The Groton-Dunstable girls x-country team tied for second place with Woburn in the very competitive Martha’s Vineyard...
Back Row L-R: Alex Phanard, Jackie Stiles, James Willson, Harrison Southwick, Pat O’Reilly, Jared LeClerc, Ben Rivet, Matt...

Groton-Dunstable defeated Ayer/Shirley 3-0 thanks to some outstanding play from Carolyn Mullins. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

Volleyball GD 3, Dracut 0  Scoring: 25-12, 25-17 GD 3, Ayer/Shirley 0  Scoring: 25-9, 25-19, 25-9. Callie McPherson had 6...

Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, former Selectman and State representative Bob Hargraves, Council On Aging Director Kathy Shelp and Fromer Selectman Peter Cunningham participated in 9/11 Commemoration at Central Fire Station. Photo by Connie Sartini

On this, the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the United States, we gather for the forth time to honor our First...

Late Friday evening sometime after 11 p.m., Groton Police Chief Donald Palma, Selectman Barry Pease, Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, members of the State Police along with District Attorney Marian Ryan addressed the waiting crowd of local and state news reporters and cameras in front of the Groton Police Station. Photo by Russell Harris

*/ Twenty-five year residents of Groton, octogenarians Dan [89] and Esu [85] [Elizabeth] Lackey perished at their home on...

Neighbors gathered Sunday afternoon for a vigil at Smith Social Pavilion on Town Field. Town officials, First Responders and local clergy brought residents together  to acknowledge their grief. Photo by Russell Harris

Late Friday evening sometime after 11 p.m., Groton Police Chief Donald Palma, Selectman Barry Pease, Groton Fire Chief...

Fixing a post.

Devin Carter, a Boy Scout from Townsend Troop 10 and grandson of Earl Carter of Groton, has recently finished working on his...

Groton-Dunstable defeated Ayer/Shirley 3-0 thanks to some outstanding play from Carolyn Mullins. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, former Selectman and State representative Bob Hargraves, Council On Aging Director Kathy Shelp and Fromer Selectman Peter Cunningham participated in 9/11 Commemoration at Central Fire Station. Photo by Connie Sartini

Late Friday evening sometime after 11 p.m., Groton Police Chief Donald Palma, Selectman Barry Pease, Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, members of the State Police along with District Attorney Marian Ryan addressed the waiting crowd of local and state news reporters and cameras in front of the Groton Police Station. Photo by Russell Harris

Neighbors gathered Sunday afternoon for a vigil at Smith Social Pavilion on Town Field. Town officials, First Responders and local clergy brought residents together  to acknowledge their grief. Photo by Russell Harris

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LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON PUBLIC HEARING   The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, September 25, 2017 at 7:15 P.M.,...
Public Meeting Notice Groton Conservation Commission   In accordance with the Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Ch. 131, §40, and the Town of Groton...
Public Meeting Notice Groton Conservation Commission   In accordance with the Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Ch. 131, §40, and the Town of Groton...
Public Hearing Notice Groton Conservation Commission   In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the...
Public Meeting Notice   Groton Conservation Commission   In accordance with the Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Ch. 131, §40, and the Town of Groton...
Public Hearing Notice Groton Conservation Commission   In accordance with the Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Ch. 131, §40, and the Town of Groton...
  Public Hearing Notice  Groton Conservation Commission   In accordance with the Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Ch. 131, §40, and the Town of Groton...
A Memorial Service for Tom Crow will be held Saturday, September 16  at 11:00 a.m. at First Parish Church of Groton, Powder House Road,  with a...

News

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:56am

Late Friday evening sometime after 11 p.m., Groton Police Chief Donald Palma, Selectman Barry Pease, Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, members of the State Police along with District Attorney Marian Ryan addressed the waiting crowd of local and state news reporters and cameras in front of the Groton Police Station. Photo by Russell Harris

*/ Twenty-five year residents of Groton, octogenarians Dan [89] and Esu [85] [Elizabeth] Lackey...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:48am

Neighbors gathered Sunday afternoon for a vigil at Smith Social Pavilion on Town Field. Town officials, First Responders and local clergy brought residents together  to acknowledge their grief. Photo by Russell Harris

Late Friday evening sometime after 11 p.m., Groton Police Chief Donald Palma, Selectman Barry Pease...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:22am

High School Photo of Orion Krause reprinted by permission of Courier-Gazette, Rockland, Maine.

