Supt.: Groton-Dunstable schools need budget solution sooner than later

07/13/2016 10:17 AM EDT
By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The Groton-Dunstable Regional School District should be on relatively stable financial footing in the short term while officials chart a path forward following override failures in Groton that invalidated the district's budget plans. 
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Groton-Dunstable schools may cut jobs to meet budget
07/08/2016 03:25 PM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- After two overrides in Groton that would have increased school funding failed, the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District will attempt to move forward within the limited means dictated by voters -- and as a result, teachers' jobs may be on the line. Full Story

AYER NEWS
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This old fire station is a great commuting location for Ayer

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- When some folks look at the closed fire station, they see the possibility of a few more parking spaces. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
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
SHIRLEY NEWS
Shirley selectmen correct Open Meeting Law violation

SHIRLEY -- Selectmen on Monday night defused an Open Meeting Law complaint filed with the state Ethics Commission by complying with the complainant's wishes, as stated in the complaint. Full Story
 
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Groton faces financial challenges if no action is taken

07/26/2016 10:22 AM EDT
By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The town has some tricky waters to navigate in the coming years if it wants to stay financially sound. 
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Groton's Hunter crowned Mass. Amateur champion
07/15/2016 06:47 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- Groton's Brendan Hunter turned what he thought was an improbable into a reality. On Friday afternoon, the 20-year-old from Red Tail Golf Club scored the biggest win of his career by capturing the 108th Massachusetts Amateur Championship. Full Story

Mark your calendars for Grotonfest
07/15/2016 09:13 AM EDT - GROTON -- Grotonfest 2016 will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24 on Legion Common from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p. Full Story

Groton filmmaker teaches teachers
07/14/2016 11:27 AM EDT - GROTON -- Generous grants from the Groton Cultural Council and the Dunstable Cultural Council allowed the district to bring in Groton filmmaker David Melpignano to teach Writing with Video and Audio recently. Full Story

Supt.: Groton-Dunstable schools need budget solution sooner than later
07/13/2016 10:17 AM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The Groton-Dunstable Regional School District should be on relatively stable financial footing in the short term while officials chart a path forward following override failures in Groton that invalidated the district's budget plans. Full Story

Groton selectmen divided over police chief's raise
07/12/2016 11:17 AM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- Despite opposition from two members over the fiscal implications, Groton's Board of Selectmen approved a new front-loaded contract for Police Chief Donald Palma on Monday night. Full Story

7 from Groton-Dunstable High are first ever inducted to Quill & Scroll Society
07/11/2016 06:37 AM EDT - GROTON -- Seven students recently became the first inductees of Groton-Dunstable Regional High School's chapter of the Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists. Full Story

Nashoba Tech students give Groton boy a wheel-good opportunity
07/09/2016 07:59 AM EDT -

WESTFORD -- In the weeks before school closed for summer recess, nine students in the Engineering Academy at Nashoba Valley Technical High School drove a local youngster crazy -- with joy. Full Story

Groton-Dunstable schools may cut jobs to meet budget
07/08/2016 03:25 PM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- After two overrides in Groton that would have increased school funding failed, the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District will attempt to move forward within the limited means dictated by voters -- and as a result, teachers' jobs may be on the line. Full Story

With luck -- and donations -- Groton-Dunstable may get a turf field
07/05/2016 10:09 AM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- A group of local individuals have set their eyes on an ambitious goal: install a turf field at Groton-Dunstable Regional High School by the start of the 2017-18 school year, and do so without the school district itself paying a cent. Full Story