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Please be advised that due to the uptick in COVID-19 cases and the fact that the Center for Disease Control has determined that the transmission rate in Middlesex Country is high and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health advises that all Massachusetts residents, regardless of vaccination...
Effective January 1, the state’s minimum wage rose from $13.50 per hour to $14.25 per hour. This hike is the fourth of five annual increases mandated by a law passed in 2018 that will eventually bring the minimum wage to $15 per hour in 2023.      In addition, the minimum wage for tipped...
Week of December 6, 2021 During the week of December 6, dispatch answered 1398 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.          Police officers responded to 6 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police...
Week of November 29 During the week of November 29, dispatch answered 1,225 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls. Police officers responded to 5 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated...
New England Forestry Foundation has closed all the trails and the dog park at Groton Place and Sabine Woods this winter due to planned timber harvesting activity on the properties. Trails will be closed until the harvest is complete. There was a pre-harvest tour on Saturday December 18, 8 am to...
Following a long standing tradition the Groton Herald will not be printing a December 31 2021 newspaper next week   The next edition will be available January 7, 2022 Season’s Greetings Merry Christmas Happy New Year
After serving the town for over 20 years, Kathy Newell has decided to retire from her position as Senior Administrative Assistant to the Police Chief. The vacancy was advertised and the town received 38 applications. An interview committee consisting of the Police Chief Michael Luth, the Deputy...
Town Manager Mark Haddad advised that as a result of the Select Board and the Finance Committee’s approval of creating a new position entitled Community Engagement Specialist within the Council on Aging, the town received 20 applications. COA Director Ashley Shaheen and Human Resource Director...
November There was one bear sighting reported. Loose dogs are once again in the lead in ACO activity. We are reminded of the song asking the question “Who let the dogs out?” The answer is; a whole lot of owners!       Groton Animal Control responded to the following calls in November...
Week of November 22 During the week of November 22, dispatch answered calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.      Police officers responded to 12 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated...

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