No subscription needed for Obituaries and Public Notices      

Groton Legals

Notice of Public Hearing
In accordance with Chapter 83 of the Massachusetts General Laws, the Town of Groton Sewer Regulations, and the Policy and Guidelines for a Submission to Extend Sewer District, the Groton Sewer Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 at 2:15 P.M. via Virtual Meeting using Zoom Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order to consider a proposed sewer extension to the property shown on Assessors’ Map 109, Lot 43-0 being a portion of 108 Pleasant Street. Please see Meeting posted at https://www.grotonma. gov/events/ for details regarding Zoom meeting information.
 
Groton Sewer Commission
James L. Gmeiner
4/2/2021 L
 
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS PUBLIC NOTICE
The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 6:30 pm via ZOOM webinar, meeting ID#834 4317 9246 to convene the hearing for the application of Jen Spencer, 68 School St., Dunstable, MA 01827, for a special permit to allow the alteration of a non-conforming structure/use on a non-conforming lot on Lot 115- 36, 48 Boston Rd., Groton, MA. Please refer to Section 218-6 and any other applicable section of the Groton Zoning By-Law. This legal notice shall publish at www.masspublishers.org.
Bruce Easom, Chairman 4/2 and 4/9/21 K
Public Hearing Notice
Scenic Roads Application –
Chicopee Row, Assessor’s Parcel 225-55
In accordance with the provisions of Sections 184-3 and 381-48 of the Code of the Town of Groton, the Planning Board and Tree Warden will hold a virtual public hearing via Zoom on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 7:10 PM to consider the application submitted by the Groton Trails Committee to alter 12 feet of stone wall and remove one (1) public shade tree within the right-of-way located on Chicopee Row at the Fritz & Helen Walker Conservation Area (Assessors Map 225; Parcel 55). The purpose of the request is to allow the existing Brown Trail to be re-routed in order to create a safer connection across Chicopee Row to the Sørhaug Woods trail.
     You may attend this virtual public hearing on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom. us/j/87579689274 or by calling (929) 205 6099 or 301-715- 8592. The Webinar ID is 875 7968 9274.
     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 one week prior to the hearing.
 
GROTON PLANNING BOARD 
Russell Burke, Chair
 
& TREE WARDEN
Robert T. Delaney
 
April 2 and 9, 2021 I
PUBLIC HEARING
76 Farmers Row
ASSESSORS MAP 108-11-0
In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 7:35 pm. Abutters and interested persons may participate in the Hearing by following the instructions which will be provided at the beginning of the meeting. This meeting will be held to consider the application submitted by Platt Builders, Inc, seeking a Certificate of Appropriateness for 76 Farmers Row, Assessors Map 108-11-0, owners, Katherine and Daniel Von Kohorn to construct a 1 and 1⁄2 story, post and beam barn/garage, 38’ by 36’ with lower-level storage. Property owners: Daniel and Katherine Von Kohorn, Groton, MA 01450 Assessors Map 108-11- 0.
     Copies of the application and supporting materials are available for review by contacting the GHDC via the Land Use Dept, 2nd floor of the Town Hall.
 
Peter Benedict, Chair
Historic Districts Commission
4/2, 4/9/2021 G
NOTICE OF MORTGAGEE’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE
Premises: 27 Chicopee Row, Groton, MA 01450
By virtue and in execution of the Power of Sale contained in a certain mortgage given by Paul J. Palmer, Sr., as Trustee of the Chicopee Row Realty Trust to Citizens Bank of Massachusetts, and now held by Citizens Bank, N.A. f/k/a RBS Citizens, N.A. s/b/m Citizens Bank of Massachusetts, said mortgage dated August 22, 2005 and filed in the Middlesex County (Southern District) Registry District of the Land Court as Document No.: 1728796 and noted on Certificate of Title No.: 234379, for breach of the conditions in said mortgage and for the purpose of foreclosing the same will be sold at Public Auction on April 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM Local Time upon the premises, all and singular the premises described in said mortgage, to wit:
     The land with the buildings thereon, situated on the northwesterly side of Chicopee Row, Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, being shown as Lot 8 on a plan entitled “Plan of Land in Groton, Mass.” being a Subdivision of Land Court Plan 653B, Owner and Applicant Matthew Aumais and Anne M. Aumais, Scale 1” = 40’ January 18, 2000, Bill Boston Survey, Inc., and being filed in the Land Registration Office as Plan No. 653C and further bounded and described as follows:
     
