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by Russell Harris,      Chris Pryor, Director for Stewardship for the New England Forestry Foundation, along with Groton Police Chief Michael Luth appeared before the Select Board to request that the town limit parking near the entrance to Groton Place, a property on Long Hill Road in West Groton,...

Aerial view of MIT Haystack Observatory, a discreet and shy presence in the area, has burst into internationl public recognition with the first image of a black hole.

by Russell Harris    MIT Lincoln Labs and Haystack Observatory - just across the far eastern border of the town in Westford - has been a discreet, shy and private presence in Groton since its founding in the 1950s.With almost 130 forested acres in Groton buffering Haystack Observatory from public...
by Connie Sartini    Spring Town Meeting Warrant Article #14 requesting voters to approve $77,000 in operational funding for the Prescott School was supported by three of the Select Board members. Members Barry Pease, John Giger and Becky Pine voted to support the request, while Alison Manugian was...
by Nancy Cicco     A UMass Lowell expert on mercury is studying how much of the toxic substance accumulates in forests with an eye toward reducing the dangerous pollutant worldwide.    Understanding the presence and causes of mercury in the environment is critically important because the toxic...
by Connie Sartini     Discussion of whether to inlcude  an initiative petition article for a ticket tax on the Spring Town Meeting warrant was finally concluded on a split vote of the Select Board with two yes votes to keep it on the warrant from Selectman Josh Degen and Alison Manugian, two no...
by Connie Sartini,     The Select Board will make their recommendation at Spring Town Meeting on support of Article #26, which is a Citizen’s Petition to use conservation land abutting homes on Olivia Way for drainage problems resulting from serious flooding of the street and houses.    The...
 On Monday April 1 at approximately 4:30 p.m. the Groton Fire Department was called for a possible illegal burning complaint on Orchard Dr. On arrival in the area an individual pointed Chief McCurdy to the former Brooks Orchard area. On arrival at the Orchard a large area of grass was discovered to...
by Connie Sartini      Chairman of the Select Board Barry Pease advised his colleagues that he had completed his Summary Evaluation for Town Manager Mark Haddad and sent it to the board members for their review.    A Summary Evaluation is prepared by the Select Board Chairman and is a summary of...
by Connie Sartini      The Groton Select Board received a letter from the Friends of Prescott requesting formation of a Project Development Committee to work on implementing the Prescott School building plan that was approved by the Select Board on March 25. The letter states that “such a committee...
by Connie Sartini     Community Preservation Committee Chairman Carolyn Perkins presented the recommendations of her Committee to the Select Board highlighting that the state match will be 11 percent this year. She advised that there is an effort by Governor Charlie Baker to raise the fees for...

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