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Kara Cruikshank: “Her customer service skills are extraordinary and I have received nothing but excellent feedback from the members of the HDC and the ZBA,” said Town Manager.

 
by Connie Sartini    Although mostly unheralded, the Executive Assistant to the Town Manager is a crucial job in our town government. Speaking of the importance of the job, Town Manager Haddad said that his former Executive Assistant, Dawn Dunbar, helped make him a better Town Manager, thus making...
•  If Approved, Electronic Voting Would Replace Hand Counting at Town Meetings • Questions Remain Whether Electronic Voting System Would Encourage More Voting at Town Meeting; Be More Representative to How Voters Feel About Certain Issues by Russell Harris    A Study Committee will be recommending...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Roll Call    The House and Senate approved and sent to Gov. Baker a bill designed to protect “vulnerable road users” which includes pedestrians, constructions workers, emergency responders bicyclists, skateboarders, roller skates and wheelchair users.     A key provision...
by Connie Sartini    Groton Select Board approved Town Manager Mark Haddad’s request to open the Warrant for the 2022 Fall Town Meeting to add a warrant article to support the installation of an elevator at Prescott School. They also approved his request to authorize him to sign an “Out of Cycle...
by Barbara Scofidio    As we explore her new Groton boutique together, Liz Landry of Kitchen Sink Candle Company picks up a candle that smells like freshly mowed grass. “This is our newest scent, I have to smell it every time I walk by,” she says with a hint of excitement, almost like a kid in a...

Select Board Member Alison Manugian. Photo by Steve Lieman

by Connie Sartini  The September 12 Special Town Meeting contained a single article for voter action, but it was an important one and the high turnout of voters delayed the opening of the meeting by close to half an hour from the scheduled 7 p.m. start time in order to accommodate long lines of...
    At their September 12 meeting, the GELD Board left the Power Cost Adjustment [PCA] unchanged at two cents.   In the weeks before the Board meeting, natural gas had dropped in price from its recent peak in the United States of $10.02 per MMBtu (million British thermal units) to $7.91 MMBtu over...
   Groton Police Officer Gregory Steward and his K9 partner Bane assisted Gardner Police Department along with the DEA Worcester HIDTA Group, Mass State Police, and Leominster PD, on Wednesday morning, August 31 with the execution of a search warrant in the city of Leominster.     As a result of...
• Groton Voters Follow Statewide Vote in Nominating Diehl as Republican Candidate for Governor, Healey as Democratic Candidate for Governor •Turnout Higher Than Average for Primary Election; Some Unenrolled Voters Chose Republican Ballot Over Democratic Ballot by Robert Stewart    Locally, the most...

New home of Platt Builders on Central Ave in Ayer. The new facility will include offices, a showroom and substantial space for employee training.

by Robert Stewart    After spending more than a year incurring large engineering and design expenses, and after securing all the permits needed to build a new facility on his Court Street property that runs next to the Rail Trail, Halsey Platt, owner of Platt Builders, realized he needed to step...

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