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  Parking in Groton center can oftentimes be a problem, both during the daytime and on weekends. With the anticipated new traffic coming into town from planned new development and a new music venue, the parking challenge will only increase.      Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board at...
• Timing is Critical on the Nashua River! The Disparate Needs of American Eels, Dam Repairs and Hydroelectric Generation Merge Together to Accomplish a Complex Set of Goals • The Downside: Low River Levels Hamper Recreational Outings and Expose a Large Expanse of the Riverbankby Robert Stewart...
Town Manager Mark Haddad recommended to the Select Board Monday night that they approve removing the name “Prescott School” on the front of the historic school building and replacing it with Prescott Community Center.    Prescott School, located in the Main Street Historic District, is a town-...

Board of Health Candidates: Evan Thackaberry [left] and John Truesdell, Jr. [right]

   On May 24 voters will choose candidates for two seats on the Board of Health, one contested, one not. The three-year seat open for election is not being contested and incumbent Robert Fleischer is seeking reelection to that seat. The one-year seat open for election has two new candidates vying...
   After about two years of public hearings, meetings, multiple revisions of development plans, non-compliance with environmental regulations, a premature start of site work, and a lot of back-and-forth discussions between abutters, Planning Board members, and lawyers for the developer, the Hayes...
by Connie Sartini   The Community Preservation Committee made a recommendation to 2022 Spring Town Meeting voters to approve $1M for additional funds to supplement funds previously appropriated to construct a new middle school track and to approve borrowing by the town for this purpose...
by Connie Sartini   The Groton Planning Board took a firm position against Article 17 on the 2022 Spring Town Meeting warrant regarding a Citizen’s Petition article aimed at changing the zoning bylaw definition of age-restricted housing. Spokesperson for the article Jeffrey Brem of Westford...
by Connie Sartini   Of the seven motions for funds under the Community Preservation Funding recommendations, although two generated some discussion, all passed.      Community Preservation Committee member Bruce Easom advised voters that the CPC was adopted by the town of Groton in 2004 and...
by Connie Sartini   Long-time Groton resident John Amaral, who is a Partner and Co-founder of Omni Properties, presented an update to the Select Board regarding his company’s plans for a new community to be located on the former Deluxe Corporation property on North Main Street.      The...
Positions open for election on four boards will influence local decisions regarding pandemic protocols, instruction guidelines for curriculum in the public schools, energy supply for our municipal electric department and policies that will influence the town’s direction on housing, tourism and...

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