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  At their August 22 meeting The Town Manager and Select Board agonized about the uncertainty and unpredictability of FloRo construction costs and how voters would respond to a request to fill a shortfall of $9.5 million for elementary school construction at a Special Town Meeting on September 12...
• Electric Usage in Town Remained Steady During Peak Use Times From 4  to 8 p.m. and Only Increased After 8 p.m. by Robert Stewart    Groton Electric Light Department Manager Kevin Kelly was thrilled when a prolonged period of extreme heat broke last week on Aug. 10 when temperatures in the mid to...
   The State Board of Education voted to raise the minimum score that future high school students must receive on some of their MCAS tests in order to graduate including English language arts, math and science and technology/engineering. The higher score requirement will apply to students entering...
   Environmental cleanup of the old Sportsmen’s club property at 159 West Main Street is starting soon. On September 6 the EPA will come before the Select Board to discuss their plan to clean up the property. For many years the site was used as a firing range. Apparently, the primary environmental...
   The Electronic Voting at Town Meeting Committee will recommend implementation of electronic voting at town meeting. Town Meeting voters will first have to decide whether they want this form of voting. If they approve, voters will then need to decide whether to rent or buy. The Town Manager said...
  Rollstone Bank & Trust has donated $10,000 the Groton History Center (GHC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of the town’s history, to fund GHC’s education mission, including exhibit expansion, interactive digital learning tools, curriculum development and student...
   On Friday, August 12 the Select Board, GDRS School Superintendent Laura Chesson, Chairman of the Groton Finance Committee, Groton members of the School Committee, and the School Building Committee and Project Director David Saindon of Leftfield, LLC met in emergency session to deal with the...
   On Friday, August 12 the Select Board, GDRS School Superintendent Laura Chesson, Chairman of the Groton Finance Committee, Groton members of the School Committee, and the School Building Committee and Project Director David Saindon of Leftfield, LLC met in emergency session to deal with the...
by Joshua Vollmar [Note: the author is a member of the Groton Historical Commission]     The Prescott House at 170 Old Ayer Road has a long and rich history. But that history may be coming to an end. Groton Hill Music, the current owner of the property, has notified the Groton Historical Commission...
by Connie Sartini    At their July 25, 2022 meeting, the Select Board unanimously appointed Dawn Dunbar to serve as the new Groton Town Clerk, pending successful contract negotiations and a police background check. The term of the contact will run through June 30 2025.    This vote followed the...

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