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Approximate site for ‘All Are Welcome’ stone at Rte. 119 Gateway to Groton.

NESSP Temple representative Neelkanth Mishra told Selectmen Monday night that the Temple would like to welcome people by sponsoring one of Groton's new “All Are Welcome” stones. He presented the Board with a check for $450 toward this town-wide project. Selectman Jack Petropoulos advised him that...
Selectmen voted 4 to 1 (Petropoulos) to hire clerical assistants for the Finance Committee, Conservation Commission and the Planning Board to take minutes of the meetings and write them up for the sum of an estimated $8,100 per year through the end of this fiscal year. It was recommended for other...
Neighbors of the NESSP Temple at the Groton/Littleton line continue to have serious noise problems with the ongoing construction of the largest Hindu Temple in North America to the point that they say it is affecting the quality of their lives, - physically and mentally - and their homes, most...
Planning Board member Russ Burke suggested to his colleagues that they create a Master Plan Implementation Committee to look at all facets of the town’s Master Plan and review what has been accomplished. This comes at the mid-point of the shelf life of the Master Plan that is generally updated...
The Board of Selectmen voted to open the Fall Town Meeting warrant, for a meeting that will be held on October 23, 2017. Any articles for action at this meeting, whether submitted by Boards of Departments or by citizens must be received by 4 p.m. on August 31, 2017 Complete Streets Grant Town...
After weeks of talks and missed deadlines, legislators in Massachusetts have reached an agreement on legislation that will make changes to Question 4, the law to regulate marijuana for adults that was approved by voters in November 2016. The compromise bill’s most significant changes relate to...
In his June 8 letter to Town Manager Mark Haddad, Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy announced that the Groton Fire Department is engaged in a wide-ranging process to develop a strategic plan ‘to further strengthen call and career staffing over a period of time.’ Municipal Resources Inc. of Meredith...
Selectmen and the Groton Affordable Housing Trust met June 29 at 7 a.m. with Project Principal Robert D. France and his attorney John. J. Davis to discuss the loss of the town’s $400,000 investment in the Boynton Meadows Housing project at 134 Main Street. At the opening of the meeting, Boynton...
Like getting back first and last month’s security deposit on a rental apartment, Groton Electric Light Department will be receiving $408,000 held in escrow for almost 20 years while they were paying off their share of bonds for the Seabrook 6 project. On August 20, GELD will receive these funds...
At their June 26 meeting Groton Selectmen voted to re-appoint all members of the Economic Development Committee to one-year terms at the suggestion of Selectman Becky Pine. Alison Manugian was appointed to be Selectmen’s representative to the EDC. Selectmen and the committee are scheduled to meet...

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