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As soon as the weather warms up, Groton residents are back out on the rail trail. Photo by Heather Reilly.  */
After some delay, the steel infrastructure for the new Senior Center is in place. Gail Chalmers (pictured), who was one of the prime supporters of keeping the Senior Center in West Groton, got a chance to write a message on one of those steel beams. She wrote, "Finally, Welcome Home, Groton Seniors...
Intermittent, uncontrolled flooding makes life difficult at Groton’s Olivia Way development. Full story in next week's Herald. */

"The Groton Inn—1920s.’" Pastel by Bedford, NH artist Betsy Craumer on dislay at the new Groton Inn. Betsy’s family owned the original Groton Inn from 1900-1938 and this painting was based on a family photo from the 1920s.

by Barbara Scofidio        When the new Groton Inn was just an idea, before the foundation was dug, before any concrete was poured and before a single steel beam was raised, the owners and managers of the new Inn said that they intended to support and participate actively in the life of the local...
Holidays can be a time of celebration, but also a time for deep reflection and even angst. What have we done well and right? What could we have done better? What are our plans – our resolutions – for the New Year? How can we each contribute to becoming a better people, a better community? The...
 Massachusetts is one of a handful of states that give citizens the "right of free petition"--the power to propose their own legislation. A citizen's proposal must be filed in conjunction with his or her representative or senator or any other representative or senator.     Sometimes a legislator...

This well-known woodcut print by engraver John Warner Barber from 1838 shows the Meeting House facing Lowell Road as it was originally constructed and as it would have looked in 1765 when town meeting voters debated and declared their opposition to the Stamp Act and held to the unalienable rights of the people of Groton. The building was turned to face Main Street and Pariot Common in 1839. 

by Russell Harris        It seems preposterous to say it, but our little town - Groton, Massachusetts - played a very early role in giving voice to the ideas in the Declaration of Independence.     On October 14, 1765, almost  eleven years before the signing of the American Declaration of...
Backing up to Gibbet Hill, barn at 164 Main Steet projects  optimistic message of hope for the New Year. */
Groton firefighters respond to chimney fire near end of 2018. A regular cleaning by a certified Sweep could prevent a fire--and spare firefighters the dangers of preventing a catastrophe on a cold winter night. Photos courtesy of Groton Fire Dept.  */

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