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Lorna Vander Sanden led searches that found Susan McLean's body in Scotland

Body of Susan McLean Found in Scottish Highlands

The body of Susan McLean, a Groton native and longtime resident who went missing on May 17 while on vacation in Scotland, was found near a hiking trail on August 15 by volunteer search teams and formally identified several days later.
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Ready to roll on September 2, the first day of school

Groton-Dunstable Schools Open Wednesday, September 2

Groton-Dunstable Regional Schools will start the 2015-2016 school year on Wednesday, September 2 for students in grades 1-12. That puts the last day of school in middle to late June next year ...
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Riding to end Alzheimer's cyclists pedal into Groton over the the Route 225 bridge in West Groton last year

Cyclists Head Through Groton in Saturday Ride to End Alzheimer’s

More than 425 cyclists will pass through Groton on Saturday July 18, during the 19th Annual Ride to End Alzheimer’s. The ride starts and finishes at Fort Devens. Riders loop into West Groton for a pit stop manned by volunteers at RiverCourt Residences before heading up Townsend Road into New Hampshire ...
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Check It Out: Library Survey, Summer Reading Programs, and More Hot Weather Fun

Check It Out @ GPL Did you know that you can now have more free music through the library?  With Freegal, patrons can download up to 5 songs per week and now can have up to 3 hours of music streaming per day! Just a reminder that Groton Public Library surveys are due July 15. The Library Trustees and Staff will use this information to guide our goals and objectives for the next five years, so don’t miss this chance to share your thoughts with us! Pick up a paper copy at the Library, Senior Center, Town Hall; print a copy at ...
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A Swarm of Drumlins: Outdoors In July In Groton

Fireworks, Farmer's Market, walk, paddles, and more light up July in Groton ...
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Accidental Release of Exec Session Minutes Prompts Apology

During the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on July 6, Chairman Jack Petropoulos offered an unreserved apology to the public and fellow Board members for inadvertently releasing executive session minutes on June 21. The minutes revealed details of settlement discussions with four firefighters who are suing the town in federal court.
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Flawless Fireworks Fire Up The Sixth of July

Groton's traditionally independent Independence Day fireworks party went off with a bang on Monday evening, July 6, as several thousand people crowded into and surrounding Town Field to see a spectacular display coordinated by Don Black.
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Non-Reappointed Firefighter Fracas Enters Second Year

The multi-million dollar controversy between the town and the Firefighter Four — Deputy Chief Clarence Jefferson and firefighters Benjamin Miele, Stephen Tervo, and James Horan, who were terminated from their call firefighter positions with the town in spring 2014 — is entering its second year and is apparently headed back to federal court after an attempt at mediation reportedly failed.
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Groton fire and police check out a single vehicle crash on Old Dunstable Road Saturday afternoon

One Injured In Old Dunstable Road Rollover

One person was transported by Groton Fire Department personnel after a pickup truck rolled over on Old Dunstable Road near
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Check It Out: Library Survey, Summer Reading Programs, and More Hot Weather Fun

Check It Out: Library Survey, Summer Reading Programs, and More Hot Weather Fun

Check It Out @ GPL Did you know that you can now have more free music through the library?  With Freegal, patrons can download up to 5 songs per week and now can have up to 3 hours of music streaming per day! Just a reminder that Groton Public Library surveys are due July 15. The Library more »

A Swarm of Drumlins: Outdoors In July In Groton

A Swarm of Drumlins: Outdoors In July In Groton

Fireworks, Farmer's Market, walk, paddles, and more light up July in Groton.

High School Musicians End Year on a Sweet Note

High School Musicians End Year on a Sweet Note

The school year ended on a sweet note for Groton-Dunstable Regional High School band and chorus students, when they presented an annual concert in the Performing Arts Center in late May. The night’s lineup started with performances by the band, chorus, and drum corps. After a ten-minute intermission, the jazz band and chamber chorus performed, more »

A Swarm of Drumlins: Outdoor Activities and Events in June

A Swarm of Drumlins: Outdoor Activities and Events in June

Outdoor events and activities in and around Groton in June.

Sports and Outdoors

Cyclists Head Through Groton in Saturday Ride to End Alzheimer’s

Cyclists Head Through Groton in Saturday Ride to End Alzheimer’s

More than 425 cyclists will pass through Groton on Saturday July 18, during the 19th Annual Ride to End Alzheimer’s. The ride starts and finishes at Fort Devens. Riders loop into West Groton for a pit stop manned by volunteers at RiverCourt Residences before heading up Townsend Road into New Hampshire.

