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With the recent news of the school's budgetary shortfalls and another inevitable override, I began to wonder how our town could overcome this challenge. My initial thought was to examine the contributions of the two other schools in our town, The Groton School and Lawrence Academy, and see what...
The cold months cause rodents to seek warm shelter, as we just experienced with our own indoor cat-mouse rodeo! Discussion about mouse control ensued and I remembered hearing about the catastrophic danger from rodenticides to wildlife higher in the food chain and to pets and children as well.   ...
    Wednesday December 6th, 7pm at the Groton Center, 163 West Main Street, West Groton     With the celebration of Thanksgiving last week, we’ve kicked off the end-of-year holiday season. For most, this is a time of giving thanks, celebration, contemplation, gift-giving, and gatherings with...
Thank you to the over 200 people who came out for the first-ever Prescott Community Spelling Bee and to the 24 teams who stepped up to take the stage and vie for Best Speller, Best Costume and Most Humorous Team.     From the library to local book clubs; from the fire department to women hockey...
There was a total of 36 calls in October answered in the following categories: Bears;2 Cats missing and or found; 3 Dogs missing and or found; 9 Cattle loose; 1 Deer struck; 2, as of mid-October, Deer Officer Wayne Tuttle had responded to 26 deceased or injured deer. Foxes; 10 Coyotes; 2 Turtle; 1...
Residency Requirement (H 4167)   With both state Representative Margaret Scarsdale and Representative Dan Sena voting against the amendment, House 28-128, rejected an amendment that would amend the state’s Right to Shelter Law which requires the state to provide shelter and other necessities to...
Recently 225 Groton residents and 39 Groton-Dunstable High School students signed a petition asking that the new elementary school be named for Marion Stoddart.  Following further conversation in the community, a better idea emerged – to name the middle school for Marion Stoddart and keep Florence...
Resident Gus Widmayer asked local historian Joshua Vollmar: “What’s the name of the hill that Lawrence Academy is built upon?” Here is Joshua Vollmar’s response:  It’s actually gone by several names over time. In the 1600s and early 1700s it was called Green’s Hill after the Green family who owned...
A packed audience from throughout the region attended an important and informative morning conference at the Groton Inn this past Wednesday that focused on positioning the North Central Massachusetts and Nashoba Valley region for increased tourism.    The Groton Regional Tourism Conference, hosted...
Do you have a water well on your property? If so, you might be able to use it to heat and cool your home and serve the whole rest of your house. No Fossil Fuels Are Needed. I use it in my home. The biggest requirement is that it has to provide at least 15 gallons per minute (15 gpm). Using...

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