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  Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Board of Selectmen that the sub bids for the Groton Senior Center came in within 7 percent of their estimate at $2,175,000, and that based on this he is estimating that the total construction cost for the new Senior Center will be between $4.5M and $4.8M.  He...
 The 19-member Committee on Public Safety has recommended passage of Massachusetts House Bill 3610, a bill that would authorize courts to prevent people from owning guns if they are deemed an extreme risk. The proposal gained momentum following February’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida.    It...
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Office of the Attorney General has ruled that the Groton Board of Selectmen is guilty of violating the Open Meeting Law on two occasions – the first on October 10, 2017 and the second on October 23, 2017 when they entered into Executive Session to discuss...
 With the announcement that the town has received a quote of $18,000 for the engineering study for the Prescott School, Town Manager Mark Haddad told the Board that his aim was to have a report from the engineer before Spring Town Meeting.  He recommended that the funds to pay for the study come...
The Board of Selectmen agreed to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for providing legal services to the Town of Groton. Currently the provider for these services has been Kopelman and Paige. The last time the town put out an RFP for legal services, there were four responses, and of them, K&P...
Following Monday night’s Board of Selectmen Executive Session to discuss collective bargaining, Town Manager Mark Haddad announced that the listed agenda item to ratify the agreement between the Town of Groton and AFSCME that represents the town’s department heads was now off the Monday night...
Representative Shelia Harrington has sponsored a bill designating the Fort Devens Museum as the official veterans’ and military museum of the Commonwealth. House No. 3370, is now before the House’s Third Reading Committee, Harrington said. Once passed by this committee, a vote on the bill in both...
  In a surprise move, Selectman Jack Petropoulos did not return nomination papers to the Town Clerk by Tuesday’s deadline, thus removing himself as a candidate for a seat on the Board and leaving long-time Planning Board member John Giger uncontested for the open seat on the town’s executive board...
The Board of Selectmen entered into an Executive Session on Monday evening to consider a request from Town Manager Mark Haddad to ratify a collective bargaining agreement between the Town of Groton and the AFSCME (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees) union that represents...
*/ Groton is among many communities across the Commonwealth that most likely have requests from Religious organizations for grants for Community Preservation Committee funds to help with repairs to their historic buildings.     Some of these churches, like this one in Groton, started their lives...

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