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A $139,647 grant was awarded to the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office from the Heroin and Opioid Crime Reduction Renewal Grant. This is the second consecutive year the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office has been awarded the grant. Funds from this grant will support the continuation Medication Assisted Treatment...
At their Monday meeting, Selectmen discussed Selectman Barry Pease’s withdrawal of a request for an investigation of his fellow members Jack Petropoulos and Becky Pine. Although the investigation request had been withdrawn by Selectman Pease prior to Selectmen’s Monday night meeting, it remained...
In a June 8 letter to Town Manager Haddad, Fire Chief Steele McCurdy said he will soon recommend permanently closing the West Groton Station and declaring the building ‘surplus for town use.’ According to the letter, the Groton Fire Department struggles to recruit sufficient on-call firefighters,...
Town Manager Mark Haddad is sad to announce that Groton Assistant Town Clerk Marlene Kenney has been hired to be the Town Clerk in the Town of Harvard. He said, “When Harvard had the opportunity to scoop her up, they scooped her up. They came to her. She wasn’t even out looking for the job. That...
The Board of Selectmen annual appointments to the Economic Development Committee were again delayed as complaints have been raised verbally from some members of that committee against one or more Selectmen. Selectman Chairman Josh Degen said that the Board has to follow procedures and policies that...
Police Chief James Dow reported that Dunstable Police arrested a man on several charges stemming from an armed home invasion that occurred early Saturday morning. On Saturday, June 17, at approximately 2:10 a.m., Dunstable Police were dispatched to a home on Thorndike Street for a report of a home...
On April 6, 2017 Groton Affordable Housing Trust sent a letter to Robert D. France, principal for the Boynton Meadows project, demanding return of the Trust’s $400,000 investment, reimbursement of attorneys’ fees for examination of the project, and reimbursement of Trust’s expenses for services of...
The Massachusetts House and Senate held a constitutional convention and approved 134-55, (House approved 105-48, Senate approved 29-7), a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow a graduated income tax in Massachusetts and impose an additional 4 percent income tax, in addition to the...
[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...

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