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  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...
 By unanimous vote of the Select Board, Friends of Prescott were awarded a three-year lease, subject to a certificate of insurance, for the historic Main Street school building with the goal of operating a Community Center as well as renting space to small businesses, and other organizations.   ...
   While voters are accustomed to acting on town financial matters at spring Town Meeting, this year they will have some hard, financial decisions to make at the OctoberTown Meeting as there are requests for significant expenditures for work on two municipal structures, increasing funds to support...
 Groton voters have a unique opportunity at this year’s primary election as they will help decide who will replace long-serving representative in Congress Nikki Tsongas and State Senator Eileen Donahue. With that opportunity, however, voters face a dizzying numberof candidates for both national and...

Groton Police and Fire Respond to Accident Involving Car and Gas Tanker Truck

On August 21

  On Tuesday August 21, at approximately 8:45 PM, Groton Police and Fire personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident on Main St. near Pleasant St. involving a car and a gas tanker truck.  The operator of the car, a 22 year old Fitchburg man, was arrested for Operating Under the Influence of...
 Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has announced the first three human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state this year. WNV is usually transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. While WNV can infect people of all ages, people over the age of 50 are at higher...

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