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Week of December 14 During the week of December 14, dispatch answered 1008 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls. Police officers responded to 7 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated 1...
by Russell Harris   At their December 10 meeting, Groton Diversity Task Force voted to ask the Select Board to change the name of the Groton Country Club, wanting a less exclusive, more welcoming name for the town-owned facility.      Josh Degen, member of both the Select Board and the...
by Connie Sartini   Police Chief Michael Luth advised the Select Board Monday night that regarding the unfilled position in the Police Department, and the critical need for staffing and supervision, including the potential to reassign one of the School Resource Officer (SRO) positions, he is...

K-9 Roll Call at the Station. Officer Bane [rear] pants proudly, having recently graduated from K-9 Narcotics, while Miranda the Comfort Dog is a bit glum that Officer Bane has upstaged her, grabbing the attention that is rightly hers.

 

Week of December 7, 2020      During the week of December 7 Dispatch answered 1,011 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls. Police officers responded to 4 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department...
by Connie Sartini   Although Groton continues to remain classified as a “yellow community” by the Department of Public Health, Town Manager Mark Haddad told the Select Board that there had been 62 new cases in town over the past two weeks. “We are dangerously close to red status,” Haddad said...
Several readers have expressed interest and concern for the clear-cutting and demolition of the historic 1805 home on the only non-commercial parcel facing onto the Four Corners intersection at 797 Boston Road. The 2.6-acre property, located at the intersection of Forge Village road and Boston...
by Connie Sartini   The Groton Select Board conducted a virtual Public Hearing Monday night to discuss potential revision, reduction, deferral or waiver of liquor licenses for Calendar Year 2021. The impetus for this was a request from the Publick House for a waiver on the liquor license they...
No Christmas Tree Bonfire This Year      Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy said that this year the Fire Department will not be conducting the traditional Christmas Tree burning at Town Field due to the COVID-19 distancing and other restrictions. Town Hall Ductwork      Town Manager Mark...
by Connie Sartini   Following a request from the Trustees of the Groton Public Library, the Select Board unanimously voted to lift the town’s hiring freeze to enable the Trustees to replace the position of the Head of Circulation due to retirement. This replacement takes effect in April 2021...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Register   Gov. Charlie Baker has returned the bill making changes in the state’s policing system to the Legislature without his signature. He offered several amendments for legislators to consider.      “There are ... a small number of proposals in [the bill]...

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