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With gusto, hungry black bear raids Patti Thompson’s birdfeeder on Nashua Road. Photo by John Ellenberger.

by George Moore, Groton’s Animal Control Officer      In Massachusetts black bears have had a population explosion. Not many...
Old North Bridge Hounds is one of 11 hunt clubs in New England. Among other activities they conduct "Mox" hunts [mock fox...
The #2 seed Groton-Dunstable Girls Varsity Volleyball (18-2) keeps their 17-game win streak alive and advances to the MIAA...

Mr. and Mrs. Alien

Dear Editor,    I’m writing this letter after having very little sleep last night due to a disturbing Halloween event on...
A Press Release from Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan     District Attorney Marian Ryan and Shirley Chief of...
Enthusiastic Groton Garden Club members created beautiful mini-pumpkins adorned with succulents, moss, cut flowers, and...
Students and staff in the Veterinary Assisting program at Nashoba Valley Technical High School recently held the first...

With gusto, hungry black bear raids Patti Thompson’s birdfeeder on Nashua Road. Photo by John Ellenberger.

Mr. and Mrs. Alien

by Russell Harris       On 10:23 a.m. on October 23, Groton’s Zoning Enforcement Officer Edward Cataldo sent John Reilly and Heather Rhodes of 50...
by Robert Stewart      An energized electorate on the local level led to unusually high voter turnout in the mid-term election this week as 70...

With gusto, hungry black bear raids Patti Thompson’s birdfeeder on Nashua Road. Photo by John Ellenberger.

by George Moore, Groton’s Animal Control Officer      In Massachusetts black bears have had a population explosion. Not many years ago we counted...
by John  Ellenberger      Groton Dunstable food services director Shannon Donovan has worked hard over the past year on changes to the district’s...
Old North Bridge Hounds is one of 11 hunt clubs in New England. Among other activities they conduct "Mox" hunts [mock fox hunts] in Groton, Concord,...
The #2 seed Groton-Dunstable Girls Varsity Volleyball (18-2) keeps their 17-game win streak alive and advances to the MIAA Central Division II...

Sydney Adams, Sarah Maple (bottom photo), Eli Kritzer (top) and the G-D Girls and Boys Cross Country teams competed in the Varsity League Championship @ Hollis Hills (Thurs. 11/1) Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Girls Cross Country Champions! The undefeated Groton-Dunstable girls cross country team is Mid-Wach B league champions for the fourth year in a row...
Football GD 27, Quabbin 21 Senior Ben Rivet scored four touchdowns to propel the visiting Crusaders to their first win of the season. Rivet’s ten-...

News

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:57am
by Russell Harris       On 10:23 a.m. on October 23, Groton’s Zoning Enforcement Officer Edward...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:46am
by Robert Stewart      An energized electorate on the local level led to unusually high voter...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:37am

With gusto, hungry black bear raids Patti Thompson’s birdfeeder on Nashua Road. Photo by John Ellenberger.

by George Moore, Groton’s Animal Control Officer      In Massachusetts black bears have had a...

Obituaries

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:40am
Robert Starr Borden, 85, passed away Friday, October 26, 2018, at the Town and Country Health Care...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:28am
Robert “Bob” Collins Cadle, age 61, of Lunenburg, formerly a longtime resident of Groton, passed...
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 4:03pm
Francis G. “Frank” Hoffman Jr., 72, of Ashburnham, formerly of Groton, passed away on Saturday,...

Features

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:26am
Old North Bridge Hounds is one of 11 hunt clubs in New England. Among other activities they conduct...
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 1:40pm

Photo by Nancy Ohringer

The new restaurant is located at the new Groton Inn, with a great view of Gibbet Hill.
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 2:59pm

Louisa May Alcott. Colorized version of black and white photo taken of the author at about age 25

by Joyce L. Faiola      This year marks the 150th anniversary of publication of the first volume of...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:32am
Invitation to Bid (ITB) The Groton Electric Light Department (GELD) invites sealed bids for: Digger...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:29am
INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE Docket No. MI18P5340EA  Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:28am
MORTGAGEE’S NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE By virtue and in execution of the Power of Sale contained...

Sports

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:22am
The #2 seed Groton-Dunstable Girls Varsity Volleyball (18-2) keeps their 17-game win streak alive...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:14am

Sydney Adams, Sarah Maple (bottom photo), Eli Kritzer (top) and the G-D Girls and Boys Cross Country teams competed in the Varsity League Championship @ Hollis Hills (Thurs. 11/1) Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Girls Cross Country Champions! The undefeated Groton-Dunstable girls cross country team is Mid-Wach...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:06am
Football GD 27, Quabbin 21 Senior Ben Rivet scored four touchdowns to propel the visiting Crusaders...

Special Announcements

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:52am
Join us on Saturday, Nov. 17, 9am to 1pm for free apple cider & donuts. Come see what a...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:43am
Sponsored by the Groton Women's Club, the sale will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018, 9am to...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:32am
 The Boy Scouts of America announced earlier in 2018 that they will begin accepting girls into the...

Happenings

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:52am
Groton & Ayer Churches Sponsor Coat Drive Sunday, Nov, 18, noon to 3 p.m., Shepherd of the...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:47am
The Nashua River Watershed Association’s 2018 Holiday Online Auction will open November 15!  You’ll...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:41am
INDIAN HILL MUSIC YOUTH ORCHESTRAS CONCERT: Indian Hill Music School presents its three youth...

People

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:09am
Enthusiastic Groton Garden Club members created beautiful mini-pumpkins adorned with succulents,...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 8:57am
Jane and Saeed Siddiqui of Groton, would like to announce the wedding of their son, Dr. Jeffrey...
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:27am
 Bethany Frances DeWitt, daughter of Raymond and Karen DeWitt of Groton and Tanner Lee French, son...

Schools

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:31am
by John  Ellenberger      Groton Dunstable food services director Shannon Donovan has worked hard...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:05am
Students and staff in the Veterinary Assisting program at Nashoba Valley Technical High School...
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 3:12pm

Senior-year students Dylan Bourassa of Shirley left and Edward Landers of Westford right were part of a team of Nashoba Tech culinary students serving guests at Groton’s senior center. Photo by Bob Lotz

by John Ellenberger      Groton sophomore Jack Harrington is one of a handful of Nashoba Tech...

Letters

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:58am

Mr. and Mrs. Alien

Dear Editor,    I’m writing this letter after having very little sleep last night due to a...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:57am
Dear Editor:    Thank you to our town officials for the new pedestrian crosswalks with warning...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:56am
To the Editor:    Ever since Betsy Sawyer passed away in 2016, the Board of Directors of the Pages...

Out of Town

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:20am
More than 30 artisans will be selling their wares at the Harvard Gallery Show and Sale at Harvard...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:18am
Peacock Players, New Hampshire’s award-winning theatre, proudly premiere the new Broadway musical...
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:16am
Christmas Fair Community Church of Pepperell, 3 Townsend St., is hosting its annual Christmas Fair...

Public Library

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 11:39am
Sign up at gpl.org or call 978-448-8000. Programs sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust or Town of...
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 8:30am
September 5 through October 6 the Owen Shuman Gallery at the Public Library is featuring paintings...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Music is in the air at Groton Public Library this summer, with a program for adults on the birth of...

Groton Herald

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Office
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