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The Nashua River, successfully, almost miraculously, cleaned up decades ago in an effort led by Groton's Marion Stoddart, is...
The Contra Banditos provide traditional old time music at the Groton Conservation Trust Sunset Party. -Photo by Steve...

Contra Bandito fiddler

Grotonites last week celebrated one of the town's most successful conservation efforts, Surrenden Farm--and a local group,...

Groton-Dunstable Middle School Fifth Graders in garb and manner of the nation's founders gather on the steps of Groton's Old Meeting House following their debate on the merits of rebelling aginst the English crown, or remaining loyal to it.

For over a decade the Grade 5 students of Groton-Dunstable Regional Middle School have been imagining themselves in the...
“In the summer, the days were long, stretching into each other. Out of school, everything was on pause and yet happening at...

Williams Barn, built in the 1840's on a Groton farm owned and operated by the same family for more than 300 years.

To the Editor:   The Williams Barn Committee would like to thank all the wonderful volunteers who took part in the annual...
Groton-Dunstable HS Ultimate Disc club won the Massachusetts HS Ultimate League championship in the Mixed division at the...

Contra Bandito fiddler

Groton-Dunstable Middle School Fifth Graders in garb and manner of the nation's founders gather on the steps of Groton's Old Meeting House following their debate on the merits of rebelling aginst the English crown, or remaining loyal to it.

Williams Barn, built in the 1840's on a Groton farm owned and operated by the same family for more than 300 years.

The Nashua River, successfully, almost miraculously, cleaned up decades ago in an effort led by Groton's Marion Stoddart, is celebrated every spring...
The Contra Banditos provide traditional old time music at the Groton Conservation Trust Sunset Party. -Photo by Steve Lieman */

Contra Bandito fiddler

Grotonites last week celebrated one of the town's most successful conservation efforts, Surrenden Farm--and a local group, Groton Conservation Trust...
The Groton-Dunstable girls’ lacrosse team defeated No. 6 seed Medfield (13-8) in a back and forth East Division 2 semi-final contest played at...
GIRLS LACROSSE  East Division 2 Quarterfinal GD 10, Medway 4 Abby Eisenklam (3 goals, 2 assists) and Julia Stathis (2 goals, 2 assists) paced the...
First place-Team 9 (34), Jane Barrett, Leon Avey, Sub Marty Moore,  Sub Neil Campbell Second Place-Team 2 (34), Andy Palmer, Jack Mullin, Stuart...

Groton-Dunstable Middle School Fifth Graders in garb and manner of the nation's founders gather on the steps of Groton's Old Meeting House following their debate on the merits of rebelling aginst the English crown, or remaining loyal to it.

For over a decade the Grade 5 students of Groton-Dunstable Regional Middle School have been imagining themselves in the position of a Colonial farmer...
“In the summer, the days were long, stretching into each other. Out of school, everything was on pause and yet happening at the same time, this...

News

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 1:06pm
Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the Select Board that he and member Alison Manugian discussed how...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 12:59pm
 The Select Board approved the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the lease of Prescott School. At an...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 12:43pm
There is one thing you can say about many Grotonians: They love to walk. As soon as the bad weather...

Obituaries

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 1:29pm
Janet M. (Birkemose) Shea, 76, of West Groton, Massachusetts, passed away on May 26, 2018, after a...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 1:27pm
Helen Louise (Reid) Friot, December 12, 1931 - May 28, 2018   Helen L. (Reid) Friot, 86 years young...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 12:05pm
Virgil Paul Rabbitt, age 49 and longtime resident of Groton, passed away on May 25, 2018. He was...

Features

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:50pm

Groton-Dunstable Middle School Fifth Graders in garb and manner of the nation's founders gather on the steps of Groton's Old Meeting House following their debate on the merits of rebelling aginst the English crown, or remaining loyal to it.

For over a decade the Grade 5 students of Groton-Dunstable Regional Middle School have been...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:39pm
“In the summer, the days were long, stretching into each other. Out of school, everything was on...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:22pm
- Any Functioning Adult 2020 -   A Liberal is a Person Who Will Give Away Everything He Doesn’t Own...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:46am
The public notices published on this page keep citizens informed of the activities of government...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:39am
Town of Groton Two Planning Board Vacancies    As required by MGL Chapter 41, Section 10 and 11,...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:38am
Town of Groton Finance Committee Vacancy     Effective July 1, 2018, there will be a vacancy on the...

Sports

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:10pm
The Groton-Dunstable girls’ lacrosse team defeated No. 6 seed Medfield (13-8) in a back and forth...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:06pm
GIRLS LACROSSE  East Division 2 Quarterfinal GD 10, Medway 4 Abby Eisenklam (3 goals, 2 assists)...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:58pm
First place-Team 9 (34), Jane Barrett, Leon Avey, Sub Marty Moore,  Sub Neil Campbell Second Place...

Special Announcements

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:26pm
 The Select Board is seeking five residents of Groton to serve on a Fire Department Task Force...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:25pm
The three finalists for the position of Chief of Police for the Town of Groton were announced by...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:18pm
 Effective July 1st, 2018 the new hours will be: Wednesday-Friday 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Saturday 7:30...

Happenings

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:49pm
The Nashua River, successfully, almost miraculously, cleaned up decades ago in an effort led by...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:37pm
The Contra Banditos provide traditional old time music at the Groton Conservation Trust Sunset...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:32pm

Contra Bandito fiddler

Grotonites last week celebrated one of the town's most successful conservation efforts, Surrenden...

People

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 12:26pm
Marion Stoddart celebrates her ninetieth brithday at Riverfest last weekend. Photo by Steve Lieman...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 12:23pm
Joseph Robillard (Groton) receives Groton Woman's Club Scholarship from Principal Matthew Ricard...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 12:03pm
DEGREES EARNED Bowdoin College During Bowdoin College’s 213th Commencement ceremony, held May 26,...

Schools

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 1:16pm
 During the most recent school committee meeting Superintendent Laura Chesson presented her “entry...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 12:51pm
 International Union of Operating Engineers Local 877, the union representing Groton-Dunstable...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:36am
Applewild School’s Parents Association has a long-standing tradition of giving back to the local...

Letters

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:05pm
To The Editor,   At the Monday June 4th Selectboard meeting, Board members discussed how to respond...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:00pm

Williams Barn, built in the 1840's on a Groton farm owned and operated by the same family for more than 300 years.

To the Editor:   The Williams Barn Committee would like to thank all the wonderful volunteers who...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 2:59pm
Dear Editor:    First of all I want to mention how pleased I was to see a picture of my uncle,...

Out of Town

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:27pm
Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry will hold its 5th Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, June 11 at...
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:24pm
St. Andrew’s is delighted to host the 3rd Annual Benefit Concert Reception at 3:00 p.m. on June 17...
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:23pm
Ayer Masonic Association will hold its monthly fund raising breakfast Sunday, June 3 from 7:30 to...

Public Library

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 9:38pm
Sign up at gpl.org or call 978-448-8000. All programs sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust or Town...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:01am
  Gallery News: Craig Altobello: Stories in Wood. April 24-June 23. Presentation: Wednesday, May 2...
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...

Groton Herald

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 610, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
 

Office
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