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Request for Qualifications

For General Engineering Services

Town of Groton Water Department

   The Board of Water Commissioners for the Town of Groton seeks sealed Qualification Statements for General Engineering and Consulting Services.

   Request for Qualification Statements and all of the prospective requirements may be obtained from the Groton Water Department, 173 Main Street, Town Hall, Groton, Massachusetts 01450 or by contacting the Water Department’s Offices at 1-978-448-1122 or via e-mail at Water@townofgroton.org.

   Prospective applicants shall submit five (5) copies of the Qualification Statements and five (5) of the firm’s Fee Structure. Each applicant shall also submit one electronic version of the Qualification Statement only to the Water Superintendent at torcutt@townofgroton.org. All Qualification Statements and Fee Structures shall be under separate sealed envelopes and marked clearly as such. All written Qualification Statements and Fee Structures are due no later than November 1st, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Water Department’s Offices on the 2nd Floor of the Town Hall at 173 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450. The electronic version of the Qualification Statement shall not constitute acceptance by the Town of Groton as responsive to the dates above. All written applications not received by 10:00 A.M. on November 1st, 2018 shall be considered as non-responsive and will not be opened or considered by the Town of Groton.

 

10/12 & 10/19

 

LEGAL NOTICE

GROTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION

PUBLIC HEARING

2-8 Hollis Street, LLC

Art and Claire Thomas  

8-10 Hollis Street

ASSESSORS MAP 112-136

   In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 7:35 p.m. at Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA to consider the application submitted by 2-8 Hollis Street, LLC, Art and Claire Thomas for a Certificate of Appropriateness for replacement of temporary sign with a new permanent sign in front of 8-10 Hollis Street. The new sign will be a multi-tenant sign.  The sign will be 10’ tall, 5’x5’ square with multiple sign panels, 3 in total.  The top most panel will be 8”x 48” with an animal paw image in gold and  with address of 8-10 Hollis Street in blue vinyl letters.  The second panel will state Veterinary Health Care of Groton with logo and phone number.  The logo and lettering will be white.  The 3 lower panels are 10”x48” for additional tenants. The sign will have gooseneck light at the top, illuminating both sides of the sign. The light will be on a timer.  Art and Claire Thomas 8-10 Hollis Street, Groton, MA. Assessors Map 112-136. 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

 

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LEGAL NOTICE

GROTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION

PUBLIC HEARING

2-8 Hollis Street, LLC

Art and Claire Thomas  

10 Hollis Street

ASSESSORS MAP 112-136

In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 7:45 p.m. at Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA to consider the application submitted by 2-8 Hollis Street, LLC, Art and Claire Thomas for a Certificate of Appropriateness for replacement of existing directional sign 36” x 18” with white lettering and graphics at 10 Hollis Street with similar sign, with updated company logo.  New sign will be same size and colors with new logo mounted in same location as previous logo at 10 Hollis Street.  Art and Claire Thomas 8-10 Hollis Street, Groton, MA. Assessors Map 112-136. 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

 

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Public Hearing Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

   In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6:45 p.m., in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination (RDA) filed by the Groton Conservation Trust for the reclamation of the old farm crossing (a wetland crossing) at Still Meadow Conservation Area off Northwoods Road (Assessor’s Parcel 227-110).

   Copies of the RDA are on file in the Conservation Commission office at Town Hall.

John Smigelski, Chairman

Groton Conservation Commission

 

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 The Groton Water Department will begin its annual flushing of the water distribution system on Tuesday, October 2nd thru Friday, October 20th, 2018. All water main flushing occurs during the daytime. We anticipate the flushing program will take approximately three weeks to complete. You will experience discolored water and Low pressure during the flushing effort and we apologize for this inconvenience. 

   In the event that you experience a prolonged period of discolored water, run all of your cold water taps for 5 to 10 minutes or until it clears up.

   This is the time to thoroughly flush your hot water tank.

  The water distribution system flushing program is subject to change without notice and the dates listed below are approximate only!

