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Selectmen ratified appointment of Takashi Tada to the position of Conservation Administrator to replace Barbara Ganem who is retiring from that position. Tada is a member of the Ayer Conservation Commission and has been working as a wetlands scientist and working part-time in Shirley. Tada was...
For the second time in three years, uncontrolled brushfires spread across parts of the remote Rocky Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, blackening about 12 acres. The fire was first reported last Friday. Selectman Peter Cunnigham said the Groton Fire Department responded, found the illegal campfire and...
Val Prest, longtime Lost Lake resident and retired civil engineer explained the three articles before the Town Meeting voters proposing to address fire suppression in the densely populated Lost Lake area. Prest was a member of a committee appointed by Town Manager Mark Haddad to look at the issues...
Approval for rezoning from public use to residential use was the first or four articles for voters to act on a Concept Plan for reuse and renovation of historic Squannacook Hall into four units of rental housing and was passed by a majority vote but fell short of the 2/3 majority required for a...
The Concept Plan for the Groton Inn property, proposed by 128 Main Street LLC principals Chris Ferris of Ipswich and Rich Cooper of Marblehead, sailed through the Fall Town Meeting approval process by unanimous vote with little discussion and no handouts showing the plan for voters to review...
Groton's new Central Fire Station General Contractor, TLT Construction of Wakefield, has been terminated by the town of Sutton following a special meeting of the Sutton Board of Selectmen, Oct. 17. TLT had a contract with that town, dating back to June 2011, for construction of a new middle-high...
Voters at Monday night Fall Town Meeting acted on just eight of the 23 articles in the warrant, spending over an hour and a half on one portion of Article 2 debating whether or not to increase the hours for one of the Assistant Town Clerk's positions from 19 to 20 hours. The increase was ultimately...
With the Commonwealth of Massachusetts ranked by the CDC as #2 in the country for mosquito borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) which according to Board of Health member Jason Weber is "bad news if you get it... exceedingly bad" and the West Nile Virus, while not quite as bad as EEE still can...
The Town of Groton received 40 applications to fill the position left vacant by Land Use Assistant Dawn Dunbar, who moved over to fill the position of Executive Assistant to the Town Manager. A Search Committee was formed that included Land Use Director Michelle Collette, Board of Health Dr. Susan...
Principals of the Florence Roche Elementary School and the Swallow Union School in Dunstable presented their respective School Improvement Plans to the School Committee on October 9. School Improvement Plans are presented annually by the building Principal and the School Council members for that...

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