Jeffrey Skinner, 45, of Groton was sentenced to 4-12 years in state prison after being convicted for vehicular manslaughter in the first degree. He was also sentenced to 1-3 yeras for two counts of driving while intoxicated, and 2-4 years for leaving the scene of a personal injury incident w…
Jeffrey Skinner, 45, of Groton was sentenced to 4-12 years in state prison after being convicted for vehicular manslaughter in the first degree. He was also sentenced to 1-3 yeras for two counts of driving while intoxicated, and 2-4 years for leaving the scene of a personal injury incident …
The Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) today announced it has permanently protected 93 acres in the town of Groton, Tompkins County with a conservation easement. Wholly located in the Owasco Lake watershed, the land was originally donated to the FLLT in 2019 from the estate of Katherine Sutphin …
The Groton Central School District plans to hold week-long athletic programming this summer for students in grades four through eight for sports such as football, soccer, volleyball, baseball and softball.
Jeffrey Skinner, 44, of Groton, pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter in the first degree, two counts of driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a personal injury incident without reporting. He also waived his right to appeal.
Tompkins County received an allocation of 2,300 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for the week of April 19. A majority of the doses are being made available to all eligible individuals, and appointment links will be sent through the Tompkins County COVID-19 Vaccine Registry. A portion of the dos…
After holding a public hearing on the proposed budget for the 2021–2022 fiscal year, which yielded minimal comments from the public, this past Monday, the Village of Groton Board of Trustees will vote on the approval of the budget at its April 19 meeting.
The Groton Central School District is offering to families the opportunity to have their children return to full-day, in-person instruction, which will begin on April 12.
The Groton Central School District released a rough draft of a proposal for a return to full-day, in-person instruction on March 8 along with a survey on the plan for district families to answer by March 12, and at the Board of Education’s meeting this past Monday, it and school administrati…
At a board of education meeting on March 1, Groton Superintendent Margo Martin shared the projected changes to the second portion of the fall sports season as well as the spring season that will be presented and voted on at an IAC meeting on March 3.
Tough budgetary decisions are going to need to be made soon for the Groton School District, which is why the board of education and school administrators met on Feb. 22 to start to form an idea of what will stay and what will be cut for the 2021–2022 school budget.
At its Feb. 8 meeting, the Groton Central School District Board of Education reviewed the program portion of the 2021–2021 budget this past Monday, which encompasses 72 percent of the entire budget. This part of the budget includes expenses for the following:
The Village of Groton Board of Trustees is still looking to hire a construction company to design and build its new municipal building, and on Monday Jan. 18 the board met with a potential company, Complete Construction Concepts (CCC) based in Homer, NY.
The Groton Central School District will switch to remote learning for the final school day before winter break on Dec. 23 following the news of a positive case being reported at the elementary school on Monday Dec. 21.
A pair of school staff members approached the Groton Board of Education on Oct. 19 to state their apprehensions towards their well-being in terms of contracting COVID-19 when working on site.
Twenty-eight students and four teachers have been quarantined since last Tuesday due to a student from the Junior-Senior High School testing positive for COVID-19 at the Groton Central School District.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement this past week that low-risk scholastic sports are allowed to compete beginning on Sept. 21 – and high-risk sports may only practice with no physical contact at the same time – has kickstarted the discussion among local school districts of …
Families who are looking for ways to relieve their children from isolation and time spent watching a screen during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new “story walk” has been set up along the Groton Trail System behind the community pool at Sykes Park.
After receiving complaints from residents regarding the smell being emitted from the village’s wastewater treatment plant, an inspection revealed that there is a large backpile of biosolids – or sewer sludge – located in the plant’s drain beds.
Former Groton Fire Chief Lee Shurtleff was elected as the President of the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs – an organization that represents more than 10,000 career and volunteer fire chiefs, officers and emergency services personnel in the state – on June 13.