News

  Selectmen reviewed the proposed October 23 Fall Town Meeting warrant at their Monday night meeting, and took positions on some of the articles while deferring others for more information or to be addressed at Town Meeting.     Article 1 is a Citizens’ Petition to change the wording on the stone...
Following a joint session of the Finance Committee and Board of Selectmen to discuss providing guidance to the Town Manager for the FY2019 Operating Budget, the Finance Committee met separately to discuss and vote on their guidance recommendations. The Board of Selectmen has not yet voted on a...
On Tuesday evening, the Commissioners of Groton Electric Light Department voted to recommend accepting the McElroy family bid of $250,000 dollars for a 1.08 acre parcel of land at the foot of Station Avenue. The McElroy bid was elicited by an open RFP seeking bids for the property, which had been...

Some of the Friends of Prescott: Left to Right: Bruce Easom, Mary Jennings, Pat Hartvigsen, Owen Shuman, Kathryn Ellis-Moore, Berta Erickson, Ginny Koslow Dimola. Kneeling: Edythe Salzman, Lynn Spadone

    Having secured a lease for a few rooms on the first floor of Prescott School, Groton is taking its first steps on a long journey to preserve Prescott School as an important historic building while simultaneously giving it new life as a mixed-use venue for small business, non-profit...
      Groton voters will be asked at Fall Town Meeting to approve creation of a Capital Stabilization Fund for the Groton Dunstable Regional School District and to fund it with $600,000 from the town’s Free Cash, an amount recommended by Town Manager Mark Haddad.     Selectmen Chairman Josh Degen,...
   The first article to appear on the draft of the Fall Town Meeting Warrant is a Citizens’ Petition asking voters to change the wording of the controversial “All Are Welcome” markers that were approved at the Spring 2017 Town Meeting to say only “Welcome.”     Funds to change the wording of the...
   Groton resident Stephen S. Palmer, through a citizen’s petition article, is asking voters at Fall Town Meeting to rezone the historic Sacred Heart Church property at 279 Main Street from residential/educational/religious to commercial zoning.    He plans to transform the church building into an...
The time has come for the Board of Assessors to initiate a “cyclical re-inspection” program of all Groton’s descriptive property data so that each parcel is inspected at least once every nine years. However, Mass. Department of Revenue is in the process of listing all properties within a...

Late Friday evening sometime after 11 p.m., Groton Police Chief Donald Palma, Selectman Barry Pease, Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, members of the State Police along with District Attorney Marian Ryan addressed the waiting crowd of local and state news reporters and cameras in front of the Groton Police Station. Photo by Russell Harris

*/ Twenty-five year residents of Groton, octogenarians Dan [89] and Esu [85] [Elizabeth] Lackey perished at their home on 80 Common Street in a domestic crime last Friday afternoon along with their adult daughter Elizabeth ‘Buffy’ Lackey Krause and caretaker Berta Mae Parker, originally from...

Pages

Groton Herald

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 610, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
 

Office
161 Main Street, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
[above Main Street Café]
 

Telephone: 978-448-6061
 

Comment Here