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Groton Woman’s Club President Therese Keoseian and Membership Chair Audrey Bryce welcomed eight new members with yellow...

L-R: Emma Drake, Claire Puranananda, Ashleigh Sieliano and Cara Orcutt competed in the 200 Free Style Medley in Tuesday's meet against Algonquin. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Groton Garden Club member and Instructor Ellen Todd (Center) encouraged Club members to get creative and learn about the art...

 Groton Police Officer and Instructor Gordon Candow demonstrates a simulator scenario. He stressed the value of officers learning to deal with the emotional climate of a difficult incident in a simulated environment. He said the system teaches officers to protect themselves while practicing de-escalation techniques. “Your heartrate is up, but you have to think outside the box,” he said, adding that he chose scenarios appropriate to Groton stressing interpersonal communication when talking to a person.

 

by Connie Sartini   Members of the Groton Police Department spent last week testing their skills in a unique mobile...

On Wednesday, January 8 at approximately 12:40 p.m. on Townsend Road, a motor vehicle accident involved a single car driven by a 22-year-old Groton woman. The vehicle went off the road and up against some trees. The driver was transported to the hospital as a precaution. 

 

Bronwyn Mulligan (#21) drives the lane and scores two of her 11 points in the game against Leominster. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

GD 56, Leominster 35 Emma Wilson scored a game and season high 22 points to lead GD (3-3) past the Blue Devils (2- 4)....

Portrait painted by Mary Minifie

 

Watch this spot for next week's continuation of Michael LaTerz's series on Groton artist Mary Minifie.

L-R: Emma Drake, Claire Puranananda, Ashleigh Sieliano and Cara Orcutt competed in the 200 Free Style Medley in Tuesday's meet against Algonquin. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

 Groton Police Officer and Instructor Gordon Candow demonstrates a simulator scenario. He stressed the value of officers learning to deal with the emotional climate of a difficult incident in a simulated environment. He said the system teaches officers to protect themselves while practicing de-escalation techniques. “Your heartrate is up, but you have to think outside the box,” he said, adding that he chose scenarios appropriate to Groton stressing interpersonal communication when talking to a person.

 

On Wednesday, January 8 at approximately 12:40 p.m. on Townsend Road, a motor vehicle accident involved a single car driven by a 22-year-old Groton woman. The vehicle went off the road and up against some trees. The driver was transported to the hospital as a precaution. 

 

Bronwyn Mulligan (#21) drives the lane and scores two of her 11 points in the game against Leominster. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Portrait painted by Mary Minifie

 

by Connie Sartini   The Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires the town to develop a storm water management system that reduces...
by Connie Sartini   On Monday, January 27, the Select Board will hold their first discussion on continuing with the Community Preservation Act...
by Russell Harris   The Community Preservation Committee reviewed the Affordable Housing Trust’s non-response to the CPC’s oral request for...

Mary Minifie's portrait of former Massachusetts State Supreme Court Justice Margaret Marshall.

by Michael LaTerz   To understand the important achievements of Mary Minifie's art, it is necessary to understand the Boston School of Art. The...
We are fortunate in Groton to have excellent Police and Fire Departments. The Police skill testing in the Mobile Training Simulator as described in...
On behalf of the Board of Directors, Staff, and especially the clients at Loaves & Fishes, I would like to express my sincere thanks for the...
The Community Preservation Committee wants to understand how $400,000 of taxpayer money was lost on the Boynton Meadows project, but the Affordable...

News

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 3:55pm
by Connie Sartini   The Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires the town to...
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 3:47pm
by Connie Sartini   On Monday, January 27, the Select Board will hold their first discussion...
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 3:41pm
by Russell Harris   The Community Preservation Committee reviewed the Affordable Housing...

Obituaries

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 11:17am
Karen Gibson Stokdyk, 68, passed peacefully on Friday, Janu- ary 17, 2020, at the Community...
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 10:33am
On Friday, January 10, 2020, Helene L. Bond, known as “Toni” by her friends, passed away at the...
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 10:27am
After a lengthy battle with cancer, Paul Robert Duhamel, 53, passed away while surrounded by his...

