Apr 262015
 
Who's Who On The Enemies List, Part 2
This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Enemies List

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Enemies ListThis series is based on public records obtained by The Groton Line as well as interviews with some of those mentioned in those records. The records document exchanges between embattled Board of Selectman members and Town Manager Mark Haddad, whose actions have affected members more »

Apr 262015
 
Saturday Crash Shuts Down Route 119

Route 119 was closed for about two hours Saturday, April 25 after three vehicles were involved in a crash near 245 Boston Road. Fire Chief Steele McCurdy said, “Fire department personnel treated five patients, transporting two with nonlife threatening injuries to Nashoba Valley Medical Center. The remaining patients were treated on scene.” The crash occurred more »

Apr 252015
 
Who's Who On The Enemies List, Part 1
This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Enemies List

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Enemies ListThis series is based on public records obtained by The Groton Line as well as interviews with some of those mentioned in those records. The records document exchanges between embattled Board of Selectman members and Town Manager Mark Haddad, whose actions have affected members more »

Apr 232015
 
Four Corners Sewer Proposal Is Treading Water

The proposal to spur economic development around the Four Corners intersection of Routes 119 and 225 by extending a sewer line from Ayer down Sandy Pond road to junction still lacks support from existing businesses in Groton, has mixed support on the Groton Board of Selectmen, and hasn’t come up for discussion in Ayer Town more »

Apr 212015
 
What the Board of Selectmen Will Do With Article 4

Taking the advice of a nonbinding town meeting referendum may be easier if you ask for the advice in the first place, according to Groton Selectmen and candidates for selectman in the upcoming town election. Not quite a year ago, in June, 2014, selectmen sponsored a special town meeting with a single article on the more »

Apr 212015
 
Sobriety Checkpoint In Middlesex County This Weekend

According to a news release from the Massachusetts State Police, a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be run by the department on a public way somewhere in Middlesex County and will operate from Saturday April 25 into Sunday April 26, 2015. The press release states: “The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s more »

Apr 202015
 
Three Brush Fires Kept Firefighters Busy On Sunday

A dry and sunny Sunday, perfect for spring yard clean up, was also just a bit too breezy for brush fires. Groton firefighters responded to alarms on Ames, Gratuity, and Schoolhouse Roads, all around noon on April 19. Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy reported that the three fires combined consumed more than an acre and more »

Apr 172015
 
Free Car Seat Checkpoint on Saturday

OK, it’s a kid’s car seat. How hard can it be to use it correctly? You could be surprised… but it’s better not to be. You can check things out this Saturday, April 18, when Officer Omar Connor of the Groton Police Department and Firefighter/EMS Paul McBrearty of the Groton Fire Department host a free more »