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Bucolic Fall scene. Angus cattle take their ease at Gibbet Hill Farm. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Architect's rendering of proposed new elementary school building.

 

by Robert Stewart   While the School Committee had to devote considerable time and energy during spring and summer to...

Osprey pair at Autumn Ridge Farms last summer on the border of Ayer/Groton. Photo by Patricia Mahon.

 

by Mary J Metzger   Like more than 500 bird species that use the Atlantic Flyway, the ospreys have flown away to their...

Two cars, both travelling westbound on Boston Rd. at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 11 were involved in a motor vehicle accident. The first car stopped in order to turn left onto Robin Hill Rd. when the second car rear-ended the first car. The driver of the first car, a Groton woman, age 43, was transported to the hospital. The driver of the second car, a Groton male age 17, was cited for speeding and distracted driving. Photo courtesy Groton Police Dept.

 

Senior Riley Heulings (white jersey) has been a stalwart on defense for the Crusaders' varsity field Hockey team. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

10/15 4:00 p.m. Boys soccer, GD vs Parker Charter @GDRHS 4:00 p.m. Girls soccer, Groton Dunstable vs Charter @ Antietam...

In the team's season opener, Jackie Gervais (#4) scored both goals in Groton-Dunstable's 2-1 win over Lunenburg. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Field Hockey • Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Groton Littleton 4, G-D 2      Littleton field hockey trailed 2-0 at the half...

Natalie Greene and Mary Durham record tree information for Friends of the Trees. Photo by Connie Sartini

 

Friends of the Trees continue their project to update the inventory of the many beautiful trees they have planted along...

Bucolic Fall scene. Angus cattle take their ease at Gibbet Hill Farm. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Architect's rendering of proposed new elementary school building.

 

Osprey pair at Autumn Ridge Farms last summer on the border of Ayer/Groton. Photo by Patricia Mahon.

 

Two cars, both travelling westbound on Boston Rd. at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 11 were involved in a motor vehicle accident. The first car stopped in order to turn left onto Robin Hill Rd. when the second car rear-ended the first car. The driver of the first car, a Groton woman, age 43, was transported to the hospital. The driver of the second car, a Groton male age 17, was cited for speeding and distracted driving. Photo courtesy Groton Police Dept.

 

Senior Riley Heulings (white jersey) has been a stalwart on defense for the Crusaders' varsity field Hockey team. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

In the team's season opener, Jackie Gervais (#4) scored both goals in Groton-Dunstable's 2-1 win over Lunenburg. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Natalie Greene and Mary Durham record tree information for Friends of the Trees. Photo by Connie Sartini

 

Bucolic Fall scene. Angus cattle take their ease at Gibbet Hill Farm. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Town Clerk Mike Bouchard shows off the town’s new official dropbox located behind town hall, one element in a changed election process landscape.

 

Ed note: In a normal election year, the mechanics of running an election, including tabulating ballots, is taken for granted and unremarkable. But...
NO   Trick or Treating in Groton this year by order of the Groton Police Department    

Architect's rendering of proposed new elementary school building.

 

by Robert Stewart   While the School Committee had to devote considerable time and energy during spring and summer to ensure the continuity of...

Osprey pair at Autumn Ridge Farms last summer on the border of Ayer/Groton. Photo by Patricia Mahon.

 

by Mary J Metzger   Like more than 500 bird species that use the Atlantic Flyway, the ospreys have flown away to their winter home in the...

Two cars, both travelling westbound on Boston Rd. at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 11 were involved in a motor vehicle accident. The first car stopped in order to turn left onto Robin Hill Rd. when the second car rear-ended the first car. The driver of the first car, a Groton woman, age 43, was transported to the hospital. The driver of the second car, a Groton male age 17, was cited for speeding and distracted driving. Photo courtesy Groton Police Dept.

 

Competitions should be dual meets only until further guidelines are given. Staggered start times mean clusters of runners take off together,...

Senior Riley Heulings (white jersey) has been a stalwart on defense for the Crusaders' varsity field Hockey team. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

10/15 4:00 p.m. Boys soccer, GD vs Parker Charter @GDRHS 4:00 p.m. Girls soccer, Groton Dunstable vs Charter @ Antietam Field (Devens) 10/16 3:...

News

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 3:25pm

Town Clerk Mike Bouchard shows off the town’s new official dropbox located behind town hall, one element in a changed election process landscape.

