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Bob Carlson, Michael Luth’s Godfather, pins badge on just-appointed Groton Police Chief Michael Luth at Select Board Meeting. Photo by Connie Sartini

A standing-room-only crowd of Police Chiefs and Police Officers from many area towns, friends, neighbors and well-wishers greeted Groton’s new Police Chief Michael Luth as he appeared before the Groton Select Board where he was unanimously appointed and sworn in to this key position, effective July...
 Following a meeting with Dunstable Selectmen, Groton Select Board member John Giger and Town Manager Mark Haddad reported they had reached a resolution to Dunstable’s request for assistance from Haddad to sort out issues in preparation for hiring of a Town Manager in Dunstable.     It was agreed...
Very early on July 7, Dunstable Fire received multiple calls for fire at an unoccupied dwelling at the corner of Main St and Thorndike Streets. On arrival, the two story house was fully engulfed and Dusntable Fire ordered a second alarm bringing multiple mutual aid to the scene.     The fire is...
 Dunstable held a special town election on  June 26  which included two debt exclusion requests and a request for approval of a marijuana zoning bylaw that needed to be in place before the current moratorium expires in a few months.     Taxpayers voted 385 to 212 in favor of a zoning law that...
The Select Board voted to support the recommendation of Town Clerk Mike Bouchard to use the first floor Select Board Meeting Room at Town Hall as a polling location for voters in Precinct One [mostly West Groton].  This would be for the September 4 primary election, the November 6 state-wide...
While Groton voters were experiencing a low-energy annual election with no candidates running opposed Dunstable voters were having a very different experience.  In that town the single open selectman’s seat triggered a four-way race, which included the long-serving incumbent Walter F. Alterisio....
 Town Manager Mark Haddad announced that at the first meeting of the Groton Fire Dept Task Force, that the decision was made to “get rid of the deadline” of August 31.  He added that the Task Force will decided on the date for the final report.    Haddad advised that Peter Myette is Chairman of the...
Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that the Town of Dunstable has asked him to assist them in evaluating their operations, and provide assistance following the departure of the Dunstable Town Administrator.    “I am a very busy guy and I don’t want this to impact my work. I don’t...
*/ Select Board member Josh Degen made a proposal to his fellow board members that any Building Permit Fee waiver request be discussed by the Select Board at a posted public hearing. Degen said that as a post mortem to a past event, he wants this proscribed in writing, and “with any waiver request...
 Ashburnham Police reported that an arrest was made relating to the theft and killing of a baby goat that took place on June 2l. A joint investigation with the Groton Police and Ashburnham Police Detective Siano, led to the arrest of Dominick Tidd, l8, from Groton. Tidd is being charged with...

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