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by Connie Sartini    At their Monday night meeting, the Groton Select Board unanimously ratified Town Manager Mark Haddad’s appointments for two positions in the Groton Police Dept. based on Police Chief Luth’s recommendation.    The first was the appointment of Detective Patrick Timmins to the...
by Connie Sartini     There is a boiled water order in effect for all those who use the town of Dunstable water supply, but NOT for water supplied by  Groton Water Department. Groton water is safe to drink.    Groton Water Superintendent Tom Orcutt assured residents of Groton, “The Groton water...
by Connie Sartini     Luke Fabbri from Geological Field Services, Inc. updated the Select Board and a sizeable group of residents in attendance on the history and an assessment of the Nod Road Landfill.    As background, Fabbri noted that the landfill is on town-owned land and abuts conservation...

The Ceremony took place in front of the Old Meeting House. Photo by Steve Lieman

After a long application process requiring the knowledge and expertise of many Groton historians, Old Groton Meeting House has been added to the National Registry of Historic Places.    The Meeting House joins six other places in Groton that are listed on the registry:  •  The Bennett-Shattuck...

Kara Cruikshank: “Her customer service skills are extraordinary and I have received nothing but excellent feedback from the members of the HDC and the ZBA,” said Town Manager.

 
by Connie Sartini    Although mostly unheralded, the Executive Assistant to the Town Manager is a crucial job in our town government. Speaking of the importance of the job, Town Manager Haddad said that his former Executive Assistant, Dawn Dunbar, helped make him a better Town Manager, thus making...
•  If Approved, Electronic Voting Would Replace Hand Counting at Town Meetings • Questions Remain Whether Electronic Voting System Would Encourage More Voting at Town Meeting; Be More Representative to How Voters Feel About Certain Issues by Russell Harris    A Study Committee will be recommending...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Roll Call    The House and Senate approved and sent to Gov. Baker a bill designed to protect “vulnerable road users” which includes pedestrians, constructions workers, emergency responders bicyclists, skateboarders, roller skates and wheelchair users.     A key provision...
by Connie Sartini    Groton Select Board approved Town Manager Mark Haddad’s request to open the Warrant for the 2022 Fall Town Meeting to add a warrant article to support the installation of an elevator at Prescott School. They also approved his request to authorize him to sign an “Out of Cycle...
by Barbara Scofidio    As we explore her new Groton boutique together, Liz Landry of Kitchen Sink Candle Company picks up a candle that smells like freshly mowed grass. “This is our newest scent, I have to smell it every time I walk by,” she says with a hint of excitement, almost like a kid in a...

Select Board Member Alison Manugian. Photo by Steve Lieman

by Connie Sartini  The September 12 Special Town Meeting contained a single article for voter action, but it was an important one and the high turnout of voters delayed the opening of the meeting by close to half an hour from the scheduled 7 p.m. start time in order to accommodate long lines of...

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