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Shawn McCann, Music Director at First Parish Church and musician extraordinaire, provided the musical backdrop to Groton History Center’s Wine Tasting. Photo by John MacLeod

*/ Shawn McCann, Music Dirctor at First Parish Church and musician extraordinaire, provided the musical backdrop to Groton...

A flooded basement in Olivia Way home.

by Connie Sartini   Residents of Olivia Way met with the Select Board Monday night to discuss their Citizen’s Petition...

About 30 adults and children gathered on the common on Main St. Monday at dusk to hold candles and signs in support of the two congregations in New Zealand that suffered terrorist attack. Photo by Steve Lieman.

*/ About 30 adults and children gathered on the common on Main St. Monday at dusk to hold candles and signs in support of...

Big-Horned Sheep, by a Mexican alijibri artist. See the feature article in this week's Groton Herald.

Rendering of proposed renovation of former Donelans Market at 240 Main Street, to be called Kilbourn Place in honor of Dr. Arthur G. Kilbourn founder of the former Groton Hospital once located on the site.

[Ed. Note: The Press Release below was written and submitted by Gus Widmayer,  longtime Groton resdient, member of the...

Groton-Dunstable spanish teacher John Tyler introduces Mexican artists to Middle School Class. See below for examples of fantastic animal sculptures created by alberije artists. 

Photos by Nancy Ohringer

by Russell Harris     Like estranged half-siblings, Mexico and the United States gaze at each other across a political-...

With 13 seconds remaining in the game with G-D leading Nashoba Regional 43-42, Senior Captain (#14) Hannah Wynn tries to regain possession from Nashoba Regional's #22 Senior Brienne Donahue during the DII District Championship game held at Worcester State on Saturday, with G-D losing a heartbreaker 44-43 in the final seconds.Photo by Nancy Ohringer

By Nancy Ohringer,    The Groton-Dunstable girls varsity basketball team suffered a heartbreaker in their 44-43 loss to...

Shawn McCann, Music Director at First Parish Church and musician extraordinaire, provided the musical backdrop to Groton History Center’s Wine Tasting. Photo by John MacLeod

A flooded basement in Olivia Way home.

About 30 adults and children gathered on the common on Main St. Monday at dusk to hold candles and signs in support of the two congregations in New Zealand that suffered terrorist attack. Photo by Steve Lieman.

Big-Horned Sheep, by a Mexican alijibri artist. See the feature article in this week's Groton Herald.

Rendering of proposed renovation of former Donelans Market at 240 Main Street, to be called Kilbourn Place in honor of Dr. Arthur G. Kilbourn founder of the former Groton Hospital once located on the site.

Groton-Dunstable spanish teacher John Tyler introduces Mexican artists to Middle School Class. See below for examples of fantastic animal sculptures created by alberije artists. 

Photos by Nancy Ohringer

With 13 seconds remaining in the game with G-D leading Nashoba Regional 43-42, Senior Captain (#14) Hannah Wynn tries to regain possession from Nashoba Regional's #22 Senior Brienne Donahue during the DII District Championship game held at Worcester State on Saturday, with G-D losing a heartbreaker 44-43 in the final seconds.Photo by Nancy Ohringer

Shawn McCann, Music Director at First Parish Church and musician extraordinaire, provided the musical backdrop to Groton History Center’s Wine Tasting. Photo by John MacLeod

*/ Shawn McCann, Music Dirctor at First Parish Church and musician extraordinaire, provided the musical backdrop to Groton History Center’s Wine...

A flooded basement in Olivia Way home.

by Connie Sartini   Residents of Olivia Way met with the Select Board Monday night to discuss their Citizen’s Petition article on the Spring Town...
To the Editor,    The March 15 edition of the Groton Herald had a Letter to the Editor encouraging GELD to become a “Clean Energy Leader”. If anybody...
To The Editor,    At the Select Board Meeting on Monday, March 18, 2019, I stated that the Groton Fire Department generally has received about 20...
To Town Manager Haddad & The Select Board,    First of all, I would like to thank you and The Board for the support they showed the department...
by Robert Stewart    The School Committee unanimously approved a $43.3 Million budget for fiscal 2020 at their March 13 meeting. The vote came after...

About 30 adults and children gathered on the common on Main St. Monday at dusk to hold candles and signs in support of the two congregations in New Zealand that suffered terrorist attack. Photo by Steve Lieman.

*/ About 30 adults and children gathered on the common on Main St. Monday at dusk to hold candles and signs in support of the two congregations in...
by Connie Sartini    With strong support from four of the five members of the Select Board, they voted 4 to 1 (Becky Pine) to add two new Firefighter...

News

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:31pm
by Connie Sartini    With strong support from four of the five members of the Select Board, they...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:17pm
   St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ayer held a Service of Reconsecration on Sunday, March 17,...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:15pm
by Russell Harris    The School Committee has voted to reduce Dunstable’s school assessment by $92,...

