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by Connie Sartini   Groton Board of Health, Water Department, and Select Board held a joint virtual meeting to discuss the presence of PFAS and the Board of Health moratorium on sludge derived from human waste that was a significant issue at a local former orchard.      Water Dept....
by Connie Sartini   The Select Board reviewed the following policy for Liquor License Adjustments. The purpose of the policy is to provide relief to holders of All Alcoholic on Premise Liquor Licenses in the Town of Groton due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic during calendar year 2021...
New Package Store Licenses Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that there is “good news from the Legislature that they have approved two additional package store licenses – one for West Groton and the other for the Four Corners area. Common Victual License The Select Board...

There was a single car roll over accident near 122 Pepperell Rd. at approximately 1:00 pm Thursday, January 7. The driver, a 38 year old Randolph man, was arrested for OUI liquor and drugs. Photos courtesy GPD.

 

“4/40” Time of Use Rate Program Will Expand to Over 300 Customers in 2021; GELD Eyes Widespread Adoption of Program by 2022   by Robert Stewart   Can a Light Department or Electric Company devise a program that could change the way customers use electricity and in so doing could save the...
by Connie Sartini   Groton Select Board unanimously ratified Town Manager Mark Haddad’s appointment of Megan Foster as the new Principal Assistant Assessor, replacing Jonathan Greenhow in that position.      Haddad provided background on the process before coming forward with his...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Record   Gov. Baker signed into law the bill making major changes in the state’s policing system. A key provision of the new legislation creates an independent, civilian-led commission with the power to investigate police misconduct and to certify, restrict, revoke...

How to be neigbors in a duplex. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Week of December 14 During the week of December 14, dispatch answered 1008 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls. Police officers responded to 7 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated 1...
by Russell Harris   At their December 10 meeting, Groton Diversity Task Force voted to ask the Select Board to change the name of the Groton Country Club, wanting a less exclusive, more welcoming name for the town-owned facility.      Josh Degen, member of both the Select Board and the...
by Connie Sartini   Police Chief Michael Luth advised the Select Board Monday night that regarding the unfilled position in the Police Department, and the critical need for staffing and supervision, including the potential to reassign one of the School Resource Officer (SRO) positions, he is...

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