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Friends of Prescott along with the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District will begin negotiations with the Town of Groton to lease separate space in the historic Prescott School for the next two years. This action follows a long-awaited decision by the Board of Selectmen on a Request for...
Two Main Street businesses were victims of ‘Smash and Grab’ robberies in the wee hours of Wednesday May 17 and again on Sunday May 21. Groton Exchange at 318 Main Street was hit at 4:57 a.m. on Wednesday where cigarettes, a cash register and other items were stolen. Two mornings later at 3:40 a.m....

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With no warning and less ceremony, Main Street’s Barber for 40 years, Gerry Sullivan, closed his doors forever on Tuesday, May 30 at noon. Gerry said he is in good health, almost 70 years old, and is looking forward to a few good years to fish the Squannacook and ride his bike along the rail trail...
[The following is an excerpt from a longer address delivered by Captain Brian Humphries, US Air Force, at Groton's Memorial Day Ceremony in the New Cemetery.] We must always remember on Memorial Day we are taking the time to pause and remember. My father is a retired Army warrant officer, and he...
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...

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