Special Notices

The Board of Selectmen ratified the appointment of Noah Paul as the Cable Production Assistant. They also ratified the appointment of Dan Patenaude to the Trails Committee.
The Groton Herald does not publish during the week between Christmas & New Years. We resume publishing with the Jan. 6, 2017 edition. We wish all our readers peace and prosperity in the New Year and offer our sincere thanks for your support.
With legalization of recreational and commercial marijuana now in effect in Massachusetts, Chief Donald Palma Jr. and the Groton Police Department would like to provide community members with guidelines as to what has changed and what is the same under the new law. Law enforcement agencies...
Groton is among 17 Massachusetts municipal utilities adding electric power from a new windfarm in Maine, increasing the amount of wind power owned or under contract by the Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC) and its member utilities to 63.5 megawatts, enough to power more...
Following two meetings, many suggestions and lots of discussion, the Board of Selectmen adopted the following 14 goals for Fiscal Year 2017. The Board reduced the list from its original 24 proposed goals. •Develop Strategic Plan for the Town of Groton •Continue to improve communication with the...
Animal Control/Inspector George Moore said twelve raccoons have been put down for symptoms of distemper in Groton this year. Officer Moore added, “While rabies is still a major concern in the State, distemper is a bigger problem in Groton.” He added that distemper in an unvaccinated pet is nearly...
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....

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