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At a joint meeting of Selectmen and the Affordable Housing Trust - a meeting convened on May 5 to field comments concerning the Trust’s failed investment in Boynton Meadows housing project - residents of the high-profile condominium units pleaded with the two boards to refrain from pursuing...
What are the next steps for the Senior Center following the defeat of the override? The ballot question asked for $400,000 for the design and engineering of a new Senior Center at the current West Groton location. The Senior Center tax override question was defeated by a 15% margin at the May 16...
The long-awaited decision by the Board of Selection on the Friends of Prescott’s Request for Proposal (RFP) to manage and operate historic Prescott School will have to wait yet another week, as questions on the financial viability of the proposal are addressed. The Board has scheduled a meeting to...
The turmoil over the Town Meeting approved “All Are Welcome” stones to be placed at eight entrances to the town continues to be an issue at the Board of Selectmen’s meetings for the last several weeks. The proposal for the stones was initiated by Selectman Jack Petropoulos and narrowly passed Town...
Following tradition, at the meeting after the town election, the Board of Selectmen re-organized their leadership. For the coming year, Selectman Josh Degen will serve as the Chairman of the Board, Barry Pease as Vice-Chairman and Alison Manugian as Clerk. Outgoing Chairman Jack Petropoulos...
Voters at Spring Town Meeting approved all six requests for Community Preservation Act funds, most following little discussion on the items but there were two exceptions where residents and a Selectman expressed reservations. Groton Old Meetinghouse Committee and the Groton Historical Commission...

At the Polls--Supporters urge voters to cast a ballot for their favored candidate late afternoon Tuesday at the country club, polling station for precincts 2 & 3. Photo by Carole Prest.

Voters swept newcomers Alison Manugian and Becky Pine onto the Board of Selectmen opting for yet more change on the executive and policy-making board. Although both Manugian and Pine previously have held elective office and have long track records of volunteer service, this was both women’s first...
Based on a request from resident Jack Saball, the majority of the Board of Selectmen present Monday night agreed to place an item on a future BOS agenda to allow for discussion on Town Meeting Warrant Article 17 – “All Are Welcome” stones. Selectmen Josh Degen, Anna Eliot and Peter Cunningham...
Dunstable town meeting participants were in a productive mood at the 2017 annual town meeting as they breezed through a packed agenda with minimal discussion. Even the main budget article, which included a significant school district assessment increase, generated few questions. As the Town...
Members of the eight-town Study Committee are halfway through their task of documenting for the US Congress why portions of the Nashua River and its tributaries, the Squannacook and Nissitissit, should be designated Wild and Scenic Rivers. They shared an update of their findings and provided a...

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