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In yet another sign of Groton's changing business dynamic, local businessman Peter Myette is planning to tear down his existing building at 120 Boston road, current home of Myette Power Equiptment, to make way for a two-story 16,000 square-foot medical office building, thus expanding the current...
Although Selectman Jack Petropoulos voted with the rest of his colleagues at the Board meeting March 11 to ask the Bylaw Review Committee to look at the Personnel Board and how or if it fits with the Town Charter, he also initiated a citizen's petition that would force an article onto Spring Town...
Groton's new Tax Collector/Treasurer Michael Hartnett of Pepperell was appointed by the Town Manager and Selectmen after being chosen from a field of 16 applicants for the position. Hartnett served for last 13 years as the Tax Collector/Treasurer for Pepperell. He strong ties to Groton where in...
The site of the controversial and troubled Matt/Bob 40B project proposed for a 28-acre parcel of land bordering Rte. 119 at the Groton/Littleton town line may soon have a new owner and a new life as a site for a Hindu Temple. Leaders of the Sai Temple along with their representative Michael Vacarro...
State Representative Sheila Harrington and State Senator Eileen Donoghue met with Selectmen Monday night to update them on the state of the Commonwealth's budget and to advise, based on their current information, what the town and taxpayers might expect, especially in light of Gov. Duval Patrick's...
The two positions on the Board of Selectmen open for election this year will be contested as a third candidate has taken out nomination papers and will challenge the two incumbents who are seeking reelection to their respective seats. Justin Halleran, a newcomer to Groton politics, has returned...
Town Accountant Patricia Dufresne advised Selectmen that because of reporting requirements for an increase in federal income taxes from participation in the Senior Work-off Program, a number of participants have elected not to continue in the program. She said that 20 participants turned out at...
Selectman Jack Petropoulos was clearly annoyed with his colleagues' decision at their meeting two weeks ago to reconvene the By-Law Review Committee to address any conflict between the Town Charter and any existing Personnel Bylaws and make recommendations for possible changes. He pushed the...
Reported sightings of bobcats in Groton have been increasing recently, and according to Dept. of Public Works Director Tom Delaney these wildcats have actually been increasing in numbers over the last five or six years. "We now have breeding pairs, " Delaney said, and pointed out one sighting...

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