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West Groton’s Shattuck farm sells a wide range of site-grown farm produce including free-range eggs, maple syrup, tomatoes,...
Groton-Dunstable junior Jillian Van Pelt  (Maroon Jersey) and unidentified North Middlesex player battle in recent soccer...
 Lost Lake Cemetery, a free home haunt, returns for its 12th season of fun and fear. The roadside cemetery display on Pine...

Indian Hill Music Center construction site on Old Ayer Road in Groton. Recent drone photo by John Ellenberger.

Pictured is Nancy Barringer describing Woods Block at 30 Hollis Street.  This commercial building was built in 1898 by Moses Palmer as a three story building with a gathering hall on the third floor.  A fire in 1923 severely damaged the top two floors.  It was rebuilt as a one story commercial building and still serves as commercial space. Photo by Linda Loren

On October 14 Groton History Center, in collaboration with Friends of the Tree Warden, hosted a walk around Groton Center to...
On September 23, Team Zebra Divas (and Divos) participated in the 30th annual Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. Liz Acaba of...

Photo by Jonathan O'Connor 

Groton Dunstable High School held a welcoming ceremony Oct. 5 for a this year's group of 20 German exchange students from...

Indian Hill Music Center construction site on Old Ayer Road in Groton. Recent drone photo by John Ellenberger.

Pictured is Nancy Barringer describing Woods Block at 30 Hollis Street.  This commercial building was built in 1898 by Moses Palmer as a three story building with a gathering hall on the third floor.  A fire in 1923 severely damaged the top two floors.  It was rebuilt as a one story commercial building and still serves as commercial space. Photo by Linda Loren

Photo by Jonathan O'Connor 

So far this year, according to GELD records, squirrels are listed as the cause of 10 outages.

To The Editor,     Massachusetts electric rates for the end of the third quarter are in.  Our neighbors serviced by National Grid are paying 87.9%...
To The Editor,   I want to express the thanks of Friends of Prescott, Inc.  for the Town Meeting  support of the Town’s warrant article to  provide...
To The Editor,     Our two-story Hindu temple covering 40,000 square feet on 28-acres in Groton and accommodating up to 7,800 devotees, opens in...
Members of the Select Board and Citizens     Four weeks ago I suffered a severe concussion. Recovery has been quite slow. I have been limited to...
To the Editor:      Last week’s editorial “Don’t try to rewrite history …” missed the mark.            The override bid that was brought forward by...
Dear Editor,    In response to your article in last week’s Herald about the couple Heather Rhodes and John Reilly using their accessory lot to park...
Dear Editor,      In his recent letter, Joe Finch misunderstands what I was saying in my last letter.  That most of the media “doesn’t get it” on the...
West Groton’s Shattuck farm sells a wide range of site-grown farm produce including free-range eggs, maple syrup, tomatoes, summer squash, potatoes,...

News

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 1:59pm
Several members of the Select Board want to see a Business Plan from the Friends of Prescott, the...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 1:57pm
  This winter Groton’s Conservation Commission will remove five acres of red pine forest in poor...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 1:41pm
Groton Town Clerk Mike Bouchard  reminds voters that, coincident with the State Election on...

Obituaries

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:28am
Robert “Bob” Collins Cadle, age 61, of Lunenburg, formerly a longtime resident of Groton, passed...
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 4:03pm
Francis G. “Frank” Hoffman Jr., 72, of Ashburnham, formerly of Groton, passed away on Saturday,...
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
  Bill passed Saturday , August 18, 2018 after a year of declining health. Bill was born in Medford...

Features

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:16am

Indian Hill Music Center construction site on Old Ayer Road in Groton. Recent drone photo by John Ellenberger.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:09am
Most of us have heard of Caribou, Maine but few of us could find it on a map without help. Colby...
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 3:50pm

In this photo, with its minimiliast Japanese aesthetic, a squirrel seems transfixed by the beauty of a Great Egret set against a background of swampy pines an the shore of Groton’s Duck Pond. Photo by Robert Anderson.

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:58am
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON Request for Proposals    The Town of Groton, Massachusetts Town Manager...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:55am
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON Request for Qualifications    The Town of Groton, Massachusetts Town...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:53am
Public Hearing Notice Stormwater Management Permit    In accordance with the provisions of Chapter...

Sports

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:15pm
2018-2019 Groton-Dunstable Varsity Cross Country Team. Front L-R: Coach Magliozzi, Captains Grant...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:11pm
Groton-Dunstable junior Jillian Van Pelt  (Maroon Jersey) and unidentified North Middlesex player...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:07pm
BOYS GOLF GD 38.5, Leominster 15.5   The Crusaders improved to 11-3 overall in a Mid-Wach B match...

Special Announcements

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 1:48pm
 Lost Lake Cemetery, a free home haunt, returns for its 12th season of fun and fear. The roadside...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 1:44pm
Absentee Ballots for the November 6, 2018 State Election are available at the Town Clerk’s Office....
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:04am
Groton Police Department announces that Trick or Treating hours in Groton are 6:00 to 8:00 p.m....

Happenings

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:42am
On Wednesday, October 31 at noon join the Groton Council on Aging for Lunch and Learn, “Justice...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:39am
October 20, 2018 Tickets $20 Groton Country Club from 7-11pm DJ, cash bar, raffles, free snacks!...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:32am
Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Groton Board of Health announces that...

People

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:19pm
West Groton’s Shattuck farm sells a wide range of site-grown farm produce including free-range eggs...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:22am

Pictured is Nancy Barringer describing Woods Block at 30 Hollis Street.  This commercial building was built in 1898 by Moses Palmer as a three story building with a gathering hall on the third floor.  A fire in 1923 severely damaged the top two floors.  It was rebuilt as a one story commercial building and still serves as commercial space. Photo by Linda Loren

On October 14 Groton History Center, in collaboration with Friends of the Tree Warden, hosted a...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:17am
On September 23, Team Zebra Divas (and Divos) participated in the 30th annual Boston Marathon Jimmy...

Schools

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:03pm
The School Committee meeting was dominated by the annual update on student performance by Assistant...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:09am

Photo by Jonathan O'Connor 

Groton Dunstable High School held a welcoming ceremony Oct. 5 for a this year's group of 20 German...
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 1:03pm
 Last week Superintendent of Schools Laura Chesson posted a letter announcing that Florence Roche...

Letters

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:38pm

So far this year, according to GELD records, squirrels are listed as the cause of 10 outages.

To The Editor,     Massachusetts electric rates for the end of the third quarter are in.  Our...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:36pm
To The Editor,   I want to express the thanks of Friends of Prescott, Inc.  for the Town Meeting ...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:34pm
To The Editor,     Our two-story Hindu temple covering 40,000 square feet on 28-acres in Groton and...

Out of Town

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:37am
Friends of Nashoba are hosting the seventh annual Haunted 5K Road Race on Saturday, Oct. 20, at...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:33am
Dunstable Board of Selectmen is looking for individuals who are interested in serving on committees...
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:55am
Celtic Roots Jam: Enjoy a lively set of Celtic music followed by a casual jam session. Led by...

Public Library

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 11:39am
Sign up at gpl.org or call 978-448-8000. Programs sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust or Town of...
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 8:30am
September 5 through October 6 the Owen Shuman Gallery at the Public Library is featuring paintings...
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...

Groton Herald

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Office
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