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When Groton Dunstable students went out for track this year, they didn't mean that might mean shoveling the track.     Top:...

LaCrosse Team: Standing L to R: Connor Estes, Peter Eldridge, Drew Bernard, Sam Battles, Andrew Berube, Liam McDonough, Blake Lacombe. Front Row L to R: Max Buhler, Nevin Tardif, Jack West, Matt Carroll. Missing : Evan Leonard, Cam battles. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Chickadee and Maple 

by Craig Altobello

Peterborough artist Craig Altobello will demonstrate the steps taken to create a piece of marquetry art using wood and tools...
Black bears have emerged from winter dens and are actively looking for food.  A bear recently destroyed a chicken coop in...

Beautiful view of Duck Pond taken several years ago, before eutrophication and invasive weeds started taking over.

Just like Lost Lake, Knops Pond and Baddacook Pond, Groton’s Duck Pond, is experiencing rapid infestation of aquatic weeds,...
Heron Chicks, Creatures of the Deep Swamp.  Photo from the swamp at Wharton Plantation by Scott Eggiman.      Photographer...

Moreton Bay Fig Study - Malcolm Pettigrove - pen drawing

Noted bird and tree illustrator David Sibley says it the simplest. “If you can walk under it, it’s a tree. If you have to...

LaCrosse Team: Standing L to R: Connor Estes, Peter Eldridge, Drew Bernard, Sam Battles, Andrew Berube, Liam McDonough, Blake Lacombe. Front Row L to R: Max Buhler, Nevin Tardif, Jack West, Matt Carroll. Missing : Evan Leonard, Cam battles. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Chickadee and Maple 

by Craig Altobello

Beautiful view of Duck Pond taken several years ago, before eutrophication and invasive weeds started taking over.

Moreton Bay Fig Study - Malcolm Pettigrove - pen drawing

[As high school students, most of us have gone through the stressful process of writing an essay for college applications. What many people do not...
FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ ‘JAM’: Listen to a swinging set by Indian Hill Music’s jazz faculty trio followed by a casual jam session open to the public....
When Groton Dunstable students went out for track this year, they didn't mean that might mean shoveling the track.     Top: Maggie Wickham and Callie...

LaCrosse Team: Standing L to R: Connor Estes, Peter Eldridge, Drew Bernard, Sam Battles, Andrew Berube, Liam McDonough, Blake Lacombe. Front Row L to R: Max Buhler, Nevin Tardif, Jack West, Matt Carroll. Missing : Evan Leonard, Cam battles. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

BASEBALL Wachusett 14, Groton-Dunstable 1 The Crusaders opened the season with a Mid-Wach crossover road loss to Wachusett. The Mountaineers outhit...
When and where: UMass Lowell; Sunday, April 29, noon and 2 p.m. Durgin Hall, South Campus, 35 Wilder St., Lowell. What: Democrats running for the U.S...

Chickadee and Maple 

by Craig Altobello

Peterborough artist Craig Altobello will demonstrate the steps taken to create a piece of marquetry art using wood and tools from his studio....
Black bears have emerged from winter dens and are actively looking for food.  A bear recently destroyed a chicken coop in Chelmsford, killing several...

News

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:33am

Beautiful view of Duck Pond taken several years ago, before eutrophication and invasive weeds started taking over.

Just like Lost Lake, Knops Pond and Baddacook Pond, Groton’s Duck Pond, is experiencing rapid...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:24am
  Attorney Tom Gibbons addressed the Zoning Board of Appeals at their April 4 public hearing on...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:20am
  Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Board of Selectmen that the sub bids for the Groton Senior...

Obituaries

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 9:47am
Margaret M. LaVigne (Peggy) of Concord, formerly of Groton and Falmouth, born during the Roaring...
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 9:36am
Ellen Asnith (Gale) Risdon passed away at home surrounded by her loving family and beloved animals...
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 10:11am

Michael Roberts

Sisters Traci Roberts and Mairi Elliott-Saball invite friends to a celebration of the life of their...

