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• Making Technology Work for the Manufacturing Sector; New Start-Up Company at Devens Uses 3-D Printing Process In Effort to Revitalize Manufacturing in Massachusetts and the Country • Infrastructure, Talented Workforce, State and Federal Support and Quality of Life Key Elements in Vulcan Forms’...
   A fire at the  vacant commercial building at 500 Main street this weekend is being investigated as suspicious, and Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, Groton Police Chief Michael Luth, and State Fire Marshal Jon M. Davine are asking for the public’s help.    The fire was first reported by a...

Baby Hank and family - ‘ Photo by Nancy Ohringer

by Nancy Ohringer    This year at Grotonfest, a long-time Groton family hosted a bake sale for their great nephew, who desperately needs a kidney transplant.     Damien and Kerry Madden moved to town in 1992, hoping to raise their own family. Over the years, they have been involved in the town...
   The Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight held a hearing on two bills that would designate the second Monday in October, now known as Columbus Day, as Indigenous Peoples Day and recommends appropriate exercises in schools to acknowledge the history of genocide and...
by Russell Harris    The Town of Ayer finds itself at the center of a statewide initiative to address homelessness as Governor Maura Healey declared a “Homelessness State of Emergency.” Under the provisions of the state's “Right to Shelter” law, Ayer is now housing more than 35 migrant families,...
    Groton Place [aka Groton Dog Park] and its next-door Sabine Woods, two privately owned forestlands that are open to the public for recreation, are closed for at least two weeks after damage from heavy rainfall earlier this month. The New England Forestry Foundation (NEFF), which owns and...
by Russell Harris    In a significant turn of events, the Nashua River Rail Trail in Groton has been closed between Broadmeadow and Smith Street due to a washout caused by a dam breach at the Groton School pond. The breach, which occurred on September 11, washed out a section of the popular trail...
by Connie Sartini     Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that, “We have scheduled the public presentations on the PFAS Solution prior to Town Meeting.  This public hearing will include the Town’s Engineering Consultant in conjunction with the Water Superintendent and the Select Board...
   House 155-1, Senate 38-1, approved and sent to Gov. Maura Healey the conference committee version of a tax relief package. Groton’s Rep. Margaret Scarsdale, Rep. Dan Sena and Sen. John Cronin all voted for the bill.      It was drafted as a compromise to the different versions approved by the...
by Connie Sartini    Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that there are two articles on the 2023 Fall Town Meeting Warrant - Article 14 and Article 13 – that pertain to the 40B Comprehensive permit project with Heritage Landing LLC to develop 40 houses on Cow Pond Brook Road next to...

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