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Eagle Scout candidate Thomas Onishi, along with fellow scouts, stage and prepare timbers for repairing the enclosure on Minuteman Common.

 

On April 19, 1775 a group of Groton citizens assembled at the town common to march towards Concord to protect Colonial...

 

 

Haying time at the General Field, late Saturday afternoon looking south into Ayer. Haying has been the town’s most valuable...

Under the supervision of Coach Phil Unger, students participate in the Strength & Conditioning Club held at Groton-Dunstable RHS. Back: L-R: Coach Unger, Jacob Gilbert, Dylan Paradis, Toby Strauss, Jake Strauss, Jordan Strauss. Front: Jenna Beauchain, Eilish Ferrara, Lauren Phelps. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

By Robert Mingolelli   Wednesday, July 15, weather wise, as comfortable as you could hope for, mid 70’s, sparkling...

"Groton Community School celebrated the 2019-2020 school year with a school-wide parade last week. There was lots of laughter and joy, as children, families, and teachers saw each other again after being apart so long."

 

RiverCourt hosted a local First Responders cookout with a three piece jazz band, thanking them for all they do! RiverCourt Management, staff and residents all enjoyed celebrating the dedicated of the Groton Police and Fire. Residents applauded them, held posters when they arrived, and enjoyed chatting and spending time visiting with Groton's First Responders.

Recent Black Lives Matter vigil on Main Street.

Eagle Scout candidate Thomas Onishi, along with fellow scouts, stage and prepare timbers for repairing the enclosure on Minuteman Common.

 

 

 

Under the supervision of Coach Phil Unger, students participate in the Strength & Conditioning Club held at Groton-Dunstable RHS. Back: L-R: Coach Unger, Jacob Gilbert, Dylan Paradis, Toby Strauss, Jake Strauss, Jordan Strauss. Front: Jenna Beauchain, Eilish Ferrara, Lauren Phelps. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

"Groton Community School celebrated the 2019-2020 school year with a school-wide parade last week. There was lots of laughter and joy, as children, families, and teachers saw each other again after being apart so long."

 

RiverCourt hosted a local First Responders cookout with a three piece jazz band, thanking them for all they do! RiverCourt Management, staff and residents all enjoyed celebrating the dedicated of the Groton Police and Fire. Residents applauded them, held posters when they arrived, and enjoyed chatting and spending time visiting with Groton's First Responders.

Recent Black Lives Matter vigil on Main Street.

by Connie Sartini   In her welcoming remarks, Groton Select Board Chairman Alison Manugian opened the July 20 virtual Forum, and explained that...
by Robert Stewart   Groton’s State Representative Sheila Harrington voted against a Police Reform Bill that was approved by the House of...
On Sunday, July 27 at 8 a.m., Groton Fire Department was dispatched to Prescott Street for a person that had fallen from a mountain bike and was...
Dear Dunstable & Groton Residents,      The GDRHS graduation will be held this Friday, July 31, 2020. The graduation date was delayed until...
There Will Be No Groton Herald Published For Two Weeks This August For Staff Vacations By long-standing tradition & company policy, the...
I used to wonder how the citizens of a country like Germany could let the Third Reich happen. How, in the late 1920s and early '30s, could they not...

Under the supervision of Coach Phil Unger, students participate in the Strength & Conditioning Club held at Groton-Dunstable RHS. Back: L-R: Coach Unger, Jacob Gilbert, Dylan Paradis, Toby Strauss, Jake Strauss, Jordan Strauss. Front: Jenna Beauchain, Eilish Ferrara, Lauren Phelps. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

By Robert Mingolelli   Wednesday, July 15, weather wise, as comfortable as you could hope for, mid 70’s, sparkling sunshine, perfect for the...

News

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 6:01pm
by Connie Sartini   In her welcoming remarks, Groton Select Board Chairman Alison Manugian...
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 5:02pm
by Robert Stewart   Groton’s State Representative Sheila Harrington voted against a Police...
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 4:58pm
On Sunday, July 27 at 8 a.m., Groton Fire Department was dispatched to Prescott Street for a...

