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LEGAL NOTICE

GROTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION

PUBLIC HEARING

Joan E. and Patrick P. Parker-Roach  

113 Main Street

ASSESSORS MAP 113-20

   In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday,  October 10, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, to consider the application submitted by Joan E. and Patrick P. Parker-Roach for a Certificate of Appropriateness for two pre-fab structures to be installed behind the home at 113 Main Street. One structure is a chicken coop 6’2’’ l x 5’w x 6’ h.  The second structure is a poultry pen 13’2’’l x7’8’’w x 6’6’’h.  The structures will be painted the exact color of the home.  Property owners: Joan E. and Patrick P. Parker-Roach 113 Main Street, Groton, MA.

    Copies of the application and supporting materials are available for review by contacting the GHDC via the Land Use Department, 2nd floor of Town Hall.

Peter Benedict,

Chairman

9/21, 9/28  E

LEGAL NOTICE

TOWN OF GROTON

TOWN MEETING

   There will be a Fall Town Meeting on Monday, October 1, 2018, at 7:00 P.M., and also a Special Town Meeting on the same night at 7:30 P.M., Groton Dunstable Middle School Center for the Arts, Main Street, Groton, MA.  The purpose of these Town Meetings will be to vote on articles contained in the October 1, 2018 Fall Town Meeting Warrant and in the October 1, 2018 Special Town Meeting Warrant being mailed to all residents on September 14, 2018.  Both Warrants will be contained in one mailing.

    All interested parties are encouraged to attend.

   Public Hearing Notices may be found on the Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Association’s (MNPA) website at http://masspublicnotices.org/.

 SELECT BOARD

Barry A. Pease, Chair

Alison S. Manugian, Vice Chair

John R. Giger, Clerk

Joshua A. Degen, Member

Rebecca H. Pine, Member

Sept. 14, Sept. 21

PUBLIC NOTICE

   The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Town Hall, downstairs to convene the hearing for the application of Heather Rhodes, 50 Arrow Trail, Groton, MA to appeal a zoning violation issued by the Building Inspector of outdoor storage of materials/vehicles on an independent vacant lot, and a special permit to allow the outdoor storage of vehicles on this separate lot (no provision under the Groton Bylaws) on Lot 129-257, Arrow Trail, Groton, MA.  Please refer to Section 218-33 and any other applicable section of the Groton Zoning By-Law.  This legal notice shall publish at www.masspublishers.org.

Cynthia Maxwell

Chairman

9/14 & 9/21, 2018

 

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

    The Dunstable Conservation Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, September 24, 2018 at the lower level - Dunstable Town Hall, 511 Main Street, 6:30pm to consider a Notice of Intent filed by Tully Homes, Inc. for property owned by Tully Homes and located at 54 Hardy Street - Map 20, Block 33, Lot 0.  The applicant proposes to construct a single family home with associated well, septic system, driveway and utilities within a wetland buffer zone.  This is a joint hearing under the requirements of MGL Ch. 131 §40, as amended, and the Dunstable Wetlands Protection Bylaw and Regulations, as amended. Plans are available at the Commission’s office at Town Hall, 511 Main Street, Dunstable, MA.  For information, call 978-649-4514 x230.

9/14

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

PUBLIC NOTICE

   The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:15 pm in the Town Hall, downstairs to convene the hearing for the application of Halsey Platt, 31 Adams Ave, Groton, MA for a variance from sideline setback for an addition on Lot 113-84, 31 Adams Ave., Groton, MA. Please refer to Section 218-20 and any other applicable section of the Groton Zoning By-Law.

   This legal notice shall publish at www.masspublishers.org.

Cynthia Maxwell

Chairman

9/14, 9/21, 2018 

Public Hearing Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

   In accordance with the Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Ch. 131, §40, and the Town of Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will continue a public meeting on Tuesday, September 25 at 6:30 PM in the Groton Town Hall, 1st Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Notice of Intent (NOI) filed by Dan Memont for the construction of a home addition to the dwelling located at 102 Weymisset Road (Groton Assessor’s Parcel 122-105).  The proposed work is located within the wetlands buffer zone and the ACEC.

   Copies of the NOI are on file in the Commission office in Town Hall.

