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Under the newly approved zoning classification for the Groton Inn’s property at 11 Lowell Road, design for the expansion of the Inn must go through approvals with the Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Historic District Commission and all other boards. John Amaral said, “We’re trying to be very sensitive to the issues that currently exist in the Center, but most importantly bring some of that vibrancy and additional community to the center of town.”

by Russell Harris   When the steel skeleton of the Groton Inn was erected two years ago, some shook their heads, solemnly...

Front Row L-R: Coach Lynne Keenan, Cassidy Heulings, Jr. Capt Emma Wilson, Sr. Capt. Nocolette Sannazzaro, Riley Heulings, Julia Howes, Susanna Majkut, Erin Jussaume. Back Row L- R: Jadyn Correia, Regan Flynn, Catherine Hann, Maya Barros, Becca Brennan, Jenna Beauchain, Sr. Capt. Whitney Ellis, Kana Norton.

The Groton-Dunstable softball team scored their first win of the season, defeating Fitchburg 11-9 on a rainy Monday...
Join us on Saturday June 15 for a day of Vietnam Living History. Uniformed reenactors will be present representing various U...
Boys from the U15 Groton-Dunstable Select Lacrosse Team experienced a new meaning of the word TEAM during the U.S. Postal...

Groton resident Bill Beresford retrieves his ball after his eagle on the ninth hole at Groton Country Club. His mammoth drive left him a mere 76 yards from the green where he deftly struck his second shot using a pitching wedge, and the rest is history.

Photo by Bob Anderson

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This year's Groton Garden Club Annual Plant Sale was another huge success, with a waiting line at the opening bell. The...
The gym at the Old Prescott School came alive last Saturday evening with community spirit, great food, fine wine, good humor...

Under the newly approved zoning classification for the Groton Inn’s property at 11 Lowell Road, design for the expansion of the Inn must go through approvals with the Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Historic District Commission and all other boards. John Amaral said, “We’re trying to be very sensitive to the issues that currently exist in the Center, but most importantly bring some of that vibrancy and additional community to the center of town.”

Front Row L-R: Coach Lynne Keenan, Cassidy Heulings, Jr. Capt Emma Wilson, Sr. Capt. Nocolette Sannazzaro, Riley Heulings, Julia Howes, Susanna Majkut, Erin Jussaume. Back Row L- R: Jadyn Correia, Regan Flynn, Catherine Hann, Maya Barros, Becca Brennan, Jenna Beauchain, Sr. Capt. Whitney Ellis, Kana Norton.

Groton resident Bill Beresford retrieves his ball after his eagle on the ninth hole at Groton Country Club. His mammoth drive left him a mere 76 yards from the green where he deftly struck his second shot using a pitching wedge, and the rest is history.

Photo by Bob Anderson

Under the newly approved zoning classification for the Groton Inn’s property at 11 Lowell Road, design for the expansion of the Inn must go through approvals with the Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Historic District Commission and all other boards. John Amaral said, “We’re trying to be very sensitive to the issues that currently exist in the Center, but most importantly bring some of that vibrancy and additional community to the center of town.”

by Russell Harris   When the steel skeleton of the Groton Inn was erected two years ago, some shook their heads, solemnly predicting that the...
by Connie Sartini    Spring Town Meeting voters authorized the Select Board to petition the Massachusetts General Court for an increase in the number...
by Connie Sartini     Following a vote of Town Meeting residents will now be subject to notices of violation if they discharge water from their...

Assistant Superintendent Dr. Katie Novak

by Robert Stewart       Controversy erupted online in the past few weeks when a parent of a student in the Groton-Dunstable Elementary School...
To the Groton-Dunstable Community:     Groton Dunstable at Play (GDatPlay) is in the third year of its mission to bring top quality playing fields to...
Dear Editor:    Regarding an endorsement letter for a particular Select Board candidate, I was a bit bothered by the suggestion that "to accept the...
Dear Editor:    Character is what one does when no one is watching and that is what John Reilly offers the town of Groton as a member of the Select...
To The Editor:    I write to express my support for Jack Petropoulos for Select Board.  Jack embodies the qualities necessary to help guide the Town...

News

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:57pm

Under the newly approved zoning classification for the Groton Inn’s property at 11 Lowell Road, design for the expansion of the Inn must go through approvals with the Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Historic District Commission and all other boards. John Amaral said, “We’re trying to be very sensitive to the issues that currently exist in the Center, but most importantly bring some of that vibrancy and additional community to the center of town.”

by Russell Harris   When the steel skeleton of the Groton Inn was erected two years ago, some shook...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:39pm
by Connie Sartini    Spring Town Meeting voters authorized the Select Board to petition the...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:37pm
by Connie Sartini     Following a vote of Town Meeting residents will now be subject to notices of...

