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Selectmen voted unanimously to authorize Town Manager Haddad to advertise for a Request for Proposal (RFP) for architectural, engineering and design services for construction of a new Senior Center at its existing location in West Groton. The RFP was approved as a prelude to voter consideration of...
When the Planning Board issued a permit for the Groton Inn last year, plans for a standalone restaurant at the back of the Inn had not been finalized. Since then, both the restaurant building design and its marketing plan have been completed. Project principal John Amaral of Omni Properties and...
Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, accompanied by Bob Craig, a consultant for Municipal Resources Inc. of New Hampshire, presented an update to Selectmen detailing the progress of the Fire Department Strategic Plan to its mid-way point. Chief McCurdy said that the work to date was primarily...
Selectmen approved formation of a Prescott Oversight Committee, and Town Manager Mark Haddad outlined the proposed Letter of Intent for the Friends of Prescott for leasing Prescott School at the Monday night meeting. The Board voted to send a Letter of Intent to the Friends of Prescott regarding...

Approximate site for ‘All Are Welcome’ stone at Rte. 119 Gateway to Groton.

NESSP Temple representative Neelkanth Mishra told Selectmen Monday night that the Temple would like to welcome people by sponsoring one of Groton's new “All Are Welcome” stones. He presented the Board with a check for $450 toward this town-wide project. Selectman Jack Petropoulos advised him that...
Selectmen voted 4 to 1 (Petropoulos) to hire clerical assistants for the Finance Committee, Conservation Commission and the Planning Board to take minutes of the meetings and write them up for the sum of an estimated $8,100 per year through the end of this fiscal year. It was recommended for other...
Neighbors of the NESSP Temple at the Groton/Littleton line continue to have serious noise problems with the ongoing construction of the largest Hindu Temple in North America to the point that they say it is affecting the quality of their lives, - physically and mentally - and their homes, most...
Planning Board member Russ Burke suggested to his colleagues that they create a Master Plan Implementation Committee to look at all facets of the town’s Master Plan and review what has been accomplished. This comes at the mid-point of the shelf life of the Master Plan that is generally updated...
The Board of Selectmen voted to open the Fall Town Meeting warrant, for a meeting that will be held on October 23, 2017. Any articles for action at this meeting, whether submitted by Boards of Departments or by citizens must be received by 4 p.m. on August 31, 2017 Complete Streets Grant Town...
After weeks of talks and missed deadlines, legislators in Massachusetts have reached an agreement on legislation that will make changes to Question 4, the law to regulate marijuana for adults that was approved by voters in November 2016. The compromise bill’s most significant changes relate to...

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