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“If you could have one of these outfits in a size to fit you, which one would you choose?” Sandra Hersh [second from left] and some of her after-school sewing class students model their picks. Photo by Russell Harris

 The lost art of hand sewing is alive and well at Florence Roche Elementary School where Groton seamstress Sandra Nazarian Hersh instructs six young ladies in the tradition of hand sewing.       This six-week class, run as an after-school program, is held twice a year, and is aimed at students in...

Aren Truex (of Groton) as Simba in Peacock Players’ Disney’s Lion King Jr.

Peacock Players, New Hampshire’s premiere award-winning youth theatre, will proudly present the new Broadway musical adaptation of Disney’s The Lion King Jr. for two weekends in November at the Janice B. Streeter Theater, located at 14 Court Street in Nashua, NH.  Disney’s The Lion King Jr....
After a long morning of PSAT testing last Wednesday, October 25th, the Groton-Dunstable Regional High School ended their school day with a performance by an up-and-coming singer-songwriter, Wrabel. The school’s Music Honors Society chose to host the artist — who has gained millions of online fans...
Groton’s Platt Builders added to their many accolades this month when they were named the Gold Winner for Best Residential Master Bedroom Suite at the annual Prism Awards hosted by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB). The Prism Award follows closely on the heels of the...
*/ Construction of the new Shirdi Sai Temple on the Groton-Littleton town-line is nearly complete. A representative from the temple spoke at the beginning of Monday’s Town Meeting session to let Groton residents know that there will be an open house in November for the public to visit the temple...

Movie Crew prepares for shoot at Fitch’s Barn on Longley Road. Crew was also seen shooting at Kevin Lindemer’s barn on Boston Road and at the billiard hall in Ayer. Photo by John Ellenberger

  Astute observers may have noticed what appears to be a movie crew setting up at various locations around Groton.  This is indeed a movie crew out of Devens’ New England Studios filming a feature preliminarily titled, “Ghost Light” in Groton, Ayer and Concord.  Ghost Light was written and is being...

Girl Scouts learn to bake cornbread at the Camp Skills Extravaganza

*/ Seventy Girl Scouts from Groton and surrounding communities attended a Girl Scout Camp Skills Extravaganza on September 16 at the Dunstable Rural Land Trust.    The scouts moved through a series of stations set up by camp organizers to learn wood skills and lashing, first aid, how to fish,...
*/ Stonemason Tom Casson of Greenville, NH was featured in last week’s Herald exhibiting his extraordinary stonework on the restoration of the cut-granite retaining wall along the old Priest farm on Old Ayer Rd. The objective is, in his words, “to construct the wall on its original footprint...
*/    Prescott School Community Center offered a class this fall to explore Groton Trails. Six hikers led by Paul Funch (far left), President of Groton Trails Committee, are taking three hikes. The first hike was to explore and identify drumlins, formed by the retreating glacier in the last ice...

The artist in her studio. Carol Canner examines details of one of her sculptural mirror frames, a frame series inspired by nature. To make the original, Carol first sculpted the frame in modeling clay. The clay mockup was then used to create a master mold. Next, the master mold became a template for production. After casting a frame with a specialty resin and then letting it cure, base coats are applied, preparing the frame for hand-painting. Photo by Russell Harris  

*/    Since 1970 some of the world’s most exquisite mirrors have been made in West Groton at Carvers’ Guild workshop. Here Carl and Carol Canner work with more than a dozen artisans and painters painstakingly working through complex processes required to bring these elegant framed mirrors to life...

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