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.
I joined the Board of Selectman nearly 8 years ago. I joined to help the Town succeed and prosper, and I think the record has been good. There have been contentious issues. I’ve listened, and exercised my judgment.
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.
Groton’s prep and high school hockey teams are looking forward to strong seasons on the ice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Groton ArtWalk, Card Catalog Multimedia, Chinese conversation, and more keep the Groton Public Library busy in December.
“Blessings, Gifts and Praise!” is the theme of the fortieth annual Christmas Concert performed by the Groton Community Christmas Chorus at Union Congregational Church.
Lawrence Academy students rehearse The Armed Man: Mass For Peace[/caption]Lawrence Academy invites the public to a December 15 open rehearsal for The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, a contemporary choral piece by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins.
Anna Duda Kopec, 85, of West Groton, died on December 8, 2014 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton.