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Groton Animal Control answered 23 calls in the month of April in the following categories. Dogs missing or found wandering loose; 11 (we still have a leash-law in Groton) Deer vs. Auto; 1 Fox with possible mange; 2 Birds 1 (eagle, Mass. Environmental Police en-route, eagle had flown into a tree)...

Town Meeting Debate. Photo by Steve Lieman

by Connie Sartini   Groton’s May 18, 2024 Special Town Meeting was historic for the town, resulting from a unique situation where the March 26, 2024 Annual Town Meeting was dissolved due to attendance by an overwhelming number of voters that triggered concerns of overcapacity and fire code...
by Russell Harris      On May 9 town officials, the design team from Environmental Partners, and community members gathered to celebrate the successful completion of the new water treatment facility off Lowell Road, promising enhanced water quality free of manganese. The ceremony featured speeches...

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by Kate Norrish    On April 30, Gary Menin hosted a presentation called “Rodent Control, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” at the Groton Senior Center about how “there is no safe (rodent) poison. We need to get rid of poison.”    After a video showing images of local wildlife, Menin, a retired...
by Cynthia A. Petelle, resident of Groton    May is Mental Health awareness month, our community’s collective health and wellbeing matters. For the purposes of this article, we will look at two common mental health conditions, anxiety and depression. When does worry become anxiety? The story we...
Ed Note:  Saturday. May 18 at 9 a.m. Special Town Meeting will convene at the high school gym in order to act on the articles that would have been presented at annual town meeting had it not been dissolved. There will be no handouts of the warrant articles. If you would like to read the warrant,...
   At their Monday, April 29 meeting, Groton Select Board voted to send a letter of support for the Devens Enterprise Commission 604 (b) Grant Application Proposal to Meghan Selby, MassDEP 604{b) Grant Coordinator, as follows:    The Town of Groton Select Board writes to express its eager support...
by Connie Sartini    Following a request from town officials, Town Counsel provided the following information regarding “quorum counts.”    “Under Section 15 of Chapter 22 of the Acts of 2022, the Town may reduce the quorum for any town meeting to not less than 10 percent of the required quorum....

Marion Stoddart

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by Jack Petropoulos    In my interview with Marion Stoddart, we spent quite some time discussing the details of the Nashua River restoration.  The obstacles were both steep and varied, and the path of progress was far from a straight line. The consistent theme in our discussion was the work of...
   At the May 1 Groton Dunstable Regional School Committee meeting, tensions ran high as community members and educators,  expressed concerns over proposed cuts to various programs. During the public comment period comments by  the Groton-Dunstable Teachers Association, concerned residents,...

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