Obituaries

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 7:48pm
Julie Eiranova Kenyon, age 49 of Groton passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Brigham...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 7:44pm
Mary S. (Wright) Beideman passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 4, 2019. ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 1:45pm
Norma Garvin: Groton Icon Norma Joy (Ibbotson) Garvin, a longtime Groton resident, well known for...

Features

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:42pm
by Nancy Cicco      A team of UMass Lowell researchers has pioneered a new, more efficient way to...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 4:36pm
The gym at the Old Prescott School came alive last Saturday evening with community spirit, great...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 4:30pm
 “I may be crossing, proceed with care! ‘Cause if you don’t, I won’t get there!    Please watch for...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:33pm
PUBLIC NOTICE    The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 5, 2019...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:31pm
PUBLIC NOTICE The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:29pm
Public Hearing Notice Groton Conservation Commission In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands...

Sports

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:37pm

Front Row L-R: Coach Lynne Keenan, Cassidy Heulings, Jr. Capt Emma Wilson, Sr. Capt. Nocolette Sannazzaro, Riley Heulings, Julia Howes, Susanna Majkut, Erin Jussaume. Back Row L- R: Jadyn Correia, Regan Flynn, Catherine Hann, Maya Barros, Becca Brennan, Jenna Beauchain, Sr. Capt. Whitney Ellis, Kana Norton.

The Groton-Dunstable softball team scored their first win of the season, defeating Fitchburg 11-9...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:25pm
Boys from the U15 Groton-Dunstable Select Lacrosse Team experienced a new meaning of the word TEAM...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:22pm

Groton resident Bill Beresford retrieves his ball after his eagle on the ninth hole at Groton Country Club. His mammoth drive left him a mere 76 yards from the green where he deftly struck his second shot using a pitching wedge, and the rest is history.

Photo by Bob Anderson

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Special Announcements

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:53pm
Groton Herald:  Why are you running for Select Board? John Reilly:    I have lived in Groton for...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:45pm
 The Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC), the joint action agency for...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:40pm
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Roll Call      The Committee on State Administration and Regulatory...

Happenings

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:20pm
The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges eligible donors to give...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:18pm
Volunteers, who wish to be a part of helping to create a legacy park behind Boutwell House which...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:17pm
Saturday June 8, 2019 at 11 am Boutwell House,  172 Main Street, Groton Tour the newly renovated...

People

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:12pm
This year's Groton Garden Club Annual Plant Sale was another huge success, with a waiting line at...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:03pm
Groton resident, Casner & Edwards’ attorney Katie Von Kohorn, has been named an Accredited...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 5:59pm
  The Groton Woman’s Club May Meeting and annual luncheon will be held on Friday, May 17, at the...

Schools

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:33pm

Assistant Superintendent Dr. Katie Novak

by Robert Stewart       Controversy erupted online in the past few weeks when a parent of a student...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 5:31pm
On Sunday, May 5 School Resource Office Omar Connor  participated in the H.O.P.E. (Hub of Opioid...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 5:30pm
Groton Police Chief Michael Luth announced that on, Monday, May 6, 2019. Lawrence Academy presented...

Letters

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:24pm
To the Groton-Dunstable Community:     Groton Dunstable at Play (GDatPlay) is in the third year of...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:23pm
Dear Editor:    Regarding an endorsement letter for a particular Select Board candidate, I was a...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:09pm
Dear Editor:    Character is what one does when no one is watching and that is what John Reilly...

Out of Town

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:11pm
N.E. Flute Orchestra Of Indian Hill: Our 20-member adult flute ensemble led by Dr. Eileen Yarrison...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:08pm
Join us on Saturday June 15 for a day of Vietnam Living History. Uniformed reenactors will be...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:00pm
Seven parishioners of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ayer were received as members into the...

Public Library

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:22pm
ADULT EVENTS: Thu., Apr 18, 7-8:30 p.m. Mystery Author Kate Flora will discuss her work with the...
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6:28pm

“Traffic Lighting” by Wendy James is one of the works on display in an exhibit entitled “Urban Settings,” in the Owen Smith Shuman Gallery at the Public Library, now through April 27.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 4:24pm

Ken Gloss, left, at his Brattle Book Shop in Boston.

Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston’s Downtown...

Groton Herald

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