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"Spirit Rock" at High School expresses students love for and thanks to for custodians as their work making the school a better place.

Earlier this year the School Committee voted to outsource the custodial services for their buildings to an outside...

Aerial View of ‘The Square’ West Groton. Drone photo by John Ellenberger

 Shortly after moving to town a couple was asked by a neighbor how they liked living in West Groton.  While the response was...

Wendy Frank ‘s Music & Poetry Camp for Girls, 2018. They sang This Land is Your Land, Row Row Row Your Boat as a round, and Listen to the Water [a song about rivers and the animals that live there]. Pictured l to r: Sierra Scully, Josefina Brumbaugh, Jaiya Chase, Charlotte Blount, Ana Sanchez & Aimee Sanchez. Photo by Wendy Frank. 

Hatchling

Dear Editor:    Tiny turtle hatchlings, no larger than a quarter, have begun to emerge from their underground nests! Over...

President Abraham Lincoln

One month before signing the Emancipation Proclamation, President Abraham Lincoln sent the President’s annual message to...

Danielle Delaney, far right, competed in the 25M free style at the league championship meet held at the Groton Country Club this past Saturday. Danielle is the daughter of Tom and Jen Delaney of Groton. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

The Mass. Girls' Junior Amateur Golf Championship  was held on Aug.8 and 9 at Framingham Country Club. This premier girls’...

L-R: State Representative Sheila Harrington, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Town Mgr. Mark Haddad and Select Board Member Becky Pine at ribbon cutting ceremony for Medical Center at 788 Boston Road. Photo by John MacLeod

 

"Spirit Rock" at High School expresses students love for and thanks to for custodians as their work making the school a better place.

Aerial View of ‘The Square’ West Groton. Drone photo by John Ellenberger

Wendy Frank ‘s Music & Poetry Camp for Girls, 2018. They sang This Land is Your Land, Row Row Row Your Boat as a round, and Listen to the Water [a song about rivers and the animals that live there]. Pictured l to r: Sierra Scully, Josefina Brumbaugh, Jaiya Chase, Charlotte Blount, Ana Sanchez & Aimee Sanchez. Photo by Wendy Frank. 

Hatchling

President Abraham Lincoln

Danielle Delaney, far right, competed in the 25M free style at the league championship meet held at the Groton Country Club this past Saturday. Danielle is the daughter of Tom and Jen Delaney of Groton. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

L-R: State Representative Sheila Harrington, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Town Mgr. Mark Haddad and Select Board Member Becky Pine at ribbon cutting ceremony for Medical Center at 788 Boston Road. Photo by John MacLeod

 
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A very split Select Board ultimately made a final decision on hiring new Town Counsel, but not without members stating strong positions and...
 The Groton Select Board voted to award the successful RFP bid for Prescott School to the Friends of Prescott. Town Manager Mark Haddad advised that...

"Spirit Rock" at High School expresses students love for and thanks to for custodians as their work making the school a better place.

Earlier this year the School Committee voted to outsource the custodial services for their buildings to an outside contractor to save money. This...

Aerial View of ‘The Square’ West Groton. Drone photo by John Ellenberger

 Shortly after moving to town a couple was asked by a neighbor how they liked living in West Groton.  While the response was peppered with...

News

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:45pm
A very split Select Board ultimately made a final decision on hiring new Town Counsel, but not...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:39pm
 The Groton Select Board voted to award the successful RFP bid for Prescott School to the Friends...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:37pm

"Spirit Rock" at High School expresses students love for and thanks to for custodians as their work making the school a better place.

Earlier this year the School Committee voted to outsource the custodial services for their...

Obituaries

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:28am
Peter Boss Dupre, 84, of Lake Panasoffkee, FL, passed away August 4, 2018.  He was born in Shirley...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:27am
Ellen Mercer Diming passed away peacefully in her sleep at Hospice of Virginia, Richmond, Va....
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 8:44am
Richard E. (Rick) Thornton, 74, of Wilmington, NC, beloved husband of Ann E. (Nally) Thornton,...

