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The Groton Fire Department is pleased to announce that they have been awarded $4,575 for their Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E.) Program and $2,855 for our Senior SAFE Program.      “The Department of Fire Services’ S.A.F.E. grant program continues to make effective fire safety...
Bills Approved By Senate And Stuck In The House For Several Months      Several bills have received unanimous or near-unanimous approval in the Senate as far back as September 2021 and are still stuck in the House Ways and Means Committee which has not acted on them and has not sent them to the...

The company’s analysis of what is called a Levelized Cost of Energy shows that Flooid Power Systems cost to generate electricity is at a minimum 50 percent cheaper than fossil fuel plants and most solar and wind arrays.

 

 Massachusetts Company Develops Renewable Energy Source That is More Reliable, Cheaper and Visually Less Impactful than Fossil Fuel Plants and Wind and Solar Arrays   by Robert Stewart      When Flooid Power Systems negotiated a deal to supply electricity to a full-service...
by Connie Sartini   Cannabis Community Outreach Meeting   The first recipient one of the two Retail Recreational Marijuana Host Community Agreements (HCA) awarded by the Town of Groton, United Cultivation LLC held a Community Outreach Meeting on February 9 to provide an opportunity for...
On Tuesday February 15th at approximately 10:24 pm Pep- perell Fire, EMS and Police were dispatched to 58 Mill Street in Pepperell for a reported building fire.      A neighbor had heard a beeping sound with what he believed to be a smoke detector and realized that smoke was coming from his...
Driver’s Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants Passed By House (H 4461) Groton’s Representative, Sheila Harrington, has resigned and, therefore, did not vote on this bill. The rest of the House 120-36, approved and sent to the Senate a bill that would allow people who are unable to prove...
by Alexander Hermann, Joint Center For Housing Studies of Harvard University   Rents across the US rose at an unprecedented pace in the second half of 2021, according to our new America’s Rental Housing 2022 report. As rental markets tightened and demand soared, typical asking rents rose an...

Aerial view of the Devens area known as Vicksburg Square.

 

 Affordable Housing Initiative at Devens Reinforces One Priority of Groton’s Select Board • Groton’s State Representative Sheila Harrington and Other Area Legislators Pressure MassDevelopment to Move Faster on Affordable Housing at Devens • Vicksburg Square Property on Devens Targeted for...
by Connie Sartini   On January 20, 2022, Groton Select Board received a letter from Mass Housing regarding a Project Eligibility application for construction of approximately 40 housing units on Cow Pond Brook (Parcel 248-42). In accordance with Chapter 40B, the applicant, Heritage Landing,...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that he had been working with the Groton Sewer Commission and the developer of the Deluxe Property on a potential MassWorks Grant to make improvements to the Nod Road Pump Station. The Board has authorized the use of the...

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