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Town Manager Mark Haddad, Town Clerk Michael Bouchard, Michael Harnett and Tom Fitzpatrick competed in the Groton Country Club Senior Championship this past Saturday. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

 

by Robert Mingolelli   30) Get Fitted      There is no question that you are making golf harder for yourself by...

Union Congregation Church on Main Street in Groton gets a fresh coat of paint on an early fall afternoon.

 

Groton Girl Scout Troop 86147 kicked off the start of a new Girl Scouting season with a hike at Blackman Field and Woods. Courtesy photo

 

You’re invited to join the world of Girl Scouts! Girl Scouts unleashes the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker,...

Roger Temple, just shy of his 89th birthday, still grows vegetables every summer. This photo shows just a portion of his extensive garden which includes multiple rows of tomatoes, corn, melons and other vegeatables. Now he pays to have the soil tilled the begining of the season but does everything else himself. One of the secrets of his stamina is the garden chair seen in the background. He has several similar chairs scattered around the garden, allowing him to take rest breaks when needed. Photo by Russell Harris

 

Serving food.

Some sccenes at the picnic. A great time was had by all!

Town Manager Mark Haddad, Town Clerk Michael Bouchard, Michael Harnett and Tom Fitzpatrick competed in the Groton Country Club Senior Championship this past Saturday. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

 

Union Congregation Church on Main Street in Groton gets a fresh coat of paint on an early fall afternoon.

 

Groton Girl Scout Troop 86147 kicked off the start of a new Girl Scouting season with a hike at Blackman Field and Woods. Courtesy photo

 

Roger Temple, just shy of his 89th birthday, still grows vegetables every summer. This photo shows just a portion of his extensive garden which includes multiple rows of tomatoes, corn, melons and other vegeatables. Now he pays to have the soil tilled the begining of the season but does everything else himself. One of the secrets of his stamina is the garden chair seen in the background. He has several similar chairs scattered around the garden, allowing him to take rest breaks when needed. Photo by Russell Harris

 

Serving food.

Town Manager Mark Haddad, Town Clerk Michael Bouchard, Michael Harnett and Tom Fitzpatrick competed in the Groton Country Club Senior Championship this past Saturday. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

 

by Robert Mingolelli   30) Get Fitted      There is no question that you are making golf harder for yourself by playing equipment that is not...

Polymath, Lawyer, Historian, Post-master, Deacon of the Church, Head Master of Lawrence Academy, Benefactor to the poor - Caleb Butler may have contributed more to Groton than any other person in our hisotry.

 

by Russell Harris   The General Court of Massachusetts Bay Colony established Groton as a town in 1655, but it was not until 1662 that Groton...
We would like the residents of the 1st Middlesex District to know how fortunate we all are to have been so positively impacted by the dedication of...
We will be voting for Deb Busser for StateRepresentative on November 3 and we hope you will too. We have spoken with Deb several times over the...
Although I was not born in New England, I have been a resident of Groton for nearly 30 years, so I do feel like Groton is my home. Over the years...
Caused by a steady rise in greenhouse gas emissions, climate change will have serious effects for New Hampshire.      Predictions show that...
by Mary J. Metzger   For those who look up this month, the planets can have a comforting presence. Venus shines beautiful in the eastern sky in...

News

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:14pm
by Connie Sartini   Of the eight Community Preservation Committee (CPC) recommended proposals...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:03pm
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that the Montachusett...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:59pm
by Connie Sartini   On August 10, 2020, the Select Board adopted the following statement on...

Obituaries

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:48pm
Robert P. DiNapoli Jr., 60, formerly of Leominster, passed away September 7, 2020 in his home...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:42pm
Christopher William Anderson died unexpectedly on September 8, 2020. He was 55 years old. He was...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:27pm
Captain Robert C. Johnson Family, friends, colleagues and dignitaries gathered in Our Lady of...

Features

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:07pm

Polymath, Lawyer, Historian, Post-master, Deacon of the Church, Head Master of Lawrence Academy, Benefactor to the poor - Caleb Butler may have contributed more to Groton than any other person in our hisotry.

 

by Russell Harris   The General Court of Massachusetts Bay Colony established Groton as a...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:29pm
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:24pm

Union Congregation Church on Main Street in Groton gets a fresh coat of paint on an early fall afternoon.

 

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 4:32pm
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON TOWN MEETING There will be a Fall Town Meeting on Saturday,...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 4:28pm
PUBLIC HEARING The Dunstable Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, October 5,...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 4:24pm
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE  The Dunstable Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Monday,...

Sports

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:15pm

Town Manager Mark Haddad, Town Clerk Michael Bouchard, Michael Harnett and Tom Fitzpatrick competed in the Groton Country Club Senior Championship this past Saturday. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

 

by Robert Mingolelli   30) Get Fitted      There is no question that you are making golf...
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 11:36am

 

With a quiet local sports weekend, the Groton Herald sports editor traveled to Cambridge to...
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 11:15am
MIAA News The MIAA has created an athletic calendar with four seasons but none of the seasons...

Special Announcements

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:50pm
• Aug 31 - September 5      During the week of August 31, the police department investigated 10...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:42pm
The trail connection between Gibbet Hill and Goat Hill will be closed from Thursday 17 September...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:30pm
On Tuesday, September 22, 2020 the Prescott School Contractor will be working on Main Street,...

Happenings

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:33pm
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:25pm

Groton Girl Scout Troop 86147 kicked off the start of a new Girl Scouting season with a hike at Blackman Field and Woods. Courtesy photo

 

You’re invited to join the world of Girl Scouts! Girl Scouts unleashes the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter,...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:05pm
Prescott ONLINE Fall classes! Visit www.prescottscc.org for details and to register  ...

People

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:55pm

Roger Temple, just shy of his 89th birthday, still grows vegetables every summer. This photo shows just a portion of his extensive garden which includes multiple rows of tomatoes, corn, melons and other vegeatables. Now he pays to have the soil tilled the begining of the season but does everything else himself. One of the secrets of his stamina is the garden chair seen in the background. He has several similar chairs scattered around the garden, allowing him to take rest breaks when needed. Photo by Russell Harris

 

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:13pm

Serving food.

Some sccenes at the picnic. A great time was had by all!
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:28pm
Wentworth Institute of Technology Graduation Nolan Garon of Dunstable graduated from...

Schools

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:20pm
• In Pandemic Era, Will Common Analytic Data Be Sufficient to Rank Schools? by Robert Stewart...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:16pm
A team of teachers and researchers led by UMass Lowell is developing a computer science...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:46pm

Marinna Boynton, a freshman from Groton, checks out a robot in the Electronics class as Engineering/Electronics instructor Richard Repucci talks to a group of freshmen. Courtesy photo

 

Students got to tour all 19 technical programs and speak with teachers in those programs. Nashoba...

Letters

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:52pm
We would like the residents of the 1st Middlesex District to know how fortunate we all are to...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:49pm
We will be voting for Deb Busser for StateRepresentative on November 3 and we hope you will too....
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:47pm
Although I was not born in New England, I have been a resident of Groton for nearly 30 years, so...

Out of Town

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:10pm
Textiles from the Sahel—the southern border region of the Sahara—reach deep into the area’s...
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 1:59pm
What’s Happening at the Bigelow Library? Curbside pick-up, programming and by appointment only...
Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 12:39pm
By Edwin L. Aguirre   On July 30, NASA successfully launched its heaviest and most...

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