Once or twice, you might find an unfamiliar face sitting in Dunkin’, talking on the phone in a foreign language. They are the international students living on campus at Lawrence Academy. They are everywhere in town, on a Friday night at Filho’s or buying a fresh bouquet at Lavender Florist. If...
The scarcity of housing for the middle class is holding back the Massachusetts economy and it has other negative systemic effects for our town and our state. Lack of housing opportunity also leads to a calcified society where only the well-off or people who bought houses many years ago can live....
When downtown Groton’s Main Street was repaved last spring, we assumed that the white line-striping delineating parking lanes along Main Street would be restored. It is now clear that there is no intention of re-painting these lines and experience shows that the absence of these stripes makes...

FloRo Topping Off Ceremony

Our State Senator John Cronin and former Senator Edward Kennedy are co-sponsoring a bill to allocate ARPA money to pay for the unexpected ballooning costs for construction of FloRo elementary school. On page 5 of this newspaper there are photos of the ‘Topping Off’ ceremony, a celebration of a...
Below are comments excerpted from former Gov. Charlie Baker’s final state-of-the-state address. We live in difficult times, but objectively, Charlie Baker’s address makes clear that we are doing some things right in our Commonwealth. When there is so much to be anxious about, it’s worth taking some...

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