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Groton Police Chief Donald Palma Jr. reports that the Groton Police Department located a teenager who was missing for approximately two hours. Tuesday, Jan. 31 at approximately 6 p.m., Groton Police received a report of a missing teenager who hadn’t returned after going for a jog. The subject was...
The award-winning Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Chamber Chorus will sing in the acoustically perfect Basilica of St Anthony, Padua, Italy, thanks to the efforts of Chorus Director Tim Savoy, Acting Superintendent Bill Ryan, Principal Mike Woodlock and former Supt. Dr. Kristan Rodriguez to...
Town Manager Mark Haddad advised Selectmen Monday night that the town is responsible for paying a $20,000 insurance deductible for the ongoing civil rights lawsuit filed by four firemen, including the Deputy Chief, following being fired by the town. The deductible amounts to $5,000 for each...
At the January 18 public hearing to review recommended changes to the Charter, Selectman Jack Petropoulos highlighted a glaring flaw in proposed Charter language, a flaw giving union members knowledge of collective bargaining strategy, and perhaps, even providing the opportunity to influence such...
The Board of Selectmen, with three members present, voted unanimously to send a letter of support for the Friends of Prescott application that is under consideration by the Community Preservation Committee (CPC). The application is a continuation of the efforts approved in a previous grant from...
Selectmen met with Groton Electric Light Department Jan. 9 following the Board’s receipt of a request from a group called “Mass Power Forward” that is sending out letters to municipalities across the state seeking to get signatures on the letter to prohibit any future natural gas pipelines, along...
The Prescott Review Town Meeting Committee charged architect John MacMillan with creating a feasibility analysis for a Senior Center at Prescott School, including a thumbnail layout and approximate cost estimate. The purpose of this analysis was to evaluate whether Prescott School could work as a...
Friends of Prescott Committee members Mary Jennings, Bruce Eason and Halsey Platt asked the Board of Selectmen to sponsor a Community Preservation Committee (CPC) proposal for $105,600 to continue the group’s work to bring Prescott School up to safety and handicapped accessibility regulations. Last...
With a healthy number of tax-exempt institutions in Groton, the Board of Selectmen initiated an effort to work with the various private schools and other exempt properties to discuss in-depth how both the town and the institutions contribute to one another. Selectmen asked its Chairman Jack...
Art Prest and Gina Cronin representing the Economic Development Committee delivered their plans to Selectmen advising that the main efforts of the group are focused on growth, communication, regulation and education. The group believes that its mission is to promote and encourage development and...

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