The Groton Line

New NVTHS Fields Open With Family Athletic Nights

Nashoba Valley Technical High School is hosting two Family Athletic Nights to open the new, state-of-the-art athletic facilities and to thank residents for their support.
The Groton Line

Readers Ask: What’s Up With The State Police Sobriety Checkpoints?

Regular readers of The Groton Line, know the short news releases warning that a "sobriety checkpoint" will be operating somewhere in Middlesex County.
The Groton Line

Registration For Groton Golf Association’s Course Improvement Tourney Is Open

The Groton Golf Association has begun to register golfers for it's annual Course Improvement Fund Raiser Golf Tournament, set for Saturday, August 23 this year.
Nashoba Publishing

BOS hears complaints over on-call firefighters

By Hiroko Sato MediaNews GROTON -- Selectmen were scheduled to hold hearings last Friday morning after receiving four complaints regarding alleged nonappointments of some on-call firefighters.
Nashoba Publishing

Groton woman hit, killed by car

By Robert Mills MediaNews GROTON -- A Groton woman, 68, died as a result of injuries suffered when she was struck by a vehicle while walking along Longley Road on Friday night, according to police.
Nashoba Publishing

Legislators host public forum to discuss pipeline

BOSTON -- State Reps. Jennifer Benson, D-Lunenburg, Sheila Harrington, R-Groton, and Stephen DiNatale, D-Fitchburg, plus Sen.
Town of Groton

Requests for Bid-to-Purchase Police Vehicles

The Town of Groton is requesting bids for two 2015 Ford Interceptors and one 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, both law enforcement editions. Submissions are due at the Public Safety Building (99 Pleasant St) by June 18, 2014 at 1PM. Click “Read More” to see the full specifications.
Town of Groton

2014-15 Transfer Station Stickers - Now Available!

Transfer Station Stickers for 2013-14 are about to expire! If you're looking to dispose of your non-recyclables over the coming summer and through to next year you'll need a new sticker. New stickers are now available for purchase either online, in Town Hall at the Town Clerk's office, or at the Transfer Station office ...
Town of Groton

Prescott and Tarbell Real Estate RFP

The Town of Groton is seeking to procure real estate marketing services for the purpose of facilitating the sale of two Town-owned properties. The successful bidder is responsible for operating within all Federal, State, and Town of Groton laws and regulations governing the sale of property, including all ethics and procurement laws. Sale of the properties will be subject to Board of Selectmen acceptance of any offer and Town Meeting approval to dispose of said properties. If you or your firm feel up to the task, read on in the Request for Proposals for detailed information on the format expected, information required, deadlines and delivery ...
Your Town

NRWA Family Workshop rescheduled for March 15th

The sap is not running quite yet, so the Nashua River Watershed Association (NRWA) is rescheduling its “Maple Sugaring Workshop for Families” to Saturday, March 15th, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., at our River Resource Center at 592 Main Street in Groton.
Your Town

More troubling news on Groton school budget

The Groton Line reports that district officials and administrators dropped more financial woes on town leaders.
Your Town

Nashoba Valley Tech receives 0k grant to boost STEM curriculum

Nashoba Valley THS Receives 0K Life Sciences Grant (via The Groton Line) WESTFORD — Nashoba Valley Technical High School has received a 0,000 grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to boost the teaching of science, technology, engineering and...
Your Town

Groton School students have an angelic connection with village in Tanzania

Students are spending school vacations selling beaded angels crafted by the Maasai women of a village in Tanzania.
Your Town

Groton Dunstable school committee chair issues statement

A news release from Alison Manugian, Chairperson of the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee over the weekend after reports of accounting questions at the school system.
Groton School

Groton Crews Row, Row, Row to NEIRA Medals

Groton boats rowed to four medals at Saturday’s New England Interscholastic Rowing Association championship regatta, including a first-place finish by the boys third boat.
Groton School

Groton Staffer, a Vietnam Vet, Delivers Memorial Day Chapel Talk

Groton staff member James Lockney, who served in the Vietnam War, delivered a Memorial Day Chapel Talk about his recent trip back to Vietnam. He dedicated his talk to his fallen comrade TJ, whose plane was shot down on the day he was to finish his tour of duty and head home.   Lockney stood in the pulpit of St. John’s Chapel in full uniform. “This morning I am wearing my uniform as I would every Memorial Day and every Veterans Day, but today I will not be marching in my town’s Memorial Day parade. On this day, it is my honor to stand before you to deliver this Chapel Talk.”   A Vietnamese linguist during the war, Lockney described his initial reluctance to ...
Groton School

Groton Students Win Grants for Summer Projects

Seven Groton students will be extending the classroom beyond the Circle this summer with enthusiastic support from the School. They will study glacial deterioration on Mount Everest, work on health education in rural China, and help the mentally ill in India. They will tell the life stories of New York City’s elderly, volunteer with an AIDS program in South Africa, and build coral nurseries in Bali. The students have received grants from Groton School through the John Endicott Lawrence 1927 Global Issues Scholars Fund, the George H.P. Dwight 1945 Internship Fund, and the Groton Opportunity for Leadership Development (G.O.L.D.) Fund. An eighth student, who has received a grant from the Parents’ Independent School Network (PIN), will be repairing mobile homes ...
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