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There will be a public forum Monday, July 20 at 7 p.m. – online via ZOOM. If you wish to participate, the ID is: ZOOM ID 836 5696 5811. This will be a Moderator-guided discussion of existing Town and Police Department Policies and Practices with Groton Select Board and Groton Police Department...
Week of June 15 In the past week the police department answered 675 calls for service. The following is a summary of some of these calls. • There were 35 motor vehicle stops, 11 parking tickets issued, and 4 motor vehicle crashes. One crash involved a motorcycle rear ending another vehicle;...

Black Lives Matter rally at Minuteman Common in June.  Steve Lieman Photo

 

Shelia Harrington voting with the unanimous majority, The House approved an amendment, 158-0, that would make Juneteenth Independence Day an official state holiday. The Senate still needs to act on the Juneteenth proposal and leaders in that branch have indicated support for making the day a...
In a cutline on page two in last week ‘s edition, we misidentified the common in front of the Old Meeting House. The correct name is Minuteman Common.The editors apologize for the error.  
by Connie Sartini     Town Manager Mark Haddad asked the Select Board to reconsider opening Groton Country Club pool. He advised that the protocols for its use were expanded and that a waiver has been prepared by Town Counsel. He said use would be for residents only. He suggested that the...
The Odd/Even–No Mondays-No Lawns-Summer Water Conservation Program is now in effect in Groton. Please adjust your irrigation systems to comply. For more information go to grotonwater.org  
By long-standing tradtion and company policy, The Groton Herald has not published the week of July 4 or the first two weeks of August. However, this year we will take off the first 2 weeks of July for vacation and recuperation, and skip the August vacation.      Therefore, there will be no...
Given the situation with the coronavirus in the foreseeable future, voting in the MA primary in September and the general election in November may be problematic for some people. MA House Bill 4737 addresses this issue.      Currently in MA, a person may vote by mail (aka absentee ballot) only...
On the night of Friday, May 15, 2020, at approximately 7:30 p.m. an intense and violent thunder storm swept through Groton. Power was knocked out to large portions of the community as trees were toppled on power lines and streets were impassable.      The Groton Water Department staff were...
The Groton Select Board has taken the following action at their regularly scheduled meeting of June 15, 2020: 1. After careful reconsideration and a review of protocols issued by the Commonwealth and developed by our Staff, the Select Board has decided to open the Pool at the Groton Country...

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