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The famous cardboard boat race.

Photographs by Steve Lieman show some of the fun and beauty of this year's glorious celebration of the Nashua River. */

                                                   State Senator Jamie Eldridge and Groton State Representative Sheila Harrington visited Nashoba Valley Medical Center unannounced to express community concerns.

According to State Senator Jamie Eldridge’s Facebook post, on Friday June 7, he along with Groton State Representative...
To The Editor,   On June 8th, a large, non-native tortoise was seen crossing Chicopee Row, between # 291 and #248, heading...
Amid a room full of his fellow Police Officers, the Groton Select Board unanimously appointed Sergeant Edward Sheridan as...

Taryn Emerle, alto, and Matthew Suchecki, tenor

Three students from Groton Dunstable Regional High School auditioned for and were accepted into the 2019 Massachusetts All-...

Midland-Wachusett League MVP Brendan Ferarri pitched a complete game against Doherty in MIAA first round Division 1 Central action. Photo courtesy Robert Mingolelli

GD 5, Doherty 4 (Thurs, June 6) Midland-Wachusett League MVP Brendan Ferarri pitched a complete game including 9 Ks and...

Senior captain Hannah Wynn (3 goals, 2 assists)  goes on the offense in recent East Division 2 quarterfinal game. Wynn scored her 100th career point for Groton-Dunstable. Photo courtesy of Nancy Ohringer

The No. 7 Crusaders (9-9) lost to No. 2 Dover-Sherborn (15-4) in an East Division 2 quarterfinal game. Rachel Erickson...

The famous cardboard boat race.

                                                   State Senator Jamie Eldridge and Groton State Representative Sheila Harrington visited Nashoba Valley Medical Center unannounced to express community concerns.

Taryn Emerle, alto, and Matthew Suchecki, tenor

Midland-Wachusett League MVP Brendan Ferarri pitched a complete game against Doherty in MIAA first round Division 1 Central action. Photo courtesy Robert Mingolelli

Senior captain Hannah Wynn (3 goals, 2 assists)  goes on the offense in recent East Division 2 quarterfinal game. Wynn scored her 100th career point for Groton-Dunstable. Photo courtesy of Nancy Ohringer

The famous cardboard boat race.

Photographs by Steve Lieman show some of the fun and beauty of this year's glorious celebration of the Nashua River. */
Healthy fish populations depend on good water quality, and some of the best observers of healthy and unhealthy water conditions are anglers. Come...
Christian Union Church in West Groton will hold its famous Drive-By chicken barbecue. Retired West Groton firemen with their famous, secret sauce...
Indian Hill Music will present the Mikkel Ploug Trio featuring tenor saxophonist Mark Turner in a workshop and concert on Friday, June 28 at 36 King...
Now Open Online For Complete Course Information, Times & Locations www.prescottscc.org Spring Session March 4-June 21 Volunteer Painting Party:...

                                                   State Senator Jamie Eldridge and Groton State Representative Sheila Harrington visited Nashoba Valley Medical Center unannounced to express community concerns.

According to State Senator Jamie Eldridge’s Facebook post, on Friday June 7, he along with Groton State Representative Sheila Harrington visited...

Front elevation of Kilbourn Place presented at public meeting to the Historic District Commission

 Kilbourn Place (the former Donelan’s building) General Manager, Gus G. Widmayer advises that the transfer of ownership will now take place on July 3...
by Connie Sartini      Renewal of the contract for Town Counsel has been a topic of discussion at the Select Board’s meeting agenda for a few weeks....

News

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:02am

                                                   State Senator Jamie Eldridge and Groton State Representative Sheila Harrington visited Nashoba Valley Medical Center unannounced to express community concerns.

According to State Senator Jamie Eldridge’s Facebook post, on Friday June 7, he along with Groton...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:45pm

Front elevation of Kilbourn Place presented at public meeting to the Historic District Commission

 Kilbourn Place (the former Donelan’s building) General Manager, Gus G. Widmayer advises that the...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:40pm
by Connie Sartini      Renewal of the contract for Town Counsel has been a topic of discussion at...

