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by Russell Harris    On Thursday, December 14, Middle School North in Groton was embroiled in a possible health scare as four students in the same classroom experienced symptoms of dizziness and nausea. The incident prompted a swift response from school officials, local law enforcement, and the...
   In November, Groton ACO responded to 34 calls in the following categories: Bear sightings: 1 Coyote sightings: 1 Cats: 1 Deer: 3 Dogs loose or missing: 8 Dog bite: 1 Fox, likely mangey: 5 Hawk injured: 1 Skunk: 2 Raccoons: 4 Squirrel: 1 Bobcat: 1 Porcupine: 1 Beaver: 1 Turkey vulture: 1 Goat: 1...
  The picturesque streets of Hatfield, Massachusetts have recently seen a surge in the use of golf carts as a mode of transportation, with residents opting for the convenient vehicles to reach local amenities, restaurants, stores, and even summer concerts in the town center.  However, this...
  Once again, the Groton Fire Department will be helping Santa with his tour through town waving at all the boys and girls of all ages.    Since it’s such a busy night for Santa and all his Elves, he has established routes that he will follow so you know when and where you can see him.  He tries to...
  A bill heard  by the Judiciary Committee would establish a working group on gender equity to investigate the price differentiations between products marketed to males versus those marketed to females.     Supporters said this so-called “pink tax” refers to a markup on goods and services marketed...
by Connie Sartini    Members of Groton Fire Department, Groton Police Department, and Department of Public Works met with the Select Board to review and discuss the impact to these public safety services because of the various new and planned housing developments in town.   Groton Fire Chief Steele...
  Once again Groton’s Old Burying Ground is participating in the Wreaths Across America remembrance program. This year's ceremony will be held at the Old Burying Ground, corner of Hollis Street and Legion Road, on Saturday, December 16 at 11 a.m.    
   Town Manager Mark Haddad has unveiled an initiative aimed at seamlessly transitioning leadership roles within the Department of Public Works (DPW). After nearly four decades of dedicated service, Robert “Tom” Delaney, current DPW Director and former Highway Surveyor, is set to retire in two...
   As was the case last year, the Fiscal Year 2024 Proposed Operating Budget contains funding to add an additional full-time Firefighter/EMT to the Groton Fire Department, bringing the number to nine full-time Firefighter/EMTs (plus the Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief).    In his budget message...
GELD:  Too Early to Evaluate Effectiveness of New “Time-of-Use” Rate Structure; Manager Believes Rate Structure is Achieving Its Goal of Reducing Peak Use of Electricity by Robert Stewart    In a wide-ranging interview with the Groton Herald, Light Department Manager Kevin Kelley briefly addressed...

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