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by Nancy Cicco   As COVID-19 threatens millions of lives, a business incubator for biotechnology and medical device companies called M2D2 - a partnership between UMass Lowell and UMass Medical School - is on the front lines of battling the virus. Research by two startups at M2D2 hold...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad has recommended that the Select Board consider delaying action on some of the Spring Town Meeting Warrant Articles. He said he believed that only essential matters should be addressed at the Spring Town Meeting. He cited the uncertainty of town...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board Monday night that a failed roof drain at the Center in West Groton caused flooding in the new building.      Haddad said that he, the Insurance Adjuster, the contractor, DPW Director Tom Delaney and Building Inspector Bob...
Due to Peru’s nationwide lockdown to prevent spread of the Coronavirus, Groton’s Cyndi Labbe, a registered nurse, is stranded in the remote South American country, desperate to return to Groton but instead she is locked in place, unable to leave.      She said, “We're just not safe here and we...
by Connie Sartini   At the recommendation of Town Manager Mark Haddad, the Select Board voted unanimously to authorize boards and committees to meet and conduct public hearings using virtual meeting technology. Haddad will put the protocols in place that need to be used through Zoom, enabling...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad updated the Select Board on the recent decisions by the Groton Board of Health. Following last week’s joint meeting between the Select Board and the Board of Health, the Board of Health met on the two issues that were discussed and have declined to...
Jails, Prisons & Immigrant Detention Centers      “Immigrant detention centers are institutions that uniquely heighten the danger of disease transmission. Public health officials continue to advise that detention centers—as well as jails, prisons, and other similar facilities—must...

Market Basket is always busy but never more so than during the Coronavirus pandemic. The tight quarters and long checkout lines seen here are not condusive to the recommended "social distancing." People in other counties with coronavirus outbreaks cannot understand why we Americans are clearing out grocery store aisles, especially hoarding toilet paper. Photo by Steve Lieman.

 

 

by Connie Sartini   The Board of Health joined the televised virtual meeting with the Select Board on Monday night to discuss the state directive on non-essential businesses and how to address some specific issues in Groton. Town Manager Mark Haddad advised that the Board of Health has a lot...
by Connie Sartini   Per the Select Board’s request, Town Manager Mark Haddad reviewed the Town’s Union Contracts to address a total shut down or a partial shutdown of Town Services and how it will impact employee pay.      He advised, “Our contracts do not address this issue directly....
Once the Coronavirus pandemic has passed, Groton Electric Light Department [GELD] will offer ratepayers free, comprehensive home energy audits. Participating customers will receive detailed, reports thanks to new customer- focused audit software. The program is made available to GELD through...

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