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Both Groton Water Department and Sewer Department have rejected the town's request to exclude permit fees for respective connections for the proposed new center fire station on Farmer's Row. Total for two hookup fees is $30K. Town Manager Mark Haddad advised Selectmen that he asked both...
The unequivocal answer to the question: "How will Groton Center Change in the Future," distilled from numerous public forums and public workshops, is: "not much". According to Planning Board Consultant Flinkler Associates, residents like the Center pretty much the way it is, not wanting to risk...
More cases of Lyme disease are reported than any other vector-borne disease in the United States. As Groton residents know too well, the disease is rampant in this area. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 29,959 confirmed cases and 8509 probable cases of Lyme...
Groton Electric Light Department plans to re-file their Notice of Intent with the Conservation Commission this week for their new site on Station Ave. according to GELD Manager Kevin Kelly. Although the project passed muster under state wetlands bylaws, the ConCom rejected the original filing for...
In the early morning hours of Wednesday, May 9 at 4:10 a.m., Groton Police received two separate calls reporting loud arguments that were escalating at a residence on Lantern Lane and Boston Rd. Upon arrival Officer Nick Beltz observed significant signs of a fight. There were two males and two...
Monday night, the last Selectmen's meeting for three-term member Fran Dillon, was filled with tributes to one of the most respected members of the board, who received accolades from his fellow members for his dedication to Groton. Board Chairman Anna Eliot praised Dillon's knowledgeable work on the...
The School Committee will conduct a search for a permanent superintendent to replace outgoing Joe Mastrocola during the coming year. While they are doing that the district will be headed by an interim superintendent. There are five candidates for the interim job, all with superintendent experience...
Groton's Annual Town Election will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. At stake is a contested seat for the Board of Selectmen; 3 candidates are on the ballot. All other expiring elected terms are also on the ballot. Absentee ballots are available at the Town Clerk's office. A sample ballot can be...
The funds to purchase the Lawrence Homestead Trust land on Farmers Row were approved by a 2/3 majority of voters at the first session of the Annual Spring Town Meeting. The intent is that this site will be the home to a potential 18,500 sq. foot new Center Fire Station. Cost of the 2.79-acre parcel...
Slightly more than 100 voters were present Monday night at the second session of Annual Town Meeting to make a decision on the ratification of the far-reaching, updated Comprehensive Master Plan; and 81 of those voters approved the plan as it was presented. Planning Board member George Barringer...

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