Features

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:32pm

Aerial View of ‘The Square’ West Groton. Drone photo by John Ellenberger

 Shortly after moving to town a couple was asked by a neighbor how they liked living in West Groton...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:22pm

Wendy Frank ‘s Music & Poetry Camp for Girls, 2018. They sang This Land is Your Land, Row Row Row Your Boat as a round, and Listen to the Water [a song about rivers and the animals that live there]. Pictured l to r: Sierra Scully, Josefina Brumbaugh, Jaiya Chase, Charlotte Blount, Ana Sanchez & Aimee Sanchez. Photo by Wendy Frank. 

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 9:50am
In this photo taken at the General Field the week of July 16, a combine pumps winter rye into a...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:34am
Notice of Public Hearing In accordance with Chapter 83 of the Massachusetts General Laws, and the...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:32am
Hearing Notice Groton Conservation Commission In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 8:56am
Public Hearing Notice – Proposed Zoning Amendments In accordance with the provisions of M.G.L....

Sports

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:14am
Scoring Summary for 8/7 GSGL scramble First place:  Team 2 (34) -Dick Kennedy, Sub - Ken Saunders,...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:11am

Danielle Delaney, far right, competed in the 25M free style at the league championship meet held at the Groton Country Club this past Saturday. Danielle is the daughter of Tom and Jen Delaney of Groton. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

The Mass. Girls' Junior Amateur Golf Championship  was held on Aug.8 and 9 at Framingham Country...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 8:41am
Groton-Dunstable "Speed and Agility" program is in its ninth year of existence as a Community Ed...

Special Announcements

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:46am

President Abraham Lincoln

One month before signing the Emancipation Proclamation, President Abraham Lincoln sent the...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:38am

Republican Ballot (Sample)

Free article: Sample Republican, Democratic, and Libertarian ballots for the Sept. 4 state Primary...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:21am
The Groton Select Board have made the following appointments to town boards and committees: Colby...

Happenings

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:44am
Hawks from New England and Canada ride the thermals of the Wapack Range as part of their southward...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:41am
Groton History Center presents Farm To Brew, Saturday, August 25, 3-7 p.m. at Williams Barn, 160...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:39am
This Saturday, August 18 is the big annual yard sale and wiener roast at Christian Union Church in...

People

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:22am
On Sunday, July 22, a motivated group of 13 teens and three chaperones from Our Lady of Grace and...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:17am

L-R: State Representative Sheila Harrington, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Town Mgr. Mark Haddad and Select Board Member Becky Pine at ribbon cutting ceremony for Medical Center at 788 Boston Road. Photo by John MacLeod

 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:12am
Bonnie Biocchi, formerly Groton Town Clerk, is the new Executive Director for The Northeast Public...

Schools

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 10:50am
The office of the Town of Groton’s Commissioners of Trust Funds is accepting applications for the...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 9:56am
The Groton-Dunstable High School gymnasium floor was severely compromised last winter when coils in...
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:19pm
[This story is largely based on reporting in the Harvard Press, Harvard’s local weekly newspaper -...

Letters

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:16pm
To The Editor, Re: “Promoting Harmony or Defending Democracy   Keeping national politics out of...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:15pm
o  The Editor,    The Groton Police Department will increase impaired driving patrols on local...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:13pm

Hatchling

Dear Editor:    Tiny turtle hatchlings, no larger than a quarter, have begun to emerge from their...

Out of Town

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:52am
Nashoba Valley Medical Center, located at 200 Old Ayer Road in Ayer, provides hospital and doctors...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 5:54pm
The Dunstable Summer Concert series kicks off on Wednesday June 13 from 5:00 – 8:00(this week only...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 11:45am
The Dunstable Summer Concert series kicks off on Wednesday June 13 from 5:00 – 8:00(this week only...

Public Library

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Music is in the air at Groton Public Library this summer, with a program for adults on the birth of...
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 12:22pm
Sign up at gpl.org or call 978-448-8000. Programs sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust or Town of...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 11:34am
All programs sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust or Town of Groton Lecture Fund. Summer Reading...

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