Features

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 3:24pm

Mary Minifie's portrait of former Massachusetts State Supreme Court Justice Margaret Marshall.

by Michael LaTerz   To understand the important achievements of Mary Minifie's art, it is...
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 4:36pm

 Groton Police Officer and Instructor Gordon Candow demonstrates a simulator scenario. He stressed the value of officers learning to deal with the emotional climate of a difficult incident in a simulated environment. He said the system teaches officers to protect themselves while practicing de-escalation techniques. “Your heartrate is up, but you have to think outside the box,” he said, adding that he chose scenarios appropriate to Groton stressing interpersonal communication when talking to a person.

 

by Connie Sartini   Members of the Groton Police Department spent last week testing their...
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 10:53am

Portrait painted by Mary Minifie

 

Watch this spot for next week's continuation of Michael LaTerz's series on Groton artist Mary...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 11:57am
Public Hearing Notice  Proposed Storm Water Enterprise Fund  The Earth Removal Stormwater Advisory...
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 11:43am
Public Hearing Notice – Proposed Zoning Amendments In accordance with the provisions of M.G.L....
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 11:37am
GROTON HOUSING AUTHORITY 19 LOWELL ROAD, GROTON, MA 01450 PHONE: 978-448-3962 ~ FAX: 978-448-...

Sports

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 12:34pm

L-R: Emma Drake, Claire Puranananda, Ashleigh Sieliano and Cara Orcutt competed in the 200 Free Style Medley in Tuesday's meet against Algonquin. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 12:29pm
Hockey Algonquin 3, G-D 1 No. Middlesex 7, GD 3 Patriots-Jimmy O’Keefe ( 2 goals), Ryan...
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 12:08pm

Bronwyn Mulligan (#21) drives the lane and scores two of her 11 points in the game against Leominster. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

GD 56, Leominster 35 Emma Wilson scored a game and season high 22 points to lead GD (3-3) past...

Special Announcements

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 2:33pm
Nomination papers for Groton’s elected offices are available as of February 3, 2020. If you’ve...
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 2:28pm
The Presidential Primary will be held on March 3, 2020. Polls will be open from 7 AM to 8 PM...

Happenings

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 12:22pm
The public is invited to Lawrence Academy to hear a presentation from the J. William Mees Visiting...
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 12:20pm
Sun 26 Jan 2020 1:00 p.m. Come see this unusual conservation area with large open-field habitat...
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 12:18pm
For Complete Course Information, Times & Locations: www.prescottscc.org CLASSES Starting...

People

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 12:40pm
Groton Woman’s Club President Therese Keoseian and Membership Chair Audrey Bryce welcomed eight new...
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 11:11am
Groton Garden Club member and Instructor Ellen Todd (Center) encouraged Club members to get...
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 11:06am
Fitchburg State University  President's List Aidan R. Ward of Dunstable has been named to the...

Schools

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 10:18am

At the start of the new year, members of the Groton/Dunstable Middle School Peace Club and their high school student mentors created colorful mandalas to record their personal intentions to promote a more peaceful world. Photo courtesy of Anne Polaski

 

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 10:42am
Now in its third year of unpredictable and lunatic-worthy fun, Ayer Shirley Regional High School...
Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 5:09pm
by Robert Stewart   A presentation by the School District’s Director of Pupil Personnel...

Letters

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 3:01pm
We are fortunate in Groton to have excellent Police and Fire Departments. The Police skill...
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 2:58pm
On behalf of the Board of Directors, Staff, and especially the clients at Loaves & Fishes, I...
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 3:57pm
Next Tuesday, January 21, 2020, marks the tenth anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s...

Out of Town

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 12:03pm

Jo Sandman, Light Memory #2, 2006, sepia-toned silver gelatin print, 16” x 20”. Gift of the artist, 2019.87.2.

Jo Sandman: The Photographic Work will be on view February 8–June 7, 2020 at the Fitchburg Art...
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 11:31am
Circle 8’s Square Dance Club is hosting a lively night of Modern Western Square Dancing, Saturday...
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 11:29am
Tuesday, January 21 at 3 p.m., join with We The People Massa- chusetts on Monument Square in...

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