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At an unusually scheduled Wednesday morning meeting, Selectmen voted to approve a unified tax rate of $17.38 for all property in Groton, both commercial and residential. Although the unified tax rate increased from $16.85 last year to $17.38 for this coming year, the average tax impact on...
At the December 5 public hearing for the proposed medical office building at 120 Boston Road, Planning Board members expressed concern with the size of the sign proposed for the property, a sign requiring the Board to grant a significant variance from Groton's sign bylaw, a bylaw often fought by...
Land Use Director Michelle Collette reported that there is a big increase in residential building permits coupled with a one-third increase in applications to the Zoning Board of Appeals for additions and improvements to existing homes. She added that there are several more big projects that she...
Selectman Jack Petropoulos is proposing the anonymous testing of some private drinking wells in the Lost Lake area to determine how they might be affected by area septic systems. He said that the well testing would be free to residents of that area, and he would like to see between 40 to 50...
THE HOUSE AND SENATE This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators' votes on three roll calls from prior legislative sessions. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate last week. RAISE MINIMUM WAGE TO $9 (S 1925) Senate 6-32, rejected an amendment that would raise the minimum...
Have you ever wanted to bid on an unopened safe, imagining what the contents would look like? Are you curious as to why the town of Groton would own such a thing and why it has remained locked? What could possibly be in there and who put it there? To find out, you could be the successful bidder at...
Sunday, a young Groton man fell about 30 feet off ruins of the Castle on Gibbet Hill at about 3:00 in the afternoon. He was airlifted from nearby Lawrence Academy Field by helicopter to Mass General in Boston. Additional information was not available at press time.
Another one of Groton's historic structures is soon to be put up for sale following approval from Selectmen Monday night to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the soon to be vacated Center Fire Station on Station Avenue. Proposals from prospective bidders are due to the Selectmen's office by...
New Hampshire Executive Council, which approves bonding issues over $10,000 in the state of New Hampshire, has approved a loan guarantee of $2.7 million for Thomas More College in Merrimack, NH. The vote to approve the loan guarantee came at the Executive Council's Nov. 6 meeting and was split 2-1-...
MassDevelopment has issued a $75 million, tax-exempt bond on behalf of the Groton School to renovate its Schoolhouse building and to refund prior bond issuances. The bond issue will: ·fund $10 million of the $48 million Schoolhouse renovation ·provide $15 million in temporary bridge financing for...

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