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Groton Legals

Groton Conservation Commission

Public Meeting

   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 public meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 6:40 p.m. to consider a Request of Determination of Applicability filed by Lori MeGee for the removal of trees in the buffer zone at 3 Highland Road (Groton Assessor’s Parcel 123-09). The meeting will be held in the second floor meeting room with the option to connect virtually via Zoom - please see https://www.grotonma.gov/events/ or call/email the office of the Conservation Commission at 978-448-1106 or conservation@grotonma.gov for details regarding this hearing. 

Respectfully submitted,

Eileen McHugh, Chair

Groton Conservation Commission

4/28/2023 C

Groton Conservation Commission

Public Meeting

   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 public meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. to consider a Request of Determination of Applicability filed by Matthew Valenta for the construction of four bog bridges on the Paugus Trail in Groton Woods (Groton Assessor’s Parcel 131-2). The meeting will be held in the second floor meeting room with the option to connect virtually via Zoom - please see https://www.grotonma.gov/events/ or call/email the office of the Conservation Commission at 978-448-1106 or conservation@grotonma.gov for details regarding this hearing. 

Respectfully submitted,

Eileen McHugh, Chair

Groton Conservation Commission

4/28/2023 B 

 

NOTICE OF MORTGAGEE'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE

Premises: 198 Lost Lake Drive, Groton, Massachusetts

   By virtue and in execution of the Power of Sale contained in a certain mortgage given by Mark A. Piche to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortagge, as nominee for Ross Mortgage, its successors and assigns said mortgage dated September 28, 2018, and recorded in the Middlesex County (Southern District) Registry of Deeds, in Book 71694 at Page 446 and now held by Flagstar Bank, N.A. f/k/a Flagstar Bank, FSB  by virtue of an assignment from Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for Ross Mortgage, its successors and assigns to Flagstar Bank, N.A. f/k/a Flagstar Bank, FSB  dated December 4, 2019 and recorded in the Middlesex County (Southern District) Registry of Deeds, in Book 73784 at Page 199 for breach of the conditions in said mortgage and for the purpose of foreclosing the same, will be sold at Public Auction on May 18, 2023 at 10:00 AM Local Time upon the premises, all and singular the premises described in said mortgage, to wit:

Closing date: September 2018

Borrower(s): Mark A Piche

Property 198 Lost Lake Drive, Groton, Massachusetts 01450

Address: 

Tract 1:

   A certain tract or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon, situated in Groton, being shown as Lots 1271, 1272, 1273 and 1274 on a plan entitled "Plan of Lost Lake, Groton, Mass.", Shed and Leary Engineers, which said plan is duly recorded with the Middlesex County Registry of Deeds, Southern District, as File Plan 844, which said premises are bounded and described as follows:

   NORTHEASTERLY by Lost Lake Drive, approximately, 98.00 feet; SOUTHEASTERLY by Cedar Road, approximately 90.00 feet; SOUTHWESTERLY by Lot 1359, approximately 75.00 feet; and NORTHWESTERLY by Lot 1270, approximately 98.00 feet.

   Containing 8,000 square feet, more or less.

TRACT 2:

   A certain tract or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon, situated in Groton, being shown as Parcel A-I on plan entitled "Plan of Land in Groton, Mass. owned by: Gerard J. Mazola & James D'Agostine, Bk 15695 Page 443, Scale 1”=20', Date: September 24, 1984, Highland Land Surveyors, Inc., 69 Maple Street, Marlboro, Mass.", and recorded with Middlesex South District Registry of Deeds at Book 16127 Page 552.

   Containing 420 square feet, more or less.

   A deed from Angela Gilli n/k/a Angela Catalanotti to Mark A Piche to be recorded herewith.

   The description of the property that appears in the mortgage to be foreclosed shall control in the event of a typographical error in this publication.

   For Mortgagors’ Title see deed dated September 28, 2018, and recorded in Book 71694 at Page 441 with the Middlesex County (Southern District) Registry of Deeds.

   TERMS OF SALE: Said premises will be sold and conveyed subject to all liens, encumbrances, unpaid taxes, tax titles, municipal liens and assessments, if any, which take precedence over the said mortgage above described.

   FIVE THOUSAND ($5,000.00) Dollars of the purchase price must be paid by a certified check, bank treasurer's or cashier's check at the time and place of the sale by the purchaser.  The balance of the purchase price shall be paid in cash, certified check, bank treasurer's or cashier's check within sixty (60) days after the date of sale. 

   Other terms to be announced at the sale.

