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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

    The Dunstable Conservation Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the lower level - Dunstable Town Hall, 511 Main Street, 6:40pm, to consider a Notice of Intent filed by Matt Hansen from the Town of Tyngsborough. The applicant proposes to initiate an Aquatic Management Program at Massapoag Pond to control growth of nuisance and non-native aquatic plant species. 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. For information call 978-649-4514 x230.

5/11

INVITATION TO BID

The Town of Groton DPW will accept SEALED BIDS for the following: 

  Long Hill

Bituminous Sidewalk installation, ADA ramps, Rectangular Flashing Beacons

**** MUST BE PREQUALIFIED IN ACCORDANCE WITH 720 CMR 5.00

   All materials must meet Mass. Highway Department specifications for Highways and Bridges. Wages paid shall not be less than those prescribed by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development in accordance with Mass. General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 25-27D inclusive.

   Electronic Specifications will be available by request between the hours of 8am and 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. Electronic copies can be obtained by requesting at highway@townofgroton.org

   SEALED BIDS, clearly marked, will be received in the office of the Town Manager, 173 Main Street Groton, MA  01450, any time prior to Thursday May 24, 2018 at 10:00 am at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

   The Town of Groton reserves the right to waive any informalities in bids, and to reject any and all bids if it is deemed to be in the best interest of the towns.”

5/11/2018

INVITATION TO BID

The Town of Groton DPW will accept SEALED BIDS for the following items:

TREATED STONE SEAL  - approx. 25,000 s/y

PAINTED TRAFFIC LINES - approx. 200,000 lin.ft.

FIBER REINFORCED CRACK SEALING - approx. 5,000gal.

ASPHALT COLD PLANING - approx. 8,000 s/y

**** BITUMINOUS CONCRETE - approx. 4,000 Tons

IN PLACE RECYCLING - approx. 8,000 s/y

**** MUST BE PREQUALIFIED IN ACCORDANCE WITH 720 CMR 5.00

   All materials must meet Mass. Highway Department specifications for Highways and Bridges. Wages paid shall not be less than those prescribed by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development in accordance with Mass. General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 25-27D inclusive.

   Specifications will be available at the Town Managers Office Town Hall, 173 Main Street in Groton between the hours of 8am and 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. Electronic copies can be obtained by requesting at highway@townofgroton.org

   SEALED BIDS, clearly marked, will be received in the office of the Town Manager, 173 Main Street Groton, MA  01450, any time prior to Thursday May 24, 2018 at 10:00 am at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

   The Town of Groton reserves the right to waive any informalities in bids, and to reject any and all bids if it is deemed to be in the best interest of the towns.

5/11/2018

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 continue a public hearing on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 7:30 p.m., in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Notice of Intent (NOI) filed by David Roach (of All Habitat Services) for the treatment of approx. 113 acres of aquatic invasive species at Upper Massapoag Pond.  The proposed work is located within Upper Massapoag Pond, NHESP Priority Habitat, and the ACEC.

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

John Smigelski, Chairman

Groton Conservation Commission

5/11

GROTON WATER DEPARTMENT

Water Conservation Program

The Board of Water Commissioners has instituted a Mandatory Odd/Even Water Conservation Program effective May 1 thru September 30, 2018.

All outside watering on Mondays is strictly prohibited.

Please refer to our website (www.grotonwater.org) for additional information on the hours of operation.

Board of Water Commissioners

Board of Health

Public Hearing

Pursuant to the requirements and standards of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 111, Section 151, you are hereby notified that a public hearing by the Groton Board of Health will take place on May 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the Second Floor Meeting Room at the Groton Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450 for a discussion to consider a custom slaughtering operation in accordance with religious beliefs and traditions at 401 Nashua Road, Groton, MA.

5/4, 5/11

CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION

Docket No. MI18P2040EA

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: Michael Charles Jones 

Also known as: Mike Jones

Date of Death: 09/26/2017

 

To all interested persons:

A Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by Wendy A. Jones 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: Wendy A. Jones 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 05/22/2018.

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 MASSACHUSETTS 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: April 24, 2018                                                                         Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate

5/4/18

2018 SPECIFICATIONS-INVITATION TO BID

   Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Road Commissioners at the Town Hall, 511 Main St., Dunstable, MA for Dunstable’s seasonal requirements for the following materials:

     Item # & Name of Item Estimated Quantity

#1 Washed and Screened Sand 3000 ton

#2 High Performance Patch 200 ton

#3 RAP (recycled asphalt) 1000 ton

#4 Crushed Stone – all sizes 1000 ton

#5 Bituminous Concrete (at plant) 400 ton

#6 Bituminous Concrete (laid in place*)** 4000 ton

#7 Road Salt Services 5000 ton

#8 Handwork** 500 ton

#9 Cape Cod Berm** 1000 feet

#10 Raise and Adjust Castings for Overlay 25 each

#11 Rebuild Manholes and Catch basins 20 each

#12 New Catch basin and Manhole Frames and Covers 20 each

#13 Rubberized crack sealing 20,000 linear foot

#14 Grinding transitions 200 square yards

*with full tack coat

**Bidders who choose to bid on bituminous concrete will need to bid on all three items: laid in place, handwork and Cape Cod berm.

