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The Annual Town Election will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Nomination papers for Groton’s elected offices are available as of February 1, 2021. If you’ve thought about applying your skills or pursuing an interest serving in an elected capacity, now is the time! Almost all offices have an...
by Connie Sartini Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that his team has completed the search for a new Assistant Assessor to replace Megan Foster who moved from the assistant’s position to become the Principal Assessor.      Haddad remarked, “We received 18 applications for the...
During the week of January 18, dispatch answered 1075 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.      Police officers responded to 12 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated 5 calls for fraud...

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     Due to Governor Baker’s decision to extend the temporary reductions in capacity limits for various businesses and activities through February 8, 2021, the Town of Groton has decided to extend working remotely through 6:00 a.m. on Monday, February 8, 2021. This order is in effect for the Town...
During the week of January 11, dispatch answered 1135 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.      Police officers responded to 13 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated 2 calls for...
by George Moore, ACO emeritus   • Loose/found dogs: 19. This is a tremendous increase over the usual number of calls for loose and found dogs. Remember, there is a $25 pick-up fee as well as a daily fee for dogs kept in the pound. If a dog is found with no license tags, it will be taken to...

GPD K9 Bane sports a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Bane’s vest was embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of K9 Lola, Groton, MA - EOW 12/4/18”.

 

Week of January 4 During the week of January 4, dispatch answered 1092 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.       Police officers responded to 9 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. There were 3 motor vehicle crashes...
Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that the search to fill the new Stormwater Technician 1 position for the Stormwater Utility resulted in Dept. of Public Works Director Tom Delaney recommending Benjamin Zimmer be appointed.           Haddad said, “Ben has worked for the Town...

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