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Spring has sprung and when the snow melts away and people wander outside it exposes long forgotten piles of “stuff ” and abandoned/unregistered vehicles.      This is the time of year that the Building Dept and Board of Health receive the most complaints regarding untidy yards. We are...
Week of March 14 During the week of March 14, dispatch answered 1101 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.      Police oficers responded to 16 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated...
Due to redistricting, Groton will be electing two state representatives this year. Two candidates for the positions will be guest speakers on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 4 p.m., when the Groton Democratic Town Committee meets by Zoom: Margaret Scarsdale, running in the 1st Middlesex (Pcts 2 & 3...

Last Friday’s ceremony at the Police Station honored and recognized retiring Deputy Chief Ed Sheridan’s career and service to the town of Groton. Pictured here are Police Chief Michael Luth, Edward Sheridan and and newly appointed Deputy Chief Rachael Bielecki.

 

 

The following was read over the public address system during retirement ceremonies for Deputy Chief Sheridan.      “Deputy Chief Edward Sheridan began his career in 1979 with the Harvard University Police Department.  He served as a dispatcher from 1979-1983. In 1983, he became a patrol...

Petronella [Nellie] Guttromson

 

Ed Note: Petronella [Nellie] Guttromson is running for a seat on the School Committee. The Groton Herald gives preference to those seeking political elective office for the first time, encouraging them to inform our readers of their positions on the issues and their reasons for running. We thank...
Week of March 7 During the week of March 7, dispatch answered 1098 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.      Police officers responded to 13 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated 2...
The following letter was sent by the Groton Board of Health to abutters of Groton-Dunstable High School, encouraging them to have their wells tested for the presence of PFAS.   RE: Water Quality Concerns in Vicinity of Chicopee Row Dear Groton Resident:      Recently the presence of Per-...
The following is a break-down of the ACO calls for the month of February: Bat: 1 Loose dogs: 10 Deer Vs. Auto: 4 Hawk: 1 Cattle: 1 Porcupine: 1 Spooky noises emanating from wood stove: 1      Once again in February, the number of calls was lower. Again, there were no reported bear...
During the week of February 28, dispatch answered 1197 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.      Police officers responded to 18 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated 7 suspicious...
Groton Civil Discourse Project, Monday, March 28 at 1 p.m. The Groton [Senior] Center, 163 West Main Street Question: Should the town add one million dollars to the cost of building the track affiliated with the new construction of the elementary school?      Town Meeting, on April 30, will...

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