Soldiers of the 6th MA Regiment marching to Camp Devens, 1917.

The year 2017 marks both 100 years since Camp Devens was built and 100 years since the United States became involved in...

Pictured left to right are Cindy Smith, Lisa Murray, Lee Burton, Eileen Diaz, Trina Walsh, DPW Director Tom Delaney, Laura Semple, and Penny Hommeyer. Missing from picture are Garden Club members Effie Stewart and Connie Sartini. Photo by Connie Sartini

Nine members of the Groton Garden Club along with DPW member Trina Walsh spent hours weeding, pulling invasive bittersweet,...

Installing the Weathervane. Drone Photo by Greg Premru. 

From the spire of Old Meeting House/First Parish Church, looking north-east down Rte. 40, Bob Levesque of American Steeple...

Riders from across the country celebrate family and friends--and help raise millions for cancer research.

On Aug. 5 and 6, my dad, Tim Mahan of Groton, and I--and thousands of other riders--will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan...

Final touches being completed on Station House Restaurant. Photo by Russell Harris

Dear Editor, About six months ago, I returned to Groton from practicing law in Manhattan to help my parents rehabilitate the...

Town Manager Mark Haddad and Selectman Jack Petropoulos dedicate installation of first ‘All Are Welcome’ Stone in West Groton Square on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Photo by Russell Harris

Selectmen -Jack Petropoulos, Becky Pine and Barry Pease voted to move forward on a request from Town Manager Mark Haddad for...

Groton Electric Light Department’s Tammi Lemire, executive assistant, knows how to sell electric cars. Photo by Russell Harris

Nissan is offering a $10,000 rebate towards a new 2017 Nissan LEAF Electric Vehicle; this is a limited time offer to GELD...

Soldiers of the 6th MA Regiment marching to Camp Devens, 1917.

Pictured left to right are Cindy Smith, Lisa Murray, Lee Burton, Eileen Diaz, Trina Walsh, DPW Director Tom Delaney, Laura Semple, and Penny Hommeyer. Missing from picture are Garden Club members Effie Stewart and Connie Sartini. Photo by Connie Sartini

Installing the Weathervane. Drone Photo by Greg Premru. 

Riders from across the country celebrate family and friends--and help raise millions for cancer research.

Final touches being completed on Station House Restaurant. Photo by Russell Harris

Town Manager Mark Haddad and Selectman Jack Petropoulos dedicate installation of first ‘All Are Welcome’ Stone in West Groton Square on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Photo by Russell Harris

Groton Electric Light Department’s Tammi Lemire, executive assistant, knows how to sell electric cars. Photo by Russell Harris

Allen King, who is a member of the Old Meetinghouse Committee that has overseen the Phase 1 restoration project, has been researching through early...
It was a sunny day in historic Deerfield where Olivia Gannon and Ethan Brigham were married Sunday, July 9, 2017. It was a small wedding service with...
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND • Erin Margaret Smolka of Groton received a Bachelor of Science, Cell and Molecular Biology and Bachelor of Science,...

Soldiers of the 6th MA Regiment marching to Camp Devens, 1917.

The year 2017 marks both 100 years since Camp Devens was built and 100 years since the United States became involved in World War I. As part of its...

Pictured left to right are Cindy Smith, Lisa Murray, Lee Burton, Eileen Diaz, Trina Walsh, DPW Director Tom Delaney, Laura Semple, and Penny Hommeyer. Missing from picture are Garden Club members Effie Stewart and Connie Sartini. Photo by Connie Sartini

Nine members of the Groton Garden Club along with DPW member Trina Walsh spent hours weeding, pulling invasive bittersweet, raking leaves, and in...

Installing the Weathervane. Drone Photo by Greg Premru. 

From the spire of Old Meeting House/First Parish Church, looking north-east down Rte. 40, Bob Levesque of American Steeple in Salem, Master...

Riders from across the country celebrate family and friends--and help raise millions for cancer research.

On Aug. 5 and 6, my dad, Tim Mahan of Groton, and I--and thousands of other riders--will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan Mass Challenge (PMC) with...
This year’s tournament was co-sponsored by Catania Oils (Ayer), Maugel Architects (Harvard) and Wilson Brothers HVAC, Inc. (Pepperell). There was a...
Swimpro Aquatics is once again proud to be heading up Groton Country Club’s summer swim team! Coaches Caley and Dimino have over 180 athletes this...
First Place- Team 3 (33) Jeff Ohringer, Judy Anderson, Sub, Fran Riley Second Place-Team 10 (34) Jane Barrett, Jim Duffy, Jim Wheeler Third Place-...

