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Fire Union Agreement Ratified The Select Board voted unanimously to ratify the Fire Union agreement, which as other union contracts, agreed to no salary raise for Fy2022, receive a 1.5 percent cash payment and a COVID stipend for hazardous work with a one- time payment of $500. Finance...
by Connie Sartini   Frank McPartlan of Dillis and Roy Engineering presented a proposal to the Select Board at Monday night’s virtual meeting from Groton resident Kevin Lindemer regarding an already- approved sewer connection to his property on Boston Road.      McPartlan advised that...
by Connie Sartini   At the Feb. 8, 2021 Select Board meeting, Selectman Josh Degen advised the Board that he would not support the application from the Affordable Housing Trust to secure $150,000 of Community Preservation funds for the purpose of conducting site assessments of various town-...
Groton Police Chief Michael Luth reported that on February 22, 2021, during a stolen property investigation, two Groton Police Officers were assaulted.      The officers were at Shaw’s Supermarket conducting a follow up investigation. One officer acting in a plainclothes capacity interacted...
After the Select Board voted to reject the application for an all alcohol license for the Clover Farms building in West Groton square on Friday February 12 , Town Manager Mark Haddad drafted a detailed explanation for the decision to reject the application. At that point, the applicant had five...
$10m To Expand Electric Vehicle Rebate Program To Include Trucks The Baker administration announced an expansion of the state’s electric vehicle rebate program to include trucks. Medium and heavy-duty truck purchases made on or after February 16, 2021, will now be eligible to receive rebates...

Several Groton residents have traveled to Gillette Stadium in Foxboro to get vaccinated. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

by Russell Harris   When planning the Commonwealth's Covid-19 vaccination rollout, the Baker administration neglected our area, an area that includes a wide swath of the state stretching along the Route 2 corridor, covering large sections of northern Worcester County, towns to the north and...
by Connie Sartini   State Representative Sheila Harrington addressed the Groton Dunstable Regional School Committee to discuss the status of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. She said, “We don’t have any vaccination sites around here and any that had vaccines went to first responders and...
by Connie Sartini   President and CEO of the of the Nashoba Valley Chamber of Commerce Melissa Fetterhoff is urging Gov. Baker to address the serious lack of Covid-19 vaccination sites in the Nashoba Valley region.      Currently there are NO Covid-19 vaccination sites that have doses for...
by Michael P. Norton   Vaccinators in Massachusetts spent the past few days moving the supply of COVID-19 vaccine that's here into people's arms, driving up the percentage of total doses shipped that have been administered. The state Department of Public Health on Monday afternoon reported...

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