BENDETT & MCHUGH, PC

270 Farmington Avenue

Farmington, CT  06032

Attorney for Flagstar Bank, N.A. f/k/a Flagstar Bank, FSB 

Present Holder of the Mortgage

(860) 677-2868

4/14, 4/21. 4/28/2023 A

 

Groton Planning Board– 

Public Hearing Notice

Preliminary Subdivision Plan– 

63 Gratuity Road

   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 11, 2023, at 7:00 PM to consider the application submitted by Routhier & Roper Gratuity Road LLC for approval of a Preliminary Subdivision Plan for a residential development on the property located at 63 Gratuity Road (Assessors Map 216, Parcel 47).  The proposed subdivision would create sixteen (16) lots with duplex style buildings and one (1) lot with a single-family home, for a total of 33 dwelling units as shown on the plans entitled “Preliminary Subdivision, Flexible Development, 63 Gratuity Road, Groton, MA” prepared by LandTech Consultants and dated April 13, 2023.

   You may attend this virtual public hearing on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84848143883 or by calling (312) 626 6799 or (929) 205 6099 (Webinar ID: 848 4814 3883).

   Copies of the application and plan 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

4/21 and 4/28/2023 G

 

Public Hearing Notice

Revisions to Board of Health Regulations

   In accordance with the provisions of the Code of Groton, the Board of Health will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 8:00 PM in the Town Hall to consider revisions to the following Chapters of Division 3, Board of Health Regulations:

• Chapter 286 Hazardous Materials

   The proposed revisions to the Regulations are posted on the Town’s Website at:

https://www.grotonma.gov/government/boards-and-committees/board-of-health/

   Copies of the proposed revisions to the regulations are on file in the Town Clerk’s office and the Board of Health office at 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 Board of Health office at (978) 448-1120 at least one week prior to the hearing.  

Board of Health

Michelle Collette, Chair

April 21 & 28 F

 

Notice of Public Hearing

   In accordance with Chapter 83 of the Massachusetts General Laws, and the Town of Groton Usage Fee Regulations, the Groton Sewer Commission will hold a Public Hearing, Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 2:15 P.M. via Virtual Meeting using Zoom Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order to consider amending the wastewater rates and fees for the Center Sewer District and the Four Corners Sewer District.  Please see Meeting posted at https://www.grotonma.gov/events/ for details regarding Zoom meeting information.

Groton Sewer Commission

James L. Gmeiner, Chairman

4/21/2023 and 4/28/2023 D

Public Hearing Notice

Revisions to Board of Health Regulations

   In accordance with the provisions of the Code of Groton, the Board of Health will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 1, 2023 at 7:30 PM in the Town Hall to consider revisions to the following Chapters of Division 3, Board of Health Regulations:

• Chapter 307 Solid Waste

• Chapter 315 Subsurface Sewage Disposal Regulations

• Chapter 322 Tobacco

• Chapter 330 Wells

   The proposed revisions to the Regulations are posted on the Town’s Website at:

https://www.grotonma.gov/government/boards-and-committees/board-of-health/

   Copies of the proposed revisions to the regulations are on file in the Town Clerk’s office and the Board of Health office at 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 Board of Health office at (978) 448-1120 at least one week prior to the hearing.  

Board of Health

Michelle Collette, Chair

April 14 & 21, 2023 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 11, 2023 thru Tuesday, May 2, 2023. All water main flushing occurs during the daytime hours only. We anticipate the flushing program will take approximately three weeks to complete. You will experience low water pressure and discolored water during the flushing effort and we apologize for this inconvenience. 

   If you experience a prolonged period of discolored water, please run numerous cold water taps simultaneously for five 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 a.m. to 3 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 11, 12 & 13: Orchard Lane, Schoolhouse Road, Hemlock Park Drive, Chestnut Hill Road; 12th and 13th - Martins Pond Road Hollis Street, Champney Street, Middle School Complex, Main Street, Lowell Road, Lost Lake Drive.

Dead- Ends – April 14: Lost Lake Area, Common Street, Longley Road, Sheple Lane , Deerfield Drive, Allans Trail

Area 2 - April 19 and 20: 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 3 - April 25: Old Ayer Road, Boston Road, Lovers Lane, Elm Street, Pleasant Street, Farmers Row to Broad Meadow, Lawrence Academy Campus.

Area 4 – April 26:  Farmers ROW, Higley Street, Groton School Campus, Shirley Street, Joy Lane, Culver Street, Smith, Dolan Drive.

Area 5 – April 27:  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 2: 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.

