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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

10/1/2018  C

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

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 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 Gail Miller for the replacement of an existing failed sewage disposal system at 191 Pepperell Road (Assessor’s Parcel 104-18).  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  D

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 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 Robert & Patricia Dunn for the replacement of an existing failed sewage disposal system at 74 West Main Street (Assessor’s Parcel 106-16).  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  C

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Dunstable Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 7:30pm at the Dunstable Town Hall, pursuant to M.G.L.c.40, Sec. 15C, the Scenic Road Law, for the purpose of altering a stonewall and clearing trees for a driveway to service a single-family home.  Work to be completed at 274 Pond Street, a scenic road, Map 18 Block/Lot 35-1.  Applicant is: Hung Nguyen from 44 Hall Street, Dunstable, MA.

9/28 and 10/4/2018 A      

LEGAL NOTICE

GROTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION

PUBLIC HEARING

Joan E. and Patrick P. Parker-Roach  

113 Main Street

ASSESSORS MAP 113-20

   In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday,  October 10, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, to consider the application submitted by Joan E. and Patrick P. Parker-Roach for a Certificate of Appropriateness for two pre-fab structures to be installed behind the home at 113 Main Street. One structure is a chicken coop 6’2’’ l x 5’w x 6’ h.  The second structure is a poultry pen 13’2’’l x7’8’’w x 6’6’’h.  The structures will be painted the exact color of the home.  Property owners: Joan E. and Patrick P. Parker-Roach 113 Main Street, Groton, MA.

    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

9/21, 9/28  E

LEGAL NOTICE

TOWN OF GROTON

TOWN MEETING

   There will be a Fall Town Meeting on Monday, October 1, 2018, at 7:00 P.M., and also a Special Town Meeting on the same night at 7:30 P.M., Groton Dunstable Middle School Center for the Arts, Main Street, Groton, MA.  The purpose of these Town Meetings will be to vote on articles contained in the October 1, 2018 Fall Town Meeting Warrant and in the October 1, 2018 Special Town Meeting Warrant being mailed to all residents on September 14, 2018.  Both Warrants will be contained in one mailing.

    All interested parties are encouraged to attend.

   Public Hearing Notices may be found on the Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Association’s (MNPA) website at http://masspublicnotices.org/.

 SELECT BOARD

Barry A. Pease, Chair

Alison S. Manugian, Vice Chair

John R. Giger, Clerk

Joshua A. Degen, Member

Rebecca H. Pine, Member

Sept. 14, Sept. 21

PUBLIC NOTICE

   The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Town Hall, downstairs to convene the hearing for the application of Heather Rhodes, 50 Arrow Trail, Groton, MA to appeal a zoning violation issued by the Building Inspector of outdoor storage of materials/vehicles on an independent vacant lot, and a special permit to allow the outdoor storage of vehicles on this separate lot (no provision under the Groton Bylaws) on Lot 129-257, Arrow Trail, Groton, MA.  Please refer to Section 218-33 and any other applicable section of the Groton Zoning By-Law.  This legal notice shall publish at www.masspublishers.org.

Cynthia Maxwell

Chairman

9/14 & 9/21, 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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