Obituaries

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 12:05pm
Retired Groton Police Chief George D. “Jay” Rider, Jr. died peacefully on Monday, July 20, 2020...
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 11:55am
Judith Sargent, 95, a longtime Groton resident passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 4, 2020...
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 11:47am
Peter A. O’Sullivan (AKA Mr. O), 79 and a lifelong Groton resident passed away on Friday morning...

Features

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 4:36pm
After living in Groton for many years, it is sometimes easy to hold a mental image of the town...
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 4:26pm
In June Groton Animal Control answered to 40 calls. Many of these calls were handled over the...
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 4:16pm

Public Notices

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Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 1:19pm
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to Section 154-5 of the Bylaws of the Town...
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 1:16pm
Public Hearing Notice Stormwater Management Permit The public hearing will be held on ZOOM...
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 1:13pm
Public Hearing Notice Stormwater Management Permit The public hearing will be held on ZOOM...

Sports

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 4:10pm

Under the supervision of Coach Phil Unger, students participate in the Strength & Conditioning Club held at Groton-Dunstable RHS. Back: L-R: Coach Unger, Jacob Gilbert, Dylan Paradis, Toby Strauss, Jake Strauss, Jordan Strauss. Front: Jenna Beauchain, Eilish Ferrara, Lauren Phelps. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

By Robert Mingolelli   Wednesday, July 15, weather wise, as comfortable as you could hope for...
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 4:02pm
The MIAA’s Tournament Management Committee (TMC) unanimously approved the statewide realignment...
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 3:58pm
20) Analyze Your Stats One great feature of advanced stat-tracking de- vices is that they can...

Special Announcements

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 4:48pm
There Will Be No Groton Herald Published For Two Weeks This August For Staff Vacations By long-...
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 3:49pm
The Groton Select Board has taken the following action at their regularly scheduled meeting of...

Happenings

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 3:17pm

Recent Black Lives Matter vigil on Main Street.

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 3:13pm
The Healing Garden Cancer Support Center is hosting a virtual Walk & Ride fundraiser Sunday,...
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 3:02pm
Many of our local farmers' markets have been cancelled this season because of COVID19. This is...

People

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 3:32pm

RiverCourt hosted a local First Responders cookout with a three piece jazz band, thanking them for all they do! RiverCourt Management, staff and residents all enjoyed celebrating the dedicated of the Groton Police and Fire. Residents applauded them, held posters when they arrived, and enjoyed chatting and spending time visiting with Groton's First Responders.

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 12:51pm
HouseWorks, Newton-based homecare company serving Greater Boston markets. In this role, aimed at...
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 12:45pm
Students from Groton and Dunstable have received degrees and earned honors at colleges and...

Schools

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 4:53pm
Dear Dunstable & Groton Residents,      The GDRHS graduation will be held this Friday, July...
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 3:54pm

"Groton Community School celebrated the 2019-2020 school year with a school-wide parade last week. There was lots of laughter and joy, as children, families, and teachers saw each other again after being apart so long."

 

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 6:25pm
by Robert Stewart   The Groton-Dunstable Regional School District plans to welcome students...

Letters

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 4:50pm
During discussion of the Community Preservation Act (CPA) article (Article 8) at Town Meeting on...
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 4:45pm
First Parish Church of Groton sends our sincerest thanks to Groton Police Chief Luth, Lt....
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:28pm
Regarding the Mass. State proposal to override towns' ability to opt out of State wide aerial...

Out of Town

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 3:07pm
This is definitely not your traditional guitar-fiddle folk act.      Howie Newman and Joe...
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 1:35pm
As history compels the world to observe the 75th anniversary year of the end of World War II,...
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 11:44am
Our staff team has been working very hard to recruit new volunteers, establish a fleet of trucks...

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