Groton’s annual Firemen’s Muster is in full swing right now. The kickoff parade began at 11 a.m., and winds along main streets to the H&V Field on Townsend Road in West Groton.
During the Board of Selectmen’s meeting on July 6, Chairman Jack Petropoulos offered an unreserved apology to the public and fellow Board members for inadvertently releasing executive session minutes on June 21. The minutes revealed details of settlement discussions with four firefighters who are suing the town in federal court.
This entry is part 26 of 26 in the series Check It OutCheck It Out @ GPL Did you know that you can now have more free music through the library? With Freegal, patrons can download up to 5 songs per week and now can have up to 3 hours of music streaming per day! Just a more »
The multi-million dollar controversy between the town and the Firefighter Four — Deputy Chief Clarence Jefferson and firefighters Benjamin Miele, Stephen Tervo, and James Horan, who were terminated from their call firefighter positions with the town in spring 2014 — is entering its second year and is apparently headed back to federal court after an attempt at mediation reportedly failed.
According to a news release from the Massachusetts State Police, a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be run by the department on a public way somewhere in Middlesex County and will operate Saturday June 6, into Sunday June 7, 2015. The press release states: “The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness more »
Groton call firefighter Chris Curtis has been disciplined and returned to duty after separate police and fire department internal investigations into his sending an email to all or most members of the department allegedly threatening former firefighter James “Stewie” Horan and his friends who are members of the department, according to Groton Fire Chief Steele more »
This Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday were really long days for Town Clerk Michael Bouchard… Setting up voting machines, polling stations, work tables, and signs at the Groton Country Club and Senior Center on Monday. Up with, or maybe a little before, the sun on a damp and cool Tuesday morning to supervise a town election more »