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Holidays can be a time of celebration, but also a time for deep reflection and even angst. What have we done well and right...

Groton Dunstable Gymnastics Team Photo  Front: Coach Bill Kane, Annalisse Marr, Kendall Mullaney, Maddie Donahue, Haley Smith, Michele Chu, Tess McDevitt. Back: Erin Kaufman, Luisa Gutierress, Zoe Macy (Capt.), Torrie Groman (Capt.), Olivia Teh (Capt.), Quinn Macy, Sara Bushnell, Kendra Anctil, Sonoma Stea. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Senior captain Ethan Cook, a picture of concentration at the foul line, poured in 26 points in a recent game against Shrewsbury. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

INDOOR TRACK Boys - GD 58, Nashoba 33 Thomas Orcutt won the 1,000 (2:53), while the Crusaders claimed the 4x440 relay (3:54....
Students at the Groton-Dunstable Middle School raised money to support Project Mitten, benefitting the Groton’s Community...

Skidder on site at Surrenden Farm where five acres of unhealthy red pines were recently removed as part of a forest management plan prepared by Bay State Forestry and Groton Conservation Commission, making way for turtle nesting habitat by the Nashua River.

   Groton Conservation Commission (with a lot of help) has been hard at work in 2018 updating the Town’s Open Space and...

This well-known woodcut print by engraver John Warner Barber from 1838 shows the Meeting House facing Lowell Road as it was originally constructed and as it would have looked in 1765 when town meeting voters debated and declared their opposition to the Stamp Act and held to the unalienable rights of the people of Groton. The building was turned to face Main Street and Pariot Common in 1839. 

by Russell Harris        It seems preposterous to say it, but our little town - Groton, Massachusetts - played a very early...

Photo by David Scott

G-D Boys Basketball Team beat Westford Academy at TD Garden 56 to 45 in the Photo by David Scott Sunday’s “Good  Sports...

Groton Dunstable Gymnastics Team Photo  Front: Coach Bill Kane, Annalisse Marr, Kendall Mullaney, Maddie Donahue, Haley Smith, Michele Chu, Tess McDevitt. Back: Erin Kaufman, Luisa Gutierress, Zoe Macy (Capt.), Torrie Groman (Capt.), Olivia Teh (Capt.), Quinn Macy, Sara Bushnell, Kendra Anctil, Sonoma Stea. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Senior captain Ethan Cook, a picture of concentration at the foul line, poured in 26 points in a recent game against Shrewsbury. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Skidder on site at Surrenden Farm where five acres of unhealthy red pines were recently removed as part of a forest management plan prepared by Bay State Forestry and Groton Conservation Commission, making way for turtle nesting habitat by the Nashua River.

This well-known woodcut print by engraver John Warner Barber from 1838 shows the Meeting House facing Lowell Road as it was originally constructed and as it would have looked in 1765 when town meeting voters debated and declared their opposition to the Stamp Act and held to the unalienable rights of the people of Groton. The building was turned to face Main Street and Pariot Common in 1839. 

Photo by David Scott

Groton-Dunstable high school gymnast Kendra Antcil flies through her routine on the uneven parallel bars. Photo by Robert Mingolelli */
by Connie Sartini    Based on the direction from the Select Board and the Finance Committee to bring the Fiscal Year 2020 operating budget in at or...
by Connie Sartini      At Monday night’s Select Board meeting, Town Manager Mark Haddad addressed one of the items on the agenda, to discuss the...
by Deborah Johnson    Groton Conservation Commission accepted a gift of approximately 24 acres from the late Hilda (Fitch) O’Hara at its meeting on...
 Auditor Suzanne Bump and Secretary of the Commonwealth Bill Galvin announced that Massachusetts cities and towns would be reimbursed $1.14 million...
by Robert Stewart      The School Committee is expected to make a decision on a later starting time for High School students in the coming weeks and...
Holidays can be a time of celebration, but also a time for deep reflection and even angst. What have we done well and right? What could we have done...

Groton Dunstable Gymnastics Team Photo  Front: Coach Bill Kane, Annalisse Marr, Kendall Mullaney, Maddie Donahue, Haley Smith, Michele Chu, Tess McDevitt. Back: Erin Kaufman, Luisa Gutierress, Zoe Macy (Capt.), Torrie Groman (Capt.), Olivia Teh (Capt.), Quinn Macy, Sara Bushnell, Kendra Anctil, Sonoma Stea. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

News

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 12:48pm
by Connie Sartini    Based on the direction from the Select Board and the Finance Committee to...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 12:37pm
by Connie Sartini      At Monday night’s Select Board meeting, Town Manager Mark Haddad addressed...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 12:33pm
by Deborah Johnson    Groton Conservation Commission accepted a gift of approximately 24 acres from...

