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Town Manager Mark Haddad, Building Committee Chairman Peter Cunningham, Select Board Chair Alison Manugian, Gail Chalmers and Council on Aging Director Kathy Shelp all enjoy symbolic ribbon cutting, formally inaugurating new Senior Center/Community Center. Photo by Steve Lieman.

 

by Russell Harris   Standing before banks of expansive windows showing blazes of brilliant red and orange foliage, town officials and volunteers thanked voters of Groton for the gift of the beautiful new building before a standing-room-only crowd, all celebrating the opening of Groton’s new...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad updated the Select Board on the status of the long-awaited approvals for the Groton Town Charter. He said there is apparently some confusion in the House of Representatives as a result of a change from the original Charter submission that...
by Connie Sartini   Select Board Chairman Alison Manugian advised her colleagues that she had read through the Board’s minutes of Nov. 4 when Vice Chairman Josh Degen took over for her as Chairman.      She had recused herself from the meeting because her husband, Finance Committee member...
RIGHT TO “DRY” (S 1169) The Municipalities and Regional Government Committee held a hearing on a local option proposal that would prohibit a city or town from outright banning any homeowner or tenant from using a clothesline to dry clothing. The law would only take effect in cities or towns...

Archchitect’s drawing of new Groton School Faculty Housing being built on campus. As many as three similar structures may be constructed. Color added by the Groton Herald.

 

by Russell Harris        The Groton School received a site plan review permit from the Planning Board for adjustments to land, public road access and parking where the school will build four faculty-housing units in a building described as resembling ‘a rambling nineteenth-century farmhouse...
by Connie Sartini        Based on the definitive charge and explicit appointment criteria approved by the Select Board, they received 10 applications for the five appointed positions to serve on the Capital Planning Advisory Committee. The applicants included Steve Lane, Don Koski, Marlena...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad urged the Select Board to rescind their earlier vote requiring him to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Town Counsel services on Nov. 1, 2019. Haddad stressed that he had worked with Town Counsel to improve the relationship and streamline the...
by Connie Sartini        Fall Town Meeting voters approved a bylaw that bans single-use plastic bags in the Town of Groton. The purpose of the bylaw is to promote the use of reusable bags, reduce the number of paper bags and eliminate the use of thin-film single plastic check out bags....

Gregory Fairbairn, 62, was charged with the murder of his wife in their Lowell Road hom

 

by Connie Sartini        Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Groton Chief of Police Michael Luth have confirmed that Gregory Fairbairn, 62, of Groton, was arraigned in Ayer District Court on Monday, Oct. 21 on charges of murder, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, causing...
     Five of the 17 articles on the 2019 Fall Town Meeting Warrant were indefinitely postponed by recommendation of Town Officials. These included the request for Community Preservation Act (CPA) Funds for installation of sprinklers on the second floor of Prescott School; purchase of the Trimper...

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