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Q.     For many years the Board of Selectmen was composed of 3 members. As the workload began to increase, the board was increased to five members. With the Charter and hiring of a Town Manager the workload of the board has significantly reduced. Do you think we should go back to being a 3-person...
Questions for Candidates for Selectmen Q. For many years the Board of Selectmen was composed of 3 members. As the workload began to increase, the board was increased to five members. With the Charter and hiring of a Town Manager the workload of the board has significantly reduced. Do you think we...
Groton bylaw employees announced at the Wednesday afternoon meeting of the Bylaw Review Committee that they are exploring options for collective bargaining in response to their sense of vulnerability and disenfranchisement after a push by Selectman Jack Petropoulos to force appointment of a defunct...
Voters at Annual Town Meeting will be asked to approve a Concept Plan for construction of two, two-story buildings on Peter Myette's property at 120 Boston Road. The two existing buildings at the site will be demolished and the new buildings will contain a foot print of 8,305 and 2400 sq. ft....
Selectmen voted unanimously to support the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) article slated for Spring Town Meeting that would provide $309K to the Parks Department to begin securing needed funds to add three athletic fields to the Cow Pond Brook area. This article would require a 2/3 vote in...
Mike Bouchard, Groton Town clerk, announced that Justin Halleran candidate for one of the two open Selectmen seats, contacted the Town Clerk's Office Monday morning to announce his intention to withdraw from the race. Halleran of 43 Pleasant Street was a candidate in a three-way race with two...
Kathy Shelp, of Nashua, NH, has been named Groton's new Council on Aging Director following an extensive search to replace retiring Director Martha Campbell, who ends her many years of service to Groton in May. Selected from a pool of 40 applications and interviews of nine finalists, Shelp was the...
Last week two Groton homes, located on Route 40 and Forge Village Road, were robbed within a three-day period. Police suspect these robberies may be linked to similar crimes in the surrounding towns of Westford, Pepperell, Chelmsford, Bedford and Billerica. In addition to stealing jewelry, cash,...
It was an exercise for the sake of exercise but Candidates' Night 2013 fulfilled its role of introducing candidates running for elective office in town. The evening was diminished somewhat after a third candidate seeking a position on the Board of Selectmen announced he was dropping out of the race...
GrotonDunstable Recreation Association, a group of citizens representing a number of youth sports groups strongly supports the Groton Parks Commissioners in applying for Community Preservation Committee grant for $309K that along with a state PARC grant ($400K) and major fundraising by the...

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