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By Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad, Groton Water Department Superintendent Thomas Orcutt and Water Commissioner Chairman Jim McCaffrey met with Mass DEP on September 26 to present the Water Department’s proposed Manganese Compliance Plan, recommended by the Water Department...
Beautiful aerial view of the new Senior Center on an early fall morning. A formal dedication ceremony of the new Senior Center is scheduled for Saturday, November 2 at 1 p.m. followed at 2-4 p.m. with an open house. Seaing is limited for the dedication, so please call to sign up.      The Council...
by Robert Stewart   The Massachusetts Nurses Association announced last week that they have reached a tentative labor agreement with Registered nurses at Steward Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer.      The tentative agreement was reached after several days of intense negotiations and...

Deb Busser has substantial experience in the mutual fund industry having worked for Massachusetts Financial Services and Fidelity Investments

 

by Robert Stewart   Incumbent State Representative Sheila Harrington who represents Groton in the First Middlesex District will face a challenge in her expected bid to seek reelection to a sixth term. Harrington, a Republican from Groton, will face her most serious challenge as Deb Busser, a...

Groton Public Library Director Vanessa Abraham, and friend

by Mary Swansburg   When she graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a Bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology, Vanessa Abraham saw herself following in the footsteps of women like Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey. However, as she began to look into her career in wildlife...
by Connie Sartini   Over the past several months Groton has been the target of two serious incidents of hate, exhibited by the swastikas and vulgar anti-police scrawling’s left atop Gibbet Hill at the Fire Tower, and this past week by an anti-female flyer using a religious slur that was left...
by Connie Sartini   Clearly frustrated by the lack of progress in finalizing approval by the Legislature of the Town of Groton’s updated Charter, the Select Board has asked Town Manager Mark Haddad to invite State Representative Shelia Harrington to come to a Board meeting and explain what...
by Connie Sartini   Groton Select Board unanimously adopted a charge for the formation of a Capital Planning Committee that would study the requirements and needs for capital expenditures for all town-owned buildings, playing fields and courts, recreation structures, large equipment, vehicles...
by Connie Sartini   Select Board member John Giger laid out a proposal to his colleagues for the distribution of the “preparation information packets” that the Select Board receives on Fridays containing the materials to be discussed at their Monday night meetings. The goal is to have the...
by Connie Sartini   Water Superintendent Tom Orcutt, representing the Water Commissioners, told the Select Board and Finance Committee that the Commissioners have placed an article on the Fall Town Meeting Warrant requesting approval for a transfer of funds within the Water Enterprise fund...

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