Obituaries

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:23am
Joseph Brooks Minifie, lovingly known as  Joe, died on Saturday, May 25, 2019. He was born in...
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 1:40pm
Carolyn Frances (Lopilato) Parenti, Age 80 of Groton formerly of Marlboro passed away on Sunday,...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 7:48pm
Julie Eiranova Kenyon, age 49 of Groton passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Brigham...

Features

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:35am

The famous cardboard boat race.

Photographs by Steve Lieman show some of the fun and beauty of this year's glorious celebration of...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 12:14pm
by Jack Petropoulos      Bruce Easom is a quiet and reserved man.  Unless you knew him, you would...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 11:48am
  On Wednesday, May 29 UMass Lowell deployed more than 100 sheep to cut the grass along a stretch...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 9:50pm
  The public notices published on this page keep citizens informed of the activities of government...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 9:49pm
Public Hearing Notice Groton Conservation Commission In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:20am
THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION – HIGHWAY DIVISION...

Sports

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 9:41pm

Midland-Wachusett League MVP Brendan Ferarri pitched a complete game against Doherty in MIAA first round Division 1 Central action. Photo courtesy Robert Mingolelli

GD 5, Doherty 4 (Thurs, June 6) Midland-Wachusett League MVP Brendan Ferarri pitched a complete...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 9:32pm

Senior captain Hannah Wynn (3 goals, 2 assists)  goes on the offense in recent East Division 2 quarterfinal game. Wynn scored her 100th career point for Groton-Dunstable. Photo courtesy of Nancy Ohringer

The No. 7 Crusaders (9-9) lost to No. 2 Dover-Sherborn (15-4) in an East Division 2 quarterfinal...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 9:12pm
GSGL Senior Club Championship Results (June 9, 2019)  Men’s Senior Club Champion Gross - Mike...

Special Announcements

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:30pm
Town Manager Haddad reported that the Fire Department is in the first of several rounds of...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:03pm
Groton Police Dept posted the following Advisory.   We're aware of skimmers found at a Lunenburg...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:58pm
To The Editor,   On June 8th, a large, non-native tortoise was seen crossing Chicopee Row, between...

Happenings

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:21am
Healthy fish populations depend on good water quality, and some of the best observers of healthy...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:19am
Christian Union Church in West Groton will hold its famous Drive-By chicken barbecue. Retired West...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:17am
Indian Hill Music will present the Mikkel Ploug Trio featuring tenor saxophonist Mark Turner in a...

People

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:27pm
Amid a room full of his fellow Police Officers, the Groton Select Board unanimously appointed...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:21pm

(l to r) Garden Club member Ann Griffin White, Tom Busta, and Club Program Chair Linda Andelman.

 
Nothing sets your landscape apart from others more than a beautiful water feature.  Whether it is a...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:16pm
Fitchburg State University Dean's List Steven C. Tully of Dunstable has been named to Fitchburg...

Schools

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:12pm

Taryn Emerle, alto, and Matthew Suchecki, tenor

Three students from Groton Dunstable Regional High School auditioned for and were accepted into the...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:01pm
Nashoba Valley Technical High School Class of 2019 — 165 strong — bid a fond farewell to their home...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 9:57pm
Groton School held its commencement, known as Prize Day, on Sunday, June 2, 2019. Graduates...

Letters

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:07pm
To the Editor,    The United States has the best-educated doctors, nurses, and medical technicians...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:06pm
To the Editor:    The Williams Barn Committee would like to thank all the volunteers who took part...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 11:59am
Dear Editor:    On behalf of the members of Laurence W. Gay Post 55 of the American Legion, I would...

Out of Town

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:21pm

Rev Joyce Scherer-Hoock, Makenna Knowles & Quinn. Courtesy photo

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ayer will hold their annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday,...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:17pm
Hot days, cool art. Enjoy a fun night out at the Fitchburg Art Museum on the Solstice, Friday, June...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:15pm
Friends of the Ayer Library Plant Sale will be held Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the...

Public Library

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:29pm
ADULT EVENTS: A Universe of Stories SUMMER READING PROGRAM for All Ages: Kids, Teens, & Adults...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:35am
Summer Reading Program, Fan Fest, Dr. Who Scavenger Hunt, Guardians of the Galaxy Karaoke, and more...
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:22pm
ADULT EVENTS: Thu., Apr 18, 7-8:30 p.m. Mystery Author Kate Flora will discuss her work with the...

Groton Herald

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