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  1. EDITORIAL: Time to see fiscal sense in regional dispatchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lowell Sun

    And while it's reasonable for some Chelmsford police officers and town residents to question the wisdom of joining a regional dispatch center, the rational conclusion suggests that a community should never squander an opportunity to reduce costs while enhancing services. That's what Town Manager Paul Cohen says will occur if Chelmsford joins Dracut and Tewksbury as part of the Northern Middlesex Regional Emergency Communications Center, which will be housed in a state-of-the-art facility built in Tewksbury.

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  2. Polito visits Groton, Shirley to tout MassWorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Lowell Sun

    Lt. Governor Karyn Polito was busy in central Massachusetts Monday touting the results of the administration's MassWorks projects and seeing first-hand how those projects have turned out. A 3 p.m. stop in Shirley had Polito cutting the ribbon on a recently completed bridge refurbishing near the town center.

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  3. Burdensome choice is now Lawrence Academy'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | Lowell Sun

    When I was 16, Lawrence Academy in Groton put me in a horrible position. Even more than failing to protect me from the child molester I had just confronted; even more than removing my sense of place and derailing my education, I was given the burdensome choice between allowing their decisions or honoring my conscience.

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  4. Nashoba health-care center cuts ribbon in GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | Lowell Sun

    The 50 or so attendees to the ribbon-cutting included staff, corporate executives, patients and curious residents from the area. The 8,000 square feet is the highlight of the new facility, which replaces the older one across the street at 1 Forge Village Road.

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  5. Four Corners now on line for sewers in GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Lowell Sun

    The long-awaited sewer line is now operational and local businesses are tapped in. It is technically the start of the line, which will have a maximum capacity of 40,000 gallons per day.

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  6. NDA sophs attend leadership seminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | Lowell Sun

    Two sophomores from the Academy of Notre Dame recently attended the recent Massachusetts Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar at Bentley University. Nora Leach of Groton, daughter of Timothy and Geraldine Leach, and Olivia Gavlak of Hudson, N.H., daughter of Russell and Liz Gavlak, were selected to represent the academy along with 220 other high-school leaders from across the state.

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  7. Groton sewer extension project doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | Lowell Sun

    "The project is anticipated to bring new commercial growth to the Four Corners Village district," Tom Orcutt, vice-chairman of the Groton Sewer Commission, said in an email. The Four Corners system, which is separate from and independent of the downtown Groton system, channels the effluvium, using low pressure and gravity, along Westford Road through to Ayer, where it connects with that system before being treated at the Ayer Wastewater Treatment Facility on Brook Street.

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  8. ShirleyArts! presents 'Honk Jr.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | Lowell Sun

    This summer's ShirleyArts! youth musical is "Honk Jr.," by George Stiles and Anthony Drew, and will be performed at Ayer Shirley Regional Middle School, 1 Hospital Road, on Friday, July 20, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, July 21, at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, July 22, at 2 p.m. The show stars Emily Youtt of Leominster as the bullied Ugly Duckling. Sofia Santoro of Groton plays the sneaky cat.

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  9. From Groton to Denver: A story of two lacrosse stars gone westRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Lowell Sun

    Becoming a Division I athlete is a difficult thing to do. Millions of students play for their respective high schools every year in addition to private teams and AAU groups.

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  10. Selectman's gesture draws scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    But some question whether a photo of Degen taken while he vacationed in Washington, D.C., recently may have gone a bit too far. In the photo, Degen is shown standing across the street from the White House grounds, in a park-like space where children can be seen riding bicycles.

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  11. Townsend woman weaves a web of inspiring volunteer activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    The grandmother of seven is a tempest of productivity on a schedule that changes by the day and along a route that includes stops at a dozen places. She is, among many other things, the receptionist at the Townsend Senior Center, docent for the Historical Society, chairwoman of the Capital Planning Committee, member of and former president of Townsend Business Association, and the chairwoman of the Fall Bazaar, an annual event sponsored by St. John the Evangelist Parish Farmer's Market.

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  12. When it comes to tennis, the Georgs family of Groton comes up all acesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Becoming top tier in a sport requires a lot of different factors to come together. Luck.

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  13. Taking down flags ... for Fallen HeroesRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Last month, town officials called out the local businessmen who operate Laer Realty Partners for apparently violating local zoning bylaws by erecting too many American flags on a small piece of land in front of the office at the busy intersection of Chelmsford Street and Golden Cove Road. Since, of course, the flags -- small ones, on little wooden dowels -- went up around Memorial Day, the story went viral, even making "Fox & Friends" on Fox News.

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  14. Hail to the new chief in GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Newly appointed Police Chief Michael Luth was officially sworn in Monday afternoon in front of a large crowd at Town Hall. The 5 p.m. ceremony saw the new chief accept the reins from acting Chief James Cullen, who will return to his role as deputy.

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  15. Lunenburg lieutenant sworn in as new Groton police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Newly appointed Police Chief Michael Luth was officially sworn in Monday afternoon in front of a large crowd at Town Hall. The 5 p.m. ceremony saw the new chief accept the reins from acting Chief James Cullen, who will return to his role as deputy.

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  16. 'Suspicious' 2-alarm fire destroys Dunstable homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Fire Chief Brian Rich said the department began getting calls about the fire around 1:20 a.m. The fire engulfed the two-story home, which had been unoccupied for about six months, and the scene was not cleared until about 5:30 a.m. Officials said the first firefighters to arrive ordered a second alarm, bringing mutual aid from Pepperell, Groton and Tyngsboro, and Nashua and Hollis, New Hampshire. "The main challenge was there's no hydrants in that area, so we had to use tank trucks to shuttle water to that scene," Rich said.

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  17. 2-alarm fire damages Dunstable homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Officials said the first firefighters to arrive ordered a second alarm, bringing mutual aid from Pepperell, Groton and Tyngsboro, and Nashua and Hollis, New Hampshire. The state Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.

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  18. SWAT brings out best in studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    Bromfield School in Harvard and Groton-Dunstable High School in Groton received funding for their local SWAT programs. Although the school year is over, the new one in September will begin with a well-supported network of students who want to make a difference.

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  19. Lindstrom lashes at Warren, GOP foesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    For Senate hopeful Beth Lindstrom to make it to a November face-off with incumbent Elizabeth Warren, she will have to make it through a three-way primary in September. But Lindstrom is confident in her campaign, arguing that her Republican credentials -- as a former executive director of the state party and as a cabinet member during Mitt Romney's tenure as governor -- surpass those of her two opponents, Geoff Diehl and John Kingston.

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  20. Groton slaughterhouse hit with penalty over animal abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    After a Blood Farm employee was seen allegedly hitting a pig destined for slaughter in the head, a federal Food Service Inspection Service inspector warned him the abuse was unacceptable. The USDA, however, as well as the family that has run the business for generations, felt otherwise.

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