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by Robert Stewart      Nancy Zajac has been a nurse for 41 years and in those four decades of service, she has witnessed a major transformation in the nursing profession from one of personalized care with some degree of relationship with patients to one that resembles an assembly line in delivery...
by Connie Sartini      Budget guidance given to Town Manager Mark Haddad at a joint meeting of the Groton Select Board and the Finance Committee is to hold the upcoming budget increase to 2.54 percent, not including excluded debt. This is for the municipal budget only, which will have no new...
Groton Town Clerk Mike Bouchard  reminds voters that, coincident with the State Election on November 6, Groton will be conducting a Special Town Election on a separate ballot. The special town election has one ballot question regarding recreational marijuana businesses. */
by Bob Kazen, Beacon Hill Roll Call       Question 2 asks voters if they approve of a proposed law that would create a citizens’ commission to consider and recommend potential amendments to the U.S. Constitution to establish that corporations do not have the same constitutional rights as human...
Several members of the Select Board want to see a Business Plan from the Friends of Prescott, the recent leasee of the historic Main Street school, before they consider continuation of an Oversight Committee.    Town Manager Mark Haddad had advised the Board that he didn’t think it “necessary” to...
  This winter Groton’s Conservation Commission will remove five acres of red pine forest in poor health at Surrenden Farm as recommended  by a farm forest management plan prepared by Bay State Forestry and the Conservation Commission in 2017.     The forest management plan identifies removal of...
Groton Town Clerk Mike Bouchard  reminds voters that, coincident with the State Election on November 6, Groton will be conducting a Special Town Election on a separate ballot. The special town election has one ballot question regarding recreational marijuana businesses. */
   After weeks of buzz, hype, and cool gossip, with movie location scouts drooling over iconic New England scenery, and with sightings of director-of-the-moment Greta Gerwig lunching at the General Store in the nearby town of Harvard, the buzz has reached a crescendo.      Now it’s actually...
     With no funding and no clerical help, Groton Historical Commission, an all-volunteer committee, is facing time pressures to research older homes in Groton that owners have requested be demolished and for the Commission to have the adequate information and sufficient time to determine a course...
  On Wednesday, October 3, a standing-room-only crowd of more than 50 people jammed Town Hall’s downstairs meeting room to encourage the Zoning Board of Appeals [ZBA] to issue a special permit allowing John Reilly and Heather Rhodes to resume parking on their accessory lot. An enforcement order,...

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