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

    15 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online

    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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  2. By the numbers: Breaking down the Groton, Dunstable overrideRead the original story

    Monday Jun 27 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Voters in both towns rejected a first run at an override. For Groton voters, the new $812,013 override brings an average tax impact of $204.

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  3. Parkinson's battle eased by Pepperell communityRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Townsend Times

    His day starts at church. Then he might go to work as a substitute teacher or chip away at a book of short stories.

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  4. Groton woman rides at Fenway to raise awareness for cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Groton Landmark

    Groton's Tricia Upton rode her bike slowly across the outfield dirt, one pedal at a time, until she and the 34 other cancer survivors riding around Fenway Park settled in front of the dugout. Thousands and thousands of Red Sox fans came to their feet, clapping and cheering for the riders before they made their way back around the field headed in the opposite direction.

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  5. Concert will benefit Loaves & FishesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | Groton Landmark

    St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Ayer, will present a concert in St. John's Chapel at Groton School, Groton, MA at 3 p.m. Sunday. Musicians from the Boston Symphony, the New England Conservatory of Music, and Groton School will come together to perform works by Bach, Vaughn-Williams, Bruch, and others.

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

    Monday Jun 13 | Groton Landmark

    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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  7. Without override, Dunstable faces 'devastating' cuts to police, fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Those are all ways that Dunstable leaders described the cuts that will be made if the new proposed override fails. And the cuts would not hit only typical municipal services -- they would reduce funding for the fire and police departments, something that both chiefs said would have dangerous repercussions.

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  8. Regional CalendarRead the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Veterans Breakfast: 8:30-10 a.m. at the Pepperell VFW. Thank you to the Groton/Pepperell Rotary Club and Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank for sponsoring this month's breakfast.

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  9. Groton-Dunstable adds $100 student activity fee - for everyoneRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | Ayer Public Spirit

    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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  10. Summer Eco-Adventures offered by NRWARead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Harvard Hillside

    Looking for outdoor adventures for your children? There are still spaces available in the Nashua River Watershed Association "Summer Eco-Adventures" for children ages 9 to 14. These are four-day outdoor programs, each a small group experience. Based at the NRWA River Resource Center at 592 Main St. in Groton and nearby conservation areas, these programs are open to NRWA members and nonmembers from all communities.

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  11. G-D tops Mounties to earn trip to Div.2 CMass/WMass semifinalRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 5 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    For the second-straight season, No. 2 Groton-Dunstable faced No. 7 Mt. Greylock, 115-miles west of Groton, in the quarterfinal round of the Division 2 Central/Western Mass tournament.

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  12. Fire marshal, police probe 4-alarm Groton blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    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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  13. Fire marshal, police probe 4-alarm Groton blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    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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  14. Shirley Planning Board establishes solar bylaw committeeRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 2 | Shirley Oracle

    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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  15. Fire marshal, police probe 4-alarm Groton blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    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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  16. Groton racing deadline to cut budget, or float new overrideRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Shirley Oracle

    Thursday's joint meeting between Groton's Board of Selectmen, Finance Committee and the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee was tense, circuitous and, at times, too confusing to follow, but officials walked out with at least an outline for the next steps. After voters in Dunstable rejected a $1.1 million override Monday and voters in Groton rejected a $1.9 million override Tuesday, both town governments and the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District must come up with new budgets.

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  17. Pitching gems aplenty this springRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    What makes for a memorable pitching performance? Could it be the dominance of a fastball, or the waltz of a breaking pitch? Regardless of what you classify as memorable, the 2016 high-school baseball season has been full of memorable outings for local hurlers, mainly along the stretch of Rte. 119 in Groton and Townsend.

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  18. Search for Groton's 'Hidden Treasures' starting this weekendRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Groton's unique character will be on display next week during a nine-day regional celebration of the region's natural, cultural and historic landmarks that organizers are calling "Hidden Treasures 2016." From May 14 to May 22, the Freedom's Way National Heritage Area will offer public programs promoting "hidden treasures" in all of its towns, including Groton.

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  19. Search for Groton's 'Hidden Treasures' starting this weekendRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Groton's unique character will be on display next week during a nine-day regional celebration of the region's natural, cultural and historic landmarks that organizers are calling "Hidden Treasures 2016." From May 14 to May 22, the Freedom's Way National Heritage Area will offer public programs promoting "hidden treasures" in all of its towns, including Groton.

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  20. Pitching gems aplenty this springRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    What makes for a memorable pitching performance? Could it be the dominance of a fastball, or the waltz of a breaking pitch? Regardless of what you classify as memorable, the 2016 high-school baseball season has been full of memorable outings for local hurlers, mainly along the stretch of Rte. 119 in Groton and Townsend.

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