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by Connie Sartini   At the Monday night Select Board meeting, Selectman Josh Degen made a surprise announcement to his colleagues that he was resigning from the Diversity Task Force (DTF) effective October 1, but said that he would continue to attend the DFT meetings.      When the Select...
by Connie Sartini   Following a public hearing for an All Alcoholic Off Premise Package Store Liquor License for a building located in the former appliance store at Shaw’s Plaza, the Select Board unanimously approved the application submitted by Shree Hari Om, doing business as Groton Wine...
by Connie Sartini   Groton businessman John Amaral, whose company recently purchased the vacant Deluxe building on Main Street, met with the Select Board to request removal of a Fall Town Meeting warrant article that would rezone the property from a General Business designation to new Multi-...
by Connie Sartini   Groton Select Board Chairman Becky Pine began the Board’s regular Monday meeting, and following the agenda for any announcements from the Board, opened the public comment period. Usually this time is brief with few, if any, comments, however, this week’s public comments...
• Groton Business Association (GBA) Wants Town to Take Active Role in Managing Change That May Come With Opening of Indian Hill Music Center • GBA Releases 100-Page Report De- tailing the Benefits and Challenges Town Could Realize As it Transitions to a “Destination Community”   by Robert...
by Connie Sartini   During the Select Board’s Monday night public hearing on the 2021 Fall Town Meeting warrant, Diversity Task Force Chairman Raquel Majeski and Vice Chairman Michelle Collette advised the Select Board that the Task Force, at their recent meeting, voted unanimously to...
by Connie Sartini   Article 13 on the Fall Town Meeting warrant requests voters to approve special legislation to change the Town Clerk position from one that is currently elected to one that is appointed.      Groton’s Town Charter would need to be changed by a special act to remove the...
by Amanda LaRiviere of the Harvard Press   The Devens Fire Department and the Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad successfully detonated two unexploded munitions in Devens on Aug. 19 and 23, both discovered during the redevelopment of sites at 45 Jackson Road and 111 Hospital Road.      “...
by Connie Sartini   Groton Housing Authority Chairman Don Black advised the Select Board that by unanimous vote of the Groton Housing Authority, the last article on the 20 article Fall Town Meeting warrant asks voters to approve the transfer of a parcel of town-owned land on Nashua Road to...

If a new Multi-Family zoning bylaw is approved at Fall Town Meeting [see story below], voters will be asked to rezone five adjoining parcels of land at 500 Main Street from General Business (GB) to Multi-Family Development (MFD). The combined parcel shown in the graphic above, mostly owned by Deluxe Corporation, was recently put up for sale. The combined land area will be about 36.5 acres. The graphic shows the approximate boundaries of the combined parcel. It is rumored that a local, well-respected developer is prepared to purchase this property if the new zoning is approved.

 

by Russell Harris   Year after year for at least 20 years, Groton voters have approved new spending, new regulations, and changes to the bylaws to improve the quality of life in town, while also making living in Groton more expensive. These factors and others have driven up the cost of living...

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