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by Russell Harris   The Commissioners of Groton Electric Light Department approved significant rate increases effective on September 30 bills. The rate for residential customers using less than 500 kWH will increase by 9.95%, while residential customers using more that 500 k WH will see an 8....
by Connie Sartini   At their Monday night public hearing, the majority of the Select Board voted not to accept the layout of Red Pepper Lane, a part of the Reedy Meadow Estates subdivision, which also includes Olivia Way. Members Chairman Alison Manugian, Josh Degen, Becky Pine, and John...
by Robert Stewart   According to data compiled by the state on COVID-19 incidence rates, the towns comprising the Nashoba Valley area are amongst the safest communities in the state in regards to the number of positive cases of COVID-19. And, within the Nashoba Valley, the towns of Groton,...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board at their virtual meeting on Monday night that the Town has received a new directive from Governor Charlie Baker and other top officials stating that local businesses will receive tax relief in the form of a deferral from...
by Connie Sartini   Of the eight Community Preservation Committee (CPC) recommended proposals for the Town Meeting, Select Board approved all but one at their August 31 meeting.    Of the two out-of-cycle recommendation--a Sports Facility Feasibility Study from the Parks Department...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that the Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) is making small business grants available to member towns under the Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant (SBAGP) Program. Applications Are Now Being Accepted...
by Connie Sartini   On August 10, 2020, the Select Board adopted the following statement on diversity for the Town of Groton:      The Select Board of the Town of Groton states unequivocally that we stand in solidarity with Black, Brown, Indigenous, and all People of Color against racial...

A metal-tipped shoe with unexploded WWII hand-grenade attached, fished out of the Nashua River in Devens. An emergency state regulation subsequently has banned "magnet-fishing" and some other hobbies from Devens.

A new breed of hobbyists - the aquatic equivalent of metal detectionists - are called magnet fishers. On July 24, aficionados of this new pastime caught dangerous quarry along a section of the Nashua River running through Devens.      Their catch? Unexploded hand grenades, probably of Vietnam-...

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