4/7/2023, 4/14/2023, 4/21/2023

 B

 

NOTICE OF MORTGAGEE'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE

Premises: 198 Lost Lake Drive, Groton, Massachusetts

   By virtue and in execution of the Power of Sale contained in a certain mortgage given by Mark A. Piche to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortagge, as nominee for Ross Mortgage, its successors and assigns said mortgage dated September 28, 2018, and recorded in the Middlesex County (Southern District) Registry of Deeds, in Book 71694 at Page 446 and now held by Flagstar Bank, N.A. f/k/a Flagstar Bank, FSB  by virtue of an assignment from Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for Ross Mortgage, its successors and assigns to Flagstar Bank, N.A. f/k/a Flagstar Bank, FSB  dated December 4, 2019 and recorded in the Middlesex County (Southern District) Registry of Deeds, in Book 73784 at Page 199 for breach of the conditions in said mortgage and for the purpose of foreclosing the same, will be sold at Public Auction on May 18, 2023 at 10:00 AM Local Time upon the premises, all and singular the premises described in said mortgage, to wit:

Closing date: September 2018

Borrower(s): Mark A Piche

Property 198 Lost Lake Drive, Groton, Massachusetts 01450

Address: 

Tract 1:

   A certain tract or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon, situated in Groton, being shown as Lots 1271, 1272, 1273 and 1274 on a plan entitled "Plan of Lost Lake, Groton, Mass.", Shed and Leary Engineers, which said plan is duly recorded with the Middlesex County Registry of Deeds, Southern District, as File Plan 844, which said premises are bounded and described as follows:

   NORTHEASTERLY by Lost Lake Drive, approximately, 98.00 feet; SOUTHEASTERLY by Cedar Road, approximately 90.00 feet; SOUTHWESTERLY by Lot 1359, approximately 75.00 feet; and NORTHWESTERLY by Lot 1270, approximately 98.00 feet.

   Containing 8,000 square feet, more or less.

TRACT 2:

   A certain tract or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon, situated in Groton, being shown as Parcel A-I on plan entitled "Plan of Land in Groton, Mass. owned by: Gerard J. Mazola & James D'Agostine, Bk 15695 Page 443, Scale 1”=20', Date: September 24, 1984, Highland Land Surveyors, Inc., 69 Maple Street, Marlboro, Mass.", and recorded with Middlesex South District Registry of Deeds at Book 16127 Page 552.

   Containing 420 square feet, more or less.

   A deed from Angela Gilli n/k/a Angela Catalanotti to Mark A Piche to be recorded herewith.

   The description of the property that appears in the mortgage to be foreclosed shall control in the event of a typographical error in this publication.

   For Mortgagors’ Title see deed dated September 28, 2018, and recorded in Book 71694 at Page 441 with the Middlesex County (Southern District) Registry of Deeds.

   TERMS OF SALE: Said premises will be sold and conveyed subject to all liens, encumbrances, unpaid taxes, tax titles, municipal liens and assessments, if any, which take precedence over the said mortgage above described.

   FIVE THOUSAND ($5,000.00) Dollars of the purchase price must be paid by a certified check, bank treasurer's or cashier's check at the time and place of the sale by the purchaser.  The balance of the purchase price shall be paid in cash, certified check, bank treasurer's or cashier's check within sixty (60) days after the date of sale. 

   Other terms to be announced at the sale.

BENDETT & MCHUGH, PC

270 Farmington Avenue

Farmington, CT  06032

Attorney for Flagstar Bank, N.A. f/k/a Flagstar Bank, FSB 

Present Holder of the Mortgage

(860) 677-2868

4/14, 4/21. 4/28/2023 A

 

 

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

LAND COURT

DEPARTMENT OF THE TRIAL COURT

23 SM 001229

ORDER OF NOTICE

TO: Thomas F. Boudreau and Susan A. Boudreau,

and to all persons entitled to the benefit of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, 50 U.S.C. c. 50 § 3901 (et seq):

TD Bank, N.A. s/b/m Family Bank,

claiming to have an interest in a Mortgage covering real property in Groton, numbered 59 Spencer Circle, given by Thomas F. Boudreau and Susan A. Boudreau to Family Bank, dated January 11, 1999, and recorded in the Middlesex County (Southern District) Registry of Deeds in Book 29693, Page 347 has filed with this court a complaint for determination of Defendant’s Servicemembers status.

   If you now are, or recently have been, in the active military service of the United States of America, then you may be entitled to the benefits of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.  If you object to a foreclosure of the above-mentioned property on that basis, then you or your attorney must file a written appearance and answer in this court at Three Pemberton Square, Boston, MA 02108 on or before May 8, 2023 or you may lose the opportunity to challenge the foreclosure on the ground of noncompliance with the Act.

   Witness, Gordon H. Piper, Chief Justice of this Court on March 23, 2023.

   Attest:  /s/ Deborah J. Patterson, Recorder

4/14/2023 K

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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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