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Seniors in Massachusetts 75 years or older are being targeted by people offering rides for COVID19 vaccinations as “caregivers” so that the drivers can get the vaccine as well. While many of these offers may be sincere and well meaning, unless the senior knows the driver, there is a potential...
The supply of COVID-19 vaccine is restricted which is creating a lot of frustration as the State of Massachusetts rolls out their plan to vaccinate it citizens; the Nashoba Associated Boards of Health (Nashoba), as health agents for its member Boards, has helped vaccinate First Responders (with a...
by Connie Sartini   The COVID 19 vaccination rollout is an issue for many, many people across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, but it is painful in its implementation for many of the seniors in the Nashoba Valley and Route #2 corridor region, where there are few if any available sites where...
Governor Baker is lifting the 25 percent capacity restrictions and returning to 40 percent capacity effective on Monday, February 8, 2021 at 5:00 a.m. Based on this, the Town of Groton will be ending remote work and all Town employees will return to work at Town Hall on Monday, February 8, 2021...
by Connie Sartini   At their Feb. 1 meeting, Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that the Town has received a $30,000 Community Compact Grant to install three (3) electric car charging stations at various locations in Groton. “Given our Green Communities status, this is an...
Amy Degen, Deidre Slavin Mitchel to Diversity Task Force      At the request of The Diversity Task Force, the Select Board voted (Selectman Josh Degen recused himself from the vote) to appoint Amy Degen and Deidre Slavin Mitchel to the Task Force. Ms. Degen replaces Nadia Madden as the...
Week of January 25, 2021 During the week of January 25, dispatch answered 1135 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.      Police officers responded to 7 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department...
by Colin A. Young, State House News Service FEB. 1, 2021.....Exactly one year after it confirmed the state's first case of COVID-19, the Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 2,270 new cases of the virus -- enough for the state's cumulative total to surpass the half-million mark....
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...

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