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Gov. Baker vetoed legislation directing the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to design and implement a temporary pilot program to test the technological feasibility of charging toll rates that differ depending on the time of day, with the goal of relieving congestion for motorists.    ...
 Article #2 of Special Town Meeting Warrant: Amend the Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget.]   The Select Board voted unanimously to support addition of two, full-time firefighters to the Groton Fire Department that will be on the Fall Town Meeting warrant for voter approval.    Selectman Josh Degen...
Several Department of public works buildings on Cow Pond Road do not meet code and need replacement while others need renovation, according to architect Greg Yenchenko, who was hired by the town to review the buildings and make recommendations. Based on these findings, voters at Fall Town Meeting...
 Boston Road resident Kevin Lindemer is asking voters in Article 10 on the Fall Town Meeeting warrant to approve extension of the Center Sewer District to include his property at 227 Boston Road. The sewer extension would begin at Johnson’s and end at the 227 Boston Road site and the cost would be...
 The $400,000 Indian Hill Music Building Permit did not include a sheet metal permit according to Town Manager Mark Haddad who advised the Select Board that an issue arose regarding whether or not this was part of the Building Permit fee negotiated last fall.  Haddad stressed “This is a separate...
In a press release from Arlington Police Department, Poice Chief Frederick Ryan reports that Arlington Police have identified two suspects in connection with two robberies of Winchester Savings Bank on Medford Street, which was struck twice, on Tuesday, August 14 and again on Tuesday, Sept. 11.   ...
Selectman Josh Degen, a member of the Select Board, stepped down as an elected official and spoke to the Board as a private citizen regarding the Fitch Bridge emergency repair project during the public comment period at the start of Monday night’s meeting.     “My firm, Earthscape, was invited by...

Map showing locus of assault-rifle gunfire with approximate distances to nearby homes in Floyd Hill Road/Martins Pond Road neigborhood.

 Rapid fire from assault type firearms smashed the quiet, beautiful, September 16 Sunday afternoon for residents of Martins Pond Road, Floyd Hill Road, Star House Lane and beyond. For more than two hours, these high-powered weapons were fired into a stump, directly in a firing line of many...
Thursday night Groton Fire Department sent Ambulance 2, manned by Firefighter/EMTs Chase Lundgren and Chris Fischer, to Lawrence to support regional local fire departments responding to widespread fires caused by natural gas explosions.      On Saturday, Groton Fire deployed Engine 1 [shown here...
Neighbors from Champney St. and Main St. were present at the Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing to listen to the proposal from H&G (Haffner) of Lawrence requesting a special permit to operate a retail operation including the sale of gasoline in a Village Center Business zone. This is...

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