Groton Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 1 victim in Groton fire ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Douglas Palmisano, 66, of Groton, died in the blaze on Jan. 28, according to Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan. Palmisano was the homeowner at 14 Whiley Road.

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  2. Remember whenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    From T-Ball to the majors, coaches and players are gearing up for another season on the diamond. My first memories of playing baseball in Lowell began with T-Ball for the Orioles at Gage Field for St. Michael's Baseball League.

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  3. Groton officials grapple with budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Faced with unsustainable increases in spending over the next several years, the Board of Selectmen met with the Finance Committee to address the situation Thursday night. In particular, the purpose of the meeting was to give Town Manager Mark Haddad guidance on formulating a budget for fiscal 2017 that would hold down the cost of municipal government without endangering public safety.

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  4. BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Christian Union Church will hold a public supper Saturday, from 5 to 7 p.m., featuring roast beef, mashed potatoes with gravy, vegetable, rolls and brownies topped with ice cream. The church is at 37 West Main St. in West Groton.

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  5. Baton-twirling is much more than meets the eyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Members of The Suburban-ettes Twirl Team celebrate the Major Marjorie Gilbert Award for Team Spirit and Dedication to the National Baton Twirling Association they received at the Miss Majorette of Massachusetts Contest in Whitman Jan. 17. From left, coach Kristina Reppucci, Lauren Aliberti, Megan Murray, Leah Cahill, Kelly Enright, Crystal Perkins, Major Marjorie Gilbert, Ryleigh Richards, Annie Wholey and coach Roslyn Bonnar. Courtesy photo Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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  6. GDRSD seeks $4M increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Rodriguez remarked on the dire situation faced by the district and how current spending is "inadequate" to meet the needs of the "whole child." Rodriguez explained how a needs-assessment survey was used to figure out what the district's fiscal 2017 spending request would need to be to meet student needs, including their psychological and social well-being.

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  7. Jordan Gys is the best choice for a better GOP State CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    In the March 1 presidential primary, those pulling a Republican ballot in the 1st Middlesex District will not only have the choice of who they want for president, but for Republican State Committee as well. The Republican State Committee is the governing body of the Massachusetts Republican Party and is comprised of one man and one woman for every Senate district across the commonwealth.

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  8. Groton-Dunstable school budget hearing draws crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    At a packed public hearing Wednesday, administrators of the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District unveiled their proposed education budget for fiscal 2017. Also present were members of the town's administration, including Selectmen Chairman Jack Petropoulos, Town Accountant Patricia Dufresne, and Finance Committee Chairman Gary Green.

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  9. Groton selectmen told schools eye $4M budget increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Haddad said he was in reception of the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District's draft budget for the coming year and that included an estimated $4 million increase in spending over fiscal 16. Not counting about $1 million that would be the responsibility of Dunstable, Groton's share of the cost would come to $3 million. However, Haddad told selectmen that in his own budget, he had planned to reserve $776,000 for the schools.

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  10. Sun an 11-time winner in contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    The Sun and its staff will receive 11 awards at the New England Newspaper and Press Association annual banquet later this month. Judges from across the country pored over more than 3,000 entries in the New England Better Newspaper Contest, the region's largest writing, photography and multimedia contest.

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  11. Man, 21, injured in Groton rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Emergency crews requested a medical helicopter for a man who suffered a large cut to his head in a rollover crash on Gay Road that also sent another person to the hospital with less serious injuries. Police were called to the area of 177 Gay Road in Groton about 5:45 p.m., for a report of a single-vehicle crash in which a car rolled over.

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  12. Groton selectmen establish panel to control budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Fiscal matters topped the agenda Monday night for the Board of Selectmen, as officials decided to invest in rehabilitation of the former Prescott Elementary School, and voted to establish a Sustainable Budget Study Committee. The latter was the brainchild of the town's Finance Committee, members of which have been concerned about a growing municipal budget that threatens to get out of control by the end of the decade.

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  13. Man injured in Groton rollover accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Emergency crews requested a medical helicopter for a man who suffered a large cut to his head in a rollover crash on Gay Road that also sent another person to the hospital with less serious injuries. Police were called to the area of 177 Gay Road in Groton about 5:45 p.m., for a report of a single-vehicle crash in which a car rolled over.

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  14. Two die in Groton house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Fire investigators are still searching for the cause of a two-alarm fire in a single-family home on Whiley Road late Thursday night that left two people dead. Fire Chief Steele McCurdy said the 911 call for the fire at 14 Whiley Road came in about 11:35 p.m. "Due to the amount of fire and then also the advanced stage of the fire, the building was compromised on our arrival, so we weren't able to send firefighters inside to try to make any sort of rescue attempt," McCurdy said at the scene Friday morning.

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  15. Two people killed in Groton fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Fire Chief Steele McCurdy said when firefighters arrived on the scene the home was already fully engulfed and flames were shooting out the windows. According to the Groton Board of Assessors data base, the two-story home is owned by Douglas Palmisano, Jr. The home was built in 1860.

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  16. Dangerous Littleton intersection to get signalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    A deadly intersection on the Ayer town line will be getting traffic signals by this summer, following a meeting between town officials, local legislators and the state Department of Transportation. The state delegation for the two towns, including Sen. Jamie Eldridge, D-Acton, and Reps.

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  17. Groton board revotes to OK intervener status on pipeline projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    In a meeting with a packed agenda, the Board of Selectmen tackled a number of items including revisiting a vote taken only a couple weeks before when it decided to file for intervener status with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on the natural-gas pipeline project. The status allows Groton to work directly with FERC regarding aspects of a natural-gas pipeline proposed by the Kinder Morgan company.

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  18. Fire displaces Ayer familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    An Ayer family was left homeless Sunday night when a fire struck their mobile home on Groton School Road while they were away, according to firefighters. Capt.

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  19. N.H. man held on 5th OUI arrest after Groton crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    A 52-year-old New Hampshire man arrested in Groton on Saturday is being held without bail, pending a dangerousness hearing, after his arraignment in Lowell District Court on fifth-offense drunken-driving charges. Nelson Progin, of Sugar Hill, N.H., was arrested at the scene of a crash on Boston Road near Forge Village Road in Groton on Saturday afternoon.

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  20. Groton EMS revives overdose victim with NarcanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    Police say nasal Narcan was used to revive a 23-year-old Groton man who appeared to be suffering from an opioid overdose. Emergency crews were called to a home on Court Street Saturday about 4:30 p.m., for a reported overdose, and arrived to find the 23-year-old unresponsive.

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