Beginning at a point on the northwesterly side of Chicopee Row, at a stone bound set, said point being the southwesterly corner of the within described premises; thence
 
N 45° 03’ 00” W, for a distance of 50.00 feet as bounded by Lot 6 as shown on said plans to a point; thence turning and running
 
N 19° 30’ 04” W, for a distance of 214.88 feet, as bounded by Lot 6, to a point; thence turning and running
 
N 01° 26’ 22” E, for a distance of 262.78 feet, as bounded by said Lot6andLot7onsaidplan,to a point at land now or formerly of William W. Ambrose as shown on said plan, thence turning and running
 
N 53° 06’ 36” E, for a distance of 74.20 feet, as bounded by said Ambrose land, to a point; thence turning mod running
 
S 27° 18’ 00” E, for a distance of 432.08 feet, as bounded by land now or formerly of Stuart Schulman and Susan Randazzo Schulman as shown on said plan, to a point on the northwesterly side of said Chicopee Row; thence turning and running
 
S 44° 12’ 00” W, for a distance of 210.25 feet, as bounded by the northwesterly side of said Chicopee Row, to a stone bound found; thence turning and running
 
S 44° 57’ 00” W, for a distance of 14.75 feet, as bounded by the northwesterly side of said Chicopee Row, to the point of beginning.
 
Containing 80,395 square feet (1.85 acres) according to said plan.
 
Subject to and with the benefit of a Utility Easement and a Grading Easement contained in the deed to the grantors from Matthew A. Aumais and Anne M. Aumais dated August 11, 2000 and recorded with the Middlesex County Southern District of the Land Court as Document No. 1146552, as noted on Certificate 219090 in Book 1225, Page 140.
 
Being the same premises conveyed to the mortgagor by deed of Paul J. Palmer, Sr, Paul J. Palmer, Jr. and Susan L. Palmer dated July 12,2005 and registered With the Middlesex County Southern District of the Land Court as Document No. 1380142, Certificate of Tile 234379, Book 1304, Page 24.
 
The description of the property contained in the mortgage shall control in the event of a typographical error in this publication.
 
For Mortgagor’s Title see deed dated July 12, 2005 and recorded in the Middlesex County (Southern District) Registry District of the Land Court in Book 1304, Page 24.
 
     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 in cash, 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 thirty (30) days after the date of sale.
 
     Other terms to be announced at the sale.
Brock & Scott, PLLC
1080 Main Street, Suite 200
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Attorney for Citizens Bank,
N.A. f/k/a RBS Citizens,
N.A. s/b/m Citizens Bank of Massachusetts
Present Holder of the Mortgage
401-217-8701
 
4.2, 4.9, 4.16, 2021 F
Public Meeting Notice
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 13, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. The virtual meeting will be held on Zoom pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Charles Bryne for the demolition of an existing dwelling at 28 Redskin Trail (Groton Assessor’s Parcel 129- 146). 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@ townofgroton.org or calling 978- 448-1106.
 
Respectfully submitted,
Larry Hurley, Chairman
Groton Conservation Commission
4/2/2021 D
Public Meeting Notice
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 13, 2021 at 7:10 p.m. The virtual meeting will be held on Zoom pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Ronald Strohsahl for removal of hazardous trees at 38 Spaulding Lane (Groton Assessor’s Parcel 202-41). 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@townofgroton.org or calling 978-448-1106.
Respectfully submitted,
Larry Hurley, Chairman
Groton Conservation Commission
4/2/2021 C
Public Meeting Notice
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 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The virtual meeting will be held on Zoom pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Ginger Vollmar for removal of hazardous trees at 490 Old Dunstable Road (Groton Assessor’s Parcel 247- 56). 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@townofgroton. org or calling 978-448-1106.
 