   Please be sure to call our offices between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. for the most up to date location of the Flushing Program or check our web site at www.grotonwater.org

Area 1 – October 2.  Orchard Lane, Chestnut Hill Road, Schoolhouse Road, Hemlock Park Drive, Martins Pond Road, Hollis Street, Champney Street, Middle School Complex.

Area 2 – October 3.  Main Street, Lowell Road, Lost Lake Drive, Fawn Terrace, 

Area 3 – October 4.  Lost Lake Area, Blossom, Common, Longley, Station Ave, Court.

Area 4 – October 9.   Old Ayer Road, Peabody Street, Boston Road, Lovers Lane, Elm Street, Pleasant Street, Farmers Row, Lawrence Academy Campus.

Area 5 – October 10.  Farmers ROW, Groton School Campus, Shirley Street, Joy Lane, Culver Street, Smith, Dolan Drive and Higley Street

Area 6 – October 11.  West Street, Whiting Avenue, Hillside Avenue, Fairview Avenue, Mill Street, Gratuity Road, Fitch’s Bridge Road, Nod Road, North Main Street, Riverbend Drive, Wintergreen Lane.

Area 7 – October 16.  Duck Pond Drive, Hidden Valley Road, Whiley Road, Boston Road, Forge Village Road, Hayden Road, Sandy Pond Road, Robin Hill Road, Quail Ridge Road, Stonebridge / Old Carriage Path, Gilson Road, Sunset Road.  

Area 8 – October 17.  Cow Pond Road, Painted Post, Amanda’s Way, and all other dead-ends and side streets.

  If you have any questions regarding the flushing program, specific daily locations or if you are experiencing prolonged periods of dirty and/or discolored water, please contact the Water Department Office during our business hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at 448-1122.

9/28, 10/5, 10/12  F

Public Hearing Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

   In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination (RDA) filed by Scott Wilson for the removal of approximately a dozen trees close to the house and driveway at 154 Lowell Road (Assessor’s Parcel 116-08).  The proposed work is located within the wetlands buffer zone and the ACEC.

   Copies of the RDA are on file in the Conservation Commission office at Town Hall.

John Smigelski, Chairman

Groton Conservation Commission

10/5/2018  D

Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation

Publication Title: The Groton Herald. 

Publication number: 534-810

Filing date: 10/4/2018

Issue frequency: weekly

Number of issues published annually: 48

Annual subscription price: $36

Complete mailing address of known office: P.O. Box 610, Groton, Middlesex County, MA 01450-0610. Contact person: Deborah E. Johnson, 978-448-6061

Complete mailing address of headquarters of general business: See above

Full name and complete mailing address of Publisher, Editor and Managing Editor: Publisher and Editor: Deborah Elliott Johnson, P.O. Box 591, Groton, MA 01450-0591. Managing Editor: Russell Hope Harris, P.O. Box 591, Groton, MA 01450-0591.

Owners: Deborah E. Johnson, P.O. Box 591, Groton, MA 01450-0591

            Robert W, Stewart, P.O. Box 296,             West Groton, MA 01472-0296

N/A

Tax Status has not changed during preceding 12 months.

 The Groton Herald

 Issue date for circulation data: Sept. 21, 2018

Extent and nature of circulation: A. Avg. copies each issue: 1200.

Copies of single issue: 1200. B1. Avg. paid mailed outside county: 50, Single issue: 48. B2. Avg. paid mailed in county: 850, Single issue: 858. B3. Paid distribution outside mails: Avg. 250, Single issue: 250. B4. Paid distribution by other classes of mail: Avg.: 0, Single issue: 0.

