Evan Cook (#40) continues to get double teamed, as seen in this photo in a recent game, but managed 15 points in the Crusaders 64-52 upset win over Grafton at the Clark Tournament. Photo By Robert Mingolelli

Led by Evan Cook, No.7 seed Groton-Dunstable (11-9) scored a 64-52 upset win over No. 2 seed Grafton (12-8) in a Large...
Proceeds from the North Middlesex Regional High School and Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Boys Basketball game are...

Congratulations to TGD seniors Kaylin Carpenter, Sarah Figueroa, Brooke Towle, JR Lauren Kenney, and FR Abigail Gribbin on a great state meet! Courtesy Photo

Girls Basketball GD 62, North Middlesex 36 Jordan Wynn (10 pts, 8 rebs, 3 stls), Bronwyn Mulligan (8 pts, 3 stls and 5 blks...

One New England native lawn alternative: Pennsylvania sedge does not need water, fertilizer or pesticides. Height: 6 - 8 inches, part sun to full shade, well drained soils, drought tolerant. Spreads densely. Can be mowed for a neater look.

*/    “Kill Your Lawn” was the unfiltered message from Mark Richardson, New England Wildflower Society’s Botanic Garden...
Groton History Center recently announced that Indian Hill Music Center had offered them two early-American J.D. Poor murals...
Looking out a back window, she saw a fawn foraging. She picked up her camera. The fawn looked up and she captured this one-...

Former Ambassador to Denmark, Rufus Gifford visited Groton last Friday to talk with voters at Salt and Light Cafe about his campaign for the Congressional seat now held by Niki Tsongas. Photo by John MacLeod

 Rufus Gifford is running for Congress. Last Friday he stopped by the Salt and Light Café as part of a coffee and...

Evan Cook (#40) continues to get double teamed, as seen in this photo in a recent game, but managed 15 points in the Crusaders 64-52 upset win over Grafton at the Clark Tournament. Photo By Robert Mingolelli

Congratulations to TGD seniors Kaylin Carpenter, Sarah Figueroa, Brooke Towle, JR Lauren Kenney, and FR Abigail Gribbin on a great state meet! Courtesy Photo

One New England native lawn alternative: Pennsylvania sedge does not need water, fertilizer or pesticides. Height: 6 - 8 inches, part sun to full shade, well drained soils, drought tolerant. Spreads densely. Can be mowed for a neater look.

Former Ambassador to Denmark, Rufus Gifford visited Groton last Friday to talk with voters at Salt and Light Cafe about his campaign for the Congressional seat now held by Niki Tsongas. Photo by John MacLeod

Public Hearing Notice Stormwater  Management Permit In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 198 of the Code of Groton, the Earth Removal...
Public Hearing Notice Stormwater  Management Permit In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 198 of the Code of Groton, the Earth Removal...

Evan Cook (#40) continues to get double teamed, as seen in this photo in a recent game, but managed 15 points in the Crusaders 64-52 upset win over Grafton at the Clark Tournament. Photo By Robert Mingolelli

Led by Evan Cook, No.7 seed Groton-Dunstable (11-9) scored a 64-52 upset win over No. 2 seed Grafton (12-8) in a Large School Quarterfinal game of ...
Proceeds from the North Middlesex Regional High School and Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Boys Basketball game are being donated to the St....

Congratulations to TGD seniors Kaylin Carpenter, Sarah Figueroa, Brooke Towle, JR Lauren Kenney, and FR Abigail Gribbin on a great state meet! Courtesy Photo

Girls Basketball GD 62, North Middlesex 36 Jordan Wynn (10 pts, 8 rebs, 3 stls), Bronwyn Mulligan (8 pts, 3 stls and 5 blks) and Chloe McDonald (9...
Dear Editor:    I am writing to respond to Emilie Faucher’s thoughtful letter about the environmental consequences of removing trees behind the...
Dear Editor,    Like many, I was surprised and sorry to hear of Chief Palma’s resignation/retirement. I know what a good chief he has been, and I...
[Ed: Rachael Meade is School Resource Officer [SRO] for The Groton Police Dept. The following was posted to TAG [talkaboutgroton], the social media...

News

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:47pm
Groton History Center recently announced that Indian Hill Music Center had offered them two early-...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:39pm
Board of Selectman Chairman Josh Degen asked his colleagues for support to send a formal letter to...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:11pm
Following a public hearing, the Board of Selectmen voted to grant two liquor licenses to the Groton...

