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Around 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, the Groton Police were called to Bancroft Castle on Gibbet Hill after three vehicles...

Senior Sydney Adams, ran a personal best (5:21.5) in the mile establishing a new Groton Dunstable HS record. Photo courtesy Robert Mingolelli

 

VOLLEYBALL • GD 3, Hudson 0      Set scores for April 5 were a convincing 25-10, 25-19, 25-12 in favor of GD.      ...

Blandings Turtle with smaller Painted Turtles. Photo courtesy Tom Murray.

 

by Mary J Metzger   It’s only been a little over a century since America officially tried to save any wild animal from...

"Forsythia is pure joy. There is not an ounce, not a glimmer of sadness or even knowledge in forsythia. Pure, undiluted, untouched joy." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

...because playing is better on the other side. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

 

Abbie Axon, a 17-year-old scout in Troop 28 in Dunstable, sends care packages to 38 children in the pediatric wing of...

The Groton Garden Watering Trough Committee, under the chairmanship of Sue Houde (r.) focusses on the seasonal design of the troughs, located in West Groton and Groton Center. This committee plants, maintains and waters the troughs, and changes the plantings based on the season. She and member Connie Sartini (l) prepare the planters to welcome spring and the warmer weather with a selection of colorful flowers. (Photo by Linda Loren)

 

Senior Sydney Adams, ran a personal best (5:21.5) in the mile establishing a new Groton Dunstable HS record. Photo courtesy Robert Mingolelli

 

Blandings Turtle with smaller Painted Turtles. Photo courtesy Tom Murray.

 

"Forsythia is pure joy. There is not an ounce, not a glimmer of sadness or even knowledge in forsythia. Pure, undiluted, untouched joy." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

...because playing is better on the other side. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

 

The Groton Garden Watering Trough Committee, under the chairmanship of Sue Houde (r.) focusses on the seasonal design of the troughs, located in West Groton and Groton Center. This committee plants, maintains and waters the troughs, and changes the plantings based on the season. She and member Connie Sartini (l) prepare the planters to welcome spring and the warmer weather with a selection of colorful flowers. (Photo by Linda Loren)

 

State Rep. Sheila Harrington and Don Palma teamed up to make new Devens Vaccine site a reality for Groton.

 

by Connie Sartini   Representative Sheila Harrington (R) of Groton has received word that months of hard work and collaboration paid off. She...

Photo submitted as evidence to Board of Health and Select Board that staff at Johnson’s family restaurant were not complying with mask protocols.

 

by Connie Sartini   On Saturday, April 10 at 8 p.m. the Groton Board of Health called an emergency meeting stemming from a complaint received...
Around 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, the Groton Police were called to Bancroft Castle on Gibbet Hill after three vehicles were reported driving up...
by Robert Stewart   The Select Board approved the use of federal emergency funds to assist the Groton Dunstable Regional School District in...
Regarding the questions posed by the News Analysis article by Russell Harris in the April 9 Groton Herald, I would like to offer a response based...
I write in support of the Groton Country Club Recreation Courts project, a Community Preservation Act proposal seeking voter approval May 1...
Turtles, large and small, are out and about, taking advantage of warm spring days to travel to different habitats in search of food, shelter, and...
The Friends of Groton Pickleball are pleased to present the Groton Country Club Recreation Courts project seeking voter approval May 1st at the...

News

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:51pm

State Rep. Sheila Harrington and Don Palma teamed up to make new Devens Vaccine site a reality for Groton.

 

by Connie Sartini   Representative Sheila Harrington (R) of Groton has received word that...
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:43pm

Photo submitted as evidence to Board of Health and Select Board that staff at Johnson’s family restaurant were not complying with mask protocols.

 

by Connie Sartini   On Saturday, April 10 at 8 p.m. the Groton Board of Health called an...
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:36pm
Around 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, the Groton Police were called to Bancroft Castle on Gibbet...

