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Rebecca Pike and her 199-year-old friend.

After more than 30 years as Bell Ringer for First Parish Church, Rebecca Pike is retiring. She rang the bell to call parishioners to worship, and after weddings and funerals. The Paul Revere and Son bell was cast in 1819 and has hung in the belfry of the Old Groton Meeting House ever since. Photo...
See related story in the News section of this week's paper.
Most of us moved to Groton for practical reasons. We came for the schools, proximity to work, reasonably priced real estate, rural beauty – all the self-evident attractions. But for those who stay for the long haul, those who participate in the full life of the town, there is another more subtle...
  I asked Groton-Dunstable High School students, “What is the one thing that you could tell adults about your life that you think would surprise them?” and was surprised to receive nearly 300 responses from a school of only about 400 students. There are a lot of thoughts and ideas that many high...
 Julia Ward Howe, remembered mainly as the author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” originally envisioned Mother’s Day as a day of peace, to honor and support mothers who lost sons and husbands to the carnage of the Civil War where she had served as a nurse to injured soldiers and witnessed...
Scouts from Troop 3 manufactured and installed property signs on lands held in trust by the Sargent Youth Foundation, the troop's charter organization. Troop 3 uses these lands for local camping options.  Photo 1: Scouts and their sign. Photo 2: Sargent Youth Foundation members and Troop 3 alumni...
UMass Lowell's annual Cool Science Contest asks K-12 students from across the state to create artwork that conveys concepts behind climate science. Winning entries are featured inside and on Lowell Regional Transit Authority buses, where they educate thousands of commuters on the subject each day....

Groton-Dunstable School Resource Officer, Sergeant Rachael Mead of the Groton Police Department.

 As 2018 continues to proceed, the number of school shootings have followed suit. In only 4 months, there have been over 20 school shootings in the United States resulting in severe injuries and deaths of innocent students and educators.   As a small town, it is hard to believe that such a tragic...
The long-anticipated new Groton Inn opened for business this week on the site of the historic Main Street structure that burned down several years ago. Restaurants also on the grounds are still under construction and will open later in the year. However, rumor has it that there is a small service...
Membership in Friends of the Tree Warden allows continuing tree planting in Groton. “Friends of the Tree Warden” have offered this listing of last year's spring plantings. Each planting will be identifiable by a purple ribbon tied around it. GPS coordinates are included to provide precise locations...

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