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  A bill heard  by the Judiciary Committee would establish a working group on gender equity to investigate the price differentiations between products marketed to males versus those marketed to females.     Supporters said this so-called “pink tax” refers to a markup on goods and services marketed...
by Connie Sartini    Members of Groton Fire Department, Groton Police Department, and Department of Public Works met with the Select Board to review and discuss the impact to these public safety services because of the various new and planned housing developments in town.   Groton Fire Chief Steele...
  Once again Groton’s Old Burying Ground is participating in the Wreaths Across America remembrance program. This year's ceremony will be held at the Old Burying Ground, corner of Hollis Street and Legion Road, on Saturday, December 16 at 11 a.m.    
   Town Manager Mark Haddad has unveiled an initiative aimed at seamlessly transitioning leadership roles within the Department of Public Works (DPW). After nearly four decades of dedicated service, Robert “Tom” Delaney, current DPW Director and former Highway Surveyor, is set to retire in two...
   As was the case last year, the Fiscal Year 2024 Proposed Operating Budget contains funding to add an additional full-time Firefighter/EMT to the Groton Fire Department, bringing the number to nine full-time Firefighter/EMTs (plus the Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief).    In his budget message...
GELD:  Too Early to Evaluate Effectiveness of New “Time-of-Use” Rate Structure; Manager Believes Rate Structure is Achieving Its Goal of Reducing Peak Use of Electricity by Robert Stewart    In a wide-ranging interview with the Groton Herald, Light Department Manager Kevin Kelley briefly addressed...
 The Groton Community Christmas Choir presented its 50th annual concert at the Union Congregational Church in Groton on Sunday afternoon, December 10 and Monday evening, December 11. The tradition was renewed this year after a hiatus for the last three years.      These concerts were founded and...
by Russell Harris Note: original reporting for part of this story by the Harvard Press    In a recent meeting held on November 8 at Ayer Town Hall, the Devens Jurisdiction Framework Committee took steps to explore the possibility of rezoning Vicksburg Square for housing.     The proposal, initially...
by Connie Sartini    Town Manager Mark Haddad opened the Monday night Select Board meeting by advising the Board that by December 18, he needed to finalize the FY2025 budget with the Finance Committee. With the current financial situation facing the town, Haddad stressed that the “reductions that...
GELD One of Two Municipal Electric Companies in the U. S. to Receive Such Recognition by Robert Stewart    Despite a small number of customers who complain about such things as aggressive tree cutting, a near unanimous sentiment amongst customers of the Groton Electric Light Department is love for...

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