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The Board of Selectmen voted to open the Fall Town Meeting warrant, for a meeting that will be held on October 23, 2017. Any articles for action at this meeting, whether submitted by Boards of Departments or by citizens must be received by 4 p.m. on August 31, 2017 Complete Streets Grant Town...
After weeks of talks and missed deadlines, legislators in Massachusetts have reached an agreement on legislation that will make changes to Question 4, the law to regulate marijuana for adults that was approved by voters in November 2016. The compromise bill’s most significant changes relate to...
In his June 8 letter to Town Manager Mark Haddad, Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy announced that the Groton Fire Department is engaged in a wide-ranging process to develop a strategic plan ‘to further strengthen call and career staffing over a period of time.’ Municipal Resources Inc. of Meredith...
Selectmen and the Groton Affordable Housing Trust met June 29 at 7 a.m. with Project Principal Robert D. France and his attorney John. J. Davis to discuss the loss of the town’s $400,000 investment in the Boynton Meadows Housing project at 134 Main Street. At the opening of the meeting, Boynton...
Like getting back first and last month’s security deposit on a rental apartment, Groton Electric Light Department will be receiving $408,000 held in escrow for almost 20 years while they were paying off their share of bonds for the Seabrook 6 project. On August 20, GELD will receive these funds...
At their June 26 meeting Groton Selectmen voted to re-appoint all members of the Economic Development Committee to one-year terms at the suggestion of Selectman Becky Pine. Alison Manugian was appointed to be Selectmen’s representative to the EDC. Selectmen and the committee are scheduled to meet...
A $139,647 grant was awarded to the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office from the Heroin and Opioid Crime Reduction Renewal Grant. This is the second consecutive year the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office has been awarded the grant. Funds from this grant will support the continuation Medication Assisted Treatment...
At their Monday meeting, Selectmen discussed Selectman Barry Pease’s withdrawal of a request for an investigation of his fellow members Jack Petropoulos and Becky Pine. Although the investigation request had been withdrawn by Selectman Pease prior to Selectmen’s Monday night meeting, it remained...
In a June 8 letter to Town Manager Haddad, Fire Chief Steele McCurdy said he will soon recommend permanently closing the West Groton Station and declaring the building ‘surplus for town use.’ According to the letter, the Groton Fire Department struggles to recruit sufficient on-call firefighters,...
Town Manager Mark Haddad is sad to announce that Groton Assistant Town Clerk Marlene Kenney has been hired to be the Town Clerk in the Town of Harvard. He said, “When Harvard had the opportunity to scoop her up, they scooped her up. They came to her. She wasn’t even out looking for the job. That...

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