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 The Select Board approved the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the lease of Prescott School. At an earlier Select Board meeting, two members also wanted to ensure that the RFP listed the building as a lease only and not to sell or lease.   There could still be proposals from the leasee for Community...
There is one thing you can say about many Grotonians: They love to walk. As soon as the bad weather breaks, even a little, they are out walking, running and cycling. They stride confidently around the Center, and amble along country roads. On especially nice days, you may even experience minor...
The Select Board voted 5 to 1 (Josh Degen) to establish a Groton Fire Department Task Force consisting of five citizens along with Town Manager Mark Haddad and Fire Chief Steele McCurdy. The charge for the committee will be to determine the need for a full-time, 24/7 Fire Department.  They will...
 Town Manager Mark Haddad said that a recent meeting with Groton’s Building Inspector, the evaluating Structural Engineer, Friends of Prescott Vice President Bruce Easom and himself was “the most productive meeting on Prescott. We went through everything in great detail. They basically determined...
Karim Zadaki, owner of a property at 401 Nashua Road, has withdrawn all plans to convert a barn on his property to a “Custom Slaughter House.” He notified the Groton Board of Health, the Groton Land Use Department and Ira Grossman of Nashoba Associated Boards of Health of his decision.      Mr....
Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that the original plan to use the existing Senior Center Building for Fire Department Training by burning the structure to make way for the new building, has been changed due to concerns from a neighbor regarding the effect on ground water and air...

Chief Donald L. Palma, Jr.

-Photo by Russell Harris.

On his last day as Chief of the Groton Police Department, Donald L. Palma, Jr. lead the department in the Memorial Day Parade. Here the Chief salutes the war dead during sacred ceremonies at the mound. After Memorial Day Parade, The Police and Fire Departments returned to the Police Station for an...

Minutemen reenactors, present & future, salute all  veterans who gave their lives in America's wars. Photo by Russell Harris

Another memorable Memorial Day was celebrated in Groton. See inside for more photos of a beautiful tradition in the town. Special thanks are due to the members of Laurence W. Gay Post 55 of the American Legion, and Bob Johnson, Parade Adjutant for the past 20 years, for sponsoring and organizing...
After many years of debate and multiple rejections at both Town Meeting and a rejection last year at the ballot box, Groton voters approved construction of a new Senior Center in West Groton in a squeaker - by only 23 votes, or just 1.5 percent of votes cast. Voters in Precinct 2, an area roughly...
 Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board, that he, the engineering firm that evaluated the Prescott School, Friends of Prescott members Bruce Easom and Halsey Platt, Building Inspector Ed Cataldo and Board members Jack Petropoulos and Becky Pine met to “review the scope of work by the...

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