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   At the Select Board meeting Monday night, Town Manager Mark Haddad outlined the key dates for the FY2025 budget and override process. These are important dates as they lead both the towns of Groton and Dunstable to a decision on an override vote in April in both towns.    Friday, December 29 –...
  The Groton Police Department is urgently seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver responsible for a hit-and-run incident that left K9 officer Bane, a black lab, seriously injured. The incident occurred on Pleasant Street near the Police Department at approximately 4:50 p.m. on December...
Short-Term Purchase Adds to GELD’s Diversified Power Supply Sources But May Not Help GELD Meet State’s Long-Term Goals to Acquire More Carbon-Free Sources of Electricity by Robert Stewart    Groton Electric Light Department (GELD) recently entered into a Power Purchase Agreement through the...
Barbara Scofidio      An ongoing research study exploring healthy aging is inviting Groton residents who are 65 and older to participate. The study—led by Dr. Wenjun Li, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health and Director, Center for Health Statistics and Biostatistics Core at the...
by Connie Sartini   On December 12, 2023 the Healey-Driscoll Administration announced that the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) will begin preliminary design studies for dam removals in seven towns in Massachusetts including the Squannacook River Dam in...
   UMass Lowell, recently named the No. 1 public university in Massachusetts, is also one of the state’s most successful organizations run by a woman. The university ranks first in the education sector and No. 17 overall in The Women’s Edge 2023 Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts.   ...
   Several local farms have been named recipients of disaster relief funding appropriated by the legislature in response to damage caused severe weather in the summer of 2023, according to an announcement from Senator John J. Cronin (D - Fitchburg), Representative Margaret Scarsdale (D - Pepperell...

Albert Stone. Photo by Steve Lieman

   Albert Stone, long-time resident of Groton, passed away peacefully on December 12, 2023 at 95.     Born in 1928, he played a pivotal role in the growth of Sterilite Corporation, transforming it into the nation's largest plastic housewares manufacturer over his 67-year career. His influence...
by Connie Sartini    In his report to the Select Board on Monday evening, Town Manager Mark Haddad updated the Board and the Finance Committee on the status of actions in preparation for presenting the final 2025 budget by the end of December.    He advised, “The Finance Team and I are in the final...
by Russell Harris    On Thursday, December 14, Middle School North in Groton was embroiled in a possible health scare as four students in the same classroom experienced symptoms of dizziness and nausea. The incident prompted a swift response from school officials, local law enforcement, and the...

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