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Neil Aradhya, Ethan McDonald, Zak Metzger, Xander Crouse, Matt Dube, Evan Solger and Alex Lampet in a recent cross country meet against North Middlesex. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Ava Buchman takes a shot on net as G-D tries to retake the lead against Bromfield. Photo by Ellie Petros

Neil Aradhya, Ethan McDonald, Zak Metzger, Xander Crouse, Matt Dube, Evan Solger and Alex Lampet in a recent cross country meet against North Middlesex. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Ava Buchman takes a shot on net as G-D tries to retake the lead against Bromfield. Photo by Ellie Petros

Football GD 49, Franklin County Tech 0  Nate Bushnell: 10 carries, 117 yards, 4 TD Finn Bernard: TD Brady Henehan: 28 yard Int return TD Alex Ricci:...

Captains Finn Bernard, Dylan Paradis, Harry Palmer, and Nate Bushnell lead Groton-Dunstable onto the field against Franklin County Tech in the Varsity Football team's home opener Friday night. Photo by Steve Lieman

 
The G-D Varsity Football team defeated Franklin County Tech 49-0 in their home opener, to improve their record to 3-0. The Crusaders put up 35 in the...
Week of Sept 12, 2022    During the week of September 12, dispatch answered 1312 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those...
Next month Groton will be asked to consider adopting electronic voting at Town Meeting.      Over 70 towns in Massachusetts use electronic voting at...
As the midterm elections grow ever closer, it becomes dear that when it comes to the best choice for State Representative, one candidate stands out...
Dear Governor Baker, Senator Kennedy, Senator Cronin and Representative Sena: We are writing to seek your assistance in a serious situation affecting...
     “The industry has grown rapidly since the voters legalized recreational cannabis in 2016, topping $3 billion in sales this past spring. While...
    “Obviously the most shocking being our instant ticket numbers being down $22.2 million. And that is a trend that we have seen both nationwide and...
The Select Board is sponsoring an article seeking out-of-cycle CPC funding to install an elevator in Prescott School at Fall Town Meeting. With a...
by Russell Harris    For many years after the Massachusetts Legislature passed legislation encouraging multi-family housing construction by allowing...

News

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 3:23pm
     “The industry has grown rapidly since the voters legalized recreational cannabis in 2016,...
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 3:21pm
    “Obviously the most shocking being our instant ticket numbers being down $22.2 million. And...
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 3:16pm
by Russell Harris    For many years after the Massachusetts Legislature passed legislation...

Obituaries

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 2:25pm
Ann (Fielding) Walsh, 80, of Groton, unexpectedly passed away Friday, September 23 at Saint...
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 2:22pm
Flora Jean Sparrell passed away peacefully in her home in Holliston, Massachusetts on September 18...
Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 1:33pm
Paul J. Duchesne, 68, a resident of Groton Massachusetts for 30 years, died on Saturday morning...

Features

Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 7:56pm
   Gov. Baker vetoed and sent back to the Legislature a section of the cannabis bill that he...
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 7:18pm
Town Manager Contract Renewal   On a unanimous vote, the Select Board renewed Town Manager Mark...
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 7:04pm
   “It's August in the Nashua River watershed, the dog days of summer when temperatures rise early...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 2:33pm
Groton Conservation Commission Public Meeting     In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands...
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 2:30pm
Planning Board Public Hearing Notice Special Permit for Cooking School/Catering/Culinary Studio   ...
Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 3:08pm
TOWN OF TOWNSEND CONSERVATION COMMISSION LEGAL NOTICE    Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands...

Sports

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 3:50pm
Football GD 49, Franklin County Tech 0  Nate Bushnell: 10 carries, 117 yards, 4 TD Finn Bernard: TD...
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 3:47pm

Captains Finn Bernard, Dylan Paradis, Harry Palmer, and Nate Bushnell lead Groton-Dunstable onto the field against Franklin County Tech in the Varsity Football team's home opener Friday night. Photo by Steve Lieman

 
The G-D Varsity Football team defeated Franklin County Tech 49-0 in their home opener, to improve...
Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 5:10pm

Neil Aradhya, Ethan McDonald, Zak Metzger, Xander Crouse, Matt Dube, Evan Solger and Alex Lampet in a recent cross country meet against North Middlesex. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Special Announcements

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 9:01pm
  Any voters interested in serving on the Electronic Voting Study Committee should email Town...
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 8:41pm
Week of May 2    During the week of May 2, dispatch answered 1136 calls for service. The following...
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 1:34pm
Week of April 25    During the week of April 25, dispatch answered 1125 calls for service. The...

Happenings

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 2:45pm
     On Sunday, October 2, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church welcomes parishioners and the greater...
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 2:44pm
   The Elegant Chef, Nashoba Valley Technical High School’s award-winning, in-school restaurant,...
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 2:42pm
   The American Heritage Museum is hosting a WWII re-enactment and WWII Veterans roundtable...

People

Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 3:17pm

The Groton Woman's Club met last week to begin their 2022-23 season. Shown here are club president Cynthia Boyle, Violetta O'Donnell, Deborah Termeulen, Lori McElroy, Karen Tuomi, (executive director of Groton's Trust Funds) with school supplies gathered for the Community Childrens Fund through Groton's Trust Funds.

The club urges all to come visit their pie booth at Grotonfest this weekend!

   Groton Grange #7 members, in a ceremony conducted by Massachusetts State Grange officers,...
Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 3:13pm

Newly appointed Dunstable Fire Chief William Farrell. (Photo Courtesy Jack Stawasz via Dunstable Fire Department)

 
   Dunstable Fire Department announces William Farrell has been appointed as the new Chief. Chief...
Friday, September 16, 2022 - 2:42pm

This mother and her daughter brought flowers to the Christine Hanson Memorial Garden on September 11.  Christine, who was two years old when she was killed in the attack on the twin towers, was the youngest victim of the terrorist attack that day. This mother said she has been visiting the memorial since her daughter was born. Photo by Linda Loren – Groton Garden Club

 

Schools

Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 2:30pm
by Marlena Gilbert    Assistant Superintendent Kristin DeFransico presented a review of the first...
Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 2:35pm
by Marlena Gilbert     According to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's most...
Thursday, September 1, 2022 - 1:00pm
by Marlena Gilbert     Groton Dunstable Regional School District is kicking off the FY22-23 school...

Letters

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 3:28pm
Next month Groton will be asked to consider adopting electronic voting at Town Meeting.      Over...
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 3:27pm
As the midterm elections grow ever closer, it becomes dear that when it comes to the best choice...
Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 3:26pm
Dear Governor Baker, Senator Kennedy, Senator Cronin and Representative Sena: We are writing to...

Out of Town

Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 2:47pm
The Dunstable Police Department would like to inform the public of upcoming road construction...
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 2:47pm
Saturday April 30, 6-10 PM War Memorial Building, 8 Church Street, Shirley, MA Join the Fort...
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 12:22pm
British guitarist Jeff Purchon grabs his friends and returns to the Parish Center for the Arts (...

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