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Town Manager Mark Haddad presented the proposed 2014 fiscal Year budget to a joint meeting of Selectmen and Finance Committee, as is required by the Town Charter. He stressed that the 'needs budget' is designed to maintain the same level of services as in FY13, while addressing some areas that...
Consultant Peter Flinker of Dodson Associates, who was hired by Planning Board to merge the Station Avenue Design Guidelines with what will become the Town Center Design Guidelines, presented his recommended changes to a joint meeting of the Board and Design Review Committee (DRC) and a member of...
On May 9, 2012 at 4:10 a.m., Groton Police Officers Kevin Henehan and Nicholas Beltz responded to a report of a fight in progress at a residence at 1 Old Lantern Lane. When they arrived, it was quiet, but when they went to check on the well-being of the residents they discovered a bloody scene as a...
Jon Strauss, Vice-chairman of Parks Dept., asked Planning Board for a letter of support to Community Preservation Committee for a proposal to create badly-needed playing fields on a large parcel of town-owned land that is located just past the town's transfer station. Strauss advised that he had...
Town Clerk Michael Bouchard advised Selectmen he will investigate alternative locations for polling for Precincts 2 and 3. Currently, Precinct 2 and 3 cast votes in Middle School North gymnasium. He cited potential exposure for students by having so many people in the school when it is in session....
Town Manager Mark Haddad met with School Committee to allay fears over available funding in fiscal year 2014 which runs from July 2013 to June 2014. The budget cycle for fiscal 2014 is currently underway and culminates with a recommended operating budget to voters at Annual Town Meting in May. The...
Groton resident Rule Loving advised Selectmen that it is his intention to offer an amendment at the Jan. 26 Special Town Meeting to the $7M article authorizing construction and equipping of the proposed center fire station. He stressed that this is not about whether or not to build a new fire...
With bids for both demolition only and demolition and replacement of Fitch's Bridge coming in significantly lower than expected, Town Manager Mark Haddad advised Selectmen of some potential options for funding the bridge effort, without tacking it onto the anticipated $7M bond for the construction...
by Connie Sartini The Finance Committee voted to support a proposal from resident Rule Loving slated for the Jan. 26 Town Meeting to place the funding for the proposed Center Fire Station on a town-wide ballot that would give all voters in town the opportunity to address the largest municipal...
Special Town Meeting slated for Saturday, Jan. 26 starting at 9 a.m. at the Middle School Auditorium features only four articles for voter consideration. The major reason for this meeting is to take action on a request for bond authorization of $6,934,589 for constructing, equipping and furnishing...

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