John Smigelski, Chairman

GROTON CONSERVATION COMMISSION

9/14/2018

PUBLIC NOTICE

   The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the Town Hall, downstairs to convene the hearing for the application of Dan and Marilyn Schwartz, 647 Virginia Park Dr., Laguna Beach, CA 92656 for a special permit to alter a nonconforming structure/use and an accessory apartment on Lot 112-61 (60 & 62) 279 Main St., Groton, MA. Please refer to Section 218-6, 218-16D and any other applicable section of the Groton Zoning By-Law. This legal notice shall publish at www.masspublishers.org.

Cynthia Maxwell

Chairman

9/14, 9/21

INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE

Docket No. MI17P5471EA 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Trial Court

Probate and Family Court

Middlesex Division

Estate of: Russell White, III 

Date of Death: June 7, 2017

   To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of

Petitioner Eleanor Grace White of Groton, MA

a Will has been admitted to informal probate.

Eleanor Grace White of Groton, MA has been formally appointed as the Personal Representative of the estate without surety on the bond. 

   The estate is being administered under informal procedure by the Personal Representative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but interested parties are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Representative and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. Interested parties are entitled to petition the Court to institute formal proceedings and to obtain orders terminating or restricting the powers of Personal Representatives appointed under informal procedure. A copy of the Petition and Will, if any, can be obtained from the Petitioner.

9/14/2018

Public Hearing Notice

Proposed Zoning Amendments (Citizens’ Petition)

   In accordance with the provisions of M.G.L., Chapter 40A, §§ 5 and 11, and the Code of the Town of Groton, Chapter 218, the Groton Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 8:00 PM in the Town Hall to consider the following Citizens’ Petition filed by John W. Valentine, 313 Whiley Road:

   ARTICLE: CITIZENS’ PETITION TO AMEND GROTON ZONING BYLAW, SECTION 218-16, TO PERMIT CERTAIN ANCILLARY USES

   Shall Section 218-16 of the Town of Groton Zoning By-Laws be amended to add a new sub-section (3) as follows:

“§218-16 (3)  Notwithstanding any other provision or interpretation of Chapter 218, where a principal residence exists on a parcel of land which is: 1) below the Minimum Lot Dimensions for residences set forth in §218-20 and 2) either the frontage or natural topography of the parcel makes it impossible to park at least two cars on such parcel, then permitted uses which are ancillary to the owner or lessor of such principal residence shall be allowed on a parcel of land owned, leased or permitted to be used by the owner or lessee of such principal residence where any part of the parcel of land upon which such ancillary use occurs, is within 250 yards of the parcel of land upon which the principal residence exists. Any parcel used for purposes ancillary to a principal residence under this provision shall be kept free of trash or belongings which are not used and maintained on a regular basis; and no unregistered vehicles or boats (which must be registered for ordinary use) may be kept thereon for more than two months while actively for sale.”

   The purpose of this amendment is to allow parking, storage of boats or other belongings or any other permitted uses on lots which are within 250 yards of a principal residence in where the lot size and configuration will not accommodate at least two cars.

   Copies of the proposed zoning amendment are on file in the Planning Board office and the Town Clerk’s office in the Town Hall.  The Town of Groton does not discriminate on the basis of disability.  Further, a signed translation of this public hearing will be provided for the hearing impaired upon request by contacting the Planning Board at (978) 448-1105 at least one week prior to the hearing.  

GROTON PLANNING BOARD

George Barringer, Chairman

9/7 and 9/14, 2018

 

[Ed. Note: See related article in NEWS section of this week's Groton Herald.]

Town of Groton

Invitation to Bid

   The Town of Groton, Department of Public Works will be accepting sealed bids for the following Item: Glass Pulverizing System.

   Specifications will be available at the Town Hall, 173 Main Street Groton, between the hours of 8:30am to 4:00pm Mon through Fri or electronically by request at Highway@townofgroton.org. SEALED BIDS, clearly marked, will be received until, Monday, September 24, 2018 at 10am at the Town Hall in Groton at which time they will be opened and read. The DPW reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or parts thereof if deemed in the best interest of the Town of Groton.

9/7/2018

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Groton Herald

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 610, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
 

Office
161 Main Street, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
[above Main Street Café]
 

Telephone: 978-448-6061
 

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