Town Meeting to vote on Prescott sale proposal

04/24/2014 10:12 AM EDT
GROTON - Disposition of public buildings was at the top of the agenda for the Board of Selectmen when members were asked to address questions dealing with former elementary schools Tarbell and Prescott. 
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GELD votes to restore $30,000 payment
04/23/2014 11:44 AM EDT - GROTON -- Town officials earned a year's reprieve from the Electric Light Commission as GELD members voted to restore badly needed funds to the budget that they had cut in 2013. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Ayer Childcare Program spaghetti aupper April 30

The Ayer Childcare Program is holding its 12th Annual Spaghetti Supper on Wednesday, April 30, from 5-6:30 p. Full Story
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Selectmen OK longboarding days with split vote

Blair says event is a 'nuisance'
HARVARD -- Selectmen last week approved the annual Longboarding Festival, set for August. But the vote was not unanimous. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
If school assessment stands, Shirley can't pay, says FinCom

SHIRLEY -- With Ayer Shirley Regional School District Superintendent Carl Mock, Finance Director Evan Katz and School Committee representatives at the table, the Finance Committee tried one more time to tackle an issue town officials have been wrestling with for weeks: The seemingly unbridgeable gap between the 8. Full Story
 
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Town Meeting to vote on Prescott sale proposal

04/24/2014 10:12 AM EDT
GROTON - Disposition of public buildings was at the top of the agenda for the Board of Selectmen when members were asked to address questions dealing with former elementary schools Tarbell and Prescott. 
Full Story
GELD votes to restore $30,000 payment
04/23/2014 11:44 AM EDT - GROTON -- Town officials earned a year's reprieve from the Electric Light Commission as GELD members voted to restore badly needed funds to the budget that they had cut in 2013. Full Story

Check it out at Groton Public Library
04/22/2014 02:46 PM EDT - Expanded hours at GPL start April 18! The library will be open Fridays from 10 am - 6 pm and Saturdays from 10 am - 5 pm from now on. Full Story

Pease in race for selectman
04/22/2014 01:11 PM EDT - GROTON -- Board of Selectmen candidate Barry Pease is determined to be the voice for a new generation of Groton residents. Full Story

Sargisson Beach Comm. can use your help with clean-up
04/21/2014 11:54 AM EDT - GROTON -- There may have been newly fallen snow on the ground that morning, but when members of the Sargisson Beach Committee met on April 16, it did nothing to slow plans to have the little stretch of sand ready for public use when warm weather finally arrives to stay. Full Story

DPW head: Phragmites kill all in their path
04/18/2014 10:42 AM EDT - GROTON -- Department of Public Works director Tom Delaney met with the Conservation Commission to discuss phragmites, an invasive plant species that threatens to swallow every shallow wetland and swamp in town if nothing is done to stop it. Full Story

School board eyes measures to cut budget deficit
04/18/2014 07:31 AM EDT - GROTON -- After a vote authorizing the town to pay for its new Center Fire Station using a debt exclusion, the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee worked on minor fiscal issues that nevertheless related to budgetary matters. Full Story

Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. Full Story
Vanska returns as Minnesota Orchestra music head

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After quitting last fall amid a protracted lockout of union musicians, Finnish conductor Osmo Vanska is returning as music director of the Grammy-winning Minnesota Orchestra, its board of directors said Thursday. Full Story