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New Package Store Licenses Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that there is “good news from the Legislature that they have approved two additional package store licenses – one for West Groton and the other for the Four Corners area. Common Victual License The Select Board...

There was a single car roll over accident near 122 Pepperell Rd. at approximately 1:00 pm Thursday, January 7. The driver, a 38 year old Randolph man, was arrested for OUI liquor and drugs. Photos courtesy GPD.

 

“4/40” Time of Use Rate Program Will Expand to Over 300 Customers in 2021; GELD Eyes Widespread Adoption of Program by 2022   by Robert Stewart   Can a Light Department or Electric Company devise a program that could change the way customers use electricity and in so doing could save the...
by Connie Sartini   Groton Select Board unanimously ratified Town Manager Mark Haddad’s appointment of Megan Foster as the new Principal Assistant Assessor, replacing Jonathan Greenhow in that position.      Haddad provided background on the process before coming forward with his...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Record   Gov. Baker signed into law the bill making major changes in the state’s policing system. A key provision of the new legislation creates an independent, civilian-led commission with the power to investigate police misconduct and to certify, restrict, revoke...

How to be neigbors in a duplex. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Week of December 14 During the week of December 14, dispatch answered 1008 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls. Police officers responded to 7 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated 1...
by Russell Harris   At their December 10 meeting, Groton Diversity Task Force voted to ask the Select Board to change the name of the Groton Country Club, wanting a less exclusive, more welcoming name for the town-owned facility.      Josh Degen, member of both the Select Board and the...
by Connie Sartini   Police Chief Michael Luth advised the Select Board Monday night that regarding the unfilled position in the Police Department, and the critical need for staffing and supervision, including the potential to reassign one of the School Resource Officer (SRO) positions, he is...

K-9 Roll Call at the Station. Officer Bane [rear] pants proudly, having recently graduated from K-9 Narcotics, while Miranda the Comfort Dog is a bit glum that Officer Bane has upstaged her, grabbing the attention that is rightly hers.

 

Week of December 7, 2020      During the week of December 7 Dispatch answered 1,011 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls. Police officers responded to 4 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department...
by Connie Sartini   Although Groton continues to remain classified as a “yellow community” by the Department of Public Health, Town Manager Mark Haddad told the Select Board that there had been 62 new cases in town over the past two weeks. “We are dangerously close to red status,” Haddad said...

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