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Dunstable Police Chief James Dow and Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan reported on July 10 that a 15-year-old swimmer who was pulled from a local conservation pond in Dunstable has died.      The boy was located in approximately 13 feet of water and was transported to a New Hampshire...
On Monday afternoon Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill that gives the state expanded powers to control mosquitos. The legislation (S 2757) was based on a bill Baker field in April giving the State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board new powers to fight mosquito-borne illnesses like West Nile...
The Transportation Bond Bill passed by the Massachusetts State Senate on Thursday, July 16 included these amendments filed by Groton State Senator Edward Kennedy: • $650,000 for paving and reconstruction of the Nashua River Rail Trail in Ayer, Groton, Pepperell, and Dunstable. • $350,000 for...
Groton Police answered 843 calls for service during the week of June 22. There were no motor vehicle crashes this week, and only 7 parking tickets were issued. Emergency responders were dispatched to 16 medical calls, 10 resulting in a person needing transport to the hospital.      The...
With posts on Instagram, Black students at Groton School write about their experiences in a predominantly White and privileged environment.   by Robert Stewart        It’s been nearly 60 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave a stirring speech of racial justice and hope at Groton...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad updated the Select Board on the FY2020 receipts at their Monday night meeting.      He advised that the Country Club would reflect a deficit of $160,000. He added that due to the microburst and the extensive cleanup and repair required, resulting...
by Connie Sartini   “2020 is a disaster. With Covid, federal issues, hate speech, and now in Groton the N....word, and swastikas on the streets,” said Groton Selectman Josh Degen as he proposed to his fellow Board members the formation of a task force to address diversity issues for the town...
by Connie Sartini   Chief of Police Michael Luth updated the Select Board at their Monday virtual meeting on the status of the offensive graffiti that was found around town, including at the Groton Country Club Shed and on other signs and roadways in Groton. Following an intensive...

Bane, Groton Police K-9 Officer, and handler Officer Greg Steward searched for clues of the perpetrators near site of racist, anti-Black graffiti. 

 

Marches for Social Justice, Racist Graffiti, Stamp Their Mark on Small Town Groton.   by Robert Stewart     The cries for social justice shouted by hundreds of thousands of marchers and protesters around the country has found a voice in Groton during this month and that voice for change...
by Russell Harris   As our town and our economy become increasingly dependent on electricity, Groton Electric Light Department is not resting on its sterling reputation for low prices, short, infrequent power outages and supplying low-carbon electricity.      Instead, the three-person Board...

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