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James Monahan; Lisa Monahan; Joseph J. Romel

and to all persons entitled to the benefit of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act:, 50 U.S.C.c. 50 §3901 (et seq):

U. S. Bank National Association as trustee, Successor in Interest to Wachovia Bank National Association, as trustee for Aegis Asset Backed Securities Trust Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2005-4

claiming to have an interest in a Mortgage covering real property in Groton, numbered 15 Sunset Road, given by James Monahan and Lisa Monahan and Joseph J. Romel to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for AEGIS Lending Corporation., its successors and assigns, dated July 26, 2005 and recorded with the Middlesex County (Southern District) Registry of Deeds at Book 45775, Page 410 and now held by plaintiff by assignment has/have filed with this court a complaint for determination of Defendant’s/Defendants’ Servicemembers status.

   If you now are, or recently have been, in the active military service of the United States of America, then you may be entitled to the benefits of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. If you object to a foreclosure of the above-mentioned property on that basis, then you or your attorney must file a written appearance and answer in this court at Three Pemberton Square, Boston, MA 02108 on or before January 14, 2019 or you may be forever barred from claiming that you are entitled to the benefits of said Act.

Witness, GORDON H. PIPER Chief Justice of this Court on December 6, 2018.


Deborah J. Patterson


(18-012098 Orlans)

12/14/2018  E




   In accordance with Chapter 30B, Section 15 of the Massachusetts General Laws, notice is hereby given that the Town of Groton will hold a public auction of surplus vehicles and miscellaneous items at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the Groton Town Hall, Second Floor Meeting Room, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450.  The vehicles and miscellaneous items to be auctioned include a 2014 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicle with 106,111 miles and a 2015 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicle with 126,805 miles. A complete list with additional details can be obtained in the Office of the Town Manager, Groton Town Hall 173 Main Street, Groton, MA. Terms of sale: The vehicles and miscellaneous items are to be sold as is without warranty expressed or implied, and may have minimum bid prices set.  The vehicles and miscellaneous items may be inspected by appointment only by contacting Dawn Dunbar at 978-448-1111. The Town of Groton reserves the right to reject any and all bids if it is determined to be in the best interest of the Town.  Every bid must be accompanied by a signed non-collusion form.

   Public Hearing Notices may be found on the Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Association’s (MNPA) website at 

Mark W. Haddad

Town Manager / Chief Procurement Officer

12/7, 12/14 E

Town of Groton

Park Commission Vacancy

   As required by MGL Chapter 41, Section 10 and 11, there exists a vacancy on the Town of Groton Park Commission.  Initial Interviews will be held at the Park Commission meeting on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. The appointment to fill said vacancy shall be in a joint session with the Select Board and the remaining Park Commission Members at a Select Board Meeting to be held on Monday, January 28, 2019 in the Groton Town Hall at a time to be determined.  

   All interested individuals shall complete a Committee Interest Form and submit said form to Maureen Adema,Park Commission Administrative Assistant whose office is located at 173 Main Street, Groton by 12:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.  Committee Interest Forms can be found at the Select Board’s Office on the second floor of the Groton Town Hall or at   

Kenneth Bushnell, Chair

Park Commission

12/7, 12/14 D




Transformations Medical Weight Loss and Aesthetics

Theresa Piotrowski

195 Main Street


   In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 7:45 pm at Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, to consider the application submitted by Theresa Piotrowski, Transformations Medical Weight Loss and Aesthetics for a Certificate of Appropriateness for a new business sign to  be installed at 195 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450.                                                                                    

   The sign is proposed to be 2x3 feet, two sided, with colors matching brand colors, white and light green with black lettering, along with a possible silver top and bottom cap.  The sign is proposed to be installed on a black bracket in between windows on second story. The material for the sign will be MDO Sign Board or Sign Foam4.  Property owner: Federal Investment Trust 200 Great Road, Suite 253, Bedford, MA 01730.  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,

Historic Districts Commission, Chair                                                                                                                                            12/7, 12/14  C        

Public Hearing Notice

Under the authority granted under Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 111, Section 31, the Groton Board of Health will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall, 173 Main Street (first floor meeting room) to consider the application for the following variances from the Local Well Regulations submitted by Whitman & Bingham Associates, LLC on behalf of Alan Costos:

1) Chapter 330-4 Well construction/deconstruction permit.

2) Chapter 330-10 Deconstruction requirements and irrigation wells.

The property is located at 24 Indian Road.

Copies of the proposed variance request are on file in the Board of Health’s office in Town Hall.  


Robert Fleischer,


12/7/2018 B

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   In accordance with Chapter 40, section 42-A to 42-I, of the Massachusetts General Laws and the Town of Groton Usage Fee Regulations, the Board of Groton Water Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 7:30 P.M. in the first floor meeting room of the Town Hall, 173 Main St., Groton, MA in order to review and adjust accordingly the water rates, fees and miscellaneous charges per the Town of Groton Water regulations.

Board of Water Commissioners

John J. McCaffrey

11/30/18 & 12/7/18  A

Dunstable Affordable Housing Committee RFP

The Town of Dunstable Affordable Housing Committee is seeking proposals from qualified development teams for the acquisition and development of some or all of a 28.5 acre lot located on Assessor’s Map 12 Lots 48 and 49-1 and known as the Mixed Use District that is owned by the Town of Dunstable.  The RFP is available in the Town Administrator’s Office on December 3, 2018.  Proposals are due on February 1, 2019 by 2:00 p.m. in the Office of the Town Administrator, Dunstable Town Hall, 511 Main Street, Dunstable, MA.

11/30/2018  D




Notice of License Application pursuant to M. G. L. Chapter 91

Waterways License Application Number X281980


Glenn Kinnear, 54 Ridgewood Rd, Groton, MA 01450


NOTIFICATION DATE: November 30, 2018

   Public notice is hereby given of the application by Glenn Kinnear to construct and maintain a proposed: dock, retaining wall and rip rap at 54 Ridgewood Ave, Groton, MA 01450,  

   The Department will consider all written comments on this Waterways application received by within 30 days subsequent to the “Notification Date”. Failure of any aggrieved person or group of ten citizens or more to submit written comments to the Waterways Regulation Program by the Public Comments Deadline will result in the waiver of any right to an adjudicatory hearing in accordance with 310 CMR 9.13(4)(c). The group of citizens must include no less than five citizens who are residents of the municipality in which the proposed project is located.

Additional information regarding this application may be obtained by contacting the Waterways Regulation Program at 617-292-5929. Project plans and documents for this application are on file with the Waterways Regulation Program for public viewing, by appointment only, at the address below. 

   Written comments must be addressed to: MassDEP’s Waterways Regulation Program Boston office located at One Winter Street, Boston, MA 02108.

11/30/2018  C

Public Hearing

Commission on Accessibility

Self-Evaluation/Transition Plan

The Commission on Accessibility will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Town Hall (first floor meeting room) to hear comments on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Self-Evaluation/Transition Plan for Town-owned buildings, prepared by the Northeast Program Independent Living Program, Inc. and the Northeast ADA Access Group, dated October 15, 2018.

The Self-Evaluation/Transition Plan is on file in the Town Hall and available on the Town’s website at: 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.  

Commission on Accessibility

Michelle Collette

ADA Coordinator

November 23 and 30, 2018 H


Groton Herald

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

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

Telephone: 978-448-6061

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