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    Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that the long-awaited appeal of their denial of a liquor license for the store in West Groton Center submitted by Kent Leung Ventures LLC, was upheld by the Alcohol Beverages Control Commission. The appeal dated back to May 25, 2021 and fourteen...
Inflation Weary Customers Get Temporary Reprieve From Anticipated Future Rate Increase  by Robert Stewart    Customers of the Groton Electric Company received some temporary relief on their electric bills as Light Commissioners delayed action at their meeting this week on a recommendation from...

Ronnie Earl and Friends brought a soulful rendition of the blues to the Smith Pavilion at the Town Field behind the library on Thursday, June 16, performing as the kick-off act of the Rollstone Rhythms Summer Concert Series. The overcast skies and cool air made for a perfect late spring outing. Ronnie has played with top blues artists: Greg Allman, Jimmie Vaughan and the Fabulous Thunderbirds and was lead guitarist for N.E. icon Room Full of Blues. Ronnie also taught guitar at Berklee College of Music. He is a national blues treasure and a longtime Groton resident. Photo by Steve Lieman.

 
by Marlena Gilbert    The GDRSC EDI (Equity Diversity & Inclusion) Advisory Committee has been meeting over the last year to discuss the work of diversity, equity and inclusion within the district. The work is complex as it includes two member towns, and although there have been many community...
by Joshua Vollmar     No natural landmark in Groton is as conspicuous as Gibbet Hill. Noted for its beauty and history, it has even inspired a few poems over the last two centuries. In one of these poems, composed in 1830, renaissance man and one-time Groton resident Elizur Wright referenced the...
by Barbara Scofidio    It's impossible to describe Jennie Fitzkee, Groton Community School’s Aqua Room teacher extraordinaire, with mere adjectives.     This is someone who, in 38 years of teaching there, over shared lunch hours filled with sandwiches and lemonade and cookies, has cooked up some of...

 Groton residents Phoebe Lynch, Griffin Elliott, Edric Kan, Wally Capen, Patty Eldredge, Fiorenza Viacava Vera, and Lidia Spada graduated from Groton School in Groton, on June 5. A total of 85 students from all over the U.S. and the world graduated. The keynote speaker was The Honorable Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator for New York.

• Shirley Greenway Committee Votes to Support Nashua River Watershed Association’s Request for a Three-Year Moratorium on Mass Wildlife’s Habitat Restoration Project in Squannacook River Wildlife Management Area • Mass Wildlife Agrees to Slow Process of Moving Project Forward by Initiating MEPA...
by Connie Sartini    At the May 24, 2022 Annual Town Election, voters approved by ballot to change the Town Clerk position from an elected to appointed one. Based on this, Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that the town needed to start a search for a new Town Clerk in anticipation...
by Connie Sartini    Groton Town Counsel Brian Falk has advised the Select Board that the four, one-day liquor licenses for alcohol beverage sales at the Summer Concert Series, described in an email from the Town, “should not be issued because the license and its patrons would be in violation of...

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