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Map showing locus of assault-rifle gunfire with approximate distances to nearby homes in Floyd Hill Road/Martins Pond Road neigborhood.

 Rapid fire from assault type firearms smashed the quiet, beautiful, September 16 Sunday afternoon for residents of Martins Pond Road, Floyd Hill Road, Star House Lane and beyond. For more than two hours, these high-powered weapons were fired into a stump, directly in a firing line of many...
Thursday night Groton Fire Department sent Ambulance 2, manned by Firefighter/EMTs Chase Lundgren and Chris Fischer, to Lawrence to support regional local fire departments responding to widespread fires caused by natural gas explosions.      On Saturday, Groton Fire deployed Engine 1 [shown here...
Neighbors from Champney St. and Main St. were present at the Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing to listen to the proposal from H&G (Haffner) of Lawrence requesting a special permit to operate a retail operation including the sale of gasoline in a Village Center Business zone. This is...
  After almost three years of design, planning and construction, the New England Shirdi Sai Parivaar Temple (NESSP) announced that the world’s largest temple dedicated to late nineteenth century Indian spiritual saint Sai Baba of Shirdi outside India will hold its grand opening ceremony on Oct. 9-...
Last Week's State Primary Election was far from ordinary for voters in Groton and while the results of that election were still being felt this week through a recount of votes in our Third Congressional District, a more fundamental change was occurring locally in voter make-up and also in the...
Groton Town Clerk Mike Bouchard confirmed that the Massachusetts Secretary of State’s office has called for a recount of votes cast in last week’s Primary Election in the Third Congressional District. The recount was prompted by a petition from one of the candidates in the 10-way race on the...

Frustrated homeowners John Reilly and Heather Rhodes stand on their auxiliary, non-contiguous lot on Arrow Trail. Although they have carefully maintained their property, town bylaws do not allow the owners to use the lot for parking their cars, forcing them to park on a narrow public way. Since both Reilly and Rhodes are call firefighters, it is imperative that they have easy access to their vehicles. Photo by Russell Harris

 Imagine yourself caught up in this nightmare: You purchase a property in Lost Lake. Your property was established years before modern zoning bylaws. Although your house is on a legal lot, the lot is so tiny there is no room for parking next to the house. To accommodate your vehicles, there is a...

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