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by Connie Sartini   Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy and Deputy Chief Art Cheeks presented the Fire Department Study update to the Select Board at their Monday night meeting. The Chief told the Board that the “study shows a significant shortfall in the fire prevention program and programs to...
by Connie Sartini   The Groton Interfaith Council sponsored “Etched in Glass: The Legacy of Steve Ross” a film by writer, producer, director Roger Lyons. Shown at the Performing Arts Center, the film details the compelling true story of a boy who endured 10 Nazi concentration camps over five...
by Bob Katazen, BHR   Senate 38-0, approved legislation that would require EMS personnel to provide emergency treatment to a police dog and use an ambulance to transport the dog injured in the line of duty to a veterinary clinic or veterinary hospital if there are not people requiring...
Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC), the Commonwealth’s joint action agency for municipal utilities, has recently been awarded two grants by the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Development (DEED) program. Grant for...

Groton's new district neighbors

by Russell Harris & Bob Katzen, BHR   The State Senate voted 36-3 to send to Gov. Baker a bill redrawing the boundaries of all 40 senators’ districts. The plan is based on the 2020 census and will be in effect until the next redistricting cycle following the census in 2030. Both branches...
by Connie Sartini   As a result of an October 22 incident report filed by Groton Police Dept., the Select Board held a hearing Monday night regarding the alleged sale of alcohol to a minor(s) by the Boston Road Market, 671 Boston Road.      On that day, Groton Police Sgt. Kevin Henehan was...
by Connie Sartini   The town of Groton sent letters to residents of Redskin Trail advising that they will be renaming Redskin Trail. Specifically, the Diversity Task Force stated, “When it comes to the goals of diversity and inclusion as outlined in our charge, the road named ‘Redskin Trail’...
The following items are from Beacon Hill Roll Call by Bob Katzen   Impact of COVID-19 on Children’s Behavioral Health (H 4002) $44.3 Million in Additional Funds for Seniors, Human Services      House 147-12, Senate 39-1 overrode Baker’s veto of a provision requiring the Children’s...
by Robert Stewart   It all began when a nearby resident in the Gay Road neighborhood noticed a sign in the front lawn of a Gay Rd. resi- dence that offended her and prompted her to write a letter to the editor of the Groton Herald. The roughly 4’ X 6’ sign, located in front of the house, but...
by Connie Sartini   Following an affirmative vote at the October 23 Fall Town Meeting, Town Man- ager Mark Haddad said that the Select Board now needs to establish a process of who and how the town will enter into Host Community Agreements (HCA) with companies interested in establishing a...

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