Obituaries

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 12:46pm
Robert (Bob) B. Gallipeau, 98 years old, died peacefully in the company of family members, on...
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 3:08pm
Shirley was never afraid to try something new, so she marched forth, on March 4, 2021, in her...
Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 2:59pm
Michael J. Brickley, 63, of Groton, beloved father, brother and son, passed away on Wednesday,...

Features

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 5:20pm

Blandings Turtle with smaller Painted Turtles. Photo courtesy Tom Murray.

 

by Mary J Metzger   It’s only been a little over a century since America officially tried to...
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 5:02pm

"Forsythia is pure joy. There is not an ounce, not a glimmer of sadness or even knowledge in forsythia. Pure, undiluted, untouched joy." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 4:53pm

...because playing is better on the other side. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 4:14pm
TOWNSEND CONSERVATION COMMISSION, 272 MAIN STREET, 2ND FLOOR TOWNSEND, MA 01469 The Townsend...
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 4:12pm
Public Notice of Request For Determination of Applicability to the MA Wetlands Protection Act...
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 4:09pm
Public Hearing Notice Under the authority granted under Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 111...

Sports

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 5:34pm

Senior Sydney Adams, ran a personal best (5:21.5) in the mile establishing a new Groton Dunstable HS record. Photo courtesy Robert Mingolelli

 

VOLLEYBALL • GD 3, Hudson 0      Set scores for April 5 were a convincing 25-10, 25-19, 25-12...
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 1:10am
At an earlier meeting, the Board of Directors originally had approved a full state tournament. On...
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 1:00am

Senior Zach Elmasri clears 5' 8" in the high jump during a track and field practice meet. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Volleyball • (3/31/21) GD 3, South Lancaster Academy 0      A whole team three-set win for GD...

Special Announcements

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:04pm
From The Town Clerk, Mike Bouchard   TOWN MEETING      Groton’s Spring 2021 Town Meeting...
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 5:48pm
by George Moore, ACO, emeritus   Groton Animal Control had a total of 26 calls in March. 17...
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 4:58pm
During the week of March 22, dispatch answered 1142 calls for service. The following is a summary...

Happenings

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 4:40pm
Visit www.prescottscc.org for details and to register CLASSES STARTING April 16 through April...
Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 6:39pm
Council on Aging Direc­tor Kathy Shelp provided the following update on the sta­tus of The Sr....
Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 6:27pm
Groton Grange #7 will hold its town-­wide Litter Cleanup on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p...

People

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:51pm

 

Abbie Axon, a 17-year-old scout in Troop 28 in Dunstable, sends care packages to 38 children in...
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:38pm

If the Red Sox come calling, faithful fans, Jane Mingolelli and Susan Weeks, are ready to step up if needed. Photo courtesy Pat Ruby

 

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:31pm

The Groton Garden Watering Trough Committee, under the chairmanship of Sue Houde (r.) focusses on the seasonal design of the troughs, located in West Groton and Groton Center. This committee plants, maintains and waters the troughs, and changes the plantings based on the season. She and member Connie Sartini (l) prepare the planters to welcome spring and the warmer weather with a selection of colorful flowers. (Photo by Linda Loren)

 

Schools

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:32pm
by Robert Stewart   The Select Board approved the use of federal emergency funds to assist...
Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 4:25pm
Groton School student Michelle Kim has won an honorable mention in C-SPAN’s Student-Cam...
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 5:26pm
• School District Plans to Welcome All Students Back to Classrooms in April; • District Hopes...

Letters

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:27pm
Regarding the questions posed by the News Analysis article by Russell Harris in the April 9...
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:22pm
I write in support of the Groton Country Club Recreation Courts project, a Community Preservation...
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:19pm
Turtles, large and small, are out and about, taking advantage of warm spring days to travel to...

Out of Town

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 4:31pm
Thursday, April 15 @ 6:30pm “A Taste of Ayurveda” with Claire Ragozzino -  Zoom Presentation...
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 12:15pm
Written by Jason Robert Brown, "The Last Five Years" is an emotionally powerful and intimate...
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 4:40pm
Welcome the warmth of spring with Loading Dock Gallery’s new show, "Full Bloom". The show...

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