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Map showing locus of assault-rifle gunfire with approximate distances to nearby homes in Floyd Hill Road/Martins Pond Road neigborhood.

 Rapid fire from assault type firearms smashed the quiet, beautiful, September 16 Sunday afternoon for residents of Martins...

Following distribution of Life Buckets throughout our local communities of Littleton, Groton, Westford, and Ayer, 20 buckets remained.  As shown in the picture above, taken last month, the Troop chose to donate these 20 buckets to Loaves & Fishes to share with their clients. Members of Troop 61150 were very proud to share their remaining buckets with local residents to help insure their safety in an emergency. Photo by Nancy Ohringer

 Troop 61150 is an amazing Girl Scout troop because of their character, their mission and their troop leader Rachael Fusco,...
Shirdi Sai Temple in Groton, the largest temple of its kind outside of India, will be dedicated in a series of events...
 If we had a contest for a favorite Groton Officer, hands down, Officer Lola would be the winner for the past six years. She...
Starters for Groton Dunstable at Marlborough. Back Row L-R: Junior Chase Herberich, sophomore Zac ElMasri, senior Will...
In the home opener against Nashoba Regional, lineman Hayden Valcanas (#94) and Nick Perry (#62) made key blocks helping to...

Pictured on the right, Gerard Stelzer, G-D Youth Soccer Referee Coordinator; on the far left, three veteran G-D high school referees and mentors, Tom Cote, Nick Hanlon and Jess Lilidahl.  - Photo courtesy of Nancy Ohringer.

Addressing this fall's youth soccer referees following their early games this past Saturday morning at the Cow Pond fields,...

Map showing locus of assault-rifle gunfire with approximate distances to nearby homes in Floyd Hill Road/Martins Pond Road neigborhood.

Following distribution of Life Buckets throughout our local communities of Littleton, Groton, Westford, and Ayer, 20 buckets remained.  As shown in the picture above, taken last month, the Troop chose to donate these 20 buckets to Loaves & Fishes to share with their clients. Members of Troop 61150 were very proud to share their remaining buckets with local residents to help insure their safety in an emergency. Photo by Nancy Ohringer

Pictured on the right, Gerard Stelzer, G-D Youth Soccer Referee Coordinator; on the far left, three veteran G-D high school referees and mentors, Tom Cote, Nick Hanlon and Jess Lilidahl.  - Photo courtesy of Nancy Ohringer.

Map showing locus of assault-rifle gunfire with approximate distances to nearby homes in Floyd Hill Road/Martins Pond Road neigborhood.

 Rapid fire from assault type firearms smashed the quiet, beautiful, September 16 Sunday afternoon for residents of Martins Pond Road, Floyd Hill...
Thursday night Groton Fire Department sent Ambulance 2, manned by Firefighter/EMTs Chase Lundgren and Chris Fischer, to Lawrence to support regional...
Neighbors from Champney St. and Main St. were present at the Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing to listen to the proposal from H&G (Haffner)...

Following distribution of Life Buckets throughout our local communities of Littleton, Groton, Westford, and Ayer, 20 buckets remained.  As shown in the picture above, taken last month, the Troop chose to donate these 20 buckets to Loaves & Fishes to share with their clients. Members of Troop 61150 were very proud to share their remaining buckets with local residents to help insure their safety in an emergency. Photo by Nancy Ohringer

 Troop 61150 is an amazing Girl Scout troop because of their character, their mission and their troop leader Rachael Fusco, who joined Girl Scouts in...
  Last year new Superintendent Chesson knew she had a problem.  The $775,000 annual subsidy to reimburse the district for transportation costs was in...
Shirdi Sai Temple in Groton, the largest temple of its kind outside of India, will be dedicated in a series of events October 9-21. The public is...
 If we had a contest for a favorite Groton Officer, hands down, Officer Lola would be the winner for the past six years. She has impeccable...
Groton resident Dennis Trainor Jr. is a featured actor in STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, a searing satirical comedy playing now through September 30 at New...

News

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:53pm

Map showing locus of assault-rifle gunfire with approximate distances to nearby homes in Floyd Hill Road/Martins Pond Road neigborhood.

 Rapid fire from assault type firearms smashed the quiet, beautiful, September 16 Sunday afternoon...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:44pm
Thursday night Groton Fire Department sent Ambulance 2, manned by Firefighter/EMTs Chase Lundgren...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:40pm
Neighbors from Champney St. and Main St. were present at the Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing...

