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Monday, September 16 Groton Fire Department began to staff the Headquarters Station 24 hours per day to provide service to Groton residents. The addition of staff voted on at the spring town meeting allowed the department to provide a minimum of two Firefighter/EMTs on duty in the station 24...
Ed note: The following story was prepared from press releases and other news stories. It is not original Groton Herald reporting. However, the background and basic facts were confirmed by the Groton Herald by employees of NVMC.   The registered nurses at Steward’s Nashoba Valley Medical...
by Connie Sartini   Groton Finance Committee Chairman Bud Robertson delivered unequivocal feedback to the Select Board that the Finance Committee is unanimously opposed to the Select Board’s proposed “Major Initiative Planning Committee” charge that would create overlap and redundancy with...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad presented the Select Board with the first draft of the 2019 Fall Town Meeting warrant containing 18 articles for voter action at the October 21, 2019 meeting. Most of the articles are the traditional fall items that need approvals including...
by Connie Sartini   Residents of the Martin’s Pond Road and Chestnut Hill area told the Board of Health Tuesday night that their neighborhood has been overwhelmed with the odor of human feces during the last six weeks as a result of fertilizer containing human waste that was dumped into piles...
Professor Sal A. Mander answers questions about Wetlands   Do you need to file with the Conservation Commission before starting your dream project? Here are common questions we get at the Conservation Commission office and their answers.   If you are planning a new well, septic system...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Roll Call A Legislative Initiative to buy drugs from Canada (H 1972):       Legislation that would allow Massachusetts residents to purchase drugs from Canada will have a hearing in front of the Public Health Committee on September 9th between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. in...
by Russell Harris   At their August 8 meeting, Planning Board Chairman Russell Burke seemed to accept the opinion of the Land Use Committee and the Building Inspector that Kilbourn Place - former site of Donelan’s grocery store - should be reviewed by the Planning Board under a less...
by Russell Harris   At the August 22 Planning Board Meeting, Chairman Russell Burke announced that recently-elected member Gus Widmayer had resigned. Besides having served as an elected member of the Planning Board, Mr. Widmayer is owner and developer of the former Donelan’s Market property...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad announced that the Town of Groton and the Groton Fire Fighters IAFF Local 4879 have come to agreement on the Firefighters’ contract and the Select Board approved it unanimously Monday night.      There are two provisions in the agreement: one is...

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