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by Connie Sartini      Groton Select Board voted unanimously to include a proposal to promote the use of reusable check-out bags, reduce use of paper check-out bags and ban single-use plastic check-out bags as an article on the October 21 Fall Town Meeting Warrant.     Member john Giger, who...
by Connie Sartini   Fall Town Meeting   The Select Board voted to call for the Fall Town Meeting on Monday October 21, starting at 7 p.m. They also voted to open the Town Meeting Warrant on July 16 and to close it on August 29.   Crosswalk at Middle School    Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the...
by Russell Harris      Select member John Giger reported that sometime over the July 4 holiday weekend a rusted valve in the second floor water fountain in Town Hall broke, flooded the rear of the building and  damaged telephone connection equipment, knocking out administrative telephone service to...
by Connie Sartini      With Town Hall employees celebrating the long Fourth of July weekend, no one expected to return to their offices on Monday to find serious water damage to the first and second floor offices, the hallways and the elevator shaft at the back side of Town Hall.    According to...
The real estate transfer of 240 Main Street to its new owner took place on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.  At the closing, from left to right, were Main Street Bank Senior Vice President, Stephen J. Sugar, Jr. and the bank's attorney Thomas A. Gibbons, Esq. of Ayer.  The Buckingham family was represented...
[Web Edit Note: Two related articles are attached to this article: 1. A summary of Bob France's explanation to the Planning Board of why the Boynton Meadows project lost money; and 2. The Planning Board's letter to him.]     by Russell Harris      Almost eight years after the Planning Board issued...
“Tom was instrumental in setting up the Trusts and moving to reinvest the Trust funds. What we have today is due to Tom. I want people to know that we have $19,000,000 thanks to Tom Hartnett.”   by Connie Sartini      The Thomas D. Hartnett Memorial Trust and Scholarship Fund, in memory of one of...
Groton residents living on Olivia Way got a small dose of relief June 25 as a legislative committee advanced a bill authorizing a land swap needed to build a retention pond and prevent the continued flooding of condo units.    The Municipalities Committee approved the bill (S 2239) after local...
by Russell Harris      At the Economic Development Committee’s [EDC] urging, Select Board members voted unanimously to dissolve the 10-year old committee at their June 10 meeting.     Select Board Chair Alison Manugian, liaison to the EDC, explained that individual committee member interests...
by Connie Sartini      Following lengthy discussions over several of their meetings regarding Town Counsel and whether or not to make any changes, the Select Board voted to continue with current Town Counsel Brooks & Derensis through December 31, 2019 as general legal counsel subject to review...

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