Groton Custom Guitar Craftsman Aaron Green says, “I work at machinist level tolerances with hand tools. Power tools require less skill but are simply not accurate enough to provide this precision.” Photo by John Ellenberger

  “I begin with an idea. It all starts with the idea. The idea being exactly what I am trying to achieve for this specific...
Think the drought is over because we’ve had a little rain? Think again. Here Water Department Senior Technician George...
Omni Properties Team headed by Dave Loehr [center] installs new sign at construction entrance to Groton Inn.
West Groton Auxiliary DPW (retired) cleaning Cutler Square Point.
Members of the Groton Woman’s Club Greens Committee are in full swing in their preparations of decorative accessories to...

Model of proposed Music Center at Indian Hill with descriptions added.

There are two opportunities for Groton residents to learn more about the proposed proposed Indian Hill Music Center on Old...
Responding to residents’ questions about the Free Cash and, Stabilization Fund Capital Stabilization funds, Selectmen asked...

Groton Custom Guitar Craftsman Aaron Green says, “I work at machinist level tolerances with hand tools. Power tools require less skill but are simply not accurate enough to provide this precision.” Photo by John Ellenberger

Model of proposed Music Center at Indian Hill with descriptions added.

  Groton taxpayers could receive a nice surprise in a future tax bill if voters support the efforts of three Selectmen to offset the tax rate by...

Groton Custom Guitar Craftsman Aaron Green says, “I work at machinist level tolerances with hand tools. Power tools require less skill but are simply not accurate enough to provide this precision.” Photo by John Ellenberger

  “I begin with an idea. It all starts with the idea. The idea being exactly what I am trying to achieve for this specific musician.” This is how...
The Civil Rights Lawsuit brought by four fired Groton firefighters on October 2, 2014 against the Groton Town Manager, Board of Selectmen, the former...
Think the drought is over because we’ve had a little rain? Think again. Here Water Department Senior Technician George Brackett on the shore of...
Public meetings, while serving an official & organizing purpose, occasionally produce random thought-provoking reflections that have no place in...
Omni Properties Team headed by Dave Loehr [center] installs new sign at construction entrance to Groton Inn.
2015 PRECOR 222 EFX ELLIPTICAL with Hudson Mat. Like new. $2500.00. Machine new will sell for $1299.00. Check them out online. Call and leave message...
21 years or older, to supervise PK-Gr. 6 children from 2:30-6PM, Monday-Friday in our Extended Day program. Applicant must be responsible, positive,...
To the Editor: On Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., in the 2nd Floor Meeting Room of the Town Hall, the Board of Water Commissioners will...
Dear Editor: Why are the following located in or near the Town Center of Groton:  Post Office, Town Hall, Police Station, Fire Department, Town...

News

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:07am
  Groton taxpayers could receive a nice surprise in a future tax bill if voters support the efforts...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 8:56pm
The Civil Rights Lawsuit brought by four fired Groton firefighters on October 2, 2014 against the...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 9:04pm
   The Council on Aging came before Selectmen to explain and justify their recommendation to build...

Obituaries

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 9:39pm
Saratoga Springs, NY – Paul J. Schumacher, born March 19, 1936, passed away at his home on Saturday...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:11am
     Wayne William Addy, 68, of Groton, MA passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at Mass General...
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 9:58am
 Kathleen (Jones) Gerlach of Nashua, New Hampshire, died August 9th., 2016 at Fairview Nursing Home...

Features

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:58am

Groton Custom Guitar Craftsman Aaron Green says, “I work at machinist level tolerances with hand tools. Power tools require less skill but are simply not accurate enough to provide this precision.” Photo by John Ellenberger

  “I begin with an idea. It all starts with the idea. The idea being exactly what I am trying to...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 6:53am
Think the drought is over because we’ve had a little rain? Think again. Here Water Department...
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 6:46am
Public meetings, while serving an official & organizing purpose, occasionally produce random...

Legal

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 10:57am
Site Plan Review Proposed Indian Hill Music Center, Old Ayer Road In accordance with Groton Zoning...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 10:52am
Public Hearing Notice Stormwater Management Permit In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 198...
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 11:52am
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON PUBLIC HEARING The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a public hearing...

Sports

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 8:40am
During the last School Committee meeting, School committee member Peter Cronin reported on the...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 8:31am

Goalie Nick Resca played an outstanding game. Unfortunately, the Crusaders lost 2-1 to visiting Westborough. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

It was a tough loss for GD. Solid defense played by the visitors, combined with a few well executed...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 8:29am
This hike will feature an impressive variety of environments while traversing a large patchwork of...

Notices

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 10:39am
It is property reevaluation time in Groton. Proposition 2.5, the law that limits a town’s annual...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 10:35am

Model of proposed Music Center at Indian Hill with descriptions added.

There are two opportunities for Groton residents to learn more about the proposed proposed Indian...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 10:19am
Responding to residents’ questions about the Free Cash and, Stabilization Fund Capital...

Happenings

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:18am

Quinn Eastburn of Fiddlin’ Quinn and His Big Folks Band at Grotonfest on Sept. 24. Photo by Marv Goldschmitt.

The annual festival of all things Groton takes place this Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10:30 to 4:30 at...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:11am
Have you ever found something old, an arrowhead or old tool, while digging for a garden or...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:05am
Did you know that Groton is a major site on the front lines of the battle against an invasive...

People

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:39pm
West Groton Auxiliary DPW (retired) cleaning Cutler Square Point.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:31pm
Be-Ann Productions in Boston, MA has filmed residents at RiverCourt Residences in West Groton for...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:18pm
Members of the Groton Woman’s Club Greens Committee are in full swing in their preparations of...

Schools

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 9:13am
Part of the Schools preliminary [not final] capital budget plan includes an estimated $18 million...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 9:06am
Two weeks ago Dunstable Board of Selectmen received results of a study entitled, “Regional...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 9:02am
Nashoba Valley Technical High School sophomores Erin Lyon (Groton) and Edward Landers (Westford)...

Letters

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 1:09pm
To the Editor: On Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., in the 2nd Floor Meeting Room of the...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 1:07pm
Dear Editor: Why are the following located in or near the Town Center of Groton:  Post Office, Town...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 1:06pm
Dear Editor: In reference to the spending of 6 million dollars on a new senior center. If the tax...

Out of Town

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:51pm
Looking for a way to improve your flexibility, balance, strength and general health while reducing...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:49pm
Saint Andrew’s Church, downtown Ayer since 1889 and birthplace of Loaves & Fishes food pantry,...
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:48pm
Playboard of Shirley is celebrating its 10th year of providing free fun for Shirley and nearby town...

Public Library

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:22am
Beer, wine, mead and hard cider have been brewed at the home all across the world for a very very...
Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 1:43pm
ADULT PROGRAMS • Thurs, Sept 29, 7-8:30 pm. Spirituals to Hip Hop: The Social & Political...
Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 11:38am
Authors from Groton and surrounding towns are invited to the Third Local Authors’ Fair at Groton...

Groton Herald

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