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by Connie Sartini      Broadmeadow Road, one of the historic byways in the center of town, is well-known for its capacity for flooding, oftentimes resulting in the closure of the road. The road bisects the Broadmeadow swamp and the water from the swamp drains under Old Ayer Road into James Brook....
by Connie Sartini & Russell Harris       Because Groton has become a secure, wealthy community, there are incentives to seek special permits and variances from the ZBA [Zoning Board of Appeals] for derelict, non-conforming or abandoned properties. Since granting legal status as a building lot...
by Connie Sartini      In late September, residents of the Martins Pond Road/Floyd Hill Road/Star House Lane area were shocked, when a quiet Sunday afternoon turned into the rapid firing of high-powered weapons from a residence in their neighborhood that lasted for over two hours.    In some cases...
by Connie Sartini     The Groton Fire Department responded to a call on Willowdale Road at 12:24p.m. on Saturday with reports of a fire in the ceiling of a residence.  Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy said that the rapid response by Firefighter/EMT’s during regular hours resulted in minimal damage...

Firefighters were able to put out the house fire at 290 Forge Village road in just 15 minutes. The one resident who was trapped inthe house was rescued by a passerby and neighbor. Photo by  Will Rolferuss

by Russell Harris    At 12:33 p.m. Friday, February 16,  Groton Fire Department received a call for smoke in the residence at 290 Forge Village Rd. While firefighters responded to the scene, updates indicated that there was a fire and a resident still trapped in the home. Upon arrival, firefighters...
by Connie Sartini    Members of the Groton Finance Committee will await the written report from the Fire Department Task Force before taking a position on the proposed hiring of two, new, full-time Firefighter/EMTs for the department. The Task Force has already voted 4 to 1 to support hiring the...
Connie Sartini    Town Manager Mark Haddad reported that following a meeting with Lawrence Academy officials, the well-known private secondary school will increase their yearly payment to the Town of Groton.    Haddad said that the school just purchased the former Country Day School. They also sold...
At approximately 2:45 a.m., Feb. 17 a Groton Police Sergeant responded to a report of motor vehicle accident involving a single car striking a tree on Townsend Road. As the sergeant was attempting to locate the accident, the cruiser struck a broken telephone pole sticking into the roadway. The...
by Connie Sartini      Following a decision by Groton Select Board at their February 4 meeting to prepare an article for the Spring Town Meeting Warrant asking voters to impose a ticket tax on large events with paid performers, the Board received a letter from Indian Hill Music Chairman of the...
by Connie Sartini     At their meeting on Monday night, Select Board Chairman Barry Pease read a strong and pointed rebuke from the Board regarding comments made by Select Board member Becky Pine at their meeting on January 28, 2019.    He explained that during that meeting Pine wanted to expand...

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