If you work in journalism, every once in a while a story pops up that affects you in a personal way. This is one of those, a Memorial Day quest by a soldier looking for information about another soldier, from Groton. Terrance Kane is someone whose memory will never fade away for some, but who is also a person whose past in Groton is hard to find and define.
Update — May 24: Scottish media reported Saturday, May 23, that: The family of an American tourist who went missing in Perthshire on Sunday evening has appealed for information to help trace her. Susan McLean, 61, was last seen on CCTV outside the Moness Resort on Crieff Road in Aberfeldy at about 19:45. Ms McLean more »
Groton call firefighter Chris Curtis has been disciplined and returned to duty after separate police and fire department internal investigations into his sending an email to all or most members of the department allegedly threatening former firefighter James “Stewie” Horan and his friends who are members of the department, according to Groton Fire Chief Steele more »
This Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday were really long days for Town Clerk Michael Bouchard… Setting up voting machines, polling stations, work tables, and signs at the Groton Country Club and Senior Center on Monday. Up with, or maybe a little before, the sun on a damp and cool Tuesday morning to supervise a town election more »
Electrician Keith LaValley puts the finishing touches on a new Main Street sign for the Groton Country Club Wednesday May 20. Janine LaValley designed the sign as part of a new, complementary “look” for signs on town-owned buildings — the LaValleys have recently worked on signs for the Country Club, new central Fire Station, and more »
Unofficial results in today's town election show incumbents stayed firmly in their offices despite strong challenges. Selectman Jack Petropoulos won his second three year term, beating two challengers. Groton School Committee members Alison Manugian and Jon Sjoberg were returned to office. They were joined by newcomer Peter Cronin, who will fill the second vacant three-year seat as a Groton representative on the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee.
Updated: May 17, 2015 Incumbent School Committee members Alison Manugian and Jon Sjoberg each confirmed that they had raised no funds and spent nothing on their campaigns through May 8. 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 more »
Town Manager Mark Haddad has withdrawn his request to the Board of Selectmen that it investigate two of its members, who are also his supervisors, Chair Josh Degen and Selectman Jack Petropoulos. In a news release issued Thursday evening, May 14, BoS Vice Chair Anna Eliot wrote that the board had not begun the investigation more »
Groton voters are suddenly swimming in information about and endorsements of George Barringer, Jack Petropoulos, and Art Prest, the three candidates running for the Board of Selectmen's seat currently held by Petropulos. The election is less than a week away, on Tuesday, May 19.
Three people are running for a single open seat on the Groton Board of Selectmen in the May 19, 2015 town election. Incumbent Jack Petropoulos is seeking his second three-year term. He is challenged by long-time Planning Board member and current Chair George Barringer and Art Prest, who serves on several town committees but has more »