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After massive winds and torrential rains wrought by hurricane Sandy, Groton Electric Light Department Manager Kevin Kelly said that at the peak of the storm there were 600 residences without power, and as of publication, only two unoccupied camps remain without electricity. Two of the largest...
On Saturday and Sunday more than 200 Groton residents banded together to help raise the structural bents for local proprietor Peter Benedict's post and beam barn on Main St. The barn will be workshop to Benedict's custom furniture making business, where he will be making 18th Century American-style...
Nashoba Valley Technical High School received more good news when MCAS scores were released in September. Under the Massachusetts Department of Education's new accountability system, school districts are divided into five levels based on their performance on the MCAS test, with Level 1 schools...
Town Manager Mark Haddad told Selectmen Monday night, "The bottom line is that voters were overwhelmingly opposed (to the $12.9M Lost Lake Sewer proposal) at Town Meeting. I think finances were a big part of it. I am asking Selectmen to have two members meet with me and the Dept. of Environmental...
The Middle School Performing Art Center was packed with 591 voters to hear the justification for a proposed $12.9M Lost Lake Sewer System that would have most residents paying an additional $50 per year in real estate taxes but for Lost Lake homeowners, costs would be much higher and in the end the...
Planners pushed back on a citizen's petition article slated for action at Fall Town Meeting for an amendment to the town's zoning bylaws that would bring certain sections in line with laws already on the books at the state level. Essentially, the citizen's article seeks clearer definition to the...
Groton just received approval from the Mass. Office of Water Resources Commission Thursday, Oct. 11 for the long-awaited decision on the inter-basin transfer of water between Nash¬ua and Merrimack River basins that is crucial to the Lost Lake Sewer project. When water is removed from the Gro¬ton (...
Police Chief Donald Palma warns residents that thefts from cars and housebreaks in Groton are on the increase and advises residents to lock doors and windows in their homes and to lock their cars. The Chief said that breaks are not lim¬ited to any one section of town. Housebreaks are also occurring...
The Mass hunting season is in full swing with bear season just ended. Oct. 13 is opening day of upland game season with 45,000 pheasants released on MA Wildlife Management Areas. Deer season begins on October 15 when archers will get their chance at one of the 100,000 deer inhabiting the state.
A citizen's petition for an article on the October 15 Fall Town Meeting warrant seeks to amend the current town zoning bylaws, in particular those that require special permits for agriculture, floriculture and horticulture. The amendment will effectively remove the special permitting that is...

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