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 “I may be crossing, proceed with care! ‘Cause if you don’t, I won’t get there!    Please watch for us on roads and in yards between now and late June!  We need your help! Think of us when you drive your car or lawn mower!” If you find us injured or deceased, please contact our helpers immediately...
Little James Fox, a name sounding something like a doo wop artist from the 1950s, was actually a native man named Gasumbitt, living in the Groton area in the 1680s. Little James Fox aka Gasumbitt, along with other native people were offered the opportunity to pick up some ready cash by putting...
Little James Fox, a name sounding something like a doo wop artist from the 1950s, was actually a native man named Gasumbitt, living in the Groton area in the 1680s. Little James Fox aka Gasumbitt, along with other native people were offered the opportunity to pick up some ready cash by putting...

Doug Ruby shows off his chops on the Euphonium. The Euphonium has been called the ‘king of band instruments’, or the ‘cello of the band’, because of its similarity in timbre and ensemble role of the cello. Euphoniums are wildly used in many marches, and in brass band music of the British tradition.  While the euphonium was not historically part of the standard jazz big band or combo, the instrument’s technical facility and large range make it well-suited to a jazz solo role.

 One of the most fraught challenges of later life is transitioning from the world of conventional employment into a new phase of life, a phase we call ‘retirement’. So-called ‘retirement’ can be challenging, full of peril and promise.     The greatest peril often lies in the difficulty of finding a...
Groton's Friends of the Tree Warden lead Arbor Day festivities and tree planting on the town common in front of the Congregational Church on Main Street.

Nashoba Tech sophomores, from left: Addison Cosker (Shirley), Aaliyah Barry (Pepperell), Jack Harrington (Groton) and Zelene Berry (Templeton), helped to prepare lunch for a group of homeless veterans from Lowell.

Joyce L. Faiola,      The veterinarian and much loved writer James Herriot whose best selling books chronicle his work and life in the Yorkshire Dales during the 1940-60s would be surprised to learn that in the U.S. today more than $70 billion is spent each year on pets. Sixty percent of all...
While canoeing on the Nashua River last week, David Brewster photographed nesting bald eagles. */
by Mary J Metzger      “This is the week when all the bears are out of their dens,” said Chalis Bird, Northeast District Wildlife Biologist when she spoke April 10 at the Ayer Town Hall as part of a program co-sponsored by the Ayer Library and the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife...

Artist's rendering of the new Indian Hill Music complex under construction on Old Ayer Road.

Rendering of the large 1,000-seat concert hall under construction at The Music Center at Indian Hill, designed by Epstein Joslin Architects, Inc. A dramatic 360 degree virtual tour of the concert hall and other areas of the new complex can be seen at the architects’ website: https: //www....

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