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Week of October 4 During the week of October 4, dispatch answered 1169 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.      Police officers responded to 12 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Roll Call   • Allow Cities And Towns To Impose A 3-Cents-Per-Gallon Gas Tax (H 3039) – Allows cities and towns to implement a local excise tax of 3-cents-per-gallon on gas and diesel fuel sold within its borders. One cent of the tax would go to each of the following...
Captain Jimmie Emslie, a long-time Groton Fire Department firefighter/ EMT, was honored by colleagues and friends at his retirement party after serving the Town of Groton for 47 years. Emslie started at GFD in 1973 at the age of 17 as a Jr. Firefighter. He became a firefighter Dec 3, 1974; Re-...
Week of September 27 During the week of September 27, dispatch answered 1260 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.      Police officers responded to 17 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department...
Groton Animal Control answered a total of 43 calls, a busy month. Once again, the number of loose dogs made up a large portion of the calls. The breakdown of these calls is as follows: Loose dogs: 13 Dogs closed in cars: 4 Dog bite/ aggressive dog: 1 Cats found: 2 Sheep loose: 2 Deer...
by Connie Sartini      Colleagues and friends gathered to honor long-time Fire Fighter/EMT Captain Jimmy Emslie, who is retiring from the Groton Fire Department after 47 years of service to the community.      Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy praised his Captain, “Jimmy has been an incredible...
In honor of celebrating their 100th anniversary, The Commissioners of Trust Funds have written a detailed history of the Trust Funds under Mass. General Laws spelling out their powers and duties and documenting all the funds, their purposes, and the intent of their generous benefactors. This...

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Week of September 20 During the week of September 20, dispatch answered 1232 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.      Police officers responded to 13 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department...
Learn more about what GDRSD is doing to combat hate incidences in our schools and share their concerns with the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee at the upcoming public forum scheduled on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the GDRMS Performance Art Center from 7:10 PM to 8:15 PM. In addition...
Week of September 13 During the week of September 13, dispatch answered 1310 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.      Police officers responded to 15 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department...

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