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Planning Board Chairman John Giger told the Board that after their meeting the previous week with consultant Peter Flinker of Dodson Associates, that he (Giger) is "certainly interested in working in collaboration with the Historic Districts Commission." Flinker is in the process of preparing a...
Shortly after 9:10 a.m. Saturday, Jan 26, with 277 voters present, Moderator Jason Kauppi called Special Town Meeting to order and with only four warrant articles for voter consideration, it took close to four hours to conclude the meeting. The biggest expenditure voters faced was to approve...
Platt Builders has received a "Best of Houzz 2013" Design Award. As the company celebrates its twentieth anniversary year, one of Platt's design innovations was among the most popular photographs viewed by 11 million monthly users who visit www.Houzz.com, a website featuring residential remodeling...
Selectman Josh Degen introduced Special Town Meeting voters to significant issues faced by Groton in their efforts to resolve the ever-expanding invasive weeds that are choking Lost Lake and Knop's Pond. Today more than 60 percent of Lost Lake surface and 100 percent of the shore line are covered...
Groton Police Association, using funds received through donations, purchased four AEDs - Automatic External Defibrillators for police cruisers. The AEDs are suitable for use on both adults and children. All police have been trained on the new state of the art equipment which replaces the older...
Town Manager Mark Haddad presented the proposed 2014 fiscal Year budget to a joint meeting of Selectmen and Finance Committee, as is required by the Town Charter. He stressed that the 'needs budget' is designed to maintain the same level of services as in FY13, while addressing some areas that...
Consultant Peter Flinker of Dodson Associates, who was hired by Planning Board to merge the Station Avenue Design Guidelines with what will become the Town Center Design Guidelines, presented his recommended changes to a joint meeting of the Board and Design Review Committee (DRC) and a member of...
On May 9, 2012 at 4:10 a.m., Groton Police Officers Kevin Henehan and Nicholas Beltz responded to a report of a fight in progress at a residence at 1 Old Lantern Lane. When they arrived, it was quiet, but when they went to check on the well-being of the residents they discovered a bloody scene as a...
Jon Strauss, Vice-chairman of Parks Dept., asked Planning Board for a letter of support to Community Preservation Committee for a proposal to create badly-needed playing fields on a large parcel of town-owned land that is located just past the town's transfer station. Strauss advised that he had...
Town Clerk Michael Bouchard advised Selectmen he will investigate alternative locations for polling for Precincts 2 and 3. Currently, Precinct 2 and 3 cast votes in Middle School North gymnasium. He cited potential exposure for students by having so many people in the school when it is in session....

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