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LETTER: We'll Keep the [Blue] Light on for You. . . by Peter Moller

Dear Editor,

Next spring the Fire Department will move their operations from the Public Safety Building to the newly completed Fire Station further down Farmer's Row. With this move, the Groton Police Department will expand, taking over the remaining space in the Public Safety Building for their operations. With this change, the building will no longer be a general municipal building, but will become the Groton Police Station.

Costumes for Kids

Oak Meadow School fifth grader Ava Goldman (Groton), eighth grader Kathryn Tarantino (Pepperell), a representative of DCFS, and fifth grader Nicholas Mueller (Arlington helped load up donated Halloween items, including gently used costumes, for children in the care of DCFS so that they may enjoy Halloween.

FEATURE: Groton Boy's Colorful Outreach Project Extends to Ethiopia

Oak Meadow School third grader Torin Osenar of Groton was eating at a local restaurant with his family and enjoying the free pack of crayons he was given as he sat down to the table. Torin asked his father what he thought the restaurant did with the crayons once they were used. When he found out that the crayons were often tossed in the trash, he went to the manager and asked if he could create a donation bin for the crayons so that he could provide children in need with crayons.

Apparently Extinguished on Friday, Smouldering Embers Reignite, Causing Uncontrolled Brushfire in Rocky Hill Sanctuary

For the second time in three years, uncontrolled brushfires spread across parts of the remote Rocky Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, blackening about 12 acres. The fire was first reported last Friday. Selectman Peter Cunnigham said the Groton Fire Department responded, found the illegal campfire and extinguished it, believing the fire had been completely quenched.

Hunting in Groton: WHERE AND WHEN

No hunting is allowed at Groton Place, Ames Meadow, Flavell Crossing, Fox Run, Groton Hills, and Longley II Conservation Areas

Please be advised that there is no hunting on Sundays in Massachusetts

1. All people are welcome to enjoy themselves without charge in town-owned conservation areas of Groton from a half hour after sunrise until a ahlf hour after sunset.

Fort Devens Talk: ALL AFRICAN-AMERICAN 366th Infantry Regiment Suffered Many Combat Deaths During 90 Days of Combat at The Gothic Line in Italy

Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., honor our Veterans at the Fort Devens Museum's Annual Veterans Day Open House. View exhibits that chronicle the history of Camp and Fort Devens and the roles its men and women played overseas and on the home front.


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