Concerns raised in Groton over Prescott renovation

05/03/2016 10:49 PM EDT
By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The Board of Selectmen offered a number of suggestions Monday night for the formation of a committee to oversee renovations to the Prescott School, two weeks after the board accepted a report formally recommending a combination of school, community and business uses at the building. 
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Others offer funds as Prest donates own funds for Groton pond cleanup
04/18/2016 11:41 AM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The Board of Selectmen debate had trudged on for the better part of half an hour, full of attendees from different groups and even more full of warm, stuffy air, when Finance Committee member Art Prest single-handedly ended it. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Ayer selectmen take care of business

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Selectmen took care of some routine business at a meeting Tuesday night sandwiched between the town election and Town Meeting. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Ayer Rotary Club readying for rubber ducky race

HARVARD (AP) -- A rotary club in a small Massachusetts town of 6,000 residents is gearing up for its annual rubber ducky race where the winner's prize is a free dinner for two anywhere in the world. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Volunteers needed to package meals for food pantries

SHIRLEY -- More than 80 volunteers are needed to package over 22,000 meals at the St. Anthony's Church Hallon May 18. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
'Pages for Peace' open in Groton starting Wednesday

05/03/2016 12:38 PM EDT
GROTON -- The Big Book bookmakers team, the Pages for Peace Foundation, and the GDRMS Bookmakers and Dreamers Club are excited to offer a "Big Book: Pages for Peace" community viewing event. 
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Concerns raised in Groton over Prescott renovation
05/03/2016 10:49 PM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The Board of Selectmen offered a number of suggestions Monday night for the formation of a committee to oversee renovations to the Prescott School, two weeks after the board accepted a report formally recommending a combination of school, community and business uses at the building. Full Story

Groton School student's poem to be published
05/02/2016 11:14 AM EDT - "Pinay," a poem by Groton School senior Claudette Ramos, was selected for publication in The Marble Collection: Massachusetts High School Magazine of the Arts. Full Story

Camp helps children with special needs learn to ride bikes
04/27/2016 08:37 AM EDT - GROTON -- Nine-year-old Declan Wilkins of Lowell pedaled a special training bicycle in loops around the ice rink at Lawrence Academy, careful to avoid the orange safety cones to his right and the half-dozen other children with special needs on their own bikes. Full Story

Groton-Dunstable school budget passes Town Meeting, setting stage for override fight
04/26/2016 09:49 AM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- Town Meeting approved the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District's budget by a ratio of more than 2-to-1 on Monday night, giving the district an initial victory as it seeks an override to restore various staff positions and services. Full Story

Florence Roche students thank Groton Fire
04/22/2016 09:23 AM EDT - The students and staff of Florence Roche Elementary School would like to thank the Groton Fire Department and the following first responders for their visits to our school last week: Lt James Crocker, FF/EMT Paul McBrearty, FF/EMT Michael MacGregor, FF/EMT Chase Lundgren, FF/EMT Joseph Walter, FF/EMT David Dubey, EMT Betsey Reeves. Full Story

Pages for Peace comes home to Groton for memorial display
04/19/2016 11:08 AM EDT - GROTON -- The Big Book is coming home. The Big Book bookmakers team, the Pages for Peace Foundation, and the GDRMS Bookmakers and Dreamers Club are putting the Big Book: Pages for Peace on public display in the Prescott School Gymnasium. Full Story

Others offer funds as Prest donates own funds for Groton pond cleanup
04/18/2016 11:41 AM EDT - By Chris Lisinski clisinski@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The Board of Selectmen debate had trudged on for the better part of half an hour, full of attendees from different groups and even more full of warm, stuffy air, when Finance Committee member Art Prest single-handedly ended it. Full Story

Groton police bring in Restorative Justice program
04/12/2016 11:56 AM EDT - GROTON -- C4RJ is Communities for Restorative Justice, a non-profit organization that has been working with the Groton Police Department and many other communities in the region for a number of years. Full Story

Groton Fincom member opens wallet to help fund pond cleanup study
04/12/2016 09:11 AM EDT - GROTON -- The debate had trudged on for the better part of half an hour, full of attendees from different groups and even more full of warm, stuffy air, when Finance Committee member Art Prest single-handedly ended it. Full Story