   All bids that fall under MGL Ch 30 S39M shall be accompanied by a bid deposit in the form of a bid bond, or cash or a certified check on, or a treasurer’s cashier’s check issued by a responsible bank or trust company, payable to the awarding authority.  The amount of such bid deposit shall be five percent of the value of the bid.  Any person submitting a bid under this section shall on such bid, certify as follows:  The undersigned certifies under penalties of perjury that this bid is in all respects bona fide, fair and made without collusion or fraud with any other person.

   All bids should include at plant and delivered prices.  All materials must meet the Massachusetts Department of Public Works specifications and projects must be completed by the awarded bidder.  If any portion of the work is to be awarded to a subcontractor, full compliance with all bid requirements must be furnished and submitted in behalf of the subcontractor with the original bid, and a performance bond must be in place by that subcontractor before that portion for the contract may commence.

   All materials must meet Mass. Dept. of Public Works Specifications for Highways and Bridges.  Wages paid shall not be less than those prescribed by the Commissioner of Labor and Industries in accordance with MGL Ch 149 S 26 to 27D inclusive.  Bidders must be prequalified in accordance with 720 CMRF 5.00, Prequalification of Contractors by MassDOT.

   Contract Time:  The period for this contract is expected to be for a period of one year from the date of award with an option to renew for an additional two years.  The Highway Department expects the work to begin within ten days {Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded} after issuance of notice to proceed and expects the work to be completed within the time period as indicated in the Contract and Agreement.  Failure to commence work without the approval of the Dunstable Road Commissioners shall constitute grounds for revocation of any award or contract.

   The bid for Item #6 – Bituminous Concrete (laid in place) shall be subject to a price adjustment for bituminous concrete mixtures in accordance with MGL Ch 303 S 60 of the Acts of 2008 as explained in Document 00811, Special Provisions, and Monthly Price Adjustment for Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Mixtures (attached).  The base price for asphalt cement for the bidding period is $457/ton using the ‘New Asphalt Period Price Method’ (March, 2018).

   The bid for Item #10 – Raise and Adjust Castings for Overlay

Under the unit price for this item, the contractor shall furnish and perform the raising and adjusting of castings for the overlay as indicated in the delivery order.

Measurement for payment will be made on the basis of each casting adjusted and raised.

Payment for this item will be made at the unit price bid and will be considered full compensation for all labor, materials and equipment, brick, cement, tools, and incidentals to raise the casting and rebuild up to 12-inches of masonry below the casting complete the work as specified.

   The bid for Item #11 – Rebuild Manholes and Catch basins

Under the unit price for this item, the Contractor shall furnish and perform the rebuilding of structures required as determined by the Owner or as indicated in the delivery order.

Measurement for payment will be made on the basis of each vertical foot of structure rebuilt.

Measurement will not include the 12-inch rebuilding required and paid under the item Raise and Adjust Castings or Lower, Raise and Adjust Castings if applicable to structure.

Payment for this item will be made at the unit price bid per 12 inches and will be considered full compensation for all labor, materials and equipment, brick, cement, tools, and incidentals to complete the work as specified.

   Bid envelopes must be marked “Sealed Bid (name of item)”, should include the anti-collusion statement (Addendum B), completed bid form (Addendum A) and other applicable material and must be submitted to the attention of the Board of Road Commissioners, 511 Main Street, Dunstable, MA  01827 and be received prior to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

   Bids will be opened publicly at the Town Hall, Dunstable, MA on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7 pm.  The Board of Road Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or portions thereof if it is in the best interest of the town to do so.

   Further information may be received by contacting the office of the Board of Road Commissioners at (978) 649-4514 x227.  Invitation to bid packages are available to be picked up Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Board of Road Commissioners Dept., Town Hall, 511 Main St., Dunstable, MA  01827.

BOARD OF ROAD COMMISSIONERS

DUNSTABLE, MASSACHUSETTS

*Tack coat:  A tack coat of bituminous material shall be uniformly applied by mechanical means to the present surface at the rate of application of 1/20 gallon per square yard.

4/27/2018

Public Meeting 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 hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 8 at 7:30 PM in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room. The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Johanne Thompson for the removal of thirteen trees adjacent to a pool area at 5 Little Hollow Lane (Groton Assessors Parcel 131-6). The proposed work is located within the wetlands buffer zone, NHESP Priority Habitat and the ACEC.

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

John Smigelski, Chairman

GROTON CONSERVATION COMMISSION

4/27/2018

Public Meeting 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 hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 8 at 7:15 PM in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Jesse Cotter for the installation of a new drinking water well at 6 Island Road (Groton Assessors Parcel 131-47).  The proposed work is located within the wetlands buffer zone and the ACEC.

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

John Smigelski, Chairman

GROTON CONSERVATION COMMISSION

4/27/2018

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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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