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by Connie Sartini    Town Manager Mark Haddad has taken the lead in addressing the concerns expressed by the non-profit groups that use The Center during evening hours, regarding the charging of fees to be used for a building monitor to ensure proper closure of the building after nighttime use...
Significant Fee Increase for After-Hour Use May Discourage Utilization of the Building from Groups That Supported a Broader Mission for the Building by Robert Stewart    When an updated building use policy went into effect last November fir the Groton Senior Center, it immediately set off a torrent...
by Connie Sartini    The Groton Finance Committee met with the Select Board on Saturday, January 27 to discuss the 2025 Budget proposal from Town Manager Mark Haddad and addressed several specific departments where significant reductions in their budgets are being considered as part of the $5.5 M...
Privacy of College Students     The House gave initial approval to a bill that would prohibit colleges from being required to release certain student education records to third parties that request the records. The prohibition would not apply to federal, state or municipal agency requests.     “...
by Robert Stewart    The ripple effect of recent reports of Steward Healthcare System’s financial difficulties have hit home as the national healthcare system announced this week that they want to sell Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer and three other hospitals in Massachusetts as soon as...
by Connie Sartini    At their Monday night meeting, Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that he plans to “implement the following process to replace Ashley Shaheen as the Council on Aging Director.”     He explained the process he will be following. “First, we will be advertising the...
Announcement Made on First Anniversary of Taking Oath of Office After a Grueling, Tense Election in 2022 by Robert Stewart    State Representative Margaret Scarsdale of Pepperell who represents Groton and five other communities in the First Middlesex District announced last week that she will seek...
by Connie Sartini   At their Monday night meeting, the Select Board received two requests from Town Manager Mark Haddad to change significant dates for both Annual Spring Town Meeting and the date of the ballot election for the proposed override question.    Regarding the request to change the date...
by Connie Sartini    DPW Director Tom Delaney updated the Select Board at their Monday night meeting on the status of the Squannacook River Dam in West Groton, after it was identified as one of seven dams in Massachusetts by the Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) for potential removal. The...

The centerpiece of the celebration was an interview with Groton resident Lou Gaskins. 

  On Sunday, January 22, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee of Groton held a day of celebration to honor the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Held at the Prescott Community Center, the two-hour event featured storytelling, crafts, an open studio by Marigold artist Sharon Chandler and...

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