Respectfully submitted,
Larry Hurley, Chairman
Groton Conservation Commission
4/2/2021 B
FLORENCE ROCHE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
BUILDING COMMITTEE
173 MAIN STREET
GROTON, MA 01450
CM RFQ - INVITATION TO PROVIDE CM at RISK SERVICES
FLORENCE ROCHE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - GROTON, MA
Firms interested in providing Public Construction Manager at Risk Services (“CM” or “CM at Risk”) for the Florence Roche Elementary School in Groton, Massachusetts (“Project”) are invited to submit a Statement of Qualifications (“SOQ”) to the Florence Roche Elementary School Building Committee (“FRSBC”). This CM at Risk services procurement is conducted pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 149A. This Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) is the first phase of a two-phase procurement process as set forth in MGL Chapter 149A. The Florence Roche School Building Committee (“FRSBC”), acting on behalf of the Town of Groton & the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District (“Awarding Authority”) through the CM Prequalification & Selcetion Committee is prequalifying firms interested in providing CM at Risk services for the project through this RFQ process. The FRSBC has established a CM Prequalification & Selction sub-committee which will evaluate submitted SOQs based upon the identified evaluation criteria and will determine if the respondents are deemed qualified to participate in the subsequent RFP phase. Only those respondents deemed qualified will be invited to submit a Proposal in response to a detailed Request for Proposals (“RFP”) which will be issued in the second phase of the procurement process. The FRSBC expects the RFP may be available by late April of 2021. The project delivery method for construction will be public CM at Risk with a Guaranteed Maximum Price (“GMP”) in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 149A.
     The RFQ will be available on March 31, 2021 through the Owner’s Project Manager, Leftfield, LLC., c/o Ms. Eileena Long, elong@left-fieldpm.com. Acting on behalf of the FRSBC, and the Pre-Qualifica- tion Subcommittee, Ms. Eileena Long, will be the contact person for this RFQ. Upon receipt of the RFQ, firms interested in the submitting their Statement of Qualifications must submit an RFQ Interest Form via email to Ms. Eileena Long @ elong@leftfieldpm.com This form is contained within the RFQ.
     Background information regarding this project can be viewed at: https://www.florencerocheproject.org /
CM SOQ’s are to be submitted no later than April 15, 2021 – 10:00 AM to Mr. Mark Haddad, Town Manager, Town of Groton, Groton Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450. SOQ’s submitted by fax or by electronic mail will not be considered.
Project specifics:
Estimated Project Value..................... ....................... .$77.9 million
Estimated Construction Value.................................. .$61.5 million
Estimated Preconstruction Duration ....................... .Varies
Construction Duration ............................................. +/- 30 months
Project square foota ................................. 109,855 new construction 
Program scope................................ .......... New Elementary School designed to accommodate 645-students consisting of grades K-4. Abatement and demolition of existing school buildings, new building construction; project site programs includes a track, field, playground, STEAM patio, outdoor classroom, play area and parking lots.
     The FRSBC, CMPSC, Groton-Dunstable Regional School District, and Town of Groton reserves the right to waive any informality in the RFQ process, to reject any and all SOQ’s and to make determinations on CM firms deemed “qualified” in its own discretion to be in the best interest of the Project.
LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT 3/26, 4/2/2021 I
PUBLIC NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
PROJECT: “Hayes Woods” – Residential Subdivision
 
LOCATION: Maple Avenue (Map: 104 Parcel :30 & Map : 212 Parcel 13) – Groton, MA
 
PROPONENT: Maple Realty Trust – Robert P. Kiley, Trustee
The undersigned is submitting an Environmental Notification Form (“ENF”) to the Secretary of Energy & Environmental th Affairs on or before March 15, 2021.
     This will initiate review of the above project pursuant to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (“MEPA”, M.G.L. c. 30, s.s. 61-62I). Copies of the ENF may be obtained from:
Dillis & Roy, Civil Design Group, Inc.
1 Main Street, Suite #1
Lunenburg, MA 01462 Phone: 978-779-6091
     Copies of the ENF are also being sent to the Conservation Commission and Planning Board of Groton where they may be inspected.
     The Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs will publish notice of the ENF in the Environmental Monitor, will receive public comments on the project for 20 days, and will then decide, within ten days, if an environmental Impact Report is needed. A site visit and consultation session on the project may also be scheduled. All persons wishing to comment on the project, or to be notified of a site visit or consultation session, should write to the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs, 100 Cambridge St., Suite 900, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, Attention: MEPA Office, referencing the above project.
 
By Maple Realty Trust – Robert P. Kiley, Trustee
3/26/2021 A

Pages

Groton Herald

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

Office
161 Main Street, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
[above Main Street Café]
 

Telephone: 978-448-6061
 

Comment Here