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With the Governor’s declaration this week, Groton COA will institute the following:      1. Meals on Wheels will be delivered however; all volunteers are asked to shelter in place. Since staff will be at work to accept and process the meals, we will deliver. We want to keep as many people at...
Massachusetts Senior Care Association is working closely with the Baker Administration, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and other state and federal agencies to support the state’s nursing homes in mitigating the spread of the COVID-19 virus that poses a life-threatening danger to...
Fifty, a hundred, maybe two hundred years from now, Groton will confront a crisis reminding some residents of the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020. They will search the internet [or maybe in the future just access the ‘hive mind’ directly] seeking stories about the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020. More...
Beginning Friday, March 20 the Town of Groton will, until further notice, only receive trash bags & recycling. The following fee items are temporarily not accepted due to labor contact-intensive nature: Construction and Demolition Debris, Wood Waste, Bulky Items (that go into the dumpster for...
The Groton COA is grateful for the out-pouring of community support we have received. Many are asking how they can help. You can help by checking on your neighbors, buy groceries for them, and call us if you are worried about someone or believe they need additional support. While we as a species...

March 11 hearing before The Massachusetts Historical Commission where application of the Old Groton Meetinghouse for inclusion on National Register of Historic Places was approved. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

On Wednesday, March 11, The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) approved the application of the Old Groton Meetinghouse (and the adjacent Parish House) for listing on the U.S. National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places.      Lynn Smiledge of Spencer, Sullivan and Vogt,...
In response to the Governor’s guidance our agency is cancelling all Well Adult clinics until the end of April.       To the residents of the towns of Ashburnham, Ashby, Ayer, Berlin, Bolton, Boxborough, Dunstable, Groton, Harvard, Lancaster, Littleton, Lunenburg, Pepperell, Shirley, Stow and...
The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) announced that on Wednesday, March 18 it reopened seven of its 30 customer service center locations, while asking that customers who do not have immediate needs for required in-person services delay their visits. The RMV facilities that are being...
HELPFUL TIPS: • Avoid close contact with people who are sick. • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. • Stay home when you are sick. • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular...
by Kathy Shelp, Director Groton Council on Aging   The Council on Aging is monitoring the situation closely and due to its fluidity, our policy may change at any time. At this time there are no plans to cancel or curtail programs however, the following actions have been put in place: •...

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