Reality collides with fantasy -- and that's not a bad thing

07/15/2016 07:37 AM EDT
There's a Clefairy lurking on Main Street. A Chamander is hanging out at an obscure memorial. And if you manage to get yourself to that pretty church on the Common, you might be able to snag yourself a Snorlax before doing battle with the neighbor who controls the gym. 
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Timing, education was everything in override failure
07/08/2016 07:36 AM EDT - It was a second-time-around attempt at an override, slashed to a figure priced to sell. Ultimately, Groton voters were unwilling to pry an additional $200 from their wallets for property taxes, money that will now be removed from the school budget proposed for the 2017 fiscal year. Full Story

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Civil War coming to Harvard

HARVARD -- The town of Harvard will host a living history event on the town common. The 28th Massachusetts Regiment will stage a living history encampment from Friday through Sunday. Full Story
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Tears flow as Groton-Dunstable schools superintendent announces plans to resign

GROTON -- At the beginning of a key meeting Wednesday night to discuss the district's financial future, Groton-Dunstable Regional School District Superintendent Kristan Rodriguez unexpectedly announced that she plans to resign. Full Story
 
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Reality collides with fantasy -- and that's not a bad thing

07/15/2016 07:37 AM EDT
There's a Clefairy lurking on Main Street. A Chamander is hanging out at an obscure memorial. And if you manage to get yourself to that pretty church on the Common, you might be able to snag yourself a Snorlax before doing battle with the neighbor who controls the gym. 
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Timing, education was everything in override failure
07/08/2016 07:36 AM EDT - It was a second-time-around attempt at an override, slashed to a figure priced to sell. Ultimately, Groton voters were unwilling to pry an additional $200 from their wallets for property taxes, money that will now be removed from the school budget proposed for the 2017 fiscal year. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Spend your Independence Day close to home
07/01/2016 09:50 AM EDT - Break out the red, white and blue. It's time to celebrate Independence Day. And in an election year, there's no better time to temporarily put political identifiers away, wave a flag at a local parade and finish the night off with some explosions in the sky. Full Story

Commit resources to combat terrorism
06/17/2016 07:36 AM EDT - Another horrendous act of mass murder conducted on American soil in the name of radical Islam? Perhaps only Omar Mateen can answer that question, but as the details of the 29-year-old Pakistani-American's life in the years leading up to the worst mass shooting in U. Full Story

You shouldn't need police to hold a public meeting
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For high school graduates, a reality check
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Justice system failed Officer Tarentino
05/27/2016 07:37 AM EDT - It would be difficult for the parents and family of Auburn Police Officer Ron Tarentino Jr., to feel any worse about his shooting death by a career criminal, other than wondering why someone with this suspect's record wasn't in some prison cell block. Full Story