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Public Hearing Notice
Stormwater Management Permit
This meeting will be held remotely. Abutters and interested persons may participate in the public hearing by following the instructions which will be provided at the beginning of the meeting. The meeting can be viewed at: https://www.grotonma.gov/ government/departments/cableaccess/live-streaming /
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, May 5, 2020, at 7:15 PM to consider the application for a Limited Stormwater Management Permit submitted by Robert Prescott to construct a new detached garage with associated grading as shown on the sketch plans submitted with the application. The proposed project will be located on property owned by Ira Blieden, 118 Whiley Road, on Assessors’ Map 32, Parcel 26, on the easterly side of Whiley 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 RemovalStormwater Advisory Committee
Edward Perkins, Chairman
4/24/2020 D
CITATION ON PETITION
FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION
Docket No. MI20P1742EA
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: Donna Lee Mitchell Also known as: Donna Lee Buckingham
Date of Death: 03/23/2018
To all interested persons:
A Petition for Late and Limited Formal Testacy and/ or Appointment has been filed by Kim B. Buckingham of Townsend, 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 Kim B. Buckingham of Townsend, 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 05/12/2020.
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: April 15, 2020
Tara E. DeCristofaro (signed),
Register of Probate
4/24/2020 E
Nashoba Valley Technical High School
District School Committee
Alternate School Committee
Seat Vacancy
The Town of Groton currently has an immediate opening on the Nashoba Valley Technical High School District School Committee for an alternate to the Committee. There are two (2) years remaining on this term. The Charge states that the Committee establishes education policies and goals “consistent with the requirements of law and state-wide goals and standards established by the state board of education” and reviews the budget for the district.
     Any Groton resident interested in serving on the District School Committee as an Alternative Representative, should fill out a Committee Interest Form which can be found on the Town of Groton’s website at https://www. grotonma.gov/government/ boards-and-committees/ committee-interest-form/.
     Please submit an electronic interest form by Friday, May 1, 2020. The Select Board, Town Moderator and Groton Representatives of the Groton Dunstable Regional School Committee will interview all interested candidates at a joint meeting in May.
 
Alison S. Manugian
Select Board Chair
4/17/20, 4/24/20 B
COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
The Trial Court Probate
and Family Court Department
Summons by Publication
Middlesex Division Docket #18W1730
Katlyn Hosmer
Plaintiff
V.
Matthew R. Higgins
Defendant
To the above named Defendant
     A Complaint has been presented to this Court by the Plaintiff Katlyn Hosmer seeking a Complaint for Modification.
     You are required to serve upon Katlyn Hosmer attorney for plaintiff whose address is 28 Station Ave., Apt. #1, Groton, Ma 01450 your answer on or before the 8th day of May, 2020. If You fail to do so, the court will proceed to hearing and adjudication of this action. You are also required to file a copy of your answer in the office of this Court at Cambridge.
     Witness, Maureen H. Monks, Esq. First Justice of said Court at Cambridge, this 27th day of March, 2020.
Tara E. DeCristofaro
Register of Probate Court
4/17/2020 A
 
