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[Ed Note: Much of this story is taken from www.mass.gov/chapter55/. This story can be seen as an introduction to this excellent state website. This website is a great example of the power of the Internet to explain a very complex problem. We encourage readers to visit this website to understand...
On Wednesday June 7, Holocaust Survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan spoke to the entire student body of Groton-Dunstable Regional High School in the gymnasium. The speaker was engaged though the efforts of Assistant Superintendent Dr. Novak and high school history teachers Tammie Reynolds and Janice...
From May 1st to May 31st, the Groton Police Dept. handled 60 calls for service, investigated 18 incidents, and made 1 arrest. Incidents included child neglect, harassment, criminal threatening, criminal mischief, domestic assault and other offenses. A 23-year-old male was arrested for domestic...
Following lengthy discussion of the “All Are Welcome” stones that were approved at Spring Town Meeting, Selectmen voted unanimously to move forward with the “All Are Welcome” stones –that will be placed at eight locations on roads entering Groton. The article for the stones was passed by 140 yes to...
Following last week’s meeting, the Board of Selectmen asked Town Manager Mark Haddad to put together a list of areas where fees have been waived to the benefit of town employees. This request was the result of an issue raised by a resident who claimed that children of town employees pay half...
Friends of Prescott along with the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District will begin negotiations with the Town of Groton to lease separate space in the historic Prescott School for the next two years. This action follows a long-awaited decision by the Board of Selectmen on a Request for...
Friends of Prescott along with the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District will begin negotiations with the Town of Groton to lease separate space in the historic Prescott School for the next two years. This action follows a long-awaited decision by the Board of Selectmen on a Request for...
Two Main Street businesses were victims of ‘Smash and Grab’ robberies in the wee hours of Wednesday May 17 and again on Sunday May 21. Groton Exchange at 318 Main Street was hit at 4:57 a.m. on Wednesday where cigarettes, a cash register and other items were stolen. Two mornings later at 3:40 a.m....

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With no warning and less ceremony, Main Street’s Barber for 40 years, Gerry Sullivan, closed his doors forever on Tuesday, May 30 at noon. Gerry said he is in good health, almost 70 years old, and is looking forward to a few good years to fish the Squannacook and ride his bike along the rail trail...
[The following is an excerpt from a longer address delivered by Captain Brian Humphries, US Air Force, at Groton's Memorial Day Ceremony in the New Cemetery.] We must always remember on Memorial Day we are taking the time to pause and remember. My father is a retired Army warrant officer, and he...

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