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     “The industry has grown rapidly since the voters legalized recreational cannabis in 2016, topping $3 billion in sales this past spring. While the law was intended to create new economic opportunities for diverse communities and those previously harmed by harsh drug laws, this promise has not...
    “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 into this current month of August as well that we’ll be discussing at the next commission meeting, as well as our Keno sales being down $5.5 million...
by Russell Harris    For many years after the Massachusetts Legislature passed legislation encouraging multi-family housing construction by allowing developers to override local zoning bylaws, nightmares of rapacious developers building wall-to-wall housing across sweet Groton’s bucolic countryside...

Peter Cunningham, Groton Select Board Member and President of Squannacook Greenways  spoke at the announcement of construction funding for the final leg of the Squannacook River Rail Trail. Photo by Steve Lieman

• The Nashua River Rail Trail is One of the Foremost Features Attracting Visitors to Our Area. With the Construction of the Final Leg of the Squannacook River Rail Trail, Groton becomes the Nexus of two Major Rail Trails, making the Region even more Attractive for Outdoor Recreation. by Robert...
by Connie Sartini    In the past year, the Town of Groton has experienced several liquor license violations, including the serving and the purchasing by underage individuals. Following the presentation of an updated policy by Town Manager Mark Haddad, the Select Board unanimously adopted the policy...
by Connie Sartini    Squannacook Sportsman Club is a seven-plus acre lot located at 159 West Main Street, that consisted of both an indoor and outdoor shooting range that was operational from 1959-2002.    According to Allyson Bowden, On Scene Coordinator, the EPA became involved with the site in...
by Connie Sartini    At their Monday night meeting, the Groton Select Board unanimously ratified Town Manager Mark Haddad’s appointments for two positions in the Groton Police Dept. based on Police Chief Luth’s recommendation.    The first was the appointment of Detective Patrick Timmins to the...
by Connie Sartini     There is a boiled water order in effect for all those who use the town of Dunstable water supply, but NOT for water supplied by  Groton Water Department. Groton water is safe to drink.    Groton Water Superintendent Tom Orcutt assured residents of Groton, “The Groton water...
by Connie Sartini     Luke Fabbri from Geological Field Services, Inc. updated the Select Board and a sizeable group of residents in attendance on the history and an assessment of the Nod Road Landfill.    As background, Fabbri noted that the landfill is on town-owned land and abuts conservation...

The Ceremony took place in front of the Old Meeting House. Photo by Steve Lieman

After a long application process requiring the knowledge and expertise of many Groton historians, Old Groton Meeting House has been added to the National Registry of Historic Places.    The Meeting House joins six other places in Groton that are listed on the registry:  •  The Bennett-Shattuck...

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