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Spotted lanternfly in Brooklyn Botanic Garden, from Wikipedia, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.

 

Approximately 12 miles directly west of Groton’s apple orchards and farms, a small population of the invasive spotted lanternfly was discovered a few weeks ago at a Fitchburg orchard, prompting the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources, MDAR, to alert the public to be on the lookout...
by Connie Sartini   Voters at Fall Town Meeting approved by a two-thirds majority (73 yes and 29 no) a request by Citizen’s Petition to transfer a parcel of land off Nashua Road from the Groton Tax Collector to the Select Board and to authorize the Select Board, in turn, to transfer such...
by Connie Sartini   Voters approved, by a two- thirds majority, extending the Groton Center Sewer District to include a two-acre parcel of land that abuts the Deluxe Property on Main Street. This parcel is being acquired by the same copany that purchased Deluxe and will be added to the...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Roll Call   With Rep. Sheila Harrington joining the majority, the Massachusetts House voted 158-1 to approve and send to the Senate a bill redrawing the boundaries of all 160 Massachusetts House districts. The House plan would increase from 20 to 33 the number of...

Map shows division of town across two House districts, Ist Middlesex and 37th Middlesex.

 

 Town Will Be Split in House Redistricting and Also Moved to Different Senate District Under New Proposal • Local Officials Express Concern About Changes to Special Joint Committee on Re- districting   by Robert Stewart   Local officials believe that Groton will be negatively impacted...
• ‘No’ to Solar Collectors At FloRo • An ‘Interesting’ Winter For Electricity Consumers • Negotiations For Offshore Wind Contracts • After 12 Year Plateau, GELD’s Power Sales Up 2%   by Russell Harris   The Florence Roche Building committee rejected GELD’s offer to install solar...

Four generations of the Carter Family at the sign to the 21 acres donated to Groton Conservation Trust by Professor Anne Pitts Carter.

 

The Groton Conservation Trust celebrated the donation of 21 acres of conservation land off Allens Trail on Saturday, October 16, 2021 with a dedication ceremony at the Mountain Lakes Club field. The land, donated by Professor Anne Pitts Carter, connects properties already under protection by the...
 UMass Lowell's Ann Bauer, a post-doctoral fellow from Boxborough, conducted research on acetaminophen along with Public Health Prof. Emeritus David Kriebel.      They have found that Acetaminophen, the common painkiller used in more than 600 medications found in medicine cabinets everywhere...
by Russell Harris At the October 3 Select Board Meeting during the section of the meeting described as a "discussion on how to respond to incidents of hate and discrimination", Groton Police Chief Michael Luth discussed the department’s nuanced and multi-faceted response to recent hate incidents...
by Connie Sartini   This year, Groton Commissioners of Trust Funds are Celebrating 100 years of managing all the trust funds that have been given or bequeathed by caring indi- viduals for the benefit of the town and its inhabitants.      Over this period, the Commissioners of Trust Funds...

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