Groton-Dunstable Girls LAX Falls To Norwell in State Tourney

Groton-Dunstable Girls LAX Falls To Norwell in State Tourney

BOSTON — At the end of the day Thursday. the difference between being one of the top Division 2 girls lacrosse teams in the state and the state champs came down to Groton-Dunstable being unable to stop a power duo from Norwell, Caroline Walsh and Stephanie Croke. The Crusaders played a strong game, but the more »

Girls LAX Heads to State Championship Game After Overtime Victory Over Ipswitch

Girls LAX Heads to State Championship Game After Overtime Victory Over Ipswitch

WELLESLEY — The Groton-Dunstable Crusaders are headed to the MIAA Division 2 girls’ lacrosse state championship game against Norwell this (Thursday) afternoon after winning an overtime thriller over the Ipswich Tigers, 10-9, Monday night at Babson College. The Crusaders offense was sparked by hat tricks by sophomore Sophia Irby and freshman Ellie Eisenklam. Ipswich ran more »

G-D Girls Lacrosse Powers Past Grafton to Sectional Title

G-D Girls Lacrosse Powers Past Grafton to Sectional Title

WORCESTER — The Groton-Dunstable Crusaders’ play in the MIAA Division 2 Central/West girls lacrosse tournament has belied their 9-6 regular season record and number 5 seed. With the exception of their upset of the number 1 seed Bromfield in the sectional semifinal, none of their tournament games have been close — and that trend continued more »

Education


Ready to roll on September 2, the first day of school

Groton-Dunstable Schools Open Wednesday, September 2

Groton-Dunstable Regional Schools will start the 2015-2016 school year on Wednesday, September 2 for students in grades 1-12. That puts the last day of school in middle to late June next year, according to the district's calendar, ...
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Groton-Dunstable Girls LAX Falls To Norwell in State Tourney

BOSTON — At the end of the day Thursday. the difference between being one of the top Division 2 girls lacrosse teams in the state and the state champs came down to Groton-Dunstable being unable to stop ...
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Girls LAX Heads to State Championship Game After Overtime Victory Over Ipswitch

WELLESLEY — The Groton-Dunstable Crusaders are headed to the MIAA Division 2 girls’ lacrosse state championship game against Norwell this (Thursday) afternoon after winning an overtime thriller over the Ipswich Tigers, 10-9, Monday night at Babson College ...
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"We are Number 1!" The Groton-Dunstable girls LAX team celebrates its sectional championship victory over Grafton

G-D Girls Lacrosse Powers Past Grafton to Sectional Title

WORCESTER — The Groton-Dunstable Crusaders’ play in the MIAA Division 2 Central/West girls lacrosse tournament has belied their 9-6 regular season record and number 5 seed. With the exception of their upset of the number 1 seed ...
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RSS Superintendent's Corner

  • Welcome Back to School! August 28, 2015
    I cannot believe school starts next week.  I am giddy, nervous, and overjoyed all at the same time! I am very excited to share with you a new resource.  We know there have been a lot of changes to our central office team over the past few years and I hope this new organizational chart will […]
  • Weekly Roundup (6/19/15) June 19, 2015
    Weekly Roundup:I can't believe this is the last Roundup of the 2014-2015 school year! Instead of my normal overview of the week, I wanted to keep this short and sweet.  I wanted to use this time to wish everyone a wonderful and fulfilling summer break! Accepting the position of Superintendent of the Groton-Dunstable Regional School […]
  • Weekly Roundup (6/12/15) June 12, 2015
    Weekly RoundupCreating plans for the summer and for next year was this week's theme in the superintendent's office! My week began with a special education program planning meeting.  All district and school leaders reviewed our existing programming, upcoming budget allocations and grant applications in order to implement and enhance our in-district special education programming. I really enjoyed […]

Groton-Dunstable District News

The Groton Dunstable Education Foundation is pleased to announce it has appointed seven new volunteers to its board of directors, allowing it to continue its 11 year mission of supporting district schools through private enrichment grants. At an April meeting of the School Committee, GDEF had announced that it would be forced to suspend operation ... read more

From the Office of the Superintendent. All staff are encouraged to check their GDRSD email for the 2015/2016 Opening Day Letter.

New Interactive District Calendar on gdrsd.org.  An exciting & innovative feature of our new website is the Interactive Calendar. On the Calendar page, you can refine your search by school and soon we will be adding functionality to tag topics such as Professional Development; School Committee, Football and even by venues. Also included at the top ... read more