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by Connie Sartini      The five members of the Groton Select Board voted to put a place-holder on the Spring Town Meeting Warrant for an article that would consider levying a ticket tax on entertainment in Groton.    If passed, this vote would be sent to the State Legislature for approval. Although...
by Connie Sartini    The Select Board voted to engage the services of a law firm rather than to a private investigator to conduct an investigation of a formal complaint brought by Fire Task Force Committee Member Jenifer Evans against Town Manager Mark Haddad regarding his behavior towards her. She...
By Connie Sartini      Town Manager Mark Haddad recommended to the Select Board that they appoint a committee to investigate the potential for an Over 55 Housing Development on land at the Groton Country Club.    He advised that there was a Community Preservation Committee (CPC) proposal that had...
 The Select Board voted to have Board members Alison Manugian and Josh Degen enter into contract negotiations with Town Manager Mark Haddad.   The Board voted in November to enter into contract negotiations with the Town Manager and this takes the vote to the next level. Haddad was hired as Town...
 Generosity from Groton residents and non-residents continue to add to donations to acquire a new canine officer for the Groton Police Department following the sad loss of the beloved Officer Lola.    Town Manager Mark Haddad announced that the town had received a $500 donation from Bob and Judy...
Editors Note: Due to a production error, Jenifer Evans' complaint letter was truncated in the printed version of the story below. The full version of the complaint letter appears here in the online posting of the story. Our sincere apologies to Jenifer Evans.       by Connie Sartini      An Open...
by Connie Sartini      What started as a routine overview of the Groton Police Department budget at the joint Select Board and Finance Committee Annual Saturday morning review, ended with a very special surprise for everyone.    Police Chief Mike Luth advised both boards that he has presented a...
Groton Police Chief Mike Luth advised the Select Board of a parking situation on High Street, also known as Powder House Road, especially when there are services being conducted at the First Parish Church.    He said both he and the Fire chief were concerned and he had spoken with thr Rev. Elea...
by Connie Sartini      At the very end of the morning-long joint meeting between the Select Board and Finance Committee on Saturday, Jan. 26, Selectman Josh Degen raised the “Firefighter issue” regarding the recommendation of the majority of the Fire Department Task Force to add two additional full...
by Connie Sartini      During the “other Business” section of the Select Board agenda, member John Giger suggested that the Board discuss and determine the establishment of a plastic bag ban in Groton.  These would be the single use bags. He added that this could be a “potential bylaw.” He said...

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