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ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
PUBLIC NOTICE
   The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 6:30 pm at the Groton Town Hall, first floor meeting room, to convene the hearing for the application of David Donovan, 19 Indian Road, Groton, MA 01450, for a special permit to allow the front and side setback for the reconstruction of an existing dwelling on a non-conforming lot on Lot 124-35, 19 Indian Rd., Groton, MA. Please refer to Section 218-5.7- E (1) and any other applicable section of the Groton Zoning By-Law. This legal notice shall publish at www.masspublishers.org.
Bruce Easom, Chairman
5/13 and 5/20/2022 A

 

Groton Conservation Commission
Public Meeting Notice
In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held on Zoom to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Mark Davis for the enclosing of an existing deck 53 Island Road (Groton Assessor’s Parcel 131-39). Please see https://www .grotonma.gov/events/ for details regarding Zoom meeting information.
     Copies of the RDA are on file with the Conservation Commission and can be requested by emailing: conservation@grotonma.gov or calling 978-448-1106.
Respectfully submitted, Larry Hurley, Chairman
Groton Conservation Commission
4/29/2022 E
LEGAL NOTICE
TOWN OF GROTON
Request for Proposals
The Town Manager of the Town of Groton, Massachusetts is seeking proposals for a Study, Design and Permitting that will lead to a solution to address the Broadmeadow Road/James Brook crossing and improvements to the connection along the old railroad bed/current rail trail to the properties being revitalized at the end of Station Avenue and Court Street. Funding for this work will come from American Rescue Plan Act Funds provided to the Town of Groton through a Federal Grant.
     Minimum requirements for this work include previous experience in engineering/design of roadway improvements, traffic and pedestrian safety, and flooding mitigation. Proposals will be accepted from individuals, firms, or groups of firms with the demonstrated expertise and experience in these areas of practice.
     All interested persons should contact Mark Haddad, Town Manager, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday at 978-448-1111,  or mhaddad@gro- tonma.gov to request the RFP packet or additional information as needed. Proposals must be re- ceived in the Office of the Town Manager, Groton Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA no later than 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 20, 2022.
     The Town of Groton reserves the right to waive any informalities in bids, and to reject any and all bids if it is deemed to be in the best interest of the town.
Mark W. Haddad Town Manager
4/22/2022 A
Planning Board Public Hearing Notice
Section 218-2.5 Site Plan Review –
Florence Roche Elementary School
In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 40A, §§ 9 and 11, M. G. L., and the Code of the Town of Groton, Chapter 218, the Groton Planning Board will hold a virtual public hearing via Zoom on Thursday, May 12,
2022, at 7:00 PM to consider the application submitted by Mark Haddad of the Florence Roche Elementary School Building Committee under the provisions of Groton Zoning By-law Section 218-2.5 Site Plan Review. The application for Major Site Plan Review, Phase 2, includes the proposed 109,855 gross square foot (GSF) 2-story Florence Roche Elementary School, demolition of the existing school, and associated site improvements. The proposed project is shown on the plans entitled, “Major Site Plan Review, Phase 2, Florence Roche Elementary School” prepared by Samiotes Consultants and dated April 14, 2022. The project site is located at 342 Main Street (Assessors Parcels 110-42, 110-43, and 111-34). You may attend this virtual public hearing using the following Zoom access information.
Zoom Meeting Link: https:/ /us02web.zoom.us/j/ 85931571089
Webinar ID: 859 3157 1089
By Telephone: 1-312-626-6799 or 1-929-205-6099
     Copies of the application are on file in the Planning Board office and the Town Clerk’s office in the Town Hall. The Town of Groton does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Further, a signed translation of this public hearing will be provided for the hearing impaired upon request by contacting the Planning Board at (978) 448-1105 at least ten days prior to the hearing.
GROTON PLANNING BOARD
Scott Wilson, Chair
4/22 and 4/29, 2022 I
INFORMAL PROBATE
PUBLICATION NOTICE
Docket No. MI22P0914EA
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Middlesex Division
Estate of: Rita Marie DeVrieze Also Known As: Rita M. DeVrieze
Date of Death: September 18, 2021
To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of Petitioner Steven R. DeVrieze of Chapel Hill, NC.
A Will has been admitted to informal probate.
Petitioner Steven R. DeVrieze of Chapel Hill, NC has been informally appointed as the Personal Representative of the estate to serve without surety on the bond.
     The estate is being administered under informal procedure by the Personal Representative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but interested parties are entitled to notice regarding the ad- ministration from the Personal Representative and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. Interested parties are entitled to petition the Court to institute formal proceedings and to obtain orders terminating or restricting the power of the Personal Representative appointed under informal procedure. A copy of the Petition and Will, if any, can be obtained from the Petitioner.
4/22/2022 C
NOTICE GROTON WATER DEPARTMENT
SEASONAL WATER MAIN FLUSHING
The Groton Water Department will begin its annual flushing of the water distribution system on Tuesday, April 19th thru Friday, May 10th, 2022. All water main flushing occurs during the daytime only. We anticipate the flushing program will take ap- proximately three weeks to complete. You will experience discolored water during the flushing effort and we apologize for this inconvenience.
     In the event that you experience a prolonged period of discolored water, run numerous cold water taps for 5 to 10 minutes or until it clears up.
     This is the time to thoroughly flush your hot water tank.
     The water distribution system flushing program is subject to change without notice and the dates listed below are approximate only! Please be sure to call our offices between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. for the most up to date location of the Flushing Program or check our web site at www.grotonwater.org
• Area 1
     - April 19th, 20th & 21st: Martins Pond Road, Schoolhouse Road, Hemlock Park Drive, Orchard Lane, Chestnut Hill Road; 
     - April 20th and 21st: Hollis Street, Champney Street, Middle School Complex, Main Street, Lowell Road, Lost Lake Drive, Deerfield Drive.
• Area 2 - April 26th: Old Ayer Road, Boston Road, Lovers Lane, Elm Street, Pleasant Street, Farmers Row to Broad                                           Meadow, Lawrence Academy Campus.
• Area 3 - April 27th and 28th: Duck Pond Drive, Hidden Valley Road, Whiley Road, Boston Road, Forge Village Road,                                                        Hayden Road, Sandy Pond Road, Robin Hill Road, Quail Ridge Road, Stonebridge / Old                                                        Carriage Path, Gilson Road and Bayberry Road.
• Area 4 – May 3rd: Farmers ROW, Higley Street, Groton School Campus, Shirley Street, Joy Lane, Culver Street, Smith,                                   Dolan Drive.
• Area 5 - May 4th and 5th: West Street, Whiting Avenue, Hillside Avenue, Fairview Avenue, Mill Street, Gratuity Road,                                                    Fitch’s Bridge Road, Nod Road, North Main Street, Riverbend Drive, Wintergreen Lane.
• Area 6 – May 10th: Cow Pond Road, Painted Post, Amanda’s Way, and all other dead-ends and side streets.
 
