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*/ At the last Selectmen’s meeting of 2017, Kevin Brogan, member of the Municipal Audit review committee presented an overview of Matrix Consulting Group’s conclusions of their audit of Groton’s Town government to the Board of Selectmen.     [Editor: Please see associated story, which follows this...
 Martha Morgan, Nashua River Watershed Association’s Water Programs Director, spoke last summer at the Groton Public Library on ways to protect Groton’s waterways.      Many people are familiar with the 1960’s successful clean-up of the Nashua River, one of the top 10 most polluted rivers in the...
This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call reports on how often local representatives voted with their party leadership.    The votes of the 2017 membership of 34 Republicans were compared with those of GOP House Minority Leader Bradley Jones (R-North Reading). The votes of the 2017 membership of 125...
The Christmas Tree Bonfire is Back You are cordially invited to join family and friends at 6pm on Saturday, January 6, 2018 on Town Field, behind the Library, for a Christmas Tree Burning Bonfire.  Those of you wishing to drop your trees off, please do so near the opening in the stone wall just up...
 The phosphorous problems that continue to plague Lost Lake are definitively not the result of failing septic systems in that area, but rather from the large watershed that surrounds the lake. The watershed is 14 times as large as the lake area and is responsible for the nutrient loading that...
*/  Town Manager Haddad said Prescott School lease negotiations have been put “on hold” with the Friends of Prescott, based on a potential ‘change of use’ of the building. Atty Robert Collins & Building inspector Ed Cataldo are working out the issues. The Friends will continue to develop...
 Following on the heels of the Open Meeting Law challenge initiated by Attorney Alan Hoch on Dec. 4, where the Board of Selectmen initially punted the decision to the Attorney General’s Office, later to withdraw the punt and voted 3 (Degen, Pease, Manugian) to 2 (Petropoulos, Pine) to affirm that...
 On December 11, resident Alan Hoch filed a third Open Meeting Law Violation complaint regarding Selectmen’s executive session deliberations on a building permit fee for Indian Hill Music Center. This third complaint of December 11 follows complaints issued on December 8 and November 22 and extends...
Indian Hill Music was scheduled to present a much-anticipated overview of Economic Development potential for Groton and the area as a result of their proposed IHM facility at the December 11 meeting of Board of Selectmen, but as their appointed time passed, they were no shows to the meeting....
On December 8, Alan Hoch of 106 Peabody Street filed a second OML complaint, alleging that Town Manager Mark Haddad violated Open Meeting Law [OML] by acting as a conduit for an unlawful deliberation of the Groton Board of Selectmen when they met on October 10 and October 23 in executive session to...

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