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Mass. Dept. of Public Health (DPH) has reported a second human case of West Nile virus (WNV) has been confirmed in Middlesex County. The first human case of WNV this year was confirmed in another Middlesex County resident Aug. 15. DPH strongly recommends that evening outdoor events are curtailed...
Groton-Dunstable Regional School District won't miss a beat this year despite the absence of a permanent superintendent. In fact, the School District is poised to undertake initiatives that have never been tried before and could assist the district in receiving federal education funds and also...
It has been, they say, a wildly successful summer for Potager Farm, located at the intersection of Higley and Peabody streets in Groton. On land leased from the New England Forestry Association, the farm is part of Groton's Herb Lyceum, owned and operated by David and Cathy Gilson. In their third...
The Planning Board discussed Design Guidelines for Town Center Overlay District and where to next direct consultant Peter Flinker of Dodson Associates to complete the effort. Land Use Department Director Michelle Collette told the Board that the contract with Community Opportunities Group included...
Lost Lake Sewer Committee and town of Groton sent out 341 certified letters - with a return receipt - to residents of the Lost Lake area who are eligible to participate in the proposed Lost Lake Sewer System. The letter asked them specifically if they want to participate in the new system and...
Nashua River Watershed Association (NRWA) water monitors reported river and stream levels as low or very low in late July. Low flows have left the edges of streambeds exposed. Lack of rain is always a concern for both stream and groundwater levels. Dry streambeds or trickles of water where cool...
Alan Brown, architect with the firm of Dore & Whittier, and John Perry, an engineer with Gale Associates, updated the Planning Board on the status of the schematic design for the proposed Center Fire Station to be located on a portion of a large hayfield located on Farmer's Row. The town voted...
With the overall economic 'recovery 'continuing to be slow in the area, Groton residents appear to be investing in maintaining and improving their existing homes rather than moving. In the first half of 2012, according to Building Department records, it appears that there are permits out for 15...
Both Groton Water Department and Sewer Department have rejected the town's request to exclude permit fees for respective connections for the proposed new center fire station on Farmer's Row. Total for two hookup fees is $30K. Town Manager Mark Haddad advised Selectmen that he asked both...
The unequivocal answer to the question: "How will Groton Center Change in the Future," distilled from numerous public forums and public workshops, is: "not much". According to Planning Board Consultant Flinkler Associates, residents like the Center pretty much the way it is, not wanting to risk...

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