No subscription needed for Obituaries and Public Notices

News

by Connie Sartini      What started as a routine overview of the Groton Police Department budget at the joint Select Board and Finance Committee Annual Saturday morning review, ended with a very special surprise for everyone.    Police Chief Mike Luth advised both boards that he has presented a...
Groton Police Chief Mike Luth advised the Select Board of a parking situation on High Street, also known as Powder House Road, especially when there are services being conducted at the First Parish Church.    He said both he and the Fire chief were concerned and he had spoken with thr Rev. Elea...
by Connie Sartini      At the very end of the morning-long joint meeting between the Select Board and Finance Committee on Saturday, Jan. 26, Selectman Josh Degen raised the “Firefighter issue” regarding the recommendation of the majority of the Fire Department Task Force to add two additional full...
by Connie Sartini      During the “other Business” section of the Select Board agenda, member John Giger suggested that the Board discuss and determine the establishment of a plastic bag ban in Groton.  These would be the single use bags. He added that this could be a “potential bylaw.” He said...
By Connie Sartini      Groton Fire Department Task Force Chairman Peter Myette reminded the Select Board that at their meeting the previous week, four out of five committee members recommended that two additional full-time firefighter/EMTs be added to the Department.  At that meeting, the Select...
Cathy Dulaney, 2018 Chair of the Groton Cultural Council, has announced the award of 14 grants totaling $5,448 for cultural programs in Groton.     Groton Cultural Council is part of a network of 329 Local Cultural Councils serving all 351 cities and towns in the Commonwealth. The LCC Program is...
by Connie Sartini    Based on the direction from the Select Board and the Finance Committee to bring the Fiscal Year 2020 operating budget in at or under a 2.54 percent increase, Town Manager Mark Haddad presented his 2020 Operating Budget to the two boards.          His proposed budget actually...
by Connie Sartini      At Monday night’s Select Board meeting, Town Manager Mark Haddad addressed one of the items on the agenda, to discuss the local procurement process.     He explained that this is spelled out in Mass. General Law Chapter 30B and in Chapter 149. The most recent amendments to...
by Deborah Johnson    Groton Conservation Commission accepted a gift of approximately 24 acres from the late Hilda (Fitch) O’Hara at its meeting on January 8, 2019.  The gift was presented by Valerie Best and Curtis Best on behalf of their mother Jean (Fitch) Best, Mrs.  O’Hara’s niece and her...
 Auditor Suzanne Bump and Secretary of the Commonwealth Bill Galvin announced that Massachusetts cities and towns would be reimbursed $1.14 million for the costs of allowing early voting in the 2018 general election. The Town of Groton ‘s share is $1,922.42. Early voting begins ten business days...

Pages

Groton Herald

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 610, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
 

Office
161 Main Street, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
[above Main Street Café]
 

Telephone: 978-448-6061
 

Comment Here