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The 2020 Annual Town Census has been mailed.      The Town Census is mailed annually, as required by Massachusetts General Law. It’s purpose is to verify the inhabitants and voters of the town. It is used to produce the 2020 Street List and to maintain the currency of the voter rolls. Your...

Deborah Johnson, publisher of the Groton Herald, helps take down the sign at 161 Main Street before moving to Prescott School building.

 

After 37 years at Number 161, 'High Above Main Street,' The Groton Herald is moving to new offices at Prescott School on February 1. For all those years, our landlord has been the Sargent family, owners of Moison Ace Hardware. We would like to thank Rick Sargent for carrying on the good-neighbor...
In the months of November and December combined, Animal Control had a total of 44 calls:    Loose Domestic Animals • 27 of these were for loose dogs. While we do not have a “leash law” as such, we have a bylaw stating that dogs must be under physical control of the owner while off of their...
The Select Board, based on the recommendation from Town Clerk Mike Bouchard voted unanimously to relocate two of the three precinct polling locations for future local and national elections. Precinct 1 was relocated to the Town Hall from the old Senior Center building during the construction...
Groton’s Deer-kill Officer Wayne Tuttle reports 22 deer killed by motor vehicles in 2019. There were numerous others struck but not retrieved. The number of fatal deer-strikes in Groton was down slightly from last year. Mass. Fish and Wildlife law states that the driver or a passenger in a vehicle...
35 Groton Headlines in 2019 Below are headlines for some top Groton stories for 2019, selected by the GH editors and presented in chronological order: 1. High School Principal Wants Flexibility In Disciplining Students Caught ‘Vaping’ 2. Select Board Authorizes Investigation of Town Manager...
Last August an elderly, disabled former Groton resident died in a Pepperell House Fire caused by an overloaded power strip. Over the holidays, Fitchburg Fire Chief Kevin D. Roy and State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey reported that another fatal fire at 14 Highland Avenue in Fitchburg was also...
Winter Parking Regulations in the Town of Groton prohibit parking on any public way for more than one (1) hour between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6 a.m. from Nov 15th to April 15. Offenders will be issued parking tickets. The Groton Police Department and Highway Department thank you for your...
Groton Explorer Post #4879 will be picking up Christmas Trees again this year in town. Pick-ups will be Saturday, January 4 and Sunday, January 5 from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. and the evenings of Tuesday, January 7 - Thursday, January 9 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. If you would like your tree picked up, please...
By long-standing tradition and company policy, the Groton Herald does not publish Christmas week. We resume publication with the edition of January 3, 2020. Thank you to all our readers for supporting your home-town newspaper.

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