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Lexi Ferraro (far right) and Olivia Dinsmoor (second runner in from the left)  sprint out in the 100 meters in recent track and field meet against Westborough. Photo courtesy of Jeff Demers

 

In a recent tennis match against Marlborough, No.2 singles Gabby Siciliano defeated Alessandro Macina 6-2, 6-0. Photo courtesy of Mike Siciliano

GIRLS TENNIS Shrewsbury 5, GD 0 Singles #1Athena Wu def Meira Tompkins (GD) 2-6, 2-6, #2 Madison Lembo def.Gabby Siciliano (...
Elected officials, community leaders, and hotel developers and management gathered on the sprawling front porch of The...

Founding members Richard Lewis and Berta Erikson at Prescott Schcool Community Center event at Groton Inn

Founding members of Prescott School Community Center were honored by The Friends of Prescott at Groton Inn during a...

Aerial view of Slaughter Barn location at 401 Nashua Road. Drone Photo by John Ellenberger.

Karim Zadaki, owner of a property at 401 Nashua Road, has applied for a building permit to convert a barn on his property to...

Groton-Dunstable High School students joined students from Hopkinton High on a five-day visit to Iceland during April vacation. Courtesy photo.

Groton Dunstable High School students traveled with Hopkinton High School students and chaperones Erika Gounis, GD English...
After more than 10 years as Groton's Chief of Police, Donald Palma, Jr. will retire at the end of this month.  He is justly...

Lexi Ferraro (far right) and Olivia Dinsmoor (second runner in from the left)  sprint out in the 100 meters in recent track and field meet against Westborough. Photo courtesy of Jeff Demers

 

In a recent tennis match against Marlborough, No.2 singles Gabby Siciliano defeated Alessandro Macina 6-2, 6-0. Photo courtesy of Mike Siciliano

Founding members Richard Lewis and Berta Erikson at Prescott Schcool Community Center event at Groton Inn

Aerial view of Slaughter Barn location at 401 Nashua Road. Drone Photo by John Ellenberger.

Groton-Dunstable High School students joined students from Hopkinton High on a five-day visit to Iceland during April vacation. Courtesy photo.

What do blueberries and chocolate chips have in common? They can be found in the different varieties of pancakes that will be cooked up at the Annual...
All interested are invited to drop in at a prospective member open house on Wednesday, May 23 between 7:00 and 8:00 pm at Congregation Shalom,...
Friday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. Emma’s Revolution will perform a benefit concert for cancer research in honor of June Johnson. The concert will be held...
June 10 (Sunday) – Groton Greenway River Festival, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, sponsored by the Groton Greenway Committee. The Festival returns, complete...
Prescott School Community Center invites the public to its last week of coffee/tea/pastries until the fall semester. Drop by Prescott School...
The Groton Woman’s Club will have their final meeting for this year with the annual luncheon, it will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn at Devens, MA...
  The Groton Democratic Town Committee will hold its monthly meeting at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Legion Hall, 75 Hollis Street. The guests...
St. Andrew’s is delighted to host the 3rd Annual Benefit Concert Reception at 3:00 p.m. on June 17 at Groton School’s beautiful St. John’s Chapel....

News

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:41pm
Having faced widespread criticism and the Attorney General’s finding of guilt for open meeting law...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:31pm
During Tuesday night’s discussions of the Indian Hill Music precedent-setting, building permit fee...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:23pm

Aerial view of Slaughter Barn location at 401 Nashua Road. Drone Photo by John Ellenberger.

Karim Zadaki, owner of a property at 401 Nashua Road, has applied for a building permit to convert...

Obituaries

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:54pm
June Adams Johnson of Groton died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, April 18,...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:52pm
Charles “Charlie” H. Elwood, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the age of 92 at the Apple...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 8:27pm
Mildred (Midge) Bowmar Hathaway of Groton, MA and Belleair, FL passed away peacefully on April 29,...

