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by Connie Sartini   Groton’s Principal Assessor Jonathan Greeno updated the Select Board on the several vehicles available for eligible residents to apply for an exemption to reduce their property taxes. Greeno stressed that an applicant for any one of these exemptions can receive only one,...
Municipal fire departments across Massachusetts will receive nearly $2 million in grants to fund fire safety programs geared toward children and older adults, the Baker-Polito Administration announced. Of this, Groton Fire Department will receive $3,965 for child-focused programs and $2,348 for...
Attorney General Maura Healey is joining a lawsuit opposing the Trump Administration’s proposed restrictions on the re-ceipt of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The proposed restrictions would take away food assistance from nearly 700,000 Americans.      Attonery Genral Healey...
by Connie Sartini   The Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires the town to develop a storm water management system that reduces the discharge of pollutants into the stormwater drainage system and waterways. The town is required to be in full compliance with the National...
by Connie Sartini   On Monday, January 27, the Select Board will hold their first discussion on continuing with the Community Preservation Act. Also, on Monday, March 9, the Board will continue its discussion on Groton’s participation in the Community Preservation Program. The Select Board...
by Russell Harris   The Community Preservation Committee reviewed the Affordable Housing Trust’s non-response to the CPC’s oral request for information and documents related to the loss of $400,000 of taxpayer money on the Boynton Meadows project.      CPC Member Bruce Easom said, “I was...
by Connie Sartini   The Select Board voted to amend policy for the Committee Vacancy Appointment that will now require the Select Board to schedule interviews with candidates who have indicated interest in the appointment should the Board decide not to accept the recommendation from a...
The state Cannabis Policy Committee will hold a hearing on January 28 at 1 p.m. in Room 437 at the Statehouse on a proposal that would prohibit the use of billboards for the advertising, marketing or branding of marijuana or marijuana products.      “Under current state law, delicious-looking...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that Building Commissioner Ed Cataldo intends to retire in September 2020. Filling this position is a top priority, Haddad said, adding, “I want to be sure that we get the best possible candidate.”      Watching vacancies...
Many have wondered when renovation would begin to transform the former Donelan’s market building into Kilbourn Place. On January 8 Gus Widmayer released a statement explaining the delay and plans for an architectural re-design of the building, while also reaffirming his commitment to provide...

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