Features

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:12am
Heron Chicks, Creatures of the Deep Swamp.  Photo from the swamp at Wharton Plantation by Scott...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:06am

Moreton Bay Fig Study - Malcolm Pettigrove - pen drawing

Noted bird and tree illustrator David Sibley says it the simplest. “If you can walk under it, it’s...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:52am

Periods of drought appear to be getting longer and more intense. It is more important than ever to understand our most precious natural resource water. Andi Ross (center) presented an overview of the past droughts, to members of the Groton Garden Club, focusing on the impact these have had in our area. She discussed our area's watershed, rain collection and utilization and soil optimization. with the goal of using knowledge and tools to assist our gardens to successfully get through times of drought. She is joined by Club members Betty Ireland (l) and Bev Johnson following her presentation. Courtesy photo

Water is all around us: falling as rain or snow, flowing into rivers or lakes, streaming from...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:58pm
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON Request for Proposals The Town of Groton Board of Selectmen requests...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:55pm
Public Hearing Notice Stormwater Management Permit In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 198...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:51pm
PUBLIC HEARING The Dunstable Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 7, 2018, 7:35...

Sports

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:19pm
When Groton Dunstable students went out for track this year, they didn't mean that might mean...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:59pm

LaCrosse Team: Standing L to R: Connor Estes, Peter Eldridge, Drew Bernard, Sam Battles, Andrew Berube, Liam McDonough, Blake Lacombe. Front Row L to R: Max Buhler, Nevin Tardif, Jack West, Matt Carroll. Missing : Evan Leonard, Cam battles. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:55pm
BASEBALL Wachusett 14, Groton-Dunstable 1 The Crusaders opened the season with a Mid-Wach crossover...

Special Announcements

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:20pm
Black bears have emerged from winter dens and are actively looking for food.  A bear recently...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:14pm
Town Moderator Jason Kauppi will hold office hours on Saturday, April 21, from 8-10 a.m., and ...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:10pm
  Community Preservation Committee: Immediate Vacancy There is currently a vacancy on the Community...

Happenings

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:56pm
On Sunday, May 6 from 2-4 p.m., join Groton History Center, 172 Main Street, for an Open House and...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:51pm
Believe it or not – all this snow and ice will soon be leaving us and the wonderful little plants...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:49pm
Come one, come all to the opening of Williams Barn at 160 Chicopee Row, Groton. Step back in time...

People

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:30pm
[As high school students, most of us have gone through the stressful process of writing an essay...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:44pm
When and where: UMass Lowell; Sunday, April 29, noon and 2 p.m. Durgin Hall, South Campus, 35...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:45am
• University of Massachusetts Amherst Adam James McPherson of Groton received a Bachelor of Arts...

Schools

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:16am
 The Board of Selectmen is tenuous in their support for a new School Resource Officer even though...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:56am

GD Chamber Choir Carnegie rehersal photo with Eric Whitacre. Courtesy photo.

The award-winning Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Chamber Choir returned this week from New...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 1:52pm
 In their recent meeting the Groton Dunstable School Committee heard from the district business...

Letters

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:31pm
Dear Editor:     I have just reviewed the article on the legal problems regarding funding for the...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:28pm
On Apr 10, 2018, at 10:05 AM, Alison Manugian <alisonmanugian@gmail.com> posted to...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:25pm
To The Editor,     With 42 articles on the Spring Town Meeting warrant, I Jason Kauppi, Moderator...

Out of Town

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:21pm
FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ ‘JAM’: Listen to a swinging set by Indian Hill Music’s jazz faculty trio followed...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 12:47pm
Shared Vision explores the creations of artists Katherine DuBose and Susan Garry. Marvel at the...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 12:45pm
INDIAN HILL MUSIC SCHOOL PERFORMATHON: Indian Hill Music School students and faculty offer two days...

Public Library

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:36pm

Chickadee and Maple 

by Craig Altobello

Peterborough artist Craig Altobello will demonstrate the steps taken to create a piece of marquetry...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 3:58pm
Adult Events: Tue, April 10, 7-8:30 p.m. Groton’s Colby Elliot: Audiobooks and Your Empire of Words...
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 3:13pm
An exhibit of works by Groton-Dunstable Regional School District art teachers. March 13 through...

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