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From May 1st to May 31st, the Groton Police Dept. handled 60 calls for service, investigated 18 incidents, and made 1 arrest. Incidents included child neglect, harassment, criminal threatening, criminal mischief, domestic assault and other offenses. A 23-year-old male was arrested for domestic...
Following lengthy discussion of the “All Are Welcome” stones that were approved at Spring Town Meeting, Selectmen voted unanimously to move forward with the “All Are Welcome” stones –that will be placed at eight locations on roads entering Groton. The article for the stones was passed by 140 yes to...
Following last week’s meeting, the Board of Selectmen asked Town Manager Mark Haddad to put together a list of areas where fees have been waived to the benefit of town employees. This request was the result of an issue raised by a resident who claimed that children of town employees pay half...
Friends of Prescott along with the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District will begin negotiations with the Town of Groton to lease separate space in the historic Prescott School for the next two years. This action follows a long-awaited decision by the Board of Selectmen on a Request for...
Friends of Prescott along with the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District will begin negotiations with the Town of Groton to lease separate space in the historic Prescott School for the next two years. This action follows a long-awaited decision by the Board of Selectmen on a Request for...
Two Main Street businesses were victims of ‘Smash and Grab’ robberies in the wee hours of Wednesday May 17 and again on Sunday May 21. Groton Exchange at 318 Main Street was hit at 4:57 a.m. on Wednesday where cigarettes, a cash register and other items were stolen. Two mornings later at 3:40 a.m....

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With no warning and less ceremony, Main Street’s Barber for 40 years, Gerry Sullivan, closed his doors forever on Tuesday, May 30 at noon. Gerry said he is in good health, almost 70 years old, and is looking forward to a few good years to fish the Squannacook and ride his bike along the rail trail...
[The following is an excerpt from a longer address delivered by Captain Brian Humphries, US Air Force, at Groton's Memorial Day Ceremony in the New Cemetery.] We must always remember on Memorial Day we are taking the time to pause and remember. My father is a retired Army warrant officer, and he...
At a joint meeting of Selectmen and the Affordable Housing Trust - a meeting convened on May 5 to field comments concerning the Trust’s failed investment in Boynton Meadows housing project - residents of the high-profile condominium units pleaded with the two boards to refrain from pursuing...
What are the next steps for the Senior Center following the defeat of the override? The ballot question asked for $400,000 for the design and engineering of a new Senior Center at the current West Groton location. The Senior Center tax override question was defeated by a 15% margin at the May 16...

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