NOTICE OF TIER CLASSIFICATION
#2 Fuel Oil Release
28 Ridgewood Road
Groton, Massachusetts
RTN 2-20855
A release of oil and/or hazardous materials has occurred at this location, which is a disposal site as defined by M.G.L. c. 21E, § 2 and the Massachusetts Contingency Plan, 310 CMR 40.0000. To evaluate the release, a Phase I Initial Site Investigation was performed pursuant to 310 CMR 40.0480. The site has been classified as Tier I pursuant to 310 CMR 40.0500. On April 14, 2020, Energy North Inc. dba Ayer Oil Co., (Ayer Oil) filed a Tier I Classification Submittal with the Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). To obtain more information on this disposal site, please contact Mr. Steven Thayer, One International Way, Lawrence MA, (978) 640- 1100. The Tier Classification Submittal and the disposal site file can be viewed at MassDEP website using Release Tracking Number (RTN) 2-20855 at http://public.dep.state.ma.us/ SearchableSites2/Search.aspx or at Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Central Regional Office, 8 New Bond Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01606, (508) 792-7650. Additional public involvement opportunities are available under 310 CMR 40.1403(9) and 310 CMR 40.1404.
4/17 C
INFORMAL PROBATE
PUBLICATION NOTICE
Docket No. MI20P1229EA
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court Probate and Family Court
Middlesex Probate Division and Family Court
Estate of: Alfred L. Wyatt
Also Known As: Alfred Leonard Wyatt
Date of Death: 1/24/2020
To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of Petitioner Judith A. Darling of Townsend, MA a Will has been admitted to informal probate.
Judith A. Darling of Townsend, 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.
4/10/2020 D
NOTICE
GROTON WATER DEPARTMENT
SEASONAL WATER MAIN FLUSHING
The Groton Water Department will begin its annual flushing of the water distribution system on Monday, April 6 thru Thursday, April 23, 2020. 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. Please remain patient during this process as we conduct this important function to improve water quality in our water system.
     In the event that you experience a prolonged period of discolored water, run all of your cold water taps only 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 Special Phone Number that we have set up at 1-978-490-8196 or e-mail Water@townofgroton. org between the hours of 8:30 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.
SCHEDULE:
• Area 1 – April 6th: Orchard Lane, Chestnut Hill Road, Schoolhouse Road, Hemlock Park Drive to the Baddacook Well.
• Area 2 – April 8th & 9th:
Martins Pond Road, Hollis Street, Champney Street, Middle School Complex and Main Street. Lowell Road, Lost Lake Drive, Fawn Terrace, Lost Lake Area, Blossom, Common, Longley, Station Ave, Court St.
• Area 3 – April 13th: 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, Bayberry Road.
• Area 4 – April 15th & 16th:
Old Ayer Road, Peabody Street, Boston Road, Lovers Lane, Elm Street, Pleasant Street, Lawrence Academy Campus. Farmers ROW to Groton School Campus, Groton School Campus, Shirley Street, Joy Lane, Culver Street, Smith, Dolan Drive and Higley Street
• Area 5 – April 21st: 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 6 – April 23rd: 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 following Special Phone Number that has been set up at 1-978-490-8196 - Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
4/3/20 C
LEGAL NOTICE
TOWN OF GROTON
PUBLIC HEARING
The Select Board has scheduled a joint public hearing with the Finance Committee for Monday, April 13, 2020, at 7:15 P.M., Groton Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Select Board’s Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, Groton, MA. The purpose of this hearing will be to discuss the articles contained in the May 18, 2020 Spring Town Meeting Warrant.
     Please note that the date of Town Meeting has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.
     All interested parties are encouraged to attend.
SELECT BOARD
Alison S. Manugian, Chair
Joshua A. Degen, Vice Chair
John F. Reilly, Clerk
John R. Giger, Member
Rebecca H. Pine, Member
March 27, 2020, April 3, 2020 A
PUBLIC HEARING
Kilbourn Place
240 Main Street
ASSESSORS MAP 112-90-0
In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at 7:40 pm. Abuttersandinterestedpersons may participate in the Hearing by following the instructions which will be provided at the beginning of the meeting. This meeting will be held to consider the application submitted by Kilbourn Place, LLC seeking a Certificate of Appropriateness for 240 Main Street, Assessors Map 112-90-0, owner, Kilbourn Place, LLC to rehabilitate the front façade of the existing commercial structure. Property owner: Kilbourn Place, Groton, MA 01450 Assessors Map 112- 90-0.
     Copies of the application and supporting materials are available for review by contacting the GHDC via the Land Use Dept, 2nd floor of the Town Hall.
Peter Benedict, Chair
Historic Districts Commission
4/3,4/10 F
LEGAL NOTICE
GROTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION
PUBLIC HEARING
Groton School
282 Farmers Row
ASSESSORS MAP 219-9-0
In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at 7:30 pm. This meeting will be held remotely. Abutters and interested persons may participate in the Hearing by following the instructions which will be provided at the beginning of the meeting. This meeting will be held to consider the application submitted by The Groton School seeking a Certificate of Appropriateness for 282 Farmers Row, Assessors Map 219-9-0, owner, Groton School to reconfigure the parking lot serving the Dining Hall. Property owner: Groton School, Groton, MA 01450 Assessors Map 219-9-0.
     Copies of the application and supporting materials are available for review by contacting the GHDC via the Land Use Dept, 2nd floor of the Town Hall.
Peter Benedict, Chair Historic Districts Commission 4/3,4/10 E

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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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