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Groton, Massachusetts is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Groton, MA include 01450, 01471, and 01470. The median home price in Groton is $459,900 which is roughly $199/per square foot. More Groton information.

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15 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Agreement reached in Ayer commuter-rail dispute

On Tuesday, selectmen announced the downtown commuter-station dispute has ended after the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and property owner Phil Berry reached an agreement Sept. 9. "This has been a cooperative effort and really a true testament to the power of working together between the community and state and federal delegations," said Town Administrator Robert Pontbriand.

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Yesterday | Lowell Sun

Driver in 2012 Littleton crash that killed two sentenced to three years

A jury found a Westford man guilty of two counts motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation in connection with the deaths of two friends in a 2012 Littleton crash, according to court documents. Keith Lamarre, 22, of 8 Sought For Road, Westford, was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in the House of Correction with three years to serve and the balance suspended with probation until March 12, 2023.

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Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Arlene Hardy

Arlene D. Hardy, 97, formerly of Mill Street Extension, Lancaster, and Peru, Maine, died Sunday, Sept. 14, in Keystone Center Nursing Home, Leominster.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Lowell Sun

Groton selectmen, finance panel review TM articles

In a joint meeting with the Finance Committee, selectmen at a public hearing Monday reviewed up to 26 articles to be listed on the warrant for the upcoming fall Town Meeting. Chief among them would be the first few articles, which will include measures seeking voter approval for transferring funds into various stabilization accounts and an appropriation from free cash to help offset the tax rate.

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The Groton Line

Cultural Council Is Seeking Proposals for Community Arts, Humanities, and Science Projects

The Groton Cultural Council has set an October 15 postmark deadline for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community. The Council will host an information session on Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m. in the History Room of the Groton Public Library for groups or individuals who have questions or want information about the applications.

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The Groton Line

Dear Editor: First Responders Honored by Council On Aging

On Thursday, September 11, the Groton Council on Aging sponsored a luncheon at our beautiful new fire station to give the senior citizens of Groton an opportunity to thank the First Responders who serve them. On behalf of the seniors of Groton I would like to share our presentation of that day.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Lowell Sun

Fire bell rings for Groton's new station

That's why time-saving features such as a one-button shut-off for the kitchen stoves and the iconic fire pole were included in Groton's new Center Fire Station on Farmers Row. And despite all of the shiny new rooms and high-tech equipment in the 18,500-square-foot facility, the station began with very humble roots.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Groton Line

New Blood, Familiar Face In Lawrence Academy Admissions Office

Lawrence Academy's new director of admissions, Phil Blood, is a familiar face to folks in and around Groton. Raised here in town, Phil fondly remembers playing on the Quad as a grade-schooler with Fred Williams , the middle son of former Lawrence Academy Headmaster Ben Williams.

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The Groton Line

Steve Mickle's Wake and Remembrance Draws Large Crowd of Mourners

Former Groton firefighter and town employee Steve Mickle's wake drew a large crowd of mourners when it began in the Groton-Dunstable Performing Arts Center at noon on Saturday.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Groton Landmark

The Posting Board

Fall is here and the local Girl Scouts invites all girls from kindergarten through 12th-grade to join in the fun. Through Girl Scouts, girls get to experience an interesting array of indoor and outdoor activities while learning new skills and earning awards.

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The Groton Line

Dear Editor: Why The "Non-reappointed" Firefighters Are Suing Groton

The Groton Line received this communication from Robert H. Bowen, attorney for terminated Groton firefighters Jim Horan, Clarence Jefferson, Ben Miele, and Steve Tervo. The firefighters filed suit against town officials September 7 for allegedly violating a number of state and federal statutes including civil rights laws, the Massachusetts Strong Chief Law, and other regulations.

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Community Advocate Newspaper

Region: Women Veterans Retreat

Oct. 3 - 5 a Women Veterans Retreat will be held at Grotonwood Camp and Conference Center, 167 Prescott St., Groton. The retreat is free, the only expense is transportation.

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Groton Landmark

Blood Farm plans 'soft' opening in late September

Nine months following a fire that devastated a local slaughterhouse business, owner Elliot "Barney" Blood indicated that his operation will be pretty much up and running by the end of the month. According to Blood's son, Richard, the business is gearing up for a "soft opening" at the end of September.

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Groton Landmark

Groton Cultural Council seeks funding proposals

The Groton Cultural Council has set an Oct. 15 postmark deadline for organizations, schools and individuals to apply for grants that support cultural activities in the community. The council will host an information session on Thursday, Sept.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Groton Line

Steven Mickle Services Planned For Saturday

The Groton, Ayer, Dunstable, and other area fire departments; and the Red Knights motorcycle club, will bid farewell to Steven Mickle this Saturday in Groton. A wake is planned at the Performing Arts Center in the Groton Dunstable Middle School from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when a service will take place.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Ashby policy restricts surveying

The Board of Selectmen adopted a policy at its meeting Wednesday night that prohibits private companies and corporations from doing any surveying of public land or roadways without written consent from selectmen. Cathy Kristofferson, a member of the Conservation Commission and a resident against the proposed natural-gas pipeline, presented the information before the selectmen.

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Lowell Sun

New Groton fire station suits town's needs 'for at least 100 years'

More than a year after breaking ground on the town's Center Fire Station, the gleaming, new facility will officially open with a public ceremony Saturday. Complete with the four-lane bays with doors on the front and back, to quickly allow the town's eight fire vehicles access both in and out of the station, the 18,500-square-feet firehouse also provides plenty of space for firefighter training.

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Lowell Sun

Staff space at Prescott School is discussed in Groton

With a final decision still up in the air, the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee listened to arguments regarding space its administration staff occupies at the former Prescott Elementary School. The subject was broached by former School Committee member Berta Erickson who appealed to district officials to consider a decision to move out of the Prescott building.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Groton Line

G-DRHS Improves Ranking in Newsweek's List Of "America's Best Schools"

Education A Groton-Dunstable Regional High School A G-DRHS Improves Ranking in Newsweek's List Of "America's Best Schools" In its second appearance in Newsweek magazine's list of America's Best Schools , Groton-Dunstable Regional High School jumped from the middle of the pack into the listing's top ranks. This year, Groton-Dunstable is ranked fifth in Massachusetts and 86th in the country.

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Lowell Sun

Furniture firm eyes Burlington

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, a home-furnishings company, has agreed to a 9,000-square-foot lease at the new 3rd Ave. Burlington development. Taylorsville, N.C.-based Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams offers upholstery, case goods, lighting, rugs and accessories.

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