C. total distribution Avg.: 1150, Single issue: 1156

D. 1. Free or nominal rate outside county: Avg. 0, Single issue: 0

2. Free or nominal rate inside county: Avg. 10, single issue: 10

E. total free distribution: Avg. 10, single issue: 10

F. total distribution: Avg. 1160, single issue: 1166

G. Copies not distributed: Avg.: 40, Single issue: 34

H. Total: Avg. 1200 copies, single issue: 1200 copies

I. Percent Paid: Avg. 99%, Single Issue: 99%

16. Electronic Copy Circulation: All paid subscribers automatically have access to The Groton  Herald Website

16a. Paid electronic copies: Avg. 890. Single issue: 906

16b. Total paid electronic plus print: Avg: 1780, single issue: 1812

16c. Total print distribution plus paid electronic copies: Avg. 1780, Single Issue 1812. 16d. Percent Paid Avg.: 100%, Single Issue: 100%

I certify that 50% of all my distributed copies (electronic and print) are paid above a nominal price.

Publication of Statement of Ownership: If the publication is a general publication, publication of this statement is required. Will be printed in the Oct. 5, 2018 issue of this publication.

18 Signature and Title of Editor, Publisher and Owner: Deborah E. Johnson (signed), 10/1/2018

I certify that all information furnished in this form is true and complete. I understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this form or who omits material or information requested on the form may be subject to criminal sanctions (including fines and imprisonment) and/or civil sanctions (including civil penalties).

CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION

Docket No. MI18P4685EA 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Trial Court

Probate and Family Court

Middlesex Probate and Family Court

208 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02141

(617) 768-5800

Estate of: Mary Anne Noble 

Date of Death: 07/01/2018

   To all interested persons: 

A Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by  Stephen M. Noble of Poland Spring ME requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order and for such other relief as requested in the Petition.

The Petitioner requests that Stephen M. Noble of Poland Spring ME be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond in an unsupervised administration.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance and objection at this Court before: 10:00 a.m. on the return day of 10/22/2018.

This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a written appearance and objection if you object to this proceeding. If you fail to file a timely written appearance and objection followed by an affidavit of objections within thirty (30) days of the return day, action may be taken without further notice to you.

UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE MASSACHUETTS

UNIFORM PROBATE CODE (MUPC)

A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in an unsupervised administration is not required to file an inventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the administration directly from the Personal Representative and may petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including the distribution of assets and expenses of administration.

WITNESS, Hon. Edward F Donnelly, Jr., First Justice of this Court

Date: September 24, 2018

Tara E. DeCristofaro (signed), Register of Probate

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CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION

Docket No. MI18P3917EA 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Trial Court

Probate and Family Court

Middlesex Probate and Family Court

208 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02141

(617) 768-5800

Estate of: Winifred P. Colbert

Also known as: Winne Colbert 

Date of Death: 12/09/2017

   To all interested persons: 

A Petition for Formal Probate of Intestacy and Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by Apple Valley Center of Ayer MA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order and for such other relief as requested in the Petition.

The Petitioner requests that Jonathan J Davey, Esq. of Quincy MA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond in an unsupervised administration.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance and objection at this Court before: 10:00 a.m. on the return day of 10/22/2018.

This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a written appearance and objection if you object to this proceeding. If you fail to file a timely written appearance and objection followed by an affidavit of objections within thirty (30) days of the return day, action may be taken without further notice to you.

UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE MASSACHUETTS

UNIFORM PROBATE CODE (MUPC)

A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in an unsupervised administration is not required to file an inventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the administration directly from the Personal Representative and may petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including the distribution of assets and expenses of administration.

WITNESS, Hon. Edward F Donnelly, Jr., First Justice of this Court

Date: September 24, 2018

Tara E. DeCristofaro (signed), Register of Probate

10/1/2018  B

Public Hearing Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination (RDA) filed by Dana Rich, Bursaw Gas and Oil Inc., for the installation on an underground propane tank and utility trench at 34 Brown Lane (Assessor’s Parcel 231-27).  The proposed work is located within the 100-foot wetlands buffer zone and the ACEC.

Copies of the RDA are on file in the Conservation Commission office at Town Hall.

John Smigelski, Chairman

Groton Conservation Commission

9/28/2018  E

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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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