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From Mark W. Haddad, town Manager       Due to a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases in the Town of Groton and in the abundance of caution, access to Town Hall will return to appointment only effective November 5, 2020. Town Hall will be closed to the public and only accessible by appointment....

The Mobil Station seeking a beer and wine license is situated on a curve at the corner of Rte 119 and Old Ayer Road, has limited parking, a pedestrain walkway passing across the front of the property, and there is high-density traffic during several hours each day. Traffic density is expected to increase when The Music Center at Indian Hill opens.

 

Action on application from Kamleshkumar M. Patel for a new Wine and Malt Off Premise Liquor license for Groton Express LLC at 6 Boston Road was delayed and the Public Hearing continued to next week’s Select Board’s virtual meeting. Patel told the Board that he would be a “new dealer at the...
by Connie Sartini   The Select Board and Board of Health voted unanimously to appoint Michelle Collette to replace the retiring Dr. Susan Horowitz, a long-serving and highly respected member of the Board. (See proclamation on Page Three.) Collette has served Groton in many capacities,...
On Monday, November 2, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karen Polito released a detailed list of orders that are “targeted measures to disrupt the increasing trend of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.” All orders and advisories will be effective Friday, November 6 at 12:01 a.m...
by Connie Sartini   Residents received what to many of them was an unexpected surprise in the mail this week for a Stormwater Utility bill dated Oct 21, 2020.      However, there should be no surprise as voters approved the investigation of the State and Federal mandated program and the...
by Connie Sartini   The Select Board and the Finance Committee held a virtual joint session on Monday night to develop FY2022 Budget guidance for the Town Manager.      To assist, Town Manager Mark Haddad provided the meeting with the following overview of financial data to use in their...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that the recently appointed Diversity Task Force (DTF) has been reviewing the Charge of the Committee over their last several meetings. Based on their work flow and direction, they are proposing to amend the Charge as...
Select Board member Becky Pine announced that the Affordable Housing Trust would be conducting a Site Walk Saturday, October 31 at 10 a.m. at the Surrenden Farm site that is owned by the town, on the border with Ayer. This is property that was identified as a possible site for housing and/or...
Town Manager Mark Haddad advised that the Prescott School Sprinkler System Project is essentially complete, and officials are going through the punch list to ensure that everything that was planned for the project was done.
by Robert Stewart   Early voting in the Presidential Election is currently underway in Massachusetts, and in Groton Town Clerk Michael Bouchard noted that early indicators point to a heavy voter turnout that could set a record for voter participation in any election recorded in Groton. Early...

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