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by Connie Sartini     The Groton Fire Department responded to a call on Willowdale Road at 12:24p.m. on Saturday with reports of a fire in the ceiling of a residence.  Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy said that the rapid response by Firefighter/EMT’s during regular hours resulted in minimal damage...

Firefighters were able to put out the house fire at 290 Forge Village road in just 15 minutes. The one resident who was trapped inthe house was rescued by a passerby and neighbor. Photo by  Will Rolferuss

by Russell Harris    At 12:33 p.m. Friday, February 16,  Groton Fire Department received a call for smoke in the residence at 290 Forge Village Rd. While firefighters responded to the scene, updates indicated that there was a fire and a resident still trapped in the home. Upon arrival, firefighters...
by Connie Sartini    Members of the Groton Finance Committee will await the written report from the Fire Department Task Force before taking a position on the proposed hiring of two, new, full-time Firefighter/EMTs for the department. The Task Force has already voted 4 to 1 to support hiring the...
Connie Sartini    Town Manager Mark Haddad reported that following a meeting with Lawrence Academy officials, the well-known private secondary school will increase their yearly payment to the Town of Groton.    Haddad said that the school just purchased the former Country Day School. They also sold...
At approximately 2:45 a.m., Feb. 17 a Groton Police Sergeant responded to a report of motor vehicle accident involving a single car striking a tree on Townsend Road. As the sergeant was attempting to locate the accident, the cruiser struck a broken telephone pole sticking into the roadway. The...
by Connie Sartini      Following a decision by Groton Select Board at their February 4 meeting to prepare an article for the Spring Town Meeting Warrant asking voters to impose a ticket tax on large events with paid performers, the Board received a letter from Indian Hill Music Chairman of the...
by Connie Sartini     At their meeting on Monday night, Select Board Chairman Barry Pease read a strong and pointed rebuke from the Board regarding comments made by Select Board member Becky Pine at their meeting on January 28, 2019.    He explained that during that meeting Pine wanted to expand...
by Connie Sartini   Groton Police Department issued the following release:     “On Monday February 11, 2019 at approximately 4 p.m., Groton Police responded to Cardinal Lane for a report of an overdue hiker. A Groton man reported that he and his wife were hiking on Audubon property when she...
The Select Board voted to appoint member Alison Manugian to work with the law firm of Mead, Talerman & Costa of Newburyport who were selected to conduct the investigation of Town Manager Mark Haddad.  The direction from the Board was to set a cap of $10,000 contingent on the approval of a...
  On Tuesday February 5, 2019 at approximately 2:00 PM, Groton Police and Fire personnel responded to Chicopee Row for report of a Motor Vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and a car.  The motorcycle was travelling Northbound and the car was travelling Southbound and made a left turn when the...

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