The Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee is looking for three residents of Groton or Dunstable to serve on the recently created Public Communications and Community Engagement Advisory Committee, along with three members of the School Committee and one representative of the school administration.
Groton-Dunstable Superintendent Karen Rodriquez announced the name of the new Middle School principal at the Wednesday June 10 meeting of the district School Committee. She told the committee that after reviewing many candidate applications, extensive backgrounds research, professional experience and on site visits to Concord, she was proud to announce that G-DMS now has a new principal — James Lin, currently the Assistant Principal at the Concord Middle School.
Two Groton seats on the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee are being filled in the Tuesday May 19 town election. Current Chair Alison Maugian is being challenged by independent Peter Cronin and Angela Donahue, a member of the Advocates for Promoting Education Excellence (APEX) group for a three-year term. Jon Sjoberg, the other incumbent is a more »
Dear Editor, I would like to clear up some misconceptions about financial short falls in 2014. The current narrative is that the 2014 short fall was created by years of relying on E & D to fund the district budget. This narrative, however, is not supported by the data (see page 73 of the FY more »
My name is Peter Cronin. I have lived in Groton for almost 10 years with my wife, Gina, who grew here and attended Groton-Dunstable public schools. We have three children, all currently in the school system — two at the Middle School and one at Florence Roche. We share our home with my in-laws, who more »
We would like to open this letter by acknowledging the 6 years each of public service from the two current School Committee members running for re-election. They ran for office unopposed, willing to step up and take on the great responsibility of guiding our School District. We believe that they are good people and dedicated more »
Dear Residents of Groton, My name is Angela Donahue and I respectfully ask for your vote on May 19th to serve as a 3 year member of the GDRSD School Committee. My husband and I moved to Groton almost 10 years ago when we decided we wanted to raise our three daughters in a rural more »
April 6, 2015 Dear Residents of Groton, My name is Marlena Gilbert and I am asking you for the opportunity to serve on our school committee for a one-year term. When my husband and I searched for a place to build our new home it was with much excitement when we purchased land in Groton more »
Dear Editor, Like so many of our peers, my husband and I selected Groton as our home very carefully. Without question, the high quality and great reputation of the schools were a huge draw. We have now lived here for over a decade and remain convinced that Groton is a unique town with tremendous offerings more »
Both the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee and the Groton-Dunstable Educator’s Association have approved a contract covering the district’s teachers that provides a 2.5% salary increase for each year of the three-year contract. The school committee ratified the contract at its March 25th meeting last Wednesday. The teachers ratified the contract March 17th. Another bargaining unit more »