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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...

Groton Fire Department quells chimney fire.

 

by Connie Sartini   Superintendent of Schools Dr. Laura Chesson met with the Groton Board of Health on Monday night to discuss the testing done at the Groton Dunstable Regional High School well that revealed the amount of PFAS measured at the well. Mass DEP advised the district that while the...

Senator Cronin. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Editors' Note: This newspaper has written stories about Groton becoming part of the North Central Senate District and our likely new State Senator, John Cronin. Unfortunately, in our earlier stories, we did not explain when this transition takes place. This story clarifies the transition timeline...
The Groton Board of Health at their regularly scheduled meeting held on Monday, February 7, 2022 voted unanimously to lift the current mask mandate effective Friday, February 11, 2022 and instead recommend that all citizens wear masks when in indoor public spaces. This recommendation does not...
COVID Cases Decreasing Town Manager Mark advised the Select Board that the number of COVID cases in the town was less than 100 cases and this was decreasing. Based on the continued decline, he suggested that they may be able to open Town Hall at the end of the month and be able to conduct in-...

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