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Members of the Town Meeting Senior Center Review Committee appeared to have surprised the Board of Selectmen with their recommendation to place an article on the Spring Town Meeting warrant asking voters to authorize purchase of the Lawrence Homestead Trust land adjacent to the new Center Fire...
Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy received praise from the Board of Selectmen as they announced that the Chief has agreed to a new three-year contract. Town Manager Mark Haddad said, “I am pleased that Chief McCurdy will be here for three more years. He has done a wonderful job.” Selectman Josh...
At Spring Town Meeting, voters will be asked – through a Citizens’ Petition initiated by Greg Fishbone and nine other residents – to establish a five-member committee to solicit input into a design for a new Town Seal. Fishbone said that this effort followed on the general discussion of the...
The second Fire Department article on the Spring Town Meeting warrant is a request for $995,000 to replace the ladder truck, which Selectman Degen said had “serious rust problems” and issues with the vehicles stabilizers. The existing ladder truck is 15 years old. The Fire Department has spent...
There will be a full report with site recommendation for a Senior Center at Town Meeting. Town Manager Haddad said any funding required for a new Senior Center would need approval by both Town Meeting vote AND a ballot vote. He said that the Town Meeting Senior Center Committee & COA Oversight...
Following discussion at a Finance Committee meeting on how best to address the annual payments for the assessment for Groton’s use of the Pepperell Wastewater Plant, Finance Committee member Art Prest proposed adding an article to the Spring Town Meeting warrant that clearly would spell out the...
Selectmen addressed but did not vote on a proposed trial Program for Call Emergency Medical Technician`s that will appear as an article on the Spring Town Meeting Warrant for voter action. Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy brought forward a proposal designed to give greater incentives for volunteer...
Groton native and graduate of Groton Dunstable Regional High School, Erin Keaney is featured in a current University of Massachusetts marketing campaign highlighting the achievements of recent alumni. Keaney, who received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2013, a...
Town Manager Mark Haddad presented Selectmen and Finance Committee with an update to the Fiscal Year 2018 budget outlining the changes that have occurred since the Dec. 31, 2016 initial budget submission. Adjustments were made based on updated information including changes in the recently adopted...
Personnel Board Chairman Bud Robertson, along with colleagues Dolores Alberghini and Mary Jennings provided the Board of Selectmen with a quick update on the Board’s activities for 2016 and plans for 2017. The Personnel Board acts in an advisory capacity to the Board of Selectmen and the Town...

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