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Dear Friends,   It is with great trepidation that I send this letter. It would have been my greatest wish to speak with everyone personally however, for obvious reason that couldn’t be.      Today, April 27, 2021 I tendered my resignation as the Groton Council on Aging Director effective...
by Connie Sartini   Article 12 on the Annual Spring Town Meeting warrant is based on a request by Christine and Kevin Lindemer of 227 Boston Road for an easement across a section of the town-owned Country Club property in order to place and maintain a subsurface sewage disposal line below...
• Developer Wants Planning Board to Consider Aspects of Two Plans Before Deciding Which Plan Moves Forward re: Deciding Which Plan Moves Forward • Habitat Concerns Over Blanding Turtles, Blue Spotted Salamanders and Fairy Shrimp Documented by Environmental Specialists May Complicate...
by Russell Harris   As part of the site plan agreement with the Planning Board, the Music Center at Indian Hill committed to making substantial improvements to the intersection at Route 119 and Old Ayer Road to ease traffic flows, especially during evening events.      Planning Board...
Friends of Prescott requested that the Select Board extend the area covered by their lease to include the rear open space behind the school, noting that they were already paying the insurance to cover that area.      Selectman Josh Degen, along with Town Manager Mark Haddad met with the Friends...
by Connie Sartini   Groton Affordable Housing Trust asked the Select Board Monday night to reconsider their application for $150,000 from the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) to conduct a cost and feasibility study on any potential site for development. Their initial request for support...
by Connie Sartini   After investigating the potential for moving to electric golf carts this summer at the Country Club, Town Manager Mark Haddad recommended a hybrid approach in which the town purchases 21 gas-powered carts and four electric carts. “This will allow us to determine the long-...

Pepperell Police Chief and Groton resident David Scott [left] with his family is trying to balance work and home life while being treated for stage-four cancer.

 

Chief ’s Public Announcement Brings Attention to Health Risks Associated With Colon Cancer and to the Risks Posed to Younger People   by Robert Stewart   While a career in law enforcement can be challenging and stressful enough for any individual, that stress level can be unimaginably...
The so-called "Green Bank" Bill would require the Massachusetts Clean Energy Technology Center (MassCEC) to conduct a study of clean energy project finance gaps, including project capital, project credit support and enhancement, project finance insurance and project pipeline development. The...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Register   With Groton State Rep Sheila Harrington voting with the unanimous majority, the Massachusetts House 160-0, approved and sent to the Senate a bill authorizing $400 million to fund the construction of a new Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke. The push to construct...

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