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by Connie Sartini   With the Governor’s extended Stay At Home order now set at May 18, the Select Board voted to extend the local Shelter-in-Place order to May 18, 2020.      Town Moderator Jason Kauppi advised the Select Board at their virtual meeting on Monday night that the based on the...

Orion Krause

Orion Krause is charged with the September 8, 2017 Groton murders of his 60 year old mother, his grand-parents, in their 80s and a 68 year old caretaker. Krause allegedly used a baseball bat to kill his mother Elizabeth “Buffy” Krause, 60, of Rockport; his grandparents Frank Danby Lackey III,...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Report   Hospital executives from across the state along with Gov. Baker made it clear that the state’s health care system can still treat other conditions as it works its way through the surge in COVID-19 cases. They noted that patients shouldn’t let concerns about...
Extended Emergency Order The Select Board has voted unanimously to extend Groton’s essential services emergency order to May 18 in compliance with the Order issued by the Governor.  Accordingly, Town Manager Mark Haddad said that Town Hall, Groton Country Club, the Center in West Groton, and...
by Connie Sartini   At a joint virtual meeting Monday night with the Community Preservation Committee, the Finance Committee and the Select Board, Town Manager Mark Haddad updated them regarding the bid for installation of a fire suppression system for Prescott School. He stressed that the...
by Connie Sartini   Based on concern for the protection of the Election Workers, many of whom are seniors, Town Clerk Michael Bouchard is urging Groton voters to make use of absentee ballots for the June 9 Town Election.      In conjunction with Fire Chief Steele McCurdy and DPW Director...
by Connie Sartini   At their virtual meeting on Monday, April 27, the Select Board voted 4 to 1 (John Giger) to order that all dogs remain on a leash whether on public property or private property to which the public has access during the COVID 19 crisis.      This is not a permanent change...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad provided the Select Board and Finance Committee with a brief report on the results of the Town’s Q3 finances. He advised that for the first three quarters of FY 2020, the town was well on its way to meet the budget. Now he is looking at a $300,000...
State Dems & Repubs Working Together On Covid-19 Pandemic To the exclusion of just about everything else, the COVID-19 pandemic was front and center on Beacon Hill for the fourth week in a row. Most legislators and staff are staying away from Beacon Hill and are working from home to comply...
A bill labeled ‘Stop Hoarding During Emergency' (HD 5013) woild prohibit retail food stores from accepting the bulk return of any groceries and other household goods purchased by a consumer during, and for 30 days following, a declared state of emergency resulting from a pandemic or other public...

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