Obituaries

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:38am
Surrounded closely by her family in her Groton, Massachusetts home, Catherine Anne diGrazia...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:35am
Dorothy Maude (Durant) Shepard age 97 of Ayer formerly of Groton passed away on Tuesday, March 12,...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:33am
Thomas S. Polaski, 72, a longtime resident of West Groton passed away peacefully on Saturday, March...

Features

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:54pm

A flooded basement in Olivia Way home.

by Connie Sartini   Residents of Olivia Way met with the Select Board Monday night to discuss their...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 3:49pm

Big-Horned Sheep, by a Mexican alijibri artist. See the feature article in this week's Groton Herald.

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 2:57pm

Groton-Dunstable spanish teacher John Tyler introduces Mexican artists to Middle School Class. See below for examples of fantastic animal sculptures created by alberije artists. 

Photos by Nancy Ohringer

by Russell Harris     Like estranged half-siblings, Mexico and the United States gaze at each other...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:48am
Public Hearing Notice Groton Conservation Commission    In accordance with the Executive Office of...
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 9:49am
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON PUBLIC HEARING    The Select Board has scheduled a joint public hearing...
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 9:47am
Public Hearing Notice Proposed Zoning Amendments for Short-Term Rentals In accordance with the...

Sports

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 2:35pm

With 13 seconds remaining in the game with G-D leading Nashoba Regional 43-42, Senior Captain (#14) Hannah Wynn tries to regain possession from Nashoba Regional's #22 Senior Brienne Donahue during the DII District Championship game held at Worcester State on Saturday, with G-D losing a heartbreaker 44-43 in the final seconds.Photo by Nancy Ohringer

By Nancy Ohringer,    The Groton-Dunstable girls varsity basketball team suffered a heartbreaker in...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 2:28pm
Groton-Dunstable basketball ace Evan Cook has been selected Mid-Wachusett B League MVP. Photo by...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 2:22pm
 Groton-Dunstable Athletic Booster Club has kicked off its annual spring fundraising drive with an...

Special Announcements

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 12:10pm
Applications for grants from the Blood, Bigelow, Warren, Shepley, Ames Lecture Fund are due April 1...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 12:05pm
Town Clerk Mike Bouchard reports that since nomination season started Feb. 22, twenty people have ...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:57am
The Nashua River Watershed Association has announced that sections of the Nashua, Squannacook, and...

Happenings

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:59pm

Shawn McCann, Music Director at First Parish Church and musician extraordinaire, provided the musical backdrop to Groton History Center’s Wine Tasting. Photo by John MacLeod

*/ Shawn McCann, Music Dirctor at First Parish Church and musician extraordinaire, provided the...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:37pm

About 30 adults and children gathered on the common on Main St. Monday at dusk to hold candles and signs in support of the two congregations in New Zealand that suffered terrorist attack. Photo by Steve Lieman.

*/ About 30 adults and children gathered on the common on Main St. Monday at dusk to hold candles...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:19am
Spring is here! Celebrate by attending the 14th Annual Spring Artisan/Craft Fair at Union...

People

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:22am

From left to right:  Assistant Scout Master Joan Levasseur, Abbie Axon, Regan Flynn, Heather Levasseur, Lily Woods and Scout Master Sara Axon.

 
First all-girl troop welcomed in Dunstable by Scouts BSA Troop 28, an all boy troop which has been...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:10am
Jennifer Mitton (3rd from left) from Great Road Farm and Garden in Littleton provided Groton Garden...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:05am
Groton resident Izzy Smith, a senior at Dickinson College, has been selected as a Baird...

Schools

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:43pm
by Robert Stewart    The School Committee unanimously approved a $43.3 Million budget for fiscal...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 3:21pm
by Robert Stewart      During a meeting with the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee, State...
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:12am
Last Friday Florence Roche Elementary School celebrated their 19th Community Reading Day when...

Letters

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:51pm
To the Editor,    The March 15 edition of the Groton Herald had a Letter to the Editor encouraging...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:48pm
To The Editor,    At the Select Board Meeting on Monday, March 18, 2019, I stated that the Groton...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:46pm
To Town Manager Haddad & The Select Board,    First of all, I would like to thank you and The...

Out of Town

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:56am
Congregation Shalom in Chelmsford invites all interested to the unique musical program, “Written in...
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:12am
The story of the ill-fated U.S.S. Indianapolis will be the subject of the Saturday, March 16...
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:02am
Ayer, MA: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church is observing Lent this year by focusing on Creation Care...

Public Library

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 4:24pm

Ken Gloss, left, at his Brattle Book Shop in Boston.

Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston’s Downtown...
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 4:12pm
ADULT EVENTS GROTON READS KICK-OFF EVENT! Thursday, Feb 28, at 6 pm: KEN GLOSS, Old & Rare...
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:47am
"Loyalty and Ashes," oil/mixed media and copper leaf on birch panel; one of the works in...

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