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by Connie Sartini    The Town of Groton has agreed to lease some of the garage bay space at the Lost Lake Fire Station to the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).     Town Manager Mark Haddad stated, “DCR will be responsible for covering all operational costs of the building, which will...

Kevin Kelly is awarded James E. Baker Service Award, an award recognizing distinguished service to the MMWEC organization. Kelly served on the MMWEC Board of Directors since 2011. He also served on the Audit Committee.

   Kevin Kelly, Manager of GELD [Groton Electric Light Department] was recently awarded James E. Baker Service Award, an award recognizing distinguished service to the MMWEC organization, including service as a director, officer or member of an MMWEC committee.    Comments on Kevin Kelly’s...

Liberation XXIII by Dug Morton

Ed Note: The following Artist statement is reprinted from the Groton Public Library website.  Dug Morton, a native of Groton, brings a unique perspective to his art. His journey began with an Associate of Arts degree from Mount Wachusett Community College, followed by two years at the School of the...
by Gloria Oppen, resident of Groton   Although ticks are usually dormant during winter months in temperatures below 45 degrees, we commonly see an increase in the tick population and tick bites during the early spring. Most cases of Lyme disease are diagnosed during the months of May through August...
   My name is Nicole Sarvela and I am so glad to be here in Groton serving as the Council on Aging Director. I live in Littleton with my husband and two sons in my childhood home. Several years ago we purchased the house from my parents and added on an in-law apartment for them so they can remain...
by Connie Sartini    Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board, “Since the Charter does not allow for an interim appointment of a Fire Chief, I have immediately begun the search for a permanent Fire Chief, due to the resignation of Fire Chief Steele McCurdy”     Haddad stressed, “Chief...
by Barbara Scofidio   “As I emerge into the waiting room, I surreptitiously scan it. There are 11 people there, all in white hospital gowns like me: They too have cancer. There are men, women and a teenage boy—he has no hair under his Bruins cap. In a wheelchair in the corner, her head wrapped in a...
   The Senate approved and sent to the House a bill that would mandate that insurance companies in the Bay State provide residential owners with insurance for damage to home and property caused by a leak in a residential liquid fuel tank or home fuel supply lines.     Current law requires that...
   With Groton representative Sena and Scarsdale voting with the majority, House 29-125, rejected an amendment that would strike a budget section that provides $35 million to subsidize free phone calls for prisoners; and instead use the $35 million to fund additional unrestricted local aid for...
Approve Firearms Changes  (H 4139 and S 2572)    With Groton Reps Margaret Scarsdale and Dan Sena and Groton Senator John Cronin all voting in the affirmative,  House 120-38,  Senate 37-3, approved different versions of a bill that would change some of the state’s gun laws including limiting the...

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