Lunenburg's Luth picked as Groton police chief

06/19/2018 03:38 PM EDT
By Scott Shurtleff sshurtleff@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The search for a new police chief is over ias the Select Board voted unanimously, 5-0, in favor of Lunenburg Police Lieutenant Michael Luth, who was born and raised in Groton. 
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Blood Farm slapped with 2-week shutdown after employee abuses pig
06/18/2018 03:52 PM EDT - By Scott Shurtleff sshurtleff@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- After a Blood Farm employee was seen allegedly hitting a pig destined for slaughter in the head, a federal Food Service Inspection Service inspector warned him the abuse was unacceptable. Full Story

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Lunenburg's Luth picked as Groton police chief

06/19/2018 03:38 PM EDT
By Scott Shurtleff sshurtleff@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The search for a new police chief is over ias the Select Board voted unanimously, 5-0, in favor of Lunenburg Police Lieutenant Michael Luth, who was born and raised in Groton. 
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Blood Farm slapped with 2-week shutdown after employee abuses pig
06/18/2018 03:52 PM EDT - By Scott Shurtleff sshurtleff@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- After a Blood Farm employee was seen allegedly hitting a pig destined for slaughter in the head, a federal Food Service Inspection Service inspector warned him the abuse was unacceptable. Full Story

Marijuana cultivation, testing are under consideration in Groton
06/15/2018 02:45 PM EDT - GROTON -- Marijuana research, testing, and cultivation could be allowed in town through a zoning amendment the Select Board plans to bring to Fall Town Meeting. Full Story

Marijuana cultivation, testing are under consideration in Groton
06/14/2018 11:33 AM EDT - By Mina Corpuz mcorpuz@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- Marijuana research, testing, and cultivation could be allowed in town through a zoning amendment the Select Board plans to bring to Fall Town Meeting. Full Story

Want to lease Groton's Prescott School? Now's your chance
06/13/2018 11:13 AM EDT - By Mina Corpuz mcorpuz@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- Months after another attempt to lease the Prescott School, the Select Board unanimously approved a request for proposals Monday. Full Story

Groton police chief finalists revealed
06/12/2018 12:16 PM EDT - By Mina Corpuz mcorpuz@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- The town's deputy police chief and two outside candidates are the finalists to lead the department. Full Story

Ten Eagle Scouts fly from Groton's Boy Scout Troop 3
06/08/2018 02:03 PM EDT - GROTON -- Ten Eagle Scouts from Groton's Boy Scout Troop 3 are aging out of the troop this year. These 10 Eagles are among the 100 Eagle Scouts that Troop 3 has advanced since it was founded in 1924. Full Story

Groton-Dunstable janitors file labor complaint
06/08/2018 11:26 AM EDT - GROTON -- The union representing nearly 20 custodial workers slated to lose their jobs with the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District is seeking legal action against the district for allegedly failing to bargain in good faith. Full Story

Letter Carriers' Food Drive brings in nearly 18,000 lbs. of donations
06/01/2018 03:00 PM EDT - GROTON -- A huge and heartfelt thank you to all residents throughout our neighboring communities for your generous response to this year's annual, national event, the Letter Carriers' Food Drive held on Saturday, May 12 benefiting our local pantry Loaves & Fishes, clearly the largest food drive of the year. Full Story

With Palma retired, Cullen is interim chief in Groton
06/01/2018 02:20 PM EDT - GROTON -- Deputy Police Chief James Cullen began Tuesday as the head of the department during the search for a new police chief.  Full Story