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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...
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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.
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Groton-Dunstable schools freeze spending, lay off staff

Groton-Dunstable Schools Freeze Spending, Lay Off Staff After 00,000 “Accounting Error” Surfaces (via The Groton Line) Interim Groton-Dunstable Regional School Superintendent Tony Bent told parents about the unanticipated layoffs of a dozen nonteaching staff and a districtwide hiring and...
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Obituary: Peter Burke Everdell

Everdell, Peter Burke62, of Littleton, MA, died on December 2, 2013 at home with his family after a courageous battle with cancer. He attended Belmont Hill School and held graduate and undergraduate degrees from Boston University. Peter will be remembered for his love for his family, his work, and sports. His ardent support as fan, coach, advocate, and mentor, of all of his wife's and daughters' endeavors will be missed. He worked as a hardware engineer at a number of high tech start-ups, most recently Plexxi in Nashua, NH. He is survived by his wife, Lee Trench, his two daughters, Emily and Christine Everdell, his stepmother, Mary Anderson, his siblings, Susan Clippinger, John Everdell, Rosalind Everdell, and their respective families. ...
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NECN to air televised debate between two candidates seeking to replace Ed Markey in Congress

With less than a week to go before a special election, Congressional candidates Sen. Katherine Clark (D-Melrose) and Republican Frank Addivinola are set for their first televised debate.
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Obituary: James Ellingboe

ELLINGBOE, James Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 with his family beside him after a two-year struggle with lymphoma. Jim was born in 1937 in Wilmington, Delaware and attended DuPont High School. Despite disliking school, he was precocious and curious, creating his own experiments at home and learning to take things apart and put them together again. He met with some success, winning first prize at the State Science Fair in Delaware (and second prize nationally), and achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Jim attended Oberlin College and studied abroad in Geneva, Switzerland, followed by earning a Ph.D. in Biochemistry at Harvard Medical School. He worked as a biochemical researcher at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden where ...
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Obituary: Nancy Tierney

TIERNEY, Nancy (Green) Of Littleton, MA. November 25th. Wife of Peter W. Tierney Sr. of Littleton MA, Mother of Peter W. Tierney Jr. of Littleton and his wife Julie, Susan Tierney Parisi of Rockport and her husband Frank, Sean F. Tierney of Exeter, NH and his wife Janis and Elizabeth M. Tierney of Phoenix, AZ. Also survived by 8 grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Robert E. Green Jr. of Wasilla, AK. Visiting hours Friday, November 29th from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Badger Funeral Home, 347 King Street, LITTLETON, MA. Funeral from the Badger Funeral Home, on Saturday, November 30th at 10am with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Anne's Church, 75 King Street, Littleton, MA, at ...
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Obituary: Elizabeth Donaldson Lee

LEE, Elizabeth Donaldson (Bennett) Also known as "Betty", 88, of Matawanakee Trail, Littleton, MA. went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Nov 9, 2013. Betty was born in Somerville, MA. on Dec 19, 1924, the daughter of the late James Brown Bennett and Mary Hindley (Roxburgh) Bennett. She grew up in Medford, attending school and graduating from Medford High School in 1942. A Littleton resident for 59 years, Betty was a member of the First Baptist Church of Littleton. For many years, she enjoyed singing in the choir, teaching Sunday School, working with the Junior choir and as a youth group advisor. In her younger years, Betty worked for Boston Edison. She was well-known as the Avon ...
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Artist-in-Residence Spurs Groton's Creativity

Students had never really thought about gloves with such purpose. The gloves perched on an easel in front of the classroom—like the ones they were about to create—bore little resemblance to the utilitarian pairs stuffed in the pockets of their winter coats.
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Lessons & Carols Inspires, Holiday Spirit Soars

The Christmas joy was tangible Wednesday evening as Groton School hosted its third and final 2014 Service of Nine Lessons & Carols, a favorite holiday tradition that dates back to 1928 at the School.St. John's Chapel filled to capacity, and more than 500 people viewed a livestream of the December 17 service, tuning in from Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Portugal, St. Barts, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and all over the United States. Groton's Choir, under the guidance of new Choirmaster and Organist Daniel Moriarty, sang traditional hymns and carols in a festive show of Christmas spirit, punctuated by religious readings—the lessons. The service began with a prelude by the Groton School Chamber Orchestra, directed by Tim Terranella. The Chapel ...
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Student Poetry Selected for Publication

The literary works of two Groton students have been selected for publication in the fall issue of The Marble Collection, a juried literary magazine for Massachusetts high school students.
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