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by Connie Sartini    With strong support from four of the five members of the Select Board, they voted 4 to 1 (Becky Pine) to add two new Firefighter/EMTs to the FY2020 budget for the Groton Fire Department.    Select Board member Alison Manugian told her colleagues that there is a “lot to consider...
   St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ayer held a Service of Reconsecration on Sunday, March 17, making desecrated items sacred again. On the previous Wednesday, March 13, church staff entered the sanctuary to find it vandalized. Sacred items were taken apart and broken, candles were left burning,...
by Russell Harris    The School Committee has voted to reduce Dunstable’s school assessment by $92,000 and Groton’s by a proportional $308,000 [a 23%/77% split] by tapping funds from the District’s E&D account [Excess and Deficiency]. The motivation for taking this unusual step was to free-up...
by Connie Sartini    Following last week’s report on the electrical panel issues that endangered the insurance coverage for Prescott School, the Select Board asked Department of Public Works Director Tom Delaney to return with an itemized budget for the additional issues affecting the historic...

Rendering of proposed renovation of former Donelans Market at 240 Main Street, to be called Kilbourn Place in honor of Dr. Arthur G. Kilbourn founder of the former Groton Hospital once located on the site.

[Ed. Note: The Press Release below was written and submitted by Gus Widmayer,  longtime Groton resdient, member of the Planning Board, and prospective owner/ developer of former site of Donelans Market at 240 Main Street.] I am writing to introduce your readers to Kilbourn Place, a retail...
by Connie Sartini      Following many months of discussion, a 4-1 vote from the Fire Department Task Force, the support of four of the five Select Board members, and a strong show of citizen support at the only public outreach forum to discuss the matter, the addition of two, new, full-time...
by Connie Sartini      The historic Prescott School faces the loss of insurance coverage unless there is emergency repair work done to the building’s electrical panel. DPW Director Tom Delaney told the Select Board that the latest numbers for the repair work came in at “under $10,000” to fix the...
By Connie Sartini    Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that that the current FY2020 budget has been impacted by an increase of $278,000 from the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee and from the proposal for the addition of two Firefighter/EMTs. He added that there is a...

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