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LEGAL NOTICE
GROTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION
PUBLIC HEARING
ADA Directional Signs
Groton Public Library, 99 Main Street,
Assessors Map 113-18
Groton Town Hall, 173 Main Street,
Assessors Map 113-61
Legion Hall, 75 Hollis Street
Assessors Map 112-106
   In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 7:30 pm at Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450, to consider the application submitted by Town of Groton 173 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450 for a Certificate of Appropriateness for ADA directional signs as recommended in the Self-Evaluation Transition Plan as approved at the 2019 Spring Town Meeting. The signs will be installed at Groton Public Library, 99 Main Street, Assessor Map 113-18, Groton Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Assessor Map 113-61 and Legion Hall, 75 Hollis Street, Assessors Map 112-106.  Property owner: Town of Groton, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450. Copies of the application and supporting materials are available for review by contacting the GHDC via the Land Use Dept., 2nd floor of Town Hall.
Peter Benedict, Chair
Groton Historic Districts Commission
8/16, 8/23  H 
LEGAL NOTICE
GROTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION
PUBLIC HEARING
Samuel Morrow,
154 Main Street
ASSESSORS MAP 113-5
   In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, August 27, 2019,  at 8:20 pm at Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA to consider the application submitted by Platt Builders, Inc. 31 Adams Ave. Groton, MA  for a Certificate of Appropriateness for renovation work at 154 Main Street to remove door on first floor east side of rear addition to install a new window and shutters matching the existing windows and shutters.  Replace door in the second floor bedroom on west side of main house with a window to match existing windows.  Remove chimney structure from rear of addition.  Property owner: Samuel Morrow, 154 Main Street Groton, MA 01450, Assessors, Map 113-5.  Copies of the application and supporting materials are available for review by contacting the GHDC via the Land Use Dept., 2nd floor of Town Hall.
Peter Benedict, Chair
Historic Districts Commission
8/16, 8/23 G        
 
LEGAL NOTICE
GROTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION
PUBLIC HEARING
GWTF, LLC, Kenneth Kolodziej 
247 Main Street
ASSESSORS MAP 112-45
   In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 7:45 p.m. at Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA to consider the application submitted by James Cleveland, Designer for Property owner: GWTF, LLC, Kenneth Kolodziej  for a Certificate of Appropriateness for 247 Main Street, Groton, MA, Assessors Map 112-45 to paint the exterior of the house with California Paint, Historic Colors of America. Colors: Amelia, light green/gray for clapboard siding and porch posts and balusters.  Classic Light Buff white for all trim and moldings, flared band course and all shake and pattern shingles at gables. Sayward Pine black for all brackets, accent bands on posts and balusters and doors.  All windows will be replaced with Andersen exterior clad wood double hung windows with 2/1 grids.  Front façade and building sides windows will be clad in black.  All other windows will be clad in white.  Door at side entry will be replaced with Andersen 3/4 lite, gridded entry door painted black.  All deck boards will be replaced with composite decking charcoal in color. The existing chimney at the north side of the house will be removed. Property owner: GWTF, LLC Kenneth Kolodziej, 10 Whiting Ave, Groton, MA 01450 for work at 247 Main Street, Groton, MA. Assessors Map 112-45. 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
8/16, 8/23  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, August 27, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability filed by Groton School for the development of a solar field at 182 Farmers Row (Groton Assessor’s Parcel 107-18).
   Copies of the RDA are on file in the Conservation Commission office at Town Hall.
Respectfully submitted,
John Smigelski, Chairman
Groton Conservation Commission
8/16/2019  E
 
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 hearing on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:45 p.m., in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Notice of Intent (NOI) filed by the Groton Conservation Commission for the construction of a trail bridge at Gibbet Hill (Groton Assessor’s Parcel 116-3.1).
   Copies of the NOI are on file in the Conservation Commission office at Town Hall.
Respectfully submitted,
John Smigelski, Chairman
Groton Conservation Commission
8/16/2019  D
 
Public Hearing Notice
Stormwater Management Permit
In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 198 of the Code of Groton, the Earth Removal Stormwater Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 7:45 PM in the Groton Electric Department conference room, 23 Station Avenue,  to consider the application for a Full Stormwater Management Permit submitted by Paravati Parameswara Temple, Inc. for demolition of two existing residential structures and construction of a new 4686 SF Place of Assembly (serving 90 people) and a 2000 SF residence, parking lot, and drainage system as shown on the plan entitled, Paravati Parameswara Temple, 546 Main Street, Groton, MA,” prepared by Ducharme & Dillis Civil Design Group, dated July 24, 2019.  The proposed construction will be located at 546 Main Street, Assessors’ Map 216, Parcel 92, on the easterly side of Main Street. 
Copies of the application and plans are on file 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 ADA Coordinator Michelle Collette at (978) 448-1105 at least one week prior to the hearing.  
Earth Removal
Stormwater Advisory Committee
Edward Perkins, Chairman
8/16/2019 C
 
INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE
Docket No. MI19P3769EA 
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court
Probate and Family Court
Middlesex Division
Estate of Ronald D Desrosiers
Also Known As: 
Date of Death: 05/16/2019
   To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of
Petitioner Marcella M. Desrosiers of Groton, MA
a Will has been admitted to informal probate.
Marcella M. Desrosiers of Groton, MA has been informally 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.
8/16/2019  B
 
CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION
Docket No. MI19P3954EA 
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: James G. Downes, Jr.
Date of Death: 06/23/2019
   To all interested persons: 
A Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by James G. Downes, III of Groton, 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 James G. Downes, III of Groton, 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 08/29/2019.
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. Maureen H Monks, First Justice of this Court
Date: August 1, 2 019
Tara E. DeCristofaro (signed), Register of Probate
8/16/2019  A
 

Groton-Dunstable Regional School District

344 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450

Designer Request For Services (“RFS”)

Florence Roche Elementary School – Groton, Massachusetts

The Groton-Dunstable Regional School District (“Owner”) is seeking the services of a qualified “Designer” within the meaning of M.G.L. Chapter 7C, Section 44 to provide professional design and construction administration services for the Florence Roche School Feasibility Study project, as further defined in the Request For Services, located in Groton, Massachusetts. Selection of a Designer will be made by the Designer Selection Panel of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (“MSBA”) in accordance with the MSBA’s Designer Selection Procedures.

The Owner is seeking design services to conduct a Feasibility Study which will include the development and evaluation of potential alternative solutions and continue through the Schematic Design Phase of the preferred alternative initially. Subject to the approval of a Project by the MSBA and further subject to adequate funding authorized by the Owner, the contract between the Owner and the Designer may be amended to include continued designer services through design development, construction contract documents, bidding, award of construction contract(s), construction administration, final closeout and warranty period of the potential Project. A potential Project may include a renovation of the existing school, a renovation of and addition to the existing school and/or new construction.

The duration of the Feasibility/Schematic Study is estimated from September 2019 through April 2021. The estimated construction budget for a potential Project may range from $56 million to $64 million depending upon the solution that is agreed upon by the Owner and the MSBA and that is ultimately approved by a vote of the MSBA’s Board of Directors. The Fee for Basic Services will be negotiated. The selected designer will be required to execute the standard MSBA Designer contract.

Categories of designers’ consultants shall include: Architecture, Educational Programming, Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Structural Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, Plumbing Engineering, HVAC Engineering, Electrical/LightingData/Communications, Environmental Permitting, Geotechnical Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineering, Hazardous Materials, Cost Estimating, Kitchen/Food Service Consultant, Acoustical Consultant, Specifications Consultant, Library/MediaTechnology Consultant, Audio Visual Consultant, Theatrical Consultant, Sustainable/Green Design/Renewable Energy Consultant, Code Consultant, Accessibility Consultant, Traffic Consultant, Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment Consultant, Site Surveying, Security Consultant, and Door Hardware Consultant

The RFS will be available on or after July 24, 2019 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. through the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Department Office, Ms. Sherry Kersey, Director of Business & Finance, Groton-Dunstable Regional School District, 344 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450. Tel 978-448-5505. Email requests are preferred via skersey@gdrsd.org

A briefing session will occur on July 31, 2019 - 10:00 AM at the Florence Roche School, 342 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450

Submission of applications are to be submitted no later than August 21, 2019 – 2:00PM to the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District Office, Ms. Sherry Kersey, Director of Business & Finance, Groton-Dunstable Regional School District, 344 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450

Applications submitted by fax or by electronic mail will not be considered.

7/26/2019 B

Public Hearing Notice

Stormwater Management Permit

In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 198 of the Code of Groton, the Earth Removal Stormwater Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall to consider the application for a Limited Stormwater Management Permit submitted by Phoenix Construction Corporation for construction of a two-family house, driveway, and sewage disposal system as shown on the plan entitled, “Stormwater Permit Plan for Assessors Map 124, Parcel 19, Tavern Road in Groton, Mass.,” prepared by R. Wilson & Associates, dated June 18, 2019.  The proposed lot development will be located at 37 Tavern Road, Assessors’ Map 124, Parcel 19, on the easterly side of Tavern Road. 

Copies of the application and plans are on file 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 ADA Coordinator Michelle Collette at (978) 448-1105 at least one week prior to the hearing.  

Earth Removal

Stormwater Advisory Committee

Edward Perkins

Chairman

July 26 2019  C

Pages

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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