Obituaries

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:32am
Joseph H. Gamester, of York, ME and formerly of Groton, MA passed away peacefully with his family...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:26am
Robert (Bob) E. Goudey, Jr., age 86, died on December 8th, 2018, at his home in Groton, MA...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 9:58am
Evelyn M. (Albach) Sticklor, 89 passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at UMass...

Features

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 12:18pm
Holidays can be a time of celebration, but also a time for deep reflection and even angst. What...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:30am
 Massachusetts is one of a handful of states that give citizens the "right of free petition"--the...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 11:03am

This well-known woodcut print by engraver John Warner Barber from 1838 shows the Meeting House facing Lowell Road as it was originally constructed and as it would have looked in 1765 when town meeting voters debated and declared their opposition to the Stamp Act and held to the unalienable rights of the people of Groton. The building was turned to face Main Street and Pariot Common in 1839. 

by Russell Harris        It seems preposterous to say it, but our little town - Groton,...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 9:18am
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE The Groton Park Commission will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, January...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 9:15am
COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS (SEAL) LAND COURT DEPARTMENT OF THE TRIAL COURT 18 SM 006469 ORDER OF...
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 10:52am
Public Hearing Notice Special Permit Renewal – Section 218-26 Flexible Development    In accordance...

Sports

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 12:08pm

Groton Dunstable Gymnastics Team Photo  Front: Coach Bill Kane, Annalisse Marr, Kendall Mullaney, Maddie Donahue, Haley Smith, Michele Chu, Tess McDevitt. Back: Erin Kaufman, Luisa Gutierress, Zoe Macy (Capt.), Torrie Groman (Capt.), Olivia Teh (Capt.), Quinn Macy, Sara Bushnell, Kendra Anctil, Sonoma Stea. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 11:57am

Senior captain Ethan Cook, a picture of concentration at the foul line, poured in 26 points in a recent game against Shrewsbury. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

INDOOR TRACK Boys - GD 58, Nashoba 33 Thomas Orcutt won the 1,000 (2:53), while the Crusaders...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:44am
…Sunday January 27, 2019 - Our Lady of Grace Knights of Columbus  Sister Lydia Longley Madeleine,...

Special Announcements

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:27am

Skidder on site at Surrenden Farm where five acres of unhealthy red pines were recently removed as part of a forest management plan prepared by Bay State Forestry and Groton Conservation Commission, making way for turtle nesting habitat by the Nashua River.

   Groton Conservation Commission (with a lot of help) has been hard at work in 2018 updating the...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:22am
 Nomination papers for Groton’s elected offices are available as of February 4, 2019. If you’ve...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:17am
Groton Interfaith Council will again be hosting a Community Potluck Breakfast in honor of Dr....

Happenings

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:08am
Join Groton Historical Society at Groton School for another fun evening of wine, spirits and craft...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:05am
The following listing is for Indian Hill Music Center’s February events which all take place at the...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:04am
Join us at the Groton History Center, on February 9th, not January 19th at 11 a.m. for a tour with...

People

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 12:53pm
Groton-Dunstable high school gymnast Kendra Antcil flies through her routine on the uneven parallel...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 9:05am
Rep. Lori Loureiro Trahan of the Massachusetts’ Third Congressional District was sworn into the...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 9:02am
 Ed Kennedy was sworn in as a member of the Massachusetts State Senate at the first formal session...

Schools

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 12:24pm
by Robert Stewart      The School Committee is expected to make a decision on a later starting time...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:52am
Students at the Groton-Dunstable Middle School raised money to support Project Mitten, benefitting...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:51am
 UMass Lowell’s online education programs rank among the top in the nation, according to new...

Letters

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:46am
Dear Editor:    The partial government shut-down may be affecting people in our own small,...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:45am
Dear Editor & Friends of Groton Park,    “Excuse me sir, your dog is much too aggressive for...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 10:42am
To The Editor,    The residential electric rate comparison for the 12 months ending December 31,...

Out of Town

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:52am
Fort Devens Museum offers visitors a unique encounter with living history on Saturday, January 19,...
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:51am
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ayer is hosting CHOIRSHOP, a choir workshop for singers in all...
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 9:50am
Is she a Rabbi or a cabaret singer? Rabbi Deborah Zecher is both. Come for Havdallah and her lively...

Public Library

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 11:12am
CHILDREN’S EVENTS: Children’s Winter Reading Program: Slow Down and Read! For grades K-5. Begins...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 11:18am
'Tis a busy season at Groton Public Library, especially for the young 'uns. Sign up at gpl.org or...
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 1:25pm
Sign up at gpl.org or call 978-448-8000. Programs sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust or Town of...

Groton Herald

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