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  1. Chelmsford's Onorina Maloney Clerk named Clerk of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    Chelmsford Town Clerk Onorina Maloney, of Groton, who was recently named Town Clerk of the Year for 2016, congratulates Armen Jeknavorian of Chelmsford and his fiancee, Sona Dermenjian of Peabody, in her office on Wednesday. They hope to have Maloney serve as a justice of the peace at their wedding.

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  2. Dunstable TM OKs $475G override in its 2017 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Lowell Sun

    Town Meeting voters approved a new budget Tuesday that is built on a $475,000 override, clearing the way for a solution to financial issues in both the town and its regional school district. The next, and perhaps most crucial, dot on the horizon is a June 30 election on the override question itself, which would add about $400 to the average property owner's tax bill.

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  3. Dunstable voters OK override-dependent budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Lowell Sun

    Town Meeting voters approved a new budget Tuesday that is built on a $475,000 override, clearing the way for a solution to financial issues in both the town and its regional school district. The next, and perhaps most crucial, dot on the horizon is a June 30 election on the override question itself, which would add about $400 to the average property owner's tax bill.

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  4. Groton TM adopts reduced school budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Lowell Sun

    Groton took a step toward successful compromise Monday night, as voters at the third session of Town Meeting approved municipal and school district budgets built on a new, reduced override. Residents must still approve an $812,013 override at a June 30 special election for those budgets to go into place, but regardless, Monday's results are a necessary step toward achieving a resolution.

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  5. Groton Town Meeting adopts reduced school budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Lowell Sun

    Groton took a step toward successful compromise Monday night, as voters at the third session of Town Meeting approved municipal and school district budgets built on a new, reduced override. Residents must still approve an $812,013 override at a June 30 special election for those budgets to go into place, but regardless, Monday's results are a necessary step toward achieving a resolution.

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  6. Westford restaurant still on his menuRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 11 | Lowell Sun

    Updated plans from Groton developer Ebi Masalehdan, who is proposing a restaurant and orchard for the Drew Gardens site on Boston Road in Westford. WESTFORD -- Ebi Masalehdan says he wants to build something beautiful, but abutters and some residents fear that what they know as the "Gateway to Westford" could become an "urban blight."

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  7. Quabbin has been great success storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Lowell Sun

    The Quabbin Reservoir is a man-made body of water in central Massachusetts that holds every species of fish that swims in the Bay State. It's a place of wildlife beyond comprehension, making you think you're in Canada.

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  8. Groton-Dunstable students to pay $100 activities feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Lowell Sun

    Students at Groton-Dunstable Regional High School will be required to pay a flat $100 fee to participate in extracurricular clubs and activities next year due to a clause in the most recent teachers' contract. The new policy passed by a 4-2 vote at the School Committee meeting Wednesday night.

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  9. Drug raid shocks upscale Westford neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Lowell Sun

    In the basement of a more than $800,000 home at the end of a long driveway in an upscale neighborhood, authorities allege that a family and two other women were manufacturing drugs, police said Wednesday. Wednesday, local police and federal Drug Enforcement Administration officers entered the home at 2 Mountain View Lane via a search warrant, leading five out in handcuffs: Homeowner Bradley C. Heath, his son Bradley C. Heath II, his daughter Linley M. Heath, the younger Heath's girlfriend Lyndsey T. Holston, and friend Prachi S. Joglekar, according to Westford police.

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  10. Five arrested as authorities bust Westford drug labRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Lowell Sun

    Five people were arrested Wednesday morning after a months-long police and DEA investigation led authorities to discover a drug-making lab in the basement of a home, officials said. Westford police and the DEA entered 2 Mountain View Lane with a search warrant about 8:45 Wednesday morning, according to Capt.

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  11. Majority of Groton selectmen back reduced overrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Lowell Sun

    Four of the five members of the Board of Selectmen expressed outright support Monday night for the new $813,012 override request that will be put before voters later this month. Selectmen Anna Eliot, Joshua Degen, Peter Cunningham and Barry Pease all said they are in favor of the override during a discussion Monday night.

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  12. 4-alarm Groton blaze blamed on fire pitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | Lowell Sun

    The four-alarm brush fire that burned a garage and part of a home Wednesday in Groton was most likely caused by an outdoor fire pit, according to fire and police officials. The fire spread to woods nearby, burning three acres of brush and displacing two people from their home at 293 Old Dunstable Road.

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  13. Groton blaze blamed on fire pitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Lowell Sun

    The four-alarm brush fire that burned a garage and part of a home Wednesday in Groton was most likely caused by an outdoor fire pit, according to fire and police officials. The fire spread to woods nearby, burning three acres of brush and displacing two people from their home at 293 Old Dunstable Road.

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  14. Blazes in 3 communities keep firefighters busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Lowell Sun

    Lowell firefefighters responded to reports of smoke at 61 Crawford St., in Pawtucketville, shortly before midnight. Visible flame and smoke was gone by 12:30 a.m. Thursday, but the blaze displaced at least eight people.

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  15. Shirley Planning Board establishes solar bylaw committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Lowell Sun

    A group of citizens hoping to curb or at least exert more control over the increasing number of commercial solar facilities in town brought their concerns to the Planning Board a couple of weeks ago. Wednesday night, the board gave them a vehicle to work with when it agreed to establish an official subcommittee charged with developing a renewable-energy bylaw proposal to present at the fall Town Meeting.

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  16. Fire marshal, police probe Groton blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Lowell Sun

    Two people were displaced from their home by a 4-alarm fire that burned a garage, about 3 acres of brush, and part of a home on Old Dunstable Road Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters were called to 293 Old Dunstable Road at 1:57 p.m., by someone who reported smoke in the area, according to a press release.

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  17. Former Groton school to be condosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Lowell Sun

    Now that the town's sale of the defunct Tarbell School has been finalized, the property will undergo "a lot of work" to be converted into three condominium units, according to the new owner. Kevin McGoniagle, who runs Pepperell company Kemco Construction Inc., said the renovation process will take about a year, not least because the building has been "neglected" since the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District vacated it in 2008.

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  18. Memorial Day events planned for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 29 | Lowell Sun

    As local communities organized parades and ceremonies to honor veterans on Memorial Day, a forecast of rain led to the cancellation of some events. Here is an updated list of celebrations in Greater Lowell.

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  19. Those bright lights dim the heavensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 29 | Lowell Sun

    Taken from a telescope at the MIT Wallace Observatory, this 180-degree photo of the sky shows light pollution near Westford. The pollution is in the lighter-colored area around the bottom curve of the photo.

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  20. Notre Dame Academy inducts 28 into National Junior Beta ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 29 | Lowell Sun

    The Academy of Notre Dame recently inducted 28 new members into its chapter of the National Junior Beta Club during a ceremony in the Academy Chapel. The National Beta Club is the nation's largest independent, nonprofit, educational youth organization.

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