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In its report to the Board of Selectmen, the Conservation Commission highlighted its activities for 2016 including 87 public hearings, 14 Notices of Intent, 33 requests for Determination of Applicability; issued numerous Certificates of Compliance, Extension Permits, Enforcement Orders and...
Town Manager Haddad’s request to change start time for Groton Board of Selectmen’s meeting from its traditional start time of 7 p.m. back to 6 p.m. “for the winter” has been denied by the Board. A Majority of Selectmen agreed that a 7 p.m. start time allows many more working residents to attend...
A detailed study of traffic to be generated by the proposed Indian Hill Music Center in the town and abutting neighborhoods was presented at the Planning Board meeting, November 17. The study suggested that traffic impact will be manageable as long as the town and Indian Hill Music work together...
Monday night Selectmen directed Town Manager Mark Haddad to provide a concise report regarding the events that led to the issues raised by the elected Assessors about the method used to prepare reassessment information to be presented to the Department of Revenue (DOR) for certification of the town...
Selectmen voted to appoint An-Hee Foley, John Kane and Kevin Brogan to serve as citizens-at-large on the Municipal Audit Committee. They will join Selectmen Petropoulos and Degen, Finance Committee member Bud Robertson and GDRS Committee member Manugian to interview the companies that responded to...
Groton Assessors Jenifer Evans and Garrett Boles drew a line in the sand, refusing to permit inaccurate pricing data for 150 baseline Groton residential properties to be sent to the DOR [Department of Revenue] for certification until the pricing data is fixed. Since data from these 150 sample...
Town Manager Mark Haddad made some sobering comments as he approached the development of the municipal Fiscal Year 2018 budget. At his department meeting on Monday, he gave guidance for the budget preparations such that the total budget he presents to the Board of Selectmen does not exceed a 2.4...
Town Manager Mark Haddad announced that the Town of Groton was just notified that it has received a grant through the state run Mass Works Program to install municipal sewer at Four Corners. Over a year ago, town approved expenditure of $300,000 for engineering and design for a $3M sewer system at...
Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Inc. has received a $10,000 grant awarded by the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation. The financial support will allow Loaves & Fishes to develop a series of videos to enhance the volunteer training program and make the volunteer experience more consistent,...
Greg Sheldon, Chairman of the Municipal Building Committee for Prescott School, and Mihran Keoseian, Chairman of the Council on Aging Feasibility Committee, along with Town Manager Mark Haddad have developed a plan for how their committees will work together to address the Fall Town Meeting vote...

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