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  1. Groton faces challenging financial futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    During an update Monday night at the Board of Selectmen's meeting from the town's new Sustainable Budget Study Committee, officials outlined projections that show the need for some sort of change because, currently, the town's expenses on salaries and benefits are growing more quickly than revenues. "If we grow at the rate that we're growing and we keep a 3 or 4 percent revenue growth, we will have no money for anything else within 20 years," Selectman Jack Petropoulos said.

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  2. Groton couple's goal: 'Restore dignity' to dilapidaated Jewish cemetery in PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Amy Degen went to Poland last August for a professional forum about Holocaust education. She spent time in Warsaw and Krakow, discussing the importance of remembrance all these years later.

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  3. ShirleyArts! students perform 'Peter Pan Jr.' this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Young thespians in the ShirleyArts! summer program presents Disney's Peter Pan Jr. at the Ayer-Shirley Middle School Auditorium on Friday-Saturday, July 22-23, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 24, at 2 p.m. The classic tale of the boy who refuses to grow up features Sam Oestricker of Ayer as Peter Pan. Brianna Normandin of Lunenberg plays Wendy.

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  4. Groton filmmaker teaches teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Generous grants from the Groton Cultural Council and the Dunstable Cultural Council allowed the district to bring in Groton filmmaker David Melpignano to teach Writing with Video and Audio recently. The course, co-taught with Groton-Dunstable Regional High School ELA Chairwoman Kelly Cook, was offered through the district's innovative, multipart, professional-development series on three half-days throughout the year.

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  5. Groton filmmaker teaches teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Generous grants from the Groton Cultural Council and the Dunstable Cultural Council allowed the district to bring in Groton filmmaker David Melpignano to teach Writing with Video and Audio recently. The course, co-taught with Groton-Dunstable Regional High School ELA Chairwoman Kelly Cook, was offered through the district's innovative, multipart, professional-development series on three half-days throughout the year.

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  6. Police: Drunk Ayer driver struck and injured bicyclist, then fledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    A 35-year-old Ayer man was arraigned Wednesday in Ayer District Court after allegedly driving drunk and striking a bicyclist with his car in Groton Tuesday night, fleeing the scene and leaving the man with serious head injuries. Police responded to the scene around 7:30 p.m. Police sent out a K-9 unit to search for Delollis, who was found in on West Main Street in a wooded area.

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  7. Gentle let down by his putter, bounced by former teammateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Lowell's Chris Gentle slams a tee shot at the Massachusetts Amateur on Wednesday at Taconic Golf Club in Williamstown. COURTESY PHOTO Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  8. Backtalk: 7/13/2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    UNENVIABLE TASK: Everyone expects the police to be perfect. I think they do an unbelievable job in this country with the amount of vicious, violent criminals that are out here.

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  9. Supt.: Groton-Dunstable schools need budget solution sooner than laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    The Groton-Dunstable Regional School District should be on relatively stable financial footing in the short term while officials chart a path forward following override failures in Groton that invalidated the district's budget plans. But the vice will get tighter once school starts back up, and if no budget is in place come winter, the effects could become dire, officials warn.

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  10. Locals present research at KeeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Several local students were among more than 150 who presented their undergraduate research at Keene State College's recent 16th annual Academic Excellence Conference. The student professional conference is designed to showcase the academic work of Keene State students, as well as the collaborative work between students and faculty.

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  11. Nashoba Tech students give Groton boy a wheel-good opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    PHOTO CUTLINE: Tyler Plotkin, 12, of Groton takes his toy Cadillac for a spin on the Nashoba Tech grounds in Westford after a group of Engineering Academy students rigged the car to be controlled remotely. The students are, from left, Joseph Baker , Nathan Mahoney , Caleb Ackerman , Anthony Cogliano , Christopher Mastroianni , Matthew Ringdahl , Drew Norton , Connor Walsh and Edward LaLumiere .

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  12. G-D schools may cut jobs to meet budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    After two overrides in Groton that would have increased school funding failed, the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District will attempt to move forward within the limited means dictated by voters -- and as a result, teachers' jobs may be on the line. During a lengthy meeting Wednesday night, the School Committee voted 5-1 to instruct Superintendent Kristan Rodriguez to draft a budget built within Groton's levy limit.

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  13. Groton-Dunstable schools may cut jobs to meet budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    After two overrides in Groton that would have increased school funding failed, the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District will attempt to move forward within the limited means dictated by voters -- and as a result, teachers' jobs may be on the line. During a lengthy meeting Wednesday night, the School Committee voted 5-1 to instruct Superintendent Kristan Rodriguez to draft a budget built within Groton's levy limit.

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  14. Probation violation results in jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Bradley Heath II will serve at least nine months in the House of Correction for violating probation received in 2013 after police allegedly found a drug lab in the basement of his parents' home, officials said. At a pretrial conference in Ayer District Court on Monday, Heath, 22, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years with nine months to serve, according to the office of Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan.

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  15. Override failure called blow to Groton-Dunstable schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Voters in Groton rejected a proposed override Thursday, dealing a massive blow to the regional school district's attempts to fill what it says are a number of crucial needs and also ensuring some cuts to the town's municipal budget. However, in Dunstable, where key town services were tied to the override passing, residents approved the question by a 70-vote margin.

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  16. Override fails in Groton; Dunstable passesRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Voters in Groton rejected a proposed override Thursday, dealing a massive blow to the regional school district's attempts to fill what it calls a number of needs and also ensuring some cuts to the town's municipal budget. Groton's override failed by a vote of 1,254 to 906, or about 58 percent to 42 percent, according to Town Clerk Michael Bouchard.

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  17. Could Groton push back its budgeting timeline?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    If the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District has its way, the timeline of the town's budgeting process would get pushed back to match up more closely with the school's. The district asked the Charter Review Committee to consider pushing back the due date of the town manager's budget proposal from Dec. 31, where it currently stands, to Feb. 15. That request was the subject of a Wednesday joint meeting between the Charter Review Committee, the Finance Committee and members of the Board of Selectmen.

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  18. Counsel sees limits in town power over Westford restaurant planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Amending the agricultural preservation restriction that would allow a restaurant on the Drew Gardens parcel may not need Town Meeting approval, and the involvement of a limited liability company in the agreement has the potential to circumvent the town's right of first refusal, town counsel said. After reviewing an amended preservation restriction for the protected land at 66-68 Boston Road, known as the "Gateway to Westford," Town Counsel Gregg Corbo answered a myriad of legal questions concerning the proposal by developer Ebi Masalehdan, who is seeking to build an upscale farm-to-table-restaurant on one part of the land.

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  19. Groton board looks to futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Selectmen reconfigured a committee, took the next step in reusing an old school building and heard a report on a state program that would provide funds to make streets more usable for a variety of folks. On Tuesday, selectmen tasked the Economic Development Committee with developing a new vision for itself.

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  20. Law may limit town power on land useRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Amending the agricultural preservation restriction that would allow a restaurant on the Drew Gardens parcel may not need Town Meeting approval, and the involvement of a limited liability company in the agreement has the potential to circumvent the town's right of first refusal, town counsel said. After reviewing an amended preservation restriction for the protected land at 66-68 Boston Road, known as the "Gateway to Westford," Town Counsel Gregg Corbo answered a myriad of legal questions concerning the proposal by developer Ebi Masalehdan, who is seeking to build an upscale farm-to-table-restaurant on one part of the land.

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