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BoS Open Meeting Law Complaint Resolved; Haddad Performance Reviews Released

BoS Open Meeting Law Complaint Resolved; Haddad Performance Reviews Released

Groton selectmen voted unanimously at their December 15 meeting to resolve an Open Meeting Law complaint filed against them by The Groton Line by releasing all of Town Manager Mark Haddad’s performance reviews and documents from which the performance reviews were compiled for the past six years.

"Non-Reappointed" Firefighters Should " ... be reinstated to active duty"

“Non-Reappointed” Firefighters Should ” … be reinstated to active duty”

Groton Deputy Fire Chief Clarence Jefferson and firefighters Stephen Tervo and Ben Miele should not have been dismissed from their positions this June and should be reinstated, according to the recommendation of the hearing officer who conducted the October 28 “Strong Chief Law” hearing into the termination of the three call firefighters.

Tee Time For Professional Golf Management at Groton Country Club?

Tee Time For Professional Golf Management at Groton Country Club?

A report by William Gustus, a consultant hired to review and recommend improvements to the operation of the Groton Country Club cited a continuing decline in revenue from the golf side of the operation, aggravated by the lack of a permanent general manager, as reasons for a 11 percent decline in overall revenue over the past year.

Boys’ Hockey Preview: Veteran Leadership At G-D; Plenty Of Offense At Groton

Boys’ Hockey Preview: Veteran Leadership At G-D; Plenty Of Offense At Groton

Groton’s prep and high school hockey teams are looking forward to strong seasons on the ice.

Selectman "Gag Rule" Tabled, But Will Live Again In January '15

Selectman “Gag Rule” Tabled, But Will Live Again In January ’15

The Board of Selectmen moved like a well-trained basketball team rolling down the court to defeat a pending “Gag Rule” or “Abide By Votes” policy at its December 8 meeting.

ArtWalk On The Common — Tour Five Groton Galleries On Saturday

ArtWalk On The Common — Tour Five Groton Galleries On Saturday

The first ArtWalk On The Common takes place Saturday, December 13, when five Groton Center art galleries open their doors to the public between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Report From "Non-Reappointed" Firefighter's Hearing Lands On Chief McCurdy's Desk

Report From “Non-Reappointed” Firefighter’s Hearing Lands On Chief McCurdy’s Desk

The report from the “Strong Chief” employee termination hearing of three call firefighters who lost their jobs this spring landed on the desk of Fire Chief’ Steele McCurdy and other town officials Monday.

Old Groton Inn Buildings Bite the Dust; Make Way For New Inn Complex

Old Groton Inn Buildings Bite the Dust; Make Way For New Inn Complex

Two old apartment buildings and the old Groton Inn’s garage, built in 1913, were demolished this week. Construction on the new hospitality complex will begin immediately, barring weather delays.

Check It Out: ArtWalk, Card Catalog Multimedia, and More At GPL

Check It Out: ArtWalk, Card Catalog Multimedia, and More At GPL

This entry is part 22 of 22 in the series Check It Out

The Groton ArtWalk, Card Catalog Multimedia, Chinese conversation, and more keep the Groton Public Library busy in December.

Groton's Opinion Page

Dear Editor: Selectmen Spend Many Hours Listening and Analyzing
Dear Editor: Thank You For Supporting the Electronic Voting Study Committee
Dear Editor: "I will be voting for Gene Rauhala and ask you to vote for him too."
Dear Editor: "Gene Rauhala is worthy of our trust and confidence"
Dear Editor: Yes On Question 5 -- Corporations Are Not People
Dear Editor: Some Concerns Regarding Mosquito Control
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