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  1. Morrison race draws healthy crowd to NDARead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Home

    More than 225 people braved rainy conditions to honor the life of Academy of Notre Dame graduate Rachel Morrison on Saturday. The second annual Rachel's Run was held at the school's cross country course and Medfield resident James Sullivan defeated the 140-runner field in a time of 17 minutes, 37 seconds.


  2. ArtsNashoba celebrates 65 years of 'Peanuts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Home

    Sixty-five years ago, the first Peanuts comic strip was published, and "Charlie Brown and the Peanuts Gang" soon became part of our lives. "The Peanuts" movie opened Nov. 6 and at the beginning of the month, Charlie Brown stamps flooded our post offices.


  3. Dunstable's Calmore Country Estate on Groton Home TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Home

    If you've ever wondered what elegant living meant in old New England, you might want to take a step into the circa-1812 federal home known as Calmore Country Estate in Dunstable. A guest bathroom on the second floor may tempt you to sink yourself into the clawfoot tub and watch the fireplace glow.


  4. Buyer outlines hopes for Drew Gardens in WestfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Home

    A purchase-and-sale agreement for the Drew Gardens property has triggered the town's right of first refusal for the property, which has three agricultural preservation restrictions. Buyer Ebi Masalehdan explained to the board and residents his plan for the property at 66-68 Boston Road, asking for support and eventual approval.


  5. Groton TM swats down mosquito-control fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Home

    Except for a single hitch, residents at Monday's Special Town Meeting ran through a warrant of 15 articles in good time to avoid going into a second session. That single hitch involved a measure seeking $73,000 that would have allowed the town to join the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project and access the organization's mosquito-suppression efforts.


  6. Cause of Groton fire ruled accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Home

    The fire that destroyed the 275-year-old dormitory building at Grotonwood Baptist Camp Thursday night has been ruled accidental, according to fire officials. State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan and Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy said in a joint statement Friday afternoon that an investigation into the cause of the fire has ruled out arson.


  7. 'Harvest' celebrates autumn at Loading Dock GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Home

    It's here and it's time to celebrate the most colorful time of year. That's what artists at the Loading Dock Gallery at Western Avenue Studios are doing, where a cornucopia of creativity is spilling forth in their newest members' exhibit Harvest: Reaping the Bounty of Creativity.


  8. Long-time Groton planner to retire in Feb.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Home

    The news came from Town Manager Mark Haddad at Monday's Board of Selectmen meeting after noting that Collette had worked for the town in different capacities, most lately as town planner, for the past 33 years. "I'm extremely sad that Michelle decided to retire," lamented Haddad.


  9. College cancels move to GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Home

    Officials at Thomas More College, a four-year Catholic liberal-arts school based in Merrimack, N.H., recently confirmed they will not be relocating the campus to Groton. The news came as a disappointment to many in town who hoped to see an expansion of Groton's already established reputation as a center of private-school learning.


  10. For Crusader opponents, Krikorian a deal-breakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | Home

    Groton-Dunstable's lightning-quick senior midfielder is at his best generating goals on the go. Even when Krikorian is surrounded by chaos, and defenders are closing in, he is able to make like Houdini and escape trouble.


  11. Groton manager earns solid review, but not before some logistic difficultyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Home

    The ghost of travails past briefly returned to haunt selectmen when it came time to vote on approving the town manager's annual performance review. This time, it was a question of having all five board members' individual reviews on file for collation into a final report prepared by Selectman Stuart Schulman.


  12. Nashua teen injured in Dunstable crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | Home

    According to police, officers were called to the area of 300 Hollis St. around 2 p.m. Friday for a report of a white pickup truck that had crashed into a tree. When officers arrived at the scene, they found the 1999 Ford 5-150 on fire and used handheld fire extinguishers to put out the blaze.


  13. Wildlife is for viewing, not handlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Home

    This is a grand time of year for wildlife viewing. Just about every bird out there has laid their eggs and had them hatch and now many are taking to the air.


  14. Lost Lake fire system approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Home

    Saying that the town ought to help residents stay safer in the Lost Lake neighborhood that lacks fire hydrants, Town Meeting on Monday night approved the borrowing of $1.83 million to install a fire-protection system for the area. Though some residents, along with Selectman Jack Petropoulos, argued that all taxpayers shouldering the cost of the project that only benefits the Lost Lake area may not be all that fair, others said safety comes first.


  15. Bomb scare briefly shuts down Groton centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Home

    A bomb-threat hoax prompted police to close the downtown area briefly Monday afternoon, sending officers into the street with guns drawn. The Groton Police Department cordoned off a section of Main Street near Town Hall after receiving a report of an alleged hostage situation via phone at 1:46 p.m. The caller indicated that someone had harmed another person, police said in a statement on Monday afternoon.


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