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Two Selectmen made an unscheduled appearance at a June 5 meeting of Electric Light Commissioners to continue a conversation which had turned contentious at a Selectmen's meeting two days earlier on June 3. Selectmen Chair Peter Cunningham and member Jack Petropolous met with Commissioners under...
Selectmen unanimously approved a license agreement with abutting landowner Steve Webber allowing the town to use his lot for parking at town hall. The agreement will allow additional parking spaces at town hall in exchange for the town paying an amount equal to the property taxes on the property....
Selectmen unanimously approved transfer of a Beer and Wine Package Store license from the current owner of Groton General store on Boston Rd. to the new owners, incorporated as Omahi Realty, LLC, Boston Road Market. The approval was contingent upon the new owners resolving certain issues with the...
Selectmen unanimously approved Town Manger Mark Haddad's recommendation to provide an Assistant Treasurer/Tax Collector training program which will allow a new hire to work under the Treasurer/Tax Collector and learn the responsibilities of the position. Current Treasurer Joan Tallent is expected...
8 a.m.-noon at Sargisson Beach Parking area. If you arrive late walk down to beach. Google Map: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Sargisson+Beach,+Groton,+MA Directions: Drive North on Whiley Rd. from 4-corners near Shaw's. Look for sign for Sargisson Beach Conservation Land on your left. Come and...
The Board of Selectmen has been notified by the majority of town bylaw employees that they have voted officially to form a union and will be represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 93, AFL-CIO. Town Manager Mark Haddad told the Board that a...
Groton Electric Light Dept. Commissioners Chairman Kevin Lindemer informed the Board of Selectmen Monday night that the Commissioners voted unanimously to reduce GELD's Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) to the town from $30K to $15K in order to recoup what they believe is an "enormous amount of...
Boynton Meadows, also known as 134 Main street, is a mixed use/residential development featuring retail, business and professional units. Work at the site started with total renovation of the historic home at 134 Main containing commercial/ business, along with several units of housing. All the...
The historic Prescott School, a centerpiece of Main Street, just doesn't seem to generate the imagination or creativity needed for someone to step forward and transform the former high school/elementary school into a wonderful, useful second life. The Prescott School Reuse Committee did exhaustive...
Haddad read a report from President of the Groton Lakes Association Art Prest informing him of the progress of the application of the herbicide Sonar to both Lost Lake and Knop's Pond in an effort to kill off the invasive weeds that are choking the lakes. While the Sonar application is only 30 days...

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