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by Connie Sartini   Residents of the Martin’s Pond Road and Chestnut Hill area told the Board of Health Tuesday night that their neighborhood has been overwhelmed with the odor of human feces during the last six weeks as a result of fertilizer containing human waste that was dumped into piles...
Professor Sal A. Mander answers questions about Wetlands   Do you need to file with the Conservation Commission before starting your dream project? Here are common questions we get at the Conservation Commission office and their answers.   If you are planning a new well, septic system...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Roll Call A Legislative Initiative to buy drugs from Canada (H 1972):       Legislation that would allow Massachusetts residents to purchase drugs from Canada will have a hearing in front of the Public Health Committee on September 9th between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. in...
by Russell Harris   At their August 8 meeting, Planning Board Chairman Russell Burke seemed to accept the opinion of the Land Use Committee and the Building Inspector that Kilbourn Place - former site of Donelan’s grocery store - should be reviewed by the Planning Board under a less...
by Russell Harris   At the August 22 Planning Board Meeting, Chairman Russell Burke announced that recently-elected member Gus Widmayer had resigned. Besides having served as an elected member of the Planning Board, Mr. Widmayer is owner and developer of the former Donelan’s Market property...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad announced that the Town of Groton and the Groton Fire Fighters IAFF Local 4879 have come to agreement on the Firefighters’ contract and the Select Board approved it unanimously Monday night.      There are two provisions in the agreement: one is...
by Connie Sartini   Friends of Prescott Chairman Mary Jennings and Treasurer Bruce Easom provided the Select Board with their financial report on their first year as lessees of the historic Prescott School.      The best news is that the Friends revenue number came in at $91,000. This...
by Connie Sartini   Every Friday, members of the Select Board receive a packet from the Town Manager’s Office that contains information on all items that will be on their Monday evening agenda. This gives them the opportunity to review the materials, and prepare for the meeting.      ...
by Connie Sartini   Although the effort to secure a AAA bond rating for a municipality is complicated and involves a full audit of the community’s financial management and management policies, the net result is that taxpayers can realize a significant reduction in interest rate costs when the...
by Russell Harris   At their July 29 meeting the Select Board voted to create a new town committee - the Major Initiative Planning Committee [MIPC] - responsible for assisting the Town Manager to recognize, study and then communicate major town government service initiatives and/or capital...

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