*/ Orion Krause’s arrest was met with shock and disbelief in his hometown of Rockport, Maine and...

Obituaries

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:55pm
A Memorial Service for Tom Crow will be held Saturday, September 16  at 11:00 a.m. at First...
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 11:54am
*/ Francis J. “Frank” Hartnett Jr., e 60, a resident of Lunenburg and former longtime Pepperell...
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 11:50am
Paul J. Shammas, 42, passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday, August 20, 2017. Paul proudly...

Features

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 10:55am

Fire Chief Steele McCurdy, former Selectman and State representative Bob Hargraves, Council On Aging Director Kathy Shelp and Fromer Selectman Peter Cunningham participated in 9/11 Commemoration at Central Fire Station. Photo by Connie Sartini

On this, the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the United States, we gather for the forth...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 10:44am
On the evening of August 30, Groton Fire Department hosted 10 woman and men that were interested in...
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:07pm

Fixing a post.

Devin Carter, a Boy Scout from Townsend Troop 10 and grandson of Earl Carter of Groton, has...

Legal

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 3:17pm
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON PUBLIC HEARING   The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a public hearing...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 3:14pm
Public Meeting Notice Groton Conservation Commission   In accordance with the Wetlands Protection...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 3:12pm
Public Meeting Notice Groton Conservation Commission   In accordance with the Wetlands Protection...

Sports

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:39pm
The Groton-Dunstable girls x-country team tied for second place with Woburn in the very competitive...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:35pm
Back Row L-R: Alex Phanard, Jackie Stiles, James Willson, Harrison Southwick, Pat O’Reilly, Jared...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:28pm

Groton-Dunstable defeated Ayer/Shirley 3-0 thanks to some outstanding play from Carolyn Mullins. Photo by Robert Mingolelli.

Volleyball GD 3, Dracut 0  Scoring: 25-12, 25-17 GD 3, Ayer/Shirley 0  Scoring: 25-9, 25-19, 25-9....

Notices

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:06am
Groton will be holding the fall 2017 Town Meeting starting Monday, October 23, at 7 p.m. The...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:02am
Harlan the gnome is enjoying the fine weather hiding on one of the Groton Conservation Trust...
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 9:40am
In 2016, the Selectmen of the towns of Groton and Dunstable proclaimed September 21st as Betsy...

Happenings

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:27am
A craft fair, silent auction and “Attic Treasures”, gently used children’s clothing, toys and games...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:17am
Concert pianist Michelle Cann brings her musical eloquence and athleticism to Groton School...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:13am
*/  Groton Woman’s Club will hold the first meeting of the year at the home of Audrey Bryce, 564...

People

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:14pm
The Lackey family wishes to thank the people of Groton and the Groton Police Department  for their...
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 11:51am

Andrew Wilson and Finished Project

Twelve thousand years ago the retreating ice sheet left Groton with a unique landscape we see today...
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 10:08am
Groton resident Stephen Basile is Executive Vice President of Catania Oils (based in Ayer). He...

Schools

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:30am
In a move that appeared to surprise her fellow committee members, Groton Dunstable School Committee...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:28am
Superintendent Laura Chesson updated the school committee on the latest enrollment and class size...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:25am
New superintendent Laura Chesson announced at the last school committee that Twitter will be the...

Letters

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:09pm
To The Editor:   As moderator, I appreciate the feedback of voters on the conduct of Town Meetings...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:06pm
To the Editor:     I have known and respected Bob Gosselin for many years. I have always been...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:03pm
To the Editor,     Two members of the GELD linecrew are in Homestead, Florida just outside Miami...

Out of Town

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:42am
Nashua River defines the western border of Dunstable as it winds its way northward into New...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:39am
The new Jewish year of 5778 will begin at the start of Rosh Hashanah on the evening of September 20...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:34am
*/ Cleaning out your closet?  The Church on Littleton Common will host both a Yard Sale and a...

Public Library

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:48pm
A group of inspired artists are sharing a workspace just off of Main street in Groton, where they...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 9:08am
Tanglewood Marionettes: The Dragon King. Colorful sea creatures, an exciting adventure, and a...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:48am
End of July and early August have activities galore for all ages and interests. Adult Events: Sign...

Groton Herald

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