No subscription needed for Obituaries and Public Notices

News

Family Dollar Store Coming To Groton?    Groton Social Media sites are a-buzz with rumors that a Family Dollar store is coming to Shaw’s Plaza. By press time, Family Dollar’s corporate office had not confirmed the rumor, however Land Use Director Takashi Tada said he had received  a request for...
by Connie Sartini   Superintendent of Schools Dr. Laura Chesson and Groton Dunstable Regional School Committee member Ryan McLane of Dunstable met with the Select Board Monday night to provide clarification on the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) Reimbursement Parameters, based on the...
 With employers expecting to hire 16.6 percent more graduates from the Class of 2019 than in the previous year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Jobs, ranking Massachusetts first.    WalletHub compared all 50 states across 33 key...
by Mary Swansburg    On Sunday, June 9, the time-honored Groton Greenway River Festival will be held at the Petapawag boat launch. According to conservation activist Marion Stoddart, the River Festival began in 1997 as an event to give locals the opportunity to get out in canoes on the Nashua River...
by Russell Harris,       When the flooding at Olivia Way first reached a crest last November, it looked grim. At times, flooding was so bad residents could not reach their homes by car, instead they had to park and wade in knee-deep water across a cul-de-sac transformed into an icy lake in their...
by Bob Katzen,      By a vote of 38-2 the Massachusetts Senate - with Groton’s Senator Ed Kennedy voting in the affirmative - approved an amendment that would raise the existing surcharge on most Registry of Deeds real estate transaction fees by $30 (from $20 to $50). This money helps to fund the...
Massachusetts Legislature is considering repealing punitive student loan legislation, approving civics education funding, and protecting non-profits from terrorist attacks and hate crimes.   Punitive Student Loan Legislation Could Be Repealed A bill before the Judiciary Committee would repeal a...

John Reilly, at left, celeberates his election to Select Board

by Robert Stewart,      Newcomer John Reilly topped a field of four candidates to win a three-year term on the Select Board in the only contested race at town elections this year. Reilly will replace member Barry Pease who did not run for reelection as he has moved out of town.    Select Board...
by Connie Sartini,      Select Board Vice Chairman Alison Manugian announced that the investigation into a complaint lodged by Jenifer Evans against Town Manager Mark Haddad is now complete. At the Select Board’s Wednesday, May 15 meeting, Manugian read the issues cited in the Evans’s complaint,...
by Connie Sartini,     Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that if the Board wants to make any changes in Town Counsel, he would need time to put out a Request for Proposal (RFP).     He reviewed the legal budget to date - noting the town spent $117,000 through April, with $36,000 for...

Pages

Groton Herald

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 610, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
 

Office
161 Main Street, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
[above Main Street Café]
 

Telephone: 978-448-6061
 

Comment Here