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by Alex Woodle    The people of the Town of Groton had longed for a recreational spot that provided a beach a natural woodland setting. In the late 1960s an opportunity arose to make this happen. A parcel of land became available and an Ad Hoc committee was established to raise funds to buy it...
by Connie Sartini    The majority of the Groton Select Board voted not to approve the proposal to change the name on the historic Prescott School to the Prescott Community Center on the front of the building. This was requested by the Community Center group.    Town Manager Mark Haddad advised, “...
• Something For Everyone in Town Election Results: Effort to Change Town Seal Rejected; New Faces on School Committee; Mixed Results for Incumbents • Voter Turnout Higher Than Average For Town Elections by Robert Stewart    Whatever one’s political inclinations on local issues, one could find some...
• Town Offices to Close on Monday, June 20, in Recognition of the End of Slavery in America As Proclaimed by the Words of a Union General in Texas on June 19, 1865 by Robert Stewart    The Town of Groton’s connection to one of the most important documents in American history will serve as a...

Groton’s Deputy Police Chief Rachael Bielecki.

    Little did Rachael Bielecki know when she was a little girl watching police shows with her mother that one day she would be a police officer having girls the same age tell her they wanted to be like her when they grew up.     The story of Groton’s first woman Deputy Police Chief is one of...
  Parking in Groton center can oftentimes be a problem, both during the daytime and on weekends. With the anticipated new traffic coming into town from planned new development and a new music venue, the parking challenge will only increase.      Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board at...
• Timing is Critical on the Nashua River! The Disparate Needs of American Eels, Dam Repairs and Hydroelectric Generation Merge Together to Accomplish a Complex Set of Goals • The Downside: Low River Levels Hamper Recreational Outings and Expose a Large Expanse of the Riverbankby Robert Stewart...
Town Manager Mark Haddad recommended to the Select Board Monday night that they approve removing the name “Prescott School” on the front of the historic school building and replacing it with Prescott Community Center.    Prescott School, located in the Main Street Historic District, is a town-...

Board of Health Candidates: Evan Thackaberry [left] and John Truesdell, Jr. [right]

   On May 24 voters will choose candidates for two seats on the Board of Health, one contested, one not. The three-year seat open for election is not being contested and incumbent Robert Fleischer is seeking reelection to that seat. The one-year seat open for election has two new candidates vying...
   After about two years of public hearings, meetings, multiple revisions of development plans, non-compliance with environmental regulations, a premature start of site work, and a lot of back-and-forth discussions between abutters, Planning Board members, and lawyers for the developer, the Hayes...

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