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Based on a change in the first Request for Proposal (RFP) for Prescott School, a new RFP must be issued by the town for the use of the historic building. The responsible operator of the facility has to be identified and with the proposed change for the town to cover some of the expenses of the...
Groton History Center recently announced that Indian Hill Music Center had offered them two early-American J.D. Poor murals from the Dr. Oliver Prescott Jr. house at 170 Old Ayer Road. Indian Hill Music Center acquired the historic Prescott house as part of the 110-acre land acquisition for their...
Board of Selectman Chairman Josh Degen asked his colleagues for support to send a formal letter to the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee regarding the MSBA process and the volume of information that needs to be assessed prior to a Spring Town warrant article where the school department is...
Following a public hearing, the Board of Selectmen voted to grant two liquor licenses to the Groton Country Club, one for the pub and one for the function hall, to a three-member LLC group that also operates the Great Road Kitchen at The Point in Littleton.    One license is for the snack bar,...
 In a surprise move Chief of Police Donald L. Palma, Jr. announced his retirement from his job on Feb. 13. In a letter submitted to Town Clerk Mike Bouchard and addressed to Town Manager Mark Haddad, Chief Palma wrote that the time had come for him to retire effective May 28, 2018.    The full text...

Despite possible roadblocks, Friends of Prescott waste no time getting down to work. Diane Hewitt (left) and Mary Jennings joined the Friends and other volunteers last week to do some cleaning, painting and repairs at Prescott School in preparation for spring classes which begin in March. To register online, visit www.prescottscc.com. Photo by Connie Sartini

*/ Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Board of Selectmen that a recent determination on the use of the historic Prescott School building found that it is limited to only educational programs, and thus the Friends of Prescott will not have time to meet the maintenance and operating costs for the...
 Public Safety departments’ requests for additional personnel has been pulled from the Spring Town Meeting warrant following a 4 (Pine, Petropoulos, Degen, Pease) to 1 (Manugian) vote at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting Monday night.    The article was seeking $766,373 for five firefighter/EMTs,...
*/  Board of Selectmen indicated unanimous support to change the name of the Board of Selectmen to the Select Board for a more gender-neutral moniker. The question remains, however, is there a way to do this without holding up the updated Charter that is currently pending approval from the...
Department of Public Works Director Tom Delaney advised the Board of Selectmen that the existing DPW garage does not need to be replaced but rather that it needs more heated space to be added to the metal structure along with a locker room, lunch room and some sleeping areas. Right now, he said,...
 The long-awaited review of negotiations between the Friends of Prescott and the Town of Groton for the lease of the historic Prescott School is coming to a close with the Attorney for the Friends and Town Officials coming to agreement on the use of the building thus allowing the community programs...

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