No subscription needed for Obituaries and Public Notices

News

by Connie Sartini      Following many months of discussion, a 4-1 vote from the Fire Department Task Force, the support of four of the five Select Board members, and a strong show of citizen support at the only public outreach forum to discuss the matter, the addition of two, new, full-time...
by Connie Sartini      The historic Prescott School faces the loss of insurance coverage unless there is emergency repair work done to the building’s electrical panel. DPW Director Tom Delaney told the Select Board that the latest numbers for the repair work came in at “under $10,000” to fix the...
By Connie Sartini    Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that that the current FY2020 budget has been impacted by an increase of $278,000 from the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee and from the proposal for the addition of two Firefighter/EMTs. He added that there is a...
         [Ed. Note: The full report of the Fire Department Task Force is available at grotonherald.com]   by Connie Sartini        Three members of the Fire Department Task Force - Chairman Peter Myette, John Kane and Ryan Monat, met with the Select Board to discuss their final report on the hiring...

Evidence Photo courtesy Littleton Police Department

Littleton Press Release Littleton Chief of Police Matthew Pinard and Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan have announced that Elizabeth Gapinski, 30, of Groton, was arraigned on March 4 in Ayer District Court and charged with trafficking over 36 grams of heroin.    Judge Margaret Guzman set bail...
A fire Monday morning in this home at 244 Nashua Road left the structure uninhabitable, according to Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy. Calls for the fire came in at around 11:09 a.m. with emergency personnel arriving about five minutes later. There were no injuries.     Chief McCurdy said there...

Photo of Senior Center taken morning of Friday February 23 showing construction progress. The light material on the exterrior is the Vapor Barrier.

by Russell Harris            [Ed. Note: An earlier version of this story appeared in both the print and online edition of this week's Groton Herald. Thanks to architect Gregg Yanchenko, we have been able to add an additional level of detail to this version, which replaces the former version.]   ...
by Connie Sartini      Broadmeadow Road, one of the historic byways in the center of town, is well-known for its capacity for flooding, oftentimes resulting in the closure of the road. The road bisects the Broadmeadow swamp and the water from the swamp drains under Old Ayer Road into James Brook....
by Connie Sartini & Russell Harris       Because Groton has become a secure, wealthy community, there are incentives to seek special permits and variances from the ZBA [Zoning Board of Appeals] for derelict, non-conforming or abandoned properties. Since granting legal status as a building lot...
by Connie Sartini      In late September, residents of the Martins Pond Road/Floyd Hill Road/Star House Lane area were shocked, when a quiet Sunday afternoon turned into the rapid firing of high-powered weapons from a residence in their neighborhood that lasted for over two hours.    In some cases...

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