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by Connie Sartini   Town Manager reported to the Select Board that agreement has been reached with four of the seven town unions including the Groton Communications Officer, IBPO, Local #522; Highway/ Transfer Station/Water Employees, SEIU, Local 888; and AFSCME, Council 93, Local 1703, AFL-...
by Connie Sartini Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that several years ago when the Town sold the Tarbell School, the town received an easement for the use of the playground located on the property.      He said that the new owners of the three condominiums located in the...
by Russell Harris   The following summary of the history of the CPA in Groton was presented at the January 11 meeting of the Community Preservation Committee by Chairman Bruce Easom. The story is a paraphrase of Easom’s comments. It has been edited for written brevity and clarity.      ...
by Connie Sartini   The Diversity Task Force Chairman Raquel Majeski and memberAudraWaiterspresented the group’s report to the Select Board on Monday evening and provided an overview, their charter, their accomplishments and the next steps for the group. Waiters said that the Diversity Task...
The following is a listing of CPA projects submitted to the Community Preservation Committee for consideration and review. None of these projects has received CPA approval. To be funded, a project proposal first needs CPC approval followed by an affirmative vote at Town Meeting. The total amount...
Of the more than 6,000 bills filed for consideration by the state legislature, only 178 were approved and signed by the governor. And only 28 of those were bills that affect the entire state. Most bills were local land-taking measures or other local-related measures applying to just one city or...
Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that the Country Butcher and Deli on Boston Road has been sold. As a result, the Board received a new application for a Common Victualer license for the Country Butcher and Deli from manager Patrick Gaudet. The Board unanimously approved the new...
by Robert Stewart     “I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And, let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue!” - Barry M. Goldwater, 1964.   “At the core of my position are these principles: The categorical rejection of...
by Connie Sartini   At the joint meeting of Select Board and the Finance Committee on Jan. 11, Town Manager Mark Haddad submitted his Proposed Fiscal Year 2022 Operating Budget for the Town of Groton. “This is the thirteenth budget that I have submitted as your Town Manager and, without a...
by Russell Harris   Select Board member Josh Degen met with the Community Preservation Committee on January 11 for what he described as an "open dialog." He said that one of the goals of the Select Board was to consider whether it was worth lowering the town’s participation in the CPA or,...

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