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by Mary Swansburg   When she graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a Bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology, Vanessa Abraham saw herself following in the footsteps of women like Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey. However, as she began to look into her career in wildlife...
by Connie Sartini   Over the past several months Groton has been the target of two serious incidents of hate, exhibited by the swastikas and vulgar anti-police scrawling’s left atop Gibbet Hill at the Fire Tower, and this past week by an anti-female flyer using a religious slur that was left...
by Connie Sartini   Clearly frustrated by the lack of progress in finalizing approval by the Legislature of the Town of Groton’s updated Charter, the Select Board has asked Town Manager Mark Haddad to invite State Representative Shelia Harrington to come to a Board meeting and explain what...
by Connie Sartini   Groton Select Board unanimously adopted a charge for the formation of a Capital Planning Committee that would study the requirements and needs for capital expenditures for all town-owned buildings, playing fields and courts, recreation structures, large equipment, vehicles...
by Connie Sartini   Select Board member John Giger laid out a proposal to his colleagues for the distribution of the “preparation information packets” that the Select Board receives on Fridays containing the materials to be discussed at their Monday night meetings. The goal is to have the...
by Connie Sartini   Water Superintendent Tom Orcutt, representing the Water Commissioners, told the Select Board and Finance Committee that the Commissioners have placed an article on the Fall Town Meeting Warrant requesting approval for a transfer of funds within the Water Enterprise fund...
Monday, September 16 Groton Fire Department began to staff the Headquarters Station 24 hours per day to provide service to Groton residents. The addition of staff voted on at the spring town meeting allowed the department to provide a minimum of two Firefighter/EMTs on duty in the station 24...
Ed note: The following story was prepared from press releases and other news stories. It is not original Groton Herald reporting. However, the background and basic facts were confirmed by the Groton Herald by employees of NVMC.   The registered nurses at Steward’s Nashoba Valley Medical...
by Connie Sartini   Groton Finance Committee Chairman Bud Robertson delivered unequivocal feedback to the Select Board that the Finance Committee is unanimously opposed to the Select Board’s proposed “Major Initiative Planning Committee” charge that would create overlap and redundancy with...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad presented the Select Board with the first draft of the 2019 Fall Town Meeting warrant containing 18 articles for voter action at the October 21, 2019 meeting. Most of the articles are the traditional fall items that need approvals including...

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