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Some of the Friends of Prescott: Left to Right: Bruce Easom, Mary Jennings, Pat Hartvigsen, Owen Shuman, Kathryn Ellis-Moore, Berta Erickson, Ginny Koslow Dimola. Kneeling: Edythe Salzman, Lynn Spadone

    Having secured a lease for a few rooms on the first floor of Prescott School, Groton is taking its first steps on a long journey to preserve Prescott School as an important historic building while simultaneously giving it new life as a mixed-use venue for small business, non-profit...
      Groton voters will be asked at Fall Town Meeting to approve creation of a Capital Stabilization Fund for the Groton Dunstable Regional School District and to fund it with $600,000 from the town’s Free Cash, an amount recommended by Town Manager Mark Haddad.     Selectmen Chairman Josh Degen,...
   The first article to appear on the draft of the Fall Town Meeting Warrant is a Citizens’ Petition asking voters to change the wording of the controversial “All Are Welcome” markers that were approved at the Spring 2017 Town Meeting to say only “Welcome.”     Funds to change the wording of the...
   Groton resident Stephen S. Palmer, through a citizen’s petition article, is asking voters at Fall Town Meeting to rezone the historic Sacred Heart Church property at 279 Main Street from residential/educational/religious to commercial zoning.    He plans to transform the church building into an...
The time has come for the Board of Assessors to initiate a “cyclical re-inspection” program of all Groton’s descriptive property data so that each parcel is inspected at least once every nine years. However, Mass. Department of Revenue is in the process of listing all properties within a...

Late Friday evening sometime after 11 p.m., Groton Police Chief Donald Palma, Selectman Barry Pease, Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, members of the State Police along with District Attorney Marian Ryan addressed the waiting crowd of local and state news reporters and cameras in front of the Groton Police Station. Photo by Russell Harris

*/ Twenty-five year residents of Groton, octogenarians Dan [89] and Esu [85] [Elizabeth] Lackey perished at their home on 80 Common Street in a domestic crime last Friday afternoon along with their adult daughter Elizabeth ‘Buffy’ Lackey Krause and caretaker Berta Mae Parker, originally from...

Neighbors gathered Sunday afternoon for a vigil at Smith Social Pavilion on Town Field. Town officials, First Responders and local clergy brought residents together  to acknowledge their grief. Photo by Russell Harris

Late Friday evening sometime after 11 p.m., Groton Police Chief Donald Palma, Selectman Barry Pease, Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, members of the State Police along with District Attorney Marian Ryan addressed the waiting crowd of local and state news reporters and cameras in front of the...

High School Photo of Orion Krause reprinted by permission of Courier-Gazette, Rockland, Maine.

*/ Orion Krause’s arrest was met with shock and disbelief in his hometown of Rockport, Maine and by those who knew him when he attended Camden Hills Regional High School. “I was absolutely stunned,” Duryea Decker Griffith of Lincolnville said Sunday after being asked about the crime. “He was a...
District attorney Marian Ryan said the 22-year-old Rockport man, Orion Krause, left the family home Thursday evening and made a telephone call to his mother that raised unspecified concerns to the point that police in Rockport were called.     He left initially in his vehicle but later called his...
   Groton Public Library is, without doubt, one of the ‘crown jewels’ of the town. Housed in an understated architectural gem, with an attentive and professional staff, a large number of programs - especially for children and young adults - and with much longer hours of operation than libraries in...

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