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by Connie Sartini,     The Select Board will make their recommendation at Spring Town Meeting on support of Article #26, which is a Citizen’s Petition to use conservation land abutting homes on Olivia Way for drainage problems resulting from serious flooding of the street and houses.    The...
 On Monday April 1 at approximately 4:30 p.m. the Groton Fire Department was called for a possible illegal burning complaint on Orchard Dr. On arrival in the area an individual pointed Chief McCurdy to the former Brooks Orchard area. On arrival at the Orchard a large area of grass was discovered to...
by Connie Sartini      Chairman of the Select Board Barry Pease advised his colleagues that he had completed his Summary Evaluation for Town Manager Mark Haddad and sent it to the board members for their review.    A Summary Evaluation is prepared by the Select Board Chairman and is a summary of...
by Connie Sartini      The Groton Select Board received a letter from the Friends of Prescott requesting formation of a Project Development Committee to work on implementing the Prescott School building plan that was approved by the Select Board on March 25. The letter states that “such a committee...
by Connie Sartini     Community Preservation Committee Chairman Carolyn Perkins presented the recommendations of her Committee to the Select Board highlighting that the state match will be 11 percent this year. She advised that there is an effort by Governor Charlie Baker to raise the fees for...
by Connie Sartini      What started as a Spring Town Meeting warrant article for an additional $87,000 for urgent repairs for the Prescott School, was whittled down to $77,000 with the Friends of Prescott contributing $9,000 for the needed work.    Town Manager Mark Haddad said that this article is...
by Connie Sartini      Spring Town Meeting attendees will be asked to vote to authorize the Select Board to petition the Massachusetts General Court to enact legislation that would authorize the Town of Groton to collect a tax in the amount to be set by the Select Board on purchasers of tickets for...
by Connie Sartini,       The Select Board narrowly approved a three-year business plan submitted by the Friends of Prescott, which lease the town-owned Prescott School. The lease agreement with the Friends required them to provide a three-year business plan to demonstrate that they would be self-...
by Connie Sartini,      Spring Town Meeting voters will not have to decide on whether or not to support an override for the FY2020 budget as the Select Board voted 4-1 (Degen) not to use an override to fund the budget that includes, among other items, monies for the Nashoba Valley Regional...
by Connie Sartini,      Select Board Chairman Barry Pease advised his colleagues that there was one item not on the March 18 agenda and he wanted to make the Board aware because of legal reasons. He said it was brought to his attention that a member of the Fire Department Task Force had not been...

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