Features

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 7:38pm
Most of us moved to Groton for practical reasons. We came for the schools, proximity to work,...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 7:18pm
  I asked Groton-Dunstable High School students, “What is the one thing that you could tell adults...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 10:12pm
 Julia Ward Howe, remembered mainly as the author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” originally...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:05pm
The Town of Groton will accept bids for the purchase of two (2) current year Ford Police...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 8:59pm
Public Hearing Notice Special Permit–Section 218- 26 Flexible Development In accordance with the...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 8:55pm
PUBLIC NOTICE    The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 30, 2018...

Sports

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:19pm

Lexi Ferraro (far right) and Olivia Dinsmoor (second runner in from the left)  sprint out in the 100 meters in recent track and field meet against Westborough. Photo courtesy of Jeff Demers

 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:17pm

In a recent tennis match against Marlborough, No.2 singles Gabby Siciliano defeated Alessandro Macina 6-2, 6-0. Photo courtesy of Mike Siciliano

GIRLS TENNIS Shrewsbury 5, GD 0 Singles #1Athena Wu def Meira Tompkins (GD) 2-6, 2-6, #2 Madison...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:14pm
First Place -Team 3 (32) Ed Joyce, Bud Robertson, Jeff Demers, Judy Anderson Second Place -Team 2...

Special Announcements

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 5:11pm
WARNING LOST LAKE & KNOPS POND WERE CHEMICALLY TREATED TO CONTROL GROWTH OF NUISANCE AQUATIC...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 5:09pm
 Sargisson Beach Season opens for the 2018 season on Friday, May 25.  Hours of operation are from...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 5:07pm
Officers and a director were elected to new terms at May 3 meetings of the Massachusetts Municipal...

Happenings

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:53pm
What do blueberries and chocolate chips have in common? They can be found in the different...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:51pm
All interested are invited to drop in at a prospective member open house on Wednesday, May 23...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:48pm
Friday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. Emma’s Revolution will perform a benefit concert for cancer research in...

People

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:10pm
Elected officials, community leaders, and hotel developers and management gathered on the sprawling...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:03pm

Founding members Richard Lewis and Berta Erikson at Prescott Schcool Community Center event at Groton Inn

Founding members of Prescott School Community Center were honored by The Friends of Prescott at...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 7:45pm

Bonne Marchesani & Jane Cloutier of Groton Women's Club demonstrate period music for "Colonial Days" program at Williams Barn. Photo by Ann Krajewski

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Schools

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:11pm
Last fall the Groton Dunstable school district administration in partnership with the school...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:08pm

Groton-Dunstable High School students joined students from Hopkinton High on a five-day visit to Iceland during April vacation. Courtesy photo.

Groton Dunstable High School students traveled with Hopkinton High School students and chaperones...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:01pm
Nashoba Valley Technical High School   Nashoba Valley Technical High School inducted 98 students...

Letters

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 7:26pm
Absentee ballots for Groton’s Tuesday, May 22 Annual Town Election are available at the Town Clerk’...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 7:25pm
To the Editor,     As a recent graduate of the Groton-Dunstable School system, I am disheartened by...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 7:21pm
Dear Editor,    With the approval of Article 5 at Town Meeting, construction funding for a new...

Out of Town

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:35pm
St. Andrew’s is delighted to host the 3rd Annual Benefit Concert Reception at 3:00 p.m. on June 17...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:21pm
FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ ‘JAM’: Listen to a swinging set by Indian Hill Music’s jazz faculty trio followed...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 12:47pm
Shared Vision explores the creations of artists Katherine DuBose and Susan Garry. Marvel at the...

Public Library

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 9:38pm
Sign up at gpl.org or call 978-448-8000. All programs sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust or Town...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:01am
  Gallery News: Craig Altobello: Stories in Wood. April 24-June 23. Presentation: Wednesday, May 2...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:36pm

Chickadee and Maple 

by Craig Altobello

Peterborough artist Craig Altobello will demonstrate the steps taken to create a piece of marquetry...

Groton Herald

Mailing Address
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Office
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