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The past decade has brought yoga into the mainstream in both Groton and the rest of the U.S. For those new to yoga, it is, in its simplest form, a series of physical postures geared to relax the body as it unites the mind and spirit. Yoga’s roots originated in the fifth and sixth centuries BCE but...
Drone view of the new Groton Inn construction. Photo by John Ellenberger
After the recent vote to strike down FCC internet privacy regulations many of our readers are left wondering how much of their information is at risk and what action(s) can you take to maintain privacy. This is a complex subject but we will attempt to provide a few answers while attempting to...
David Vallee spoke June 1 at Nashua River Watershed Association River Resource Center in Groton about the impact of regional weather trends on river flooding. Vallee, a hydrologist with the National Weather Service’s Northeast River Forecast Center, explained that since 1970 there has been a...
According to Samuel Green’s multi-volume history of Groton, there were thirty four enslaved people in Groton in 1713, and fourteen in 1755 - in that year there were seven men and seven women. With the adoption of the Massachusetts Constitution in 1780, slavery was effectively abolished in the...

Groton's Minutemen lead the memorial Day Parade. The cloud of smoke in the background is from muskets fired moments ago.

More Parade pix inside!! Groton Minutemen fire muskets on approach to Groton Cemetery before solemn ceremonies at the mound. Captain Brian Humphries, US Air Force delivered an address titled, ‘Remembering the Fallen’. Captain Humphries recalled the ambush death of his friend Matt in Afghanistan...
If you’re standing near Groton’s town hall, follow the faint aroma of pizza on Main Street to #195 where you’ll find WINK, a foot away in the same building. Cute as a button, this relaxing oasis of every sort of salon service makes you feel like you’re in good hands -- and you are. Owner Marcy...

Tracey Smith shown in her workshop. Besides providing watch repair services and being an expert gemologist, Tracey’s unique talents include repairing family heirloom jewelry and crafting custom pieces from sentimental family keepsake jewelry to create designs for current and future generations. Photo by Russell Harris.

Tracey Smith has the ‘eye’ along with the expertise and creativity to invent and shape beautiful keepsakes. May 9 marked two years since she opened her (literally) glowing retail shop at 30A Hollis Street where she offers a large selection of all kinds of jewelry including contemporary silver,...
Ringling Bros. Circus Train carries performers of all species in customized living quarters rebuilt from post-WWII American passenger cars. Here the ‘Red Unit’ train is crossing Spectacle Pond in Groton MA during its last run from Worcester, MA to Manchester, NH. Photo by James VanBokkelen.
Peter Cunningham (top photo, center) was recognized for his service to town government at a retirement reception and dinner in the Country Club May 19; the long-serving Selectman is flanked by Fire Chief Steele McCurdy (left) and Police Chief Donald Palma. The event celebrated Cunningham's many...

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