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THE HOUSE AND SENATE. There were no roll call votes in the House or Senate last week. Beacon Hill Roll Call has obtained the 2013 official list from the state treasurer's office of the "per diem" travel, meals and lodging reimbursements collected by the Legislature's 157 state representatives from...
Groton Electric Light Department will now return to the drawing board to simplify their design following receipt of seven bids for construction of the new Groton Electric Light Department office and garage complex on Station Avenue - all of them exceeding the estimated total project cost of $3.5M...
Recent excavation for the installation of a water line to provide a sprinkler system for the new Groton Seafood Grill located to the rear of the Groton Inn property unearthed an unexpected find - two 500-gallon underground tanks that were filled with water. At this time it is not known what their...
Michael Rosa, a member of the Board of Selectmen in Billerica for 16 years and a summer resident at Lost Lake was the sole applicant to appear before the Board of Selectmen Monday night for appointment to the Lost Lake Sewer Committee. A second potential candidate, Lost Lake resident Eric Garger...
STUDY BAY STATE HOSTING OF 2024 OLYMPICS The House approved a bill creating a commission to study the feasibility of Massachusetts hosting the Summer Olympic Games in 2024. A similar proposal was recently approved by the Senate 38-1. Supporters say this is a great opportunity for the state to...
THE HOUSE AND SENATE: There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. POSSIBLE 2014 BALLOT QUESTIONS Sponsors of possible ballot questions in the November 2014 election had until August 7 to complete the first step in the long process to get their proposed law on the ballot....
The myriad of permitting challenges facing anyone attempting to set up a business in Groton can be daunting, and this complexity came to a head when Groton Electric Light Department spent more than two years, with their lawyers, engineers, and architects in their attempt to navigate through the...
STINK BUG OVERRIDE (H 3538) House 154-3, Senate 37-2, overrode Gov. Deval Patrick's veto of $40,000 to fund the monitoring and mitigation of the brown marmorated stink bug and the spotted wing drosophilia. Override supporters said stink bugs are a serious problem that attack agricultural crops and...
Under Senate term limit rules, Senate President Therese Murray must give up the position of Senate President in March 2015. Last week, a relatively bloodless behind-the-scenes battle to capture the Senate's top prize concluded. Sen. Stanley Rosenberg (D-Amherst) announced that he has enough votes...
Plans for a proposed subdivision at the intersection of Lowell Road and Schoolhouse Road will feature nine lots including the one for the existing house on the 25-acre parcel. The site, which is part of the estate of late Rita O'Connell, will be called Chamberlains Mill subdivision. Attorney Bob...

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