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    New life for old Groton chapel

    12/19/2014 11:23 AM EST
    GROTON -- The New Life Community Church of Groton knew that it was just a matter of time before they would be able to move to Groton. 
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    Job
    12/17/2014 05:50 PM EST - GROTON -- After a sometimes testy meeting, the Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to release all records of past job performance reviews of town manager Mark Haddad in order to rectify a failure to comply with the state's Open Meeting Law. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    National Grid selects Ayer, Shirley for second phase of solar arrays

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com AYER/SHIRLEY -- National Grid has selected Ayer and Shirley as two of its locations for the second phase of its solar program, a press release from the company said. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Littleton Road affordable housing causes fireworks

    By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com HARVARD -- Emotions ran high during the discussion of the 166 Littleton Road property at the Planning Board meeting on Monday. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Chief: 'Proactive prevention' can solve drug problem

    SHIRLEY -- Newspaper headlines proclaiming there's a drug epidemic, statewide and nationally, or that this country is engaged in a "war on drugs" and losing its battles are right on the mark, according to law enforcement officials, medical practitioners and pharmaceutical experts who track the trend, citing dire statistics and direct experience. Full Story
     
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    Groton ZBA, Planning Board on legal collision course

    12/22/2014 10:44 PM EST
    GROTON -- With the failure of both parties to arrive at an agreement that would prevent legal action, the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals will proceed to the first step in a legal process that could see two town boards suing each other. 
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    Haddad: Inter-board lawsuit costly
    12/19/2014 07:39 AM EST - GROTON -- Faced with scenarios that included ever-escalating legal costs, the Board of Selectmen hoped that a swift decision by the courts could save the town time and money in a contest between two municipal boards. Full Story

    Psychiatric treatment hospital proposed for Devens
    12/19/2014 11:24 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- The shortage of Central Massachusetts mental-health treatment options might soon get a shot in the arm. Full Story

    Early medicine highlighted at historical society program
    12/19/2014 07:39 AM EST - GROTON -- On Tuesday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m. in Sibley Hall at the Groton Public Library, the Groton Historical Society will sponsor a talk exploring facets of early medicine. Full Story

    The Posting Board
    12/19/2014 07:35 AM EST - Holiday choral concert at Woman's Club Dec. 19 On Friday, Dec. 19, the Groton Woman's Club will once again be treated to a Holiday Choral Concert by the award-winning Groton-Dunstable Regional Secondary School Chorus, under the direction of Tim Savoy. Full Story

    Former restaurateur returns with new development proposal in Groton
    12/18/2014 10:33 PM EST - GROTON -- Ten years after his restaurant was torn down to accommodate improvements at the intersection of Route 119 and Sandy Pond Road, property owner Joseph Wong appeared before the Planning Board with plans to get back into food service. Full Story

    Job
    12/17/2014 05:50 PM EST - GROTON -- After a sometimes testy meeting, the Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to release all records of past job performance reviews of town manager Mark Haddad in order to rectify a failure to comply with the state's Open Meeting Law. Full Story

    Groton Inn to rise from the ashes
    12/12/2014 07:31 AM EST - GROTON -- After months of negotiations to buy the property and line up necessary permits, the new owners of 128 Main St. Full Story

    Loaves and Fishes collecting toys for Shop for Your Kids Day; donations so far are slow
    12/12/2014 07:32 AM EST - By Jon Bishop jbishop@nashobapub.com DEVENS -- Judy Grande, a volunteer with the Devens-based Loaves and Fishes food pantry, is preparing for the annual Shop for Your Kids Day. Full Story

    Support excellence in education with an annual gift to GDEF
    12/12/2014 07:31 AM EST - The Groton Dunstable Education Foundation (GDEF) has kicked off this year's Annual Giving Campaign (AGC) with a mailing to past donors, school families and area businesses, and we need your support to continue our mission of enhancing the success of our public schools by funding grants for innovative programs, materials and professional Full Story

    Paws by Claus: Santa delivers for animal shelter

    MADISON, N.J. (AP) — Santa Claus went to work on Christmas Day for an animal shelter. Santa delivered dogs and cats as presents for the St. Full Story
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    Sony film mess reflects gadgets-entertainment gap

    TOKYO (AP) — Sony's iconic gadgetry and the star appeal of Hollywood may have appeared to be a perfect match when the electronics giant bought Columbia Pictures in 1989. Full Story