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Although Groton Town Meeting voted to put a moratorium on the growth and sale of recreational marijuana, that moratorium will be up in June 2018, and already there is interest by at least one Groton resident, Aaron Green of Gratuity Road, to construct a facility for just this purpose. Green was...
NESSP Temple representative Neelkanth Mishra sent a request for a meeting with Selectman Chairman Josh Degen and Selectman Jack Petropoulos to discuss how the Temple could contribute to charities that would benefit the town. Petropoulos raised a concern to fellow Board members because Degen had...

One of several signs in nearby communities stoking ‘bull-mania’

Groton’s Animal Control officer, George Moore best summed up the tragicomic events leading to the shooting death of a 1,200 lb. bull escaped from a stockyard in Littleton last Tuesday. Moore said, “It was almost predictable. There were many factors involved in the animal’s demise.” But, ultimately...
The School Committee met in their “workshop” format August 16. The first topic on the agenda was a joint meeting with the Groton Finance Committee to discuss this year’s $1 million capital plan. As was the case a few weeks ago with Groton Selectmen, Chairman Marlena Gilbert floated the idea of...
Based on the suggestion from Selectman Becky Pine, Town Manager Mark Haddad adjusted his proposal for some workforce consolidation in the Town Hall and he termed her recommendation as a “win, win” for the town. Originally, Haddad had proposed combining a 20-hour Assistant Town Clerk position to be...
Selectmen voted unanimously to authorize Town Manager Haddad to advertise for a Request for Proposal (RFP) for architectural, engineering and design services for construction of a new Senior Center at its existing location in West Groton. The RFP was approved as a prelude to voter consideration of...
When the Planning Board issued a permit for the Groton Inn last year, plans for a standalone restaurant at the back of the Inn had not been finalized. Since then, both the restaurant building design and its marketing plan have been completed. Project principal John Amaral of Omni Properties and...
Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, accompanied by Bob Craig, a consultant for Municipal Resources Inc. of New Hampshire, presented an update to Selectmen detailing the progress of the Fire Department Strategic Plan to its mid-way point. Chief McCurdy said that the work to date was primarily...
Selectmen approved formation of a Prescott Oversight Committee, and Town Manager Mark Haddad outlined the proposed Letter of Intent for the Friends of Prescott for leasing Prescott School at the Monday night meeting. The Board voted to send a Letter of Intent to the Friends of Prescott regarding...

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