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Dear Editor: Mr. Loving should rest assured that his eyesight is not failing him (see Letters to the Editor, Feb.22 issue) and that there is, indeed, no provision in Groton's Charter that calls for Selectmen to adopt a policy to fund large capital projects within the levy limit and thereby avoid...
Judi Barrett, consultant with the Community Opportunities Group, asked the Planning Board for direction regarding Site Plan review, zoning, and parking, and in particular to talk about the problems they were having in these areas. These discussions were in preparation for the 'Implementation Phase...
Apparently the Groton Personnel Board still exists in spite of efforts by the Board of Selectmen to abolish the appointed board once the Town Charter was adopted and the town manager form of government came into effect. The Town Bylaw Review Committee even urged town meeting voters to abolish the...
The School Committee heard a disturbing report at their meeting on Feb. 13 when consultants outlined the current state of technology within the district. A Technology Audit Report prepared from teacher interviews and site visits to the district noted major inadequacies ranging from leadership...
When Boynton Meadows development at 134 Main Street was first proposed and approved in 2011, the Planning Board expressed their hope that the multi-use development would feature more commercial space than was originally in the plan. Responding to that desire, Senate Construction President Bob...
The School Committee is considering an article for placement on the annual Town Meeting warrant which would provide significant funding support for technology upgrades in the District. The article would ask voters to approve expenditure of $700,955 to make upgrades in the District's wired and...
Planning Board Chairman John Giger advised the Board that on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, Planners will meet with members of the Historic Districts Commission (HDC) to discuss their respective jurisdictional issues and reaffirm their respective roles and responsibilities. "Our first...
The polling location for Precincts 2 and 3 has been moved to the Prescott School gym, following a vote by Selectmen. This location will be in operation for the April 30 joint local and state primary election. Voters from these precincts will access the facility from the rear of the building which...
Groton seniors who participate in the Senior Work Program will soon receive a letter from the town informing them that they and the town are subject to the Federal Tax Code that considers those in the program as 'employees' and thus are subject to withholding of FICA and taxes. Also as employees...
Town Manager Mark Haddad advised Selectmen that after reviewing the three lowest bidders for construction of the new Center Fire Station, the recommendation from the Building Committee, Building Inspector and Owner's Project Manager (OPM) is to award the project to TLT Corporation, the lowest...

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