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Market Basket is always busy but never more so than during the Coronavirus pandemic. The tight quarters and long checkout lines seen here are not condusive to the recommended "social distancing." People in other counties with coronavirus outbreaks cannot understand why we Americans are clearing out grocery store aisles, especially hoarding toilet paper. Photo by Steve Lieman.

 

 

by Connie Sartini   The Board of Health joined the televised virtual meeting with the Select Board on Monday night to discuss the state directive on non-essential businesses and how to address some specific issues in Groton. Town Manager Mark Haddad advised that the Board of Health has a lot...
by Connie Sartini   Per the Select Board’s request, Town Manager Mark Haddad reviewed the Town’s Union Contracts to address a total shut down or a partial shutdown of Town Services and how it will impact employee pay.      He advised, “Our contracts do not address this issue directly....
Once the Coronavirus pandemic has passed, Groton Electric Light Department [GELD] will offer ratepayers free, comprehensive home energy audits. Participating customers will receive detailed, reports thanks to new customer- focused audit software. The program is made available to GELD through...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad updated the Select Board regarding Abatement Applications currently in the Assessor’s Office.      Principal Assistant Assessor Jonathan Greeno reported, “The Assessors had 45 Abatement Applications. They have dealt with 20 of these to date,...
On Sunday, March 22, The Town of Ayer received confirmation from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health that an Ayer resident is the second person in Massachusetts to die from COVID-19 related illness. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported that the individual, a 54-year...
Gov. Charlie Baker has filed legislation that could temporarily change customary and traditional Groton town governance practices, overriding local bylaws, in response to the governing challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.      The legislation would permit towns unable to finalize a budget...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Roll Call   Gov. Charlie Baker filed several pieces of legislation last week relating to COVID-19. Only one has been approved by the Legislature.   Waive Waiting Period For Unemployment Benefits (S 2599)      The House and Senate gave final approval to and Gov...
by Connie Sartini   Policies, restrictions and official actions taken by the Town of Groton under the Emergency Declaration authority declared by the Select Board was released by the Town Manager and are summarized below.      “Based on a motion taken by the Select Board at an emergency...

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