Special Notices

Berkshire Wind Power Cooperative [BWPCC] is owned cooperatively by 14 Massachusetts municipal utilities, including Groton Electric Light Dept., and MMWEC, all non-profit, public power entities. The Berkshire Wind Project is a 10-turbine, 15-megawatt wind farm atop Brodie Mountain in Hancock,...
The Town of Groton has submitted FY2017 property values to the Department of Revenue’s Bureau of Local Assessment for certification. The proposed values are pending preliminary certification and are available for review at the assessor’s office in Town Hall or online at the town website. You may...
With septic system installed, permits in order, & parking issues resolved, Selectmen approved the P&S for Squannacook Hall with Groton resident Halsey Platt. Platt plans to convert the 1887 building, originally used as a fire station and a meeting hall in West Groton, into 4 housing units.
Starting December 1, older one- and two-family homes cannot be sold with expired or out-of-date smoke alarms. The Board of Fire Prevention Regulations has revised the State Fire Code to require that one- and two-family homes built before 1975 must have working smoke alarms that have not expired....
Serve your community by becoming an on-call firefighter. Supplemental income, free training, make new friends, learn new skills, satisfaction in helping others, both men and women encouraged to apply, must attend monthly trainings, must be 18 years or older. If you are interested in helping out...
There are more home fires on Thanksgiving Day than any other single day in Massachusetts, with almost twice as many as Christmas Day, which ranks second. State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey says, “Every home should have working smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms,” and follow these safety tips...
Sargisson Beach had a great first season with lifeguards. We need to do some small cleanup for next season. Come down Nov. 19th, from 8 to 11 a.m. and meet neighbors and residents and help cleanup the beach. Start at Sargisson Beach Parking area, if you arrive later walk down to beach. Google Map:...
Groton Planning Board approved increasing max seating in Groton Inn’s restaurant by more than 50%, from 100 to 156 seats. The increase was approved the increase request because the original seating plan was less than the allowance in Groton’s zoning bylaw, including parking requirements. The Groton...
Groton Police Chief Donald Palma reminds residents that the Winter Parking Regulations are now in effect. Article IV, Section 5 of the Town Bylaws prohibit parking on any public way for more than one hour between the hours of 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. from Nov. 15 to April 15, Offenders will be issued...
Selectmen appointed 2 more members to the 7-member Audit Committee. Bud Robertson will be FinCom representative & Alison Manugian, the GDRS Committee representative. They join two appointed Selectmen, Petropoulos and Degen. There are 3 Citizen-At-Large positions to be filled in order to...

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