News

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 9:43am
Neighbors of the NESSP Temple at the Groton/Littleton line continue to have serious noise problems...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 9:36am
Planning Board member Russ Burke suggested to his colleagues that they create a Master Plan...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 9:33am
The Board of Selectmen voted to open the Fall Town Meeting warrant, for a meeting that will be held...

Obituaries

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:06am
Thomas Seabury Crow died at his home in Groton, Massachusetts on July 7, 2017. He was born May 6,...
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:04am
Eileen M. (Haley) Navien age 93 and longtime resident of Groton passed away on Tuesday, July 4,...
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:03am
Elizabeth A. (Hayes) Coleman “Betty” 79, of Ashburnham and Cape Coral, FL, passed away Wednesday,...

Features

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:01pm

Soldiers of the 6th MA Regiment marching to Camp Devens, 1917.

The year 2017 marks both 100 years since Camp Devens was built and 100 years since the United...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:54am

Pictured left to right are Cindy Smith, Lisa Murray, Lee Burton, Eileen Diaz, Trina Walsh, DPW Director Tom Delaney, Laura Semple, and Penny Hommeyer. Missing from picture are Garden Club members Effie Stewart and Connie Sartini. Photo by Connie Sartini

Nine members of the Groton Garden Club along with DPW member Trina Walsh spent hours weeding,...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:48am

Installing the Weathervane. Drone Photo by Greg Premru. 

From the spire of Old Meeting House/First Parish Church, looking north-east down Rte. 40, Bob...

Legal

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:13am
NOTICE OF SEWER RATE INCREASE After its duly posted Public Hearing on May 31st, 2017, the Sewer...
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:12am
Public Meeting Notice Groton Conservation Commission In accordance with the Wetlands Protection Act...
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 2:54pm
A petition has been presented requesting that: Minors by Mother Be allowed to change their names...

Sports

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:38am

Riders from across the country celebrate family and friends--and help raise millions for cancer research.

On Aug. 5 and 6, my dad, Tim Mahan of Groton, and I--and thousands of other riders--will cycle up...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:19am
This year’s tournament was co-sponsored by Catania Oils (Ayer), Maugel Architects (Harvard) and...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:17am
Swimpro Aquatics is once again proud to be heading up Groton Country Club’s summer swim team!...

Notices

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:13am

Town Manager Mark Haddad and Selectman Jack Petropoulos dedicate installation of first ‘All Are Welcome’ Stone in West Groton Square on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Photo by Russell Harris

Selectmen -Jack Petropoulos, Becky Pine and Barry Pease voted to move forward on a request from...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:05am
The Board of Selectmen voted to appoint Nikolis Gualco to the position of Conservation...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:03am
Harlan the gnome is still peaceably resting near an unmarked path on Groton Conservation Trust land...

Happenings

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:06am
The Groton Civil Discourse Project will have its first consultation with Kathy Eckles from...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:04am
Groton is fortunate to have two beautiful rivers flowing through the community, the Nashua and...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:00am
Follow the Yellow Brick Road on Friday, August 18th and join in on a fun family movie night at...

People

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:25pm
Allen King, who is a member of the Old Meetinghouse Committee that has overseen the Phase 1...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:19pm
It was a sunny day in historic Deerfield where Olivia Gannon and Ethan Brigham were married Sunday...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:16pm
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND • Erin Margaret Smolka of Groton received a Bachelor of Science, Cell...

Schools

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 9:54am
In a joint meeting with the Dunstable Board of Selectmen and Dunstable Advisory Board (i.e. finance...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 9:49am
The current School capital budget plan does not include the biggest item from the capital plan,...
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:59am
Groton Dunstable Regional School Committee member Marlena Gilbert met with the Groton Finance...

Letters

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:35am

Final touches being completed on Station House Restaurant. Photo by Russell Harris

Dear Editor, About six months ago, I returned to Groton from practicing law in Manhattan to help my...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:32am
To the Editor, While I recognize the Groton Herald’s right to express an editorial opinion, I think...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:28am
Dear Groton Residents, My family and I would like to thank those of you who have been vigilant and...

Out of Town

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 12:37pm
Drawbridge Puppet Theater is featuring Chicken Little and The Three Pigs every weekend in July. ...
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 12:35pm
The trio ClassiGals and pianist Rachel Muller will present a free intergenerational concert Friday...
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 2:50pm
Pepperell Business Association offers the annual Summer Band Concert series and Ice Cream Socials...

Public Library

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:48am
End of July and early August have activities galore for all ages and interests. Adult Events: Sign...
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 12:17pm
Events for all ages this month at Groton Public Library, including new recipes from Jodie Gilson,...
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:52pm
Sign up for our Summer Reading Programs, and we’ll waive your fines! ADULTS & TEENS SUMMER...

Groton Herald

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