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Why Is That?

When walking on the Groton Trails, there are signs at the beginnings telling dog owners to pick up their dogs' poop. A lot of the same walking trails are used by horses and their owners. BUT, horse poop is much LARGER than dog poop and there's no sign that their owners have to pick up their poop! Why is that?

Carbon Fee & Dividend Legislation Rebates Money To Households

President Biden set the ambitious goal of reducing US carbon emissions to 50% by 2030 and net zero by 2050. This is in line with the necessary global emission reductions needed to keep warming to 1.5C for a relatively safe future, according to the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. But how can we actually make it happen?

LETTER: A Large, Dangerous, Hungry Beast That Is Not Afraid Of People

I am writing about the large black bear that is currently roaming the streets and yards of Groton. This is not a cuddly and cute little bear. It is a large, dangerous, hungry beast that is not afraid of people. It probably stands four feet tall at the shoulder and could easily weigh over 400 pounds. It has been spotted on Station Avenue in downtown Groton.

GFD Captain Jimmie Emslie Retires

Captain Jimmie Emslie, a long-time Groton Fire Department firefighter/ EMT, was honored by colleagues and friends at his retirement party after serving the Town of Groton for 47 years. Emslie started at GFD in 1973 at the age of 17 as a Jr. Firefighter. He became a firefighter Dec 3, 1974; Re- ceived FF I/II training Dec, 1975; Became a Lieutenant at Station 3 on Janu- ary 6, 1996;


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