 

Ed note: In a normal election year, the mechanics of running an election, including tabulating...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 2:34pm

Osprey pair at Autumn Ridge Farms last summer on the border of Ayer/Groton. Photo by Patricia Mahon.

 

by Mary J Metzger   Like more than 500 bird species that use the Atlantic Flyway, the ospreys...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 2:18pm

Two cars, both travelling westbound on Boston Rd. at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 11 were involved in a motor vehicle accident. The first car stopped in order to turn left onto Robin Hill Rd. when the second car rear-ended the first car. The driver of the first car, a Groton woman, age 43, was transported to the hospital. The driver of the second car, a Groton male age 17, was cited for speeding and distracted driving. Photo courtesy Groton Police Dept.

 

Obituaries

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:01am
John L. “Jack” Saball, 70, and a proud lifelong resident of Groton passed away peacefully in...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:54am
Gregory A. Kavanagh of Groton, MA, age 48, passed away peacefully at MGH in Boston on October 6th...
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 12:39pm
Mary Jane (Blazier) Busser, age 89, of Groton, formerly of Tewksbury, died peacefully Oct. 1,...

Features

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 3:39pm

Bucolic Fall scene. Angus cattle take their ease at Gibbet Hill Farm. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 6:24pm

After fermenting, mead, like wine, is barrel-aged in oaken barrels. Like wine, mead continues to age and mature once bottled. Here, owner Rick Reault shows off some promising future meads as they gently age and add complexity.

 

‘I will adore the lord, omnipresent King, he that sustaineth heaven – monarch of all, he that...
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 5:36pm

Chip Detwiller shows off a real beauty. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:42am
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON Request for Qualifications The Town of Groton, Massachusetts...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:38am
CPC ANNOUNCEMENT The Groton Community Preservation Committee (CPC) is delighted to inform you...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:28am
Public Meeting Notice Groton Conservation Commission In accordance with the Massachusetts...

Sports

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 2:11pm
Competitions should be dual meets only until further guidelines are given. Staggered start times...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 2:04pm

Senior Riley Heulings (white jersey) has been a stalwart on defense for the Crusaders' varsity field Hockey team. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

10/15 4:00 p.m. Boys soccer, GD vs Parker Charter @GDRHS 4:00 p.m. Girls soccer, Groton...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 1:58pm

In the team's season opener, Jackie Gervais (#4) scored both goals in Groton-Dunstable's 2-1 win over Lunenburg. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Field Hockey • Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Groton Littleton 4, G-D 2      Littleton field hockey...

Special Announcements

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 2:51pm
NO   Trick or Treating in Groton this year by order of the Groton Police Department...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 1:48pm
During the week of September 28, the police department investigated 13 accidental 9-1-1 calls, 6...
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 4:55pm
The Groton Civil Discourse Project is hosting two virtual dialogues (via ZOOM) between now and...

Happenings

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:08am
Groton Dunstable Education Foundation is seeking a new Treasurer. If you are who interested in...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:06am
Classes Starting October 10 - October 22 • Fall Hikes…Groton Historical WalkingTours...
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 2:52pm
A Family Friendly Scavenger Hunt October 17, 2020 Explore the community. Decipher clues....

People

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:22am

Natalie Greene and Mary Durham record tree information for Friends of the Trees. Photo by Connie Sartini

 

Friends of the Trees continue their project to update the inventory of the many beautiful trees...
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 8:00pm

Groton Deputy Fire Chief Weeks. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 12:01pm
Edie Tompkins has been active in this community for more than 50 of her 90 years and we, her...

Schools

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 2:36pm

Architect's rendering of proposed new elementary school building.

 

by Robert Stewart   While the School Committee had to devote considerable time and energy...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 10:11am
Nashoba Valley Technical High School has selected 28 juniors and seniors, including Madelyn...
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 5:09pm
• School District Very Confident Situation Does Not Represent a Cluster Outbreak • No change in...

Letters

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:47am
I fully support Article One which was passed at Town Meeting on October 3, 2020 and abhor the...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:43am
With these troubled times we are now facing, we as residents cannot place our future in the hands...
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:36am
I am writing in response to claims made in two recent Letters to the Editor in support of Sheila...

Out of Town

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:12am
From November 1 - December 20, Ayer Cultural Council will celebrate the holiday season ONLINE....
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 2:40pm
Townsend Historical Society’s “Virtually Vintage” Antique Appraisal Event will take place...
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:10pm
Textiles from the Sahel—the southern border region of the Sahara—reach deep into the area’s...

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