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In an attempt to keep up with what appears to be another year of financial difficulty for both our towns as it relates to the school budget, I decided to attend the joint meeting of the Groton Dunstable School Committee with the Select Boards and Finance Committees from both towns. As I walked into...
With the passage of article 9 at the Fall Town Meeting there is now a clear path forward to address the issue of PFAS contamination in the drinking water at the High School.  While it was an arduous one involving complicated negotiations between the member communities, the end result will satisfy...
On Friday, October 20, the Groton Trails Committee was presented with a check for $15,000 that can be used for signage on our Town’s trails.  This came about as an earmark that our Sen. John Cronin and Reps. Margaret Scarsdale and Danillo Sena obtained in the FY24 state budget.  Through surveys...
Thanks for posting the picture of the Rail Trail repair at Groton School Pond and helping to get the word out that the trail is once again open from end to end.    If I may, I'd like to give a quick shout out to the DCR, with a heartfelt thanks to Regional Director Stow and her crew.  Director Stow...
There is a lot of change going on in the utility world.     If you have been watching over the years, you know UNITIL’s electric rates have been double GELD’s rates for a long time. National Grid’s rates have typically been around 80 percent higher than Groton’s.     The third quarter statistics on...
Help us plan for a vision for the Town of Groton’s future!    On behalf of the Planning Board, we want to make sure that fellow Groton residents and businesses are aware and take advantage of an opportunity that is available to make all your voices and thoughts heard as it relates to ongoing work...
Instead of worrying about how Ayer is going to manage the increased cost for migrant children in the schools, which is a valid concern, how about the residents of Groton finding ways to support Ayer and the new immigrant families. Since we have inadequate affordable housing in Groton, and...
The Cow Pond Brook area and watershed is a very sensitive ecosystem, home to several documented rare species.   There are two articles on the October 28 Town Meeting Warrant - Article 13 and Article 14 pertaining to the proposed 40-home development located on Cow Pond Brook Road, near the Transfer...
I am writing today with a rebuttal to last week's Police Blotter in which the journalist dismissed a 911 caller's complaint against a neighbor's roosters.  A 90 decibel interruption at regular intervals for sustained periods of time can be dangerous and emotionally jarring, akin to the ancient...
The Groton Democratic Town Committee invites all Democrats and unenrolled voters to our next meeting at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 29, 2023 at Legion Hall, 76 Hollis Street. If you, like us, are concerned about our children’s future, jobs and economic opportunity, climate change, immigration reform...

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