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A small, dedicated and committed team has created a growing business called Groton Inn Kitchen, a takeout service offering tasty, simple family fare at value prices, catering to all people, but especially to families juggling the stress of working from home, child care, and managing remote student educational demands. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

by Robert Stewart   Nine months into a global pandemic that has stubbornly resisted efforts to control its spread, there are still no confident answers as to how people can wade through the pandemic or how businesses can continue and survive after weeks of a shutdown and months of...
by Connie Sartini   Based on a Select Board proposal not to fill a Police Department vacancy (due to a retirement in June), Groton Police Chief Michael Luth advised the Select Board on how he proposes to handle the unfilled position that has created a gap in shift coverage. “I plan to rectify...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that although the Prescott Sprinkler Project came in under the budget of $327,704.66 by $14,318.37, there is some remaining work to do on a mandatory upgrade to the Fire Alarm Panel. Haddad said that he thought that the...
Town Manager Mark Haddad updated the Select Board on the final accounting for the construction of the Department of Public Works Garage. The approved budget for the construction project was $5,030,250, but Haddad reported that the project came in under budget by $17,455.83.      He thanked the...

Map shows location of 14-acre town-owned parcel [in orange above] located on a dirt road at the Ayer-Groton town line, currently being considered for affordable housing development.

 

by Connie Sartini   The Select Board and the Affordable Housing Trust conducted a virtual workshop on Monday night to discuss creating more affordable housing in Groton. Members of the Community Preservation Committee, the Housing Partnership and the Diversity Task Force also participated in...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that there is a request from the Publick House to reduce the Annual Liquor License Fee for the Function Hall at the Country Club. They hold two licenses – one for the Publick House and the other for the Function Hall. “Due...
COVID Update Town Manager Mark Haddad updated the Select Board, advising them that “nine cases of COVID-19 were reported in the last 14 days, and that the number is trending higher although with the new color coding, Groton falls in the gray area.” He urged residents to continue diligence in...
Is Fining People For Not Voting A Good Idea?      Proposed legislation (H 653) would require eligible voters to cast a ballot in any November General Election or face a fine of $15 that would be added to the non-voter’s state tax liability for each election missed. The measure also clarifies...

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