Obituaries

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:57am
We will be honoring Ellen Gale Risdon September 29 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Groton Cemetery on Hollis...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:34am
Herman Domina Raymond, 85, of Groton, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 surrounded by his...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 1:11pm
Kevin Armand Dudevoir, age 58 and a resident of Groton, passed away on the afternoon of Monday,...

Features

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:33pm

Following distribution of Life Buckets throughout our local communities of Littleton, Groton, Westford, and Ayer, 20 buckets remained.  As shown in the picture above, taken last month, the Troop chose to donate these 20 buckets to Loaves & Fishes to share with their clients. Members of Troop 61150 were very proud to share their remaining buckets with local residents to help insure their safety in an emergency. Photo by Nancy Ohringer

 Troop 61150 is an amazing Girl Scout troop because of their character, their mission and their...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:21pm
Shirdi Sai Temple in Groton, the largest temple of its kind outside of India, will be dedicated in...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 5:49pm
Sign in Pepperell Opposing Proposed Gigantic Landfill for Waste Construction Dirt next to Nashua...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:37am
LEGAL NOTICE GROTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING Joan E. and Patrick P. Parker-...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 4:55pm
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON TOWN MEETING    There will be a Fall Town Meeting on Monday, October 1...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 4:53pm
PUBLIC NOTICE    The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 3,...

Sports

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:35pm
Starters for Groton Dunstable at Marlborough. Back Row L-R: Junior Chase Herberich, sophomore Zac...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:33pm
In the home opener against Nashoba Regional, lineman Hayden Valcanas (#94) and Nick Perry (#62)...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:33am

Pictured on the right, Gerard Stelzer, G-D Youth Soccer Referee Coordinator; on the far left, three veteran G-D high school referees and mentors, Tom Cote, Nick Hanlon and Jess Lilidahl.  - Photo courtesy of Nancy Ohringer.

Addressing this fall's youth soccer referees following their early games this past Saturday morning...

Special Announcements

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:46pm
West Groton residents will now have to wait until December to get more definitive information from...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:25pm
The Assessor’s office will be accepting applications for the Senior Work Credit Program starting on...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:21pm
Community Teamwork’s (Lowell, MA) Fuel Assistance program runs from Nov. 1-April 30.  This program...

Happenings

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:09pm
Are you part of a pond committee or river group looking to protect the health of your waterway from...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:04pm
Girl Scouts unleashes the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) potential in every...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:55am
Fall classes are beginning at Prescott Community Center. The lineup for those starting October 1 to...

People

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:12pm
 If we had a contest for a favorite Groton Officer, hands down, Officer Lola would be the winner...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:08pm
Groton resident Dennis Trainor Jr. is a featured actor in STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, a searing satirical...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:12pm
The first meeting of the year for the Groton Woman’s Club will be held this Friday, September 21st...

Schools

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:28pm
  Last year new Superintendent Chesson knew she had a problem.  The $775,000 annual subsidy to...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:05pm
  Groton Dunstable Regional School District will have Preschool Screenings Friday, October 5 at...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:31am
Need a perm? Hair getting too long? Nails in rough shape? Head to Cosmo Cuts, the in-school salon...

Letters

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:01pm
Dear Friends of GCD,    It is with a heavy heart that I tell you that the September 2018 dinner on...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
To The Editor,    As can be the case in most professions, errors and problems gain broad attention...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:59pm
Dear Editor,    You began your report in the September 7 issue of the Groton Herald “The Town Won’t...

Out of Town

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:00am
Fort Devens Museum staff received notice in July that The Boston Foundation has awarded the Museum...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 9:58am
Songs for a New World is, according to composer Jason Robert Brown, “about one moment. It’s about...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 9:57am
On Sunday, October 28 at 3 p.m., the Virginia Thurston Healing Garden begins this season’s concert...

Public Library

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 8:30am
September 5 through October 6 the Owen Shuman Gallery at the Public Library is featuring paintings...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Music is in the air at Groton Public Library this summer, with a program for adults on the birth of...
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 12:22pm
Sign up at gpl.org or call 978-448-8000. Programs sponsored by the GPL Endowment Trust or Town of...

Groton Herald

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Office
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