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by Connie Sartini   In an effort to streamline the October 3 Fall Town Meeting, town officials used a ‘consent agenda’ that combines several articles into one to reduce the number of individual motions into a single vote. Among those articles using the consent agenda approach were the 7...

September 23, 2020, at 3:30 PM, all GPD units were dispatched to Boston Rd near AL Prime for a 3-car crash. A pick-up truck with a horse trailer was unable to stop in time and rear-ended a small sedan, causing the sedan to crash into another sedan that was traveling in the opposite direction. Groton Police ask to please use care when driving a truck with a trailer attached. Due to the added weight of the trailer the stopping time needed is increased; please give yourself plenty of room to stop. Photo courtesy Groton Police Department.

 

Plan for Hayes Woods subdivsion in West Groton shows design to protect Maple Avenue by creating a road parallel for housing access. See story below.

 

by Russell Harris   Many West Groton residents look at the proposed development of the Hayes Woods property with trepidation, sparking fears of losing the charm of the iconic Maple Avenue to subdivsion development. The initial plan submitted for the Hayes Woods property fueled these fears as...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that there has been a request from a resident asking about curbside pickup. He said that currently the town sells stickers for use at the Transfer Station. He said sales of the stickers brings $4000 per year through the...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board members that there will be three Consent Agenda items slated for the Fall Town Meeting Agenda Saturday, October 3, 2020. Combining motions into consent agenda items is a way to reduce the number of individual motions that...
by Russell Harris   The Commissioners of Groton Electric Light Department approved significant rate increases effective on September 30 bills. The rate for residential customers using less than 500 kWH will increase by 9.95%, while residential customers using more that 500 k WH will see an 8....
by Connie Sartini   At their Monday night public hearing, the majority of the Select Board voted not to accept the layout of Red Pepper Lane, a part of the Reedy Meadow Estates subdivision, which also includes Olivia Way. Members Chairman Alison Manugian, Josh Degen, Becky Pine, and John...
by Robert Stewart   According to data compiled by the state on COVID-19 incidence rates, the towns comprising the Nashoba Valley area are amongst the safest communities in the state in regards to the number of positive cases of COVID-19. And, within the Nashoba Valley, the towns of Groton,...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board at their virtual meeting on Monday night that the Town has received a new directive from Governor Charlie Baker and other top officials stating that local businesses will receive tax relief in the form of a deferral from...
by Connie Sartini   Of the eight Community Preservation Committee (CPC) recommended proposals for the Town Meeting, Select Board approved all but one at their August 31 meeting.    Of the two out-of-cycle recommendation--a Sports Facility Feasibility Study from the Parks Department...

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