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Water Superintendent Tom Orcutt [left] with Water Technician George Brackett proudly showing off one of the new, highly efficient, variable speed pumps [looking suspiciously like R-2/D-2] installed at Whitney Well #1, a major factor in the Water Depatment’s successful implmentation of a plan leading to big savings for the town.

by Russell Harris       To keep up with Groton’s explosive population growth starting in the late 1980s, Groton Water Department added two new wells on the shore of Whitney Pond, both tapping into the same aquifer. By 2016-2017, a long drought severely taxed the capabilities of the two wells,...
by Russell Harris         At their October 25 meeting the Planning Board discussed a bylaw they are preparing to address the contentious issue of accessory lots. Planning Board member Russ Burke said the accessory lot issue has been ‘festering’ in Lost Lake and some other parts of town including...
by George Moore, Groton Animal Control Officer      There have been several attempts to kidnap dogs in both Dunstable and Groton. In Dunstable a dog’s owner saw a woman carrying her dog away wrapped in her coat. The woman dropped the dog when the owner challenged her. There was a white U-Haul van...
The Baker-Polito Administration is announcing that $40 million in additional funding will be provided to cities and towns in Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) for road construction and transportation improvement projects.  This funding was included in a supplemental budget signed by Governor Charlie Baker on...
by Connie Sartini       Town officials received a letter from a resident concerned about accessibility for voting at the Groton Country Club, the location for Precinct 2 and 3 voters.  The handicapped entrance located at the far side of the function hall has limited parking and a slightly inclined...
by Robert Stewart      Nancy Zajac has been a nurse for 41 years and in those four decades of service, she has witnessed a major transformation in the nursing profession from one of personalized care with some degree of relationship with patients to one that resembles an assembly line in delivery...
by Connie Sartini      Budget guidance given to Town Manager Mark Haddad at a joint meeting of the Groton Select Board and the Finance Committee is to hold the upcoming budget increase to 2.54 percent, not including excluded debt. This is for the municipal budget only, which will have no new...
Groton Town Clerk Mike Bouchard  reminds voters that, coincident with the State Election on November 6, Groton will be conducting a Special Town Election on a separate ballot. The special town election has one ballot question regarding recreational marijuana businesses. */
by Bob Kazen, Beacon Hill Roll Call       Question 2 asks voters if they approve of a proposed law that would create a citizens’ commission to consider and recommend potential amendments to the U.S. Constitution to establish that corporations do not have the same constitutional rights as human...
Several members of the Select Board want to see a Business Plan from the Friends of Prescott, the recent leasee of the historic Main Street school, before they consider continuation of an Oversight Committee.    Town Manager Mark Haddad had advised the Board that he didn’t think it “necessary” to...

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