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Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy (right) played lead role in directing Fire operations at last week’s 8-alarm blaze at Pepperell Auto salvage Yard, RH Wilson Auto. Photo by Jeffrey Hastings.

by Connie Sartini      Groton Select Board has directed the Fire Department Task Force Study Committee to complete their...

The former occupant of the Main Street site where Donelan's Market now stands was Groton Hospital, in a building which before that had been a private home.

by Russell Harris       The owners of the property at 240 Main Street, former home of Donelan’s Market, have decided to...
 On November 28 Security Engineered Machinery Co., Inc. (SEM), a Westboro-based leader in high security information end-of-...

Hannah Wynn

 

-Photo by Robert Mingolelli

The Groton-Dunstable girls varsity basketball team will be in the capable hands of senior captain Hannah Wynn.     Team...
GD Hockey Captains will lead the 2018-19 varsity hockey team: L-R: Aiden Ferrara, Michael Lawton, Tyler Dodge, Ben Rivet */
Cub Scouts sold trees & wreaths last weekend in sunshine and rain. */
Troop 1 West Groton holds a successful winter coat drive and cake fundraiser for Coats for Kids on December 3. */

Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy (right) played lead role in directing Fire operations at last week’s 8-alarm blaze at Pepperell Auto salvage Yard, RH Wilson Auto. Photo by Jeffrey Hastings.

The former occupant of the Main Street site where Donelan's Market now stands was Groton Hospital, in a building which before that had been a private home.

Hannah Wynn

 

-Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy (right) played lead role in directing Fire operations at last week’s 8-alarm blaze at Pepperell Auto salvage Yard, RH Wilson Auto. Photo by Jeffrey Hastings.

by Connie Sartini      Groton Select Board has directed the Fire Department Task Force Study Committee to complete their preliminary report by...
by Connie Sartini       With the Groton Dunstable Regional School District considering a change in the district’s bus routes, the impact of any...
*/ Select Member Alison Manugian expressed growing exasperation with the opacity of the town’s capital planning process at the Select Board’s...

The former occupant of the Main Street site where Donelan's Market now stands was Groton Hospital, in a building which before that had been a private home.

by Russell Harris       The owners of the property at 240 Main Street, former home of Donelan’s Market, have decided to forego developing the...
Planning to Rent on Airbnb, HomeAway or VRBO?  The State Will Want Its Share    Senate 30-8, approved a bill that extends the state’s current 5.7...
Dear Friends,    I need your help. Please plan to attend this meeting and support the addition of two additional Firemen/EMTs to the Town of Groton...
To The Editor,   Time is of the essence when it comes to the Meeting House. Spanning four centuries of our country’s history, the building is a mark...
by Matthew Flokos, reprinted by permission from the Harvard Press with contextual edits by Groton Herald editors.         Kevin Hill, M.D., gave a...

News

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 1:12pm

Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy (right) played lead role in directing Fire operations at last week’s 8-alarm blaze at Pepperell Auto salvage Yard, RH Wilson Auto. Photo by Jeffrey Hastings.

by Connie Sartini      Groton Select Board has directed the Fire Department Task Force Study...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 1:09pm
by Connie Sartini       With the Groton Dunstable Regional School District considering a change in...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 1:04pm
*/ Select Member Alison Manugian expressed growing exasperation with the opacity of the town’s...

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, December 6, 2018 - 12:35pm
by Matthew Flokos, reprinted by permission from the Harvard Press with contextual edits by Groton...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:28pm
 On November 28 Security Engineered Machinery Co., Inc. (SEM), a Westboro-based leader in high...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:26pm
NBC and MSNBC National Political Correspondent Steve Kornacki will discuss the impact of the 2018...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 10:00am
TOWN OF GROTON PUBLIC AUCTION    In accordance with Chapter 30B, Section 15 of the Massachusetts...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 9:58am
Town of Groton Park Commission Vacancy    As required by MGL Chapter 41, Section 10 and 11, there...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 9:57am
LEGAL NOTICE GROTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING Transformations Medical Weight...

Sports

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:12pm
Team- Groton Dunstble Boys Basketball Coach: Greg Gillette (6th year)  Record last year: 12-10,...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:08pm

Hannah Wynn

 

-Photo by Robert Mingolelli

The Groton-Dunstable girls varsity basketball team will be in the capable hands of senior captain...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:58am
GD Hockey Captains will lead the 2018-19 varsity hockey team: L-R: Aiden Ferrara, Michael Lawton,...

Special Announcements

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:40am
The Fire Department Task Force Study Committee invites all town residents to join the dialog at an...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:37am
2019 Online Registration Now Open. Winter Programs for “All Ages”. January 3 - February 28 Register...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:32am
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEMA) announces the official launch of the 2018-19 Girl...

Happenings

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:48am
The Groton Council on Aging will be hosting a Holiday Luncheon on Wednesday, December 19 at 12:00pm...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:47am
Sunday December 9, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 172 Main Street Groton Come see the Boutwell House...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:46am
“When a Child is Born” is the theme of the 44th annual Christmas Concerts performed under the...

People

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 9:44am
Cub Scouts sold trees & wreaths last weekend in sunshine and rain. */
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 9:40am
Troop 1 West Groton holds a successful winter coat drive and cake fundraiser for Coats for Kids on...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 9:35am
About 300 people turned out for a concert featuring the Groton-Dunstable High School Chamber Choir...

Schools

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:19pm
Sandy Pond School Association announces the launch of the first electronic newsletter dedicated to...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:15pm
Nashoba Valley Technical High School hereby notifies all members of the Class of 2011 that, at the...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:14pm
Nashoba Valley Technical High School’s Theatre Company is presenting “Xanadu” on Thursday, Dec. 6,...

Letters

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:41pm
Dear Friends,    I need your help. Please plan to attend this meeting and support the addition of...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:39pm
To The Editor,   Time is of the essence when it comes to the Meeting House. Spanning four centuries...
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 11:33am
Dear Editor:    We would like to correct erroneous and incomplete information presented in the...

Out of Town

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:54am
Townsend Conservation Land Trust, a non-profit committed to the preservation and stewardship of...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:53am
Ayer, MA: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Ayer, will host its annual “In A Manger” event on Saturday...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:50am
Our regular fourth Saturday monthly barn dance at the Parish Center for the Arts with Don Heinold...

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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