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The Select Board ratified the following appointments made by Town Manager Mark Haddad; John Weix as a Communications Officer for the Groton Police and Fire Departments, and Michael Tonelli as a Park Ranger.    In addition, the Board approved the appointment of Stacy Chilcoat and Nadia Madden to the...
Massachusetts remains in 8th Place in U.S. News and World Report Ranking of Best States –      Massachusetts, ranked number 1 in 2017, plummeted to number 8 in 2018 and held steady in 8th place for 2019. The Bay State rankings include #1 in Education, #2 in Health Care, #4 in Crimes and Corrections...
The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges eligible donors to give now to help patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations. As a thank-you for helping replenish the blood supply, all donors who come to give blood or platelets now through June 10 will...

Groton's annual Memorial Day parade will be in the morning on Monday, May 27.

 Groton’s annual Memorial Day observance will be held on Monday 27 May and will consist of a parade with ceremonies at the Main Street Common, Old Burying Ground, Groton Cemetery, and Sawyer Common. As always the parade honors veterans of ALL wars, but this year’s special theme will be the 100th...
Groton Herald:  Why are you running for Select Board? John Reilly:    I have lived in Groton for the past six years and have developed an immense compassion and fondness for this community and the people of it through my activities around town. I have always paid attention to the issues and the...
 The Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC), the joint action agency for municipal utilities in Massachusetts, is partnering with the state Department of Energy Resources (DOER) in offering a new solar incentive program for customers of municipal utilities.     MMWEC staff...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Roll Call      The Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight held a hearing on legislation making “Roadrunner” the official rock song of the commonwealth. Natick native Jonathan Richman led the group Modern Lovers who sang the tune as a 1970s ode to the...
The Groton Herald prepares questions for candidates in contested races in town of Groton elections. At this year’s May 21 town election the only contested race is for two open seats on the Select Board. There are four candidates: Incumbent Josh Degen and challengers Brooks Lyman, Jack Petropoulos...
Groton Herald: Why are you running for Select Board? Brooks Lyman:  To be a voice for fiscal responsibility and common sense. To support the town’s truly essential departments: Fire Department, Police Department, Public Works Department, which have been the victims of short-sighted fiscal and...
Groton Herald:  Why are you running for Select Board? Josh Degen:     I am running for re-election to continue to offer my services to the citizen’s of Groton. Serving our community as we navigate the challenges of growth is something that I both understand and enjoy. Groton Herald: Starting next...

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