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by Connie Sartini   Groton’s Principal Assessor Megan Foster updated the Select Board on the available Real Estate Tax Exemptions for Groton residents. She described each of the sections and discussed the qualifications and limits for each one. Applications for exemptions must be filed each...
Legislators have filed 6,587 bills for consideration in the 2021-2022 session. Representatives have filed 4,096 while senators have filed 2,491.      Here Are Some Of The Proposals: • Assault On Police Officers (HD 4038) – Sponsored by Rep. David DeCoste (R-Norwell). Makes any assault on a...
Editor’s Note: The Groton Conservation Commission’s program of land preservation is one of many characteristics that distinguishes Groton from other towns. It is an example of how a bold program based on good planning and solid execution can serve the public good.   by Robert Stewart...

Raquel Majeski, Chair of DTF

 

by Russell Harris   On March 4, the Diversity Task Force [DTF] voted unanimously to host a Housing Summit, a community forum bringing together various government committees and other stakeholders to discuss housing in Groton.      Raquel Majeski, Chair of the DTF, said the Diversity Task...
The Groton Select Board unanimously voted to ratify a new three-year contract for Groton Police Chief Michael Luth. Following negotiations, Town Manager Mark Haddad announced the terms of the contract, whereby Chief Luth agreed to a one-year salary freeze, a 1.5 percent cash payment, and one week...
by Connie Sartini   Groton Executive Assistant Dawn Dunbar presented a Proposed Sticker and Bag Fee increase at the Select Board’s Public Hearing meeting on Monday night. Dunbar said that the analysis of fees was “part of the FY22 Budget Process as a way to close the gap between the Transfer...
Groton Police Chief Michael Luth is alerting local businesses and residents to an incident that occurred on Thursday, March 4 at Craven’s Package Store on Boston Road.      At around 8:20 p.m. two males made a significant purchase at the store with credit cards that later came back as stolen....
by Connie Sartini   At the Select Board virtual meeting on Monday night, Board member Becky Pine addressed comments made by colleague Josh Degen at an earlier Select Board meeting regarding his stated lack of support for the Affordable Housing Trust (AHT) application to the Community...
by Connie Sartini   On Monday evening, Town Manager Mark Haddad reviewed with the Select Board the 35 warrant articles slated for action on the May 1, 2021 Spring Town Meeting. A Public Hearing on the articles is scheduled for Monday, March 15. He said that one of the articles slated for...
• Groton Man Suffers Damage to Spinal Cord After Experiencing COVID-Like Symptoms; In a Matter of Hours an Otherwise Healthy Man Declines Into a Paralytic State. • Community Wide Effort to Support Family and Hospital Costs Surpasses $100,000   by Robert Stewart        In a terrible and...

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