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Groton Electric Light Dept. Commissioners Chairman Kevin Lindemer informed the Board of Selectmen Monday night that the Commissioners voted unanimously to reduce GELD's Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) to the town from $30K to $15K in order to recoup what they believe is an "enormous amount of...
Boynton Meadows, also known as 134 Main street, is a mixed use/residential development featuring retail, business and professional units. Work at the site started with total renovation of the historic home at 134 Main containing commercial/ business, along with several units of housing. All the...
The historic Prescott School, a centerpiece of Main Street, just doesn't seem to generate the imagination or creativity needed for someone to step forward and transform the former high school/elementary school into a wonderful, useful second life. The Prescott School Reuse Committee did exhaustive...
Haddad read a report from President of the Groton Lakes Association Art Prest informing him of the progress of the application of the herbicide Sonar to both Lost Lake and Knop's Pond in an effort to kill off the invasive weeds that are choking the lakes. While the Sonar application is only 30 days...
The Selectmen approved a Common Victualler License, pending an Occupancy Permit, for Bliss Bakery, one of the first owners to move into the restored antique house at 134 Main Street. In addition to wonderful baked goods, Bliss Bakery will serve food in space that will accommodate up to ten seats.
Town Manager Mark Haddad asked Selectmen to approve the creation of an Assistant Treasurer/Tax collector Training Program, similar to the one used for preparation of a replacement for the Town Accountant position. The request was precipitated by the announcement by the current Assistant Tax...
Groton School Headmaster Rick Commons, serving his last few weeks at the school before taking his new position on the West Coast, introduced his successor Temba Maqubela to the Board of Selectmen Monday evening. Maqubela then presented the town with the school's annual contribution of $100,000 as...
Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Board of Selectmen that the town has the opportunity to expand the parking area behind the Town Hall onto abutting land owned by Groton resident Steve Webber under a lease agreement. The preparation of the vacant lot for parking will be done by the Department of...
Graduating members of the Groton-Dunstable Regional High School senior class received diplomas Friday night in a ceremony at the school. In the photos, Class Valedictorian Kate Cullen (top), receives her diploma, and walks in front of the principal, superintendent, school committee chairperson...
The Planning Board considered Bob France of Mount Laurel Development request for parking approvals for the the 134 Main Street Development. With the agreement of Lawrence Academy, the parking plan for the 105 seats for a restaurant (95) and a bakery (10) proposes to use 34 parking spaces located on...

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