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“Tom was instrumental in setting up the Trusts and moving to reinvest the Trust funds. What we have today is due to Tom. I want people to know that we have $19,000,000 thanks to Tom Hartnett.”   by Connie Sartini      The Thomas D. Hartnett Memorial Trust and Scholarship Fund, in memory of one of...
Groton residents living on Olivia Way got a small dose of relief June 25 as a legislative committee advanced a bill authorizing a land swap needed to build a retention pond and prevent the continued flooding of condo units.    The Municipalities Committee approved the bill (S 2239) after local...
by Russell Harris      At the Economic Development Committee’s [EDC] urging, Select Board members voted unanimously to dissolve the 10-year old committee at their June 10 meeting.     Select Board Chair Alison Manugian, liaison to the EDC, explained that individual committee member interests...
by Connie Sartini      Following lengthy discussions over several of their meetings regarding Town Counsel and whether or not to make any changes, the Select Board voted to continue with current Town Counsel Brooks & Derensis through December 31, 2019 as general legal counsel subject to review...
Assault & Battery on Groton Police Officer on Main Street     Following a disturbance complaint, Groton Police arrested Sarah Danielle Broadstone, age 30 of 52 Littleton Road, Ayer, on Main Street, Groton on multiple charges including Assault & Battery, Assault & Battery with a...
Groton Police responded to a two-car accident on Main Street near Broadmeadow Street on June 13. An east bound vehicle crossed into the westbound lane, sideswiping a second vehicle. There was minor damage to one vehicle and significant damage to the second vehicle. There were no injuries in the...

                                                   State Senator Jamie Eldridge and Groton State Representative Sheila Harrington visited Nashoba Valley Medical Center unannounced to express community concerns.

According to State Senator Jamie Eldridge’s Facebook post, on Friday June 7, he along with Groton State Representative Sheila Harrington visited Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer in hopes of meeting with NVMC President Korry Dow. The Nashoba Valley legislative delegation had sent a letter to...

Front elevation of Kilbourn Place presented at public meeting to the Historic District Commission

 Kilbourn Place (the former Donelan’s building) General Manager, Gus G. Widmayer advises that the transfer of ownership will now take place on July 3.     There were several delays in the Due Diligence period. Most notable were the environmental studies being taken as a precaution before purchasing...
by Connie Sartini      Renewal of the contract for Town Counsel has been a topic of discussion at the Select Board’s meeting agenda for a few weeks. Town Manager Mark Haddad asked the Board, “Do you want to consider Brooks & Derensis (current Town counsel) or another firm?”    Haddad presented...
Family Dollar Store Coming To Groton?    Groton Social Media sites are a-buzz with rumors that a Family Dollar store is coming to Shaw’s Plaza. By press time, Family Dollar’s corporate office had not confirmed the rumor, however Land Use Director Takashi Tada said he had received  a request for...

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