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by Robert Stewart   It has been one year since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the subsequent shutdown of business activity, commerce, municipal operations, schools and the free flow of individuals. Those actions were taken in response to emergency declarations aimed at slowing the...
Mount Wachusett Community College is putting out the call for students and parents in North Central Massachusetts to submit original artwork for a virtual exhibit to be held through the Fitchburg Art Museum in March.      The exhibit, called “Portrait of a Graduate in North Central Mass”, is...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board, “Based on the construction laws and the Massachusetts School Building Authority process, the Florence Roche Building Committee had to determine whether or not to construct the project under the traditional design, bid,...
Dear Groton voters,   At Groton Spring Town Meeting, taxpayers will consider authorizing a tax increase of approximately $61/ per month (based on an average home value of $492,000) to replace Florence Roche Elementary School. I believe most Groton taxpayers, like myself, have some level of...

Veterinary Assisting staff and sophomores, and some of their furry friends, stand in front of the area that will become a dog-training area in the spring. Front row, from left, are Collette Dufresne (Chelmsford), Carli Cogliano (Chelmsford), Sophia O'Donoghue (Littleton), Hailey Murtagh (Townsend), Chloe Greenslade (West- ford), Kayleigh Pearson (Westford), Joanna DeSouza (Lowell) and Lily Lavigueur; and, back row, from left, Isabella Leonardo (Townsend), Ayva Parsons (Pepperell), Instructor Kate Hawkins, Alivia Ryan (Pepperell) and Savannah Albert (Pepperell).

 

Thanks to a grant from the Westford Education Foundation, the Veterinary Assisting program at Nashoba Valley Technical High School this spring will have a outdoor area for students to learn the skill of dog training.      The Veterinary Assisting program received the Innovative Grant from the...
by Connie Sartini   At their virtual meeting on Monday night, Groton Select Board voted 4 to 1 to approve the Community Preservation Committee application from the Town for construction of a new Middle School track that is jointly submitted by the Select Board and Groton Dunstable Regional...
by Robert Stewart   Superintendent of Schools Dr. Laura Chesson announced this week that all in-person classes at the Groton-Dunstable Regional High School will be suspended until Jan. 11 and that learning during this period will be moved to fully remote. The School District took this...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee will pursue a $1.4M track to be located behind the Middle School South, adjacent to the proposed new Florence Roche Elementary School site. “This decision,” he said, “...
Home schooling in Groton has seen increases over last year as parents of kindergarten- aged children choose to keep their children home during the Pandemic.   by Robert Stewart   A report presented to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) that oversees public...

Chef-Instructor Paul Wilson and 2016 Nashoba Tech graduate Shelby Dudley show off one of the pies the school bakery makes for the holidays. Dudley is interning at Nashoba Tech this semester Courtesy photo.

When Paul Wilson owned a restaurant, he often employed high school students in the kitchen and as waitstaff. So when he decided to spend the twilight of his culinary career as a teacher, he knew what he was getting into.      Of course, he didn’t count on changing careers in the middle of a...

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