Obituaries

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:13am
Gloria L. (Shorette) Robertson, 88, of Groton passed away with her loving husband Norman by her...
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 10:29am
Long-time Groton resident and patriot Emil Rechsteiner, 86, died peacefully on Skyfields Farm in...
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 1:40pm
[Editor's Note: Scott Crowl as pressroom supervisor oversaw print production and labeling of The...

Features

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:56pm

One New England native lawn alternative: Pennsylvania sedge does not need water, fertilizer or pesticides. Height: 6 - 8 inches, part sun to full shade, well drained soils, drought tolerant. Spreads densely. Can be mowed for a neater look.

*/    “Kill Your Lawn” was the unfiltered message from Mark Richardson, New England Wildflower...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:21pm
Looking out a back window, she saw a fawn foraging. She picked up her camera. The fawn looked up...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:15pm

Former Ambassador to Denmark, Rufus Gifford visited Groton last Friday to talk with voters at Salt and Light Cafe about his campaign for the Congressional seat now held by Niki Tsongas. Photo by John MacLeod

 Rufus Gifford is running for Congress. Last Friday he stopped by the Salt and Light Café as part...

Legal

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:48pm
Public Hearing Notice Stormwater  Management Permit In accordance with the provisions of Chapter...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:46pm
Public Hearing Notice Stormwater  Management Permit In accordance with the provisions of Chapter...
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 2:35pm
REQUEST FOR HAYING BIDS    The Groton Conservation Commission is requesting bids for the haying...

Sports

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:40pm

Evan Cook (#40) continues to get double teamed, as seen in this photo in a recent game, but managed 15 points in the Crusaders 64-52 upset win over Grafton at the Clark Tournament. Photo By Robert Mingolelli

Led by Evan Cook, No.7 seed Groton-Dunstable (11-9) scored a 64-52 upset win over No. 2 seed...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:37pm
Proceeds from the North Middlesex Regional High School and Groton-Dunstable Regional High School...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:32pm

Congratulations to TGD seniors Kaylin Carpenter, Sarah Figueroa, Brooke Towle, JR Lauren Kenney, and FR Abigail Gribbin on a great state meet! Courtesy Photo

Girls Basketball GD 62, North Middlesex 36 Jordan Wynn (10 pts, 8 rebs, 3 stls), Bronwyn Mulligan (...

Notices

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:06pm
  Drop by Prescott School Community Center every Monday March-May (3/5-5/24) at 9 a.m. or Thursdays...
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:08am
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:59am
 As required by MGL Chapter 41, Section 10 and 11, there exists a vacancy on the Groton Sewer...

Happenings

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:35pm
Want to learn about bees and how they spend their days? Thinking about becoming a beekeeper? Join...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:33pm
    For thousands of years families have taken care of their loved ones at home after death and...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 3:58pm
Hello GBA Members & Affiliates! Please join us for our February dinner on Wednesday,...

People

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:02pm
Award winning master artist Peg McQuade (r) assisted by fellow artist Barbara Badstubner (l)...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:48am
Lucas Acaba of Groton, Mass., a member of the class of 2019 majoring in environmental engineering...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:45am
Assumption College Assumption College has announced that Hayley Mullin of Groton is spending the...

Schools

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:33pm
When the Groton Dunstable school district received word that they had been selected to participate...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:30pm
The school district business office has released what should have been their final budget numbers...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:18pm
Groton Public Library will open its exhibit of Groton-Dunstable High School National Art Honor...

Letters

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:25pm
Dear Editor:    I am writing to respond to Emilie Faucher’s thoughtful letter about the...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:23pm
Dear Editor,    Like many, I was surprised and sorry to hear of Chief Palma’s resignation/...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:22pm
[Ed: Rachael Meade is School Resource Officer [SRO] for The Groton Police Dept. The following was...

Out of Town

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:54am
He has been lauded as a classical composer and conductor, a pioneering jazz and world music artist...
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 1:22pm
Enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon of Contemporary Folk and Acoustic music! The Virginia Thurston...
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 1:20pm
A family barn dance at the PCA with Dudley Laufman calling. Bring the kids. Oh, CONTRAire! provides...

Public Library

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:10pm
Adult Events: Cozy Hygge Café @ GPL. Fridays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb 16-Mar 23. Stop by and help...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 1:58pm
Family Event: Family Board Game Day: Wind Down & Unplug at the Library with Family and Friends...
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:19pm
Groton READS 2018 The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living by Meik Wiking, CEO of...

Groton Herald

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