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 Brian Lagasse, landowner, and Richard Roper, developer along with Stephen Mullaney and Mika Lassila of S.J. Mullaney Engineering are making the rounds of town committees and boards to listen to ideas, suggestions and observations before starting the formal approval process for building a two-phase...
*/   The urgent request from Fire Chief Steele McCurdy to add two new firefighters to the Groton Fire Department received the full support of the three Select Board members present at Monday night’s Board meeting. Members Alison Manugian, Becky Pine, and John Giger all voted to support this effort...
 Following months of discussions regarding waiving fees caused by the uproar that resulted from the Select Board’s decision to waive a substantial amount of the Indian Hill Music Building Permit Fee – by close to $500,000 – and the subsequent ruling by the Attorney General’s Office that this was...
 The Bank of America branch at 167 Main Street on the corner of Station Avenue and Main Street, directly opposite town hall and next to Citizens Bank, is closing on November 27, 2018, the company announced.    As of press time, efforts to reach the company by the Groton Herald and town officials to...
The Nashua River Watershed Association has raised serious concerns about a proposed construction fill dump-site in Pepperell, and has asked the state to reject the proposal.    On August 14, 3018, the Nashua River Watershed Association (NRWA) wrote to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental...
On  August 16, 2018 at 6:11 p.m., Groton Police and Fire personnel responded to a report of a single motorcycle crash with injuries on Farmers Row near Culver Rd.  Responders found a 51-year-old Leominster man injured from the crash. Initial investigation by Detective Mike Lynn, indicated that the...
A very split Select Board ultimately made a final decision on hiring new Town Counsel, but not without members stating strong positions and opposition on each of the three firms that responded to the town’s Request for Proposal (RPF).    At the July 30 meeting, the Select Board held a lengthy...
 The Groton Select Board voted to award the successful RFP bid for Prescott School to the Friends of Prescott. Town Manager Mark Haddad advised that the bid received a score of “highly advantageous on 6 of the 7 criteria”. The bid did not include the costs for the exterior maintenance of the...

"Spirit Rock" at High School expresses students love for and thanks to for custodians as their work making the school a better place.

Earlier this year the School Committee voted to outsource the custodial services for their buildings to an outside contractor to save money. This move was made after a third party audit of administrative services suggested that the district could reduce costs by outsourcing a number of services,...
Littleton Police Chief Matthew J. Pinard reports that Littleton Police arrested two women August 8, charging them with selling drugs.  Katherine Shipton, age 40, of Shirley, was charged with trafficking in cocaine and failure to stop for police and Dawn Flynn, age 47, of Ayer, was charged with...

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