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  1. Groton manager proposes 3.6% budget increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    In a joint meeting Monday between the Board of Selectmen and Finance Committee, Town Manager Mark Haddad presented a fiscal 2016 budget proposal of $33,264,783, a 3.6 percent increase over the current year's budget. "Specifically, I requested that departments continue to examine the services they provide and determine whether or not to adjust the way those services are delivered," he said.

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  2. Get ready for Top Chef: GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    "The Herb Lyceum was chosen as host in an episode of Bravo's 'Top Chef' program which was all filmed on location," confirmed Lyceum owner David Gilson. "Our kitchen was completely transformed by the producers to accommodate the show's contestants as they picked herbs from our farm and greenhouses and used them in preparing their meals."

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  3. Community News BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Possessions can be a comfort but quickly become a burden when life changes unexpectedly. "Clear Clutter and Save Memories" focuses on how to proactively reduce clutter and, at the same time, preserve family memories.

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  4. Finding New Life for old Sacred Heart siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Local leaders of the New Life Community Church knew it was just a matter of time before they moved to Groton. The members of the church felt that town was the best match for them.

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  5. Groton planning, zoning boards may collide in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    A judge may have to settle a roiling dispute between two town boards over a vote to tear down a home on Lost Lake. The Zoning Board of Appeals had granted Thomas Roche permission to raze the existing home at 101 Lost Lake Drive and build a new home.

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  6. Power costs yield little Yuletide cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    If you're on a tight budget this holiday season, you could be thinking twice about turning on the Christmas lights. Littleton Electric Department customers, in Littleton and Boxboro, will see a $1.99 monthly increase, one of the lowest around.

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  7. Nashoba Tech senior all 'set' on career after earning medal at theater conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    For John Stavro, all the world is a stage. It doesn't matter whether he's on it, behind it or in front of it -- as long as he's near it.

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  8. Restaurateur seeks return to Groton siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Ten years after his restaurant was torn down to accommodate improvements at the intersection of Route 119 and Sandy Pond Road, property owner Joseph Wong appeared before the Planning Board with plans to get back into food service. Wong, along with representative John Amaral and engineer Jesse Johnson, met with the Planning Board Thursday to unveil early plans for the development of Crossroads Plaza, the 788 Boston Road lot the restaurateur owns and which had been the site of the former Groton Jade Chinese restaurant.

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  9. Frederick, NM impress on iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Senior Marc Frederick made 26 saves as North Middlesex skated past Leominster, 7-2, in a Roy Conference boys hockey game. The Patriots' top line of Ryan McCarthy, Josh Miller and Justin Estrella checked in with 2 goals and 2 assists apiece.

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  10. Firefighters battle Ayer blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Firefighters from three towns were at the scene of a fire in a home at Mechanic and Mill streets in downtown Ayer, but officials say there are no reported injuries. The blaze was reported about 9:30 p.m., and firefighters reported heavy fire in the attic of white 2 1/2 story home across Mill Street from the train tracks that run through the downtown.

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  11. DPW director: EPA metal limits too low for Pepperell drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    When the EPA sent a pre-draft of the wastewater-treatment permit to Pepperell, it contained metal limits that exceed the capability of the plant. "We feel it to be an unrealistically low limit of some metals, like copper," said Ken Kalinowski, director of the Department of Public Works.

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  12. WWII's Pacific Theater focus of museum programRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Guest speaker Michael Roberts of Groton speaks about the West Coast and the Pacific Ocean during World War II in his program on Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Fort Devens Museum, at 1 p.m. At a time so close to Pearl Harbor Day, Roberts' presentation takes the museum's focus beyond the European Theater of operations, so commonly highlighted. From his own days of growing up near the West Coast, Roberts will talk about his experiences during World War II on that coast.

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  13. Dracut officials eye opposing pipeline plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Prompted by pleas from a prominent Dracut farmer and Selectman Tami Dristiliaris, the Board of Selectmen will likely vote at their next meeting on a non-binding resolution declaring their opposition to Kinder Morgan's latest proposed route for a natural-gas pipeline, Chairwoman Cathy Richardson said. Richardson's announcement of the board's likely action followed presentations made at Tuesday's meeting by Rich Cowan of the group Dracut Stop the Pipeline, and farmer Jim Ogonowski.

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  14. Nashoba school board opposes regional-school transit cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Disapproving of a move by Gov. Deval Patrick to cut state funding for regional school transportation, the Nashoba Valley Technical School Committee voted to support an effort by the Massachusetts Association of Regional Schools to challenge the decision. Angered by a proposal by Patrick to eliminate a planned increase in the transportation budget of $18,730,563 that would reduce the line item to fiscal 2014 levels of $51,521,000, MARS decided to take action.

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  15. Dracut selectmen eye opposing pipeline plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Prompted by pleas from a prominent Dracut farmer and Selectman Tami Dristiliaris, the Board of Selectmen will likely vote at their next meeting on a non-binding resolution declaring their opposition to Kinder Morgan's latest proposed route for a natural-gas pipeline, Chairwoman Cathy Richardson said. Richardson's announcement of the board's likely action followed presentations made at Tuesday's meeting by Rich Cowan of the group Dracut Stop the Pipeline, and farmer Jim Ogonowski.

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  16. Groton board postpones change on 'dissent' policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Debating a change in a policy dealing with dissent to majority decisions, members of the Board of Selectmen moved from broad support to uncertainty as they voted to table the measure indefinitely Monday. At issue had been a new policy dealing with the behavior of selectmen that, if passed, would have restricted the ability of board members who dissented from a majority vote from continuing to pursue avenues that could eventually overturn a decision under reconsideration.

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  17. Local senators: Rosenberg will still get our voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    State senators across the region say they remain confident in their colleague Stanley Rosenberg's prospects to become the next Senate president, following reports that his partner was critical of the current president, Therese Murray, and bragged about his influence in the Statehouse. Rosenberg, 65, an Amherst Democrat, has been the assumed successor to Murray once the Legislature reconvenes in January.

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  18. Groton's Blood Farm rises like a PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Nearly a year after a four-alarm fire gutted the renowned Groton slaughterhouse, the business has not just returned, it has grown. The meat-processing building was a charred shell after the Dec. 29 fire.

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  19. First snowfall spurs outages, few accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    Local police and fire departments reported no major incidents on Wednesday, as about 5 inches of snow fell across the region by 7 p.m., causing minor car crashes and downing electrical wires. Electricity appeared to be the only real casualty of the region's first serious winter storm of the year, with large power outages reported in Tewksbury, Tyngsboro, Westford, Chelmsford and Shirley, according to National Grid.

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  20. Southern N.H. route emerging as top gas-pipeline pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Lowell Sun

    The natural-gas pipeline proposal that has inspired protests statewide may be on the verge of switching its route to go through Southern New Hampshire rather than central Massachusetts, an official for Kinder Morgan Energy Partners said Monday. Richard Wheatley, a spokesman for Kinder Morgan, said that while the company was still evaluating alternatives, a route that travels along existing power-line easements in Southern New Hampshire is being seriously considered.

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