If you have any questions regarding the flushing program, specific daily locations or if you are experiencing prolonged periods of dirty and/or discolored water, please contact the Water Department Office during our business hours, Monday
8-7, Wednesday-Thursday 8-4, and Friday 8-1 at 448-1122.
April 15, 22, 29 F
Planning Board –
Public Hearing Notice
Proposed Zoning Amendment –
Water Resource Protection Overlay District
In accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 40A, §§ 5 and 11, the Groton Planning Board will hold a virtual public hearing via Zoom on Friday, April 29, 2022, at 9:00 a.m., to consider an amendment to the Groton Zoning Bylaw, Chapter 218, as proposed by the Board of Water Commissioners. The proposed amendment would adopt a new Zone II map for Whitney Well #3 in Section 218-7.2.C, Water Resource Protection Overlay District.
     You may attend this virtual public hearing using the following Zoom access information.Zoom link:
https:// us02web.zoom.us/j/ 85645112892
Webinar ID: 856 4511 2892
By Telephone: 1 312 626 6799 or 1 929 205 6099
     Copies of the proposed zoning amendments are on file in the Town Clerk’s office in the Town Hall. The Town of Groton does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Further, a signed translation of this public hearing will be provided for the hearing impaired upon request by contacting the ADA Coordinator at (978) 448-1105 at least one week prior to the hearing.
GROTON PLANNING BOARD Scott Wilson, Chair
4/15 and 4/22/22 G
LEGAL NOTICE
TOWN OF GROTON
TOWN MEETING
There will be a Spring Town Meeting on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 9:00 A.M., Groton Dunstable Middle School Center for the Arts, Main Street, Groton, MA. The purpose of this Town Meeting will be to vote on articles contained in the April 30, 2022 Spring Town Meeting Warrant being mailed to all residents on April 15, 2022. All interested parties are encouraged to attend.
SELECT BOARD
Rebecca H. Pine, Chair
Alison S. Manugian, Vice Chair
Peter S. Cunningham, Clerk
Joshua A. Degen, Member
John F. Reilly, Member
April 15, 2022, April 22, 2022 E
 
Groton Conservation Commission
In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held on Zoom to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Laurence Hurley and Cathy Berse-Hurley for the construction of a new deck at 315 Lost Lake Drive (Groton Assessor’s Parcel 129-44). Please see https://www.grotonma.gov/ events/ for details regarding Zoom meeting information.
Copies of the RDA are on file with the Conservation Commis- sion and can be requested by emailing: conservation@groton- ma.gov or calling 978-448-1106.
Respectfully submitted,
Larry Hurley, Chairman
Groton Conservation Commission
4/15/2022 C
NOTICE OF SEWER RATE INCREASE
After a duly posted Public Hearing on March 4th and continued on March 11th, 2022 the Sewer Commission voted the following sewer rate/fee increases to the Center Sewer District and the Four Corner Sewer District. For the Groton Center Sewer District, the Commission voted to incorporate a quarterly Capital Charge of $22.00 per Residential Customers, a quarterly Capital Charge of $30.00 for Small Commercial Users and a quarterly Capital Charge $47.00 for Large Commercial Users to be used for the Pepperell Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade.
     In addition, the Commission voted the following increases to sewer rates for: Tier #1 to $8.86 per unit for units 0-15; Tier #2 - $18.55 per unit for sewer units 16-30; Tier #3 – $20.41 per unit for sewer units 31-45; and for Tier #4 - $22.46 per unit for all units greater than 46 units. The Minimum sewerage Usage Fee shall be $8.86. The Connection Fee is now $7,500.00 per Equivalent Residential Unit. The new sewer rate /fees shall become effective as of April 1st, 2022.
     For the Four Corners Sewer District, the Commission voted the following increases to sewer rates for: Tier #1 to $12.69 per unit for units 0-15; Tier #2 - $17.71 per unit for sewer units 16-30; Tier #3 – $19.49 per unit for sewer units 31-45; and for Tier #4 - $21.44 per unit for all units greater than 46 units. The Minimum sewerage Usage Fee shall be $12.69.
     The new sewer rate/fees shall become effective as of April 1st, 2022.
Groton Sewer Commission 4/8/2022 G

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Groton Herald

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 610, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
 

Office
145 Main Street, Groton, Massachusetts 014510
[Prescott Community Center]
 

Telephone: 978-448-6061
 

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