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Groton Custom Guitar Craftsman Aaron Green says, “I work at machinist level tolerances with hand tools. Power tools require less skill but are simply not accurate enough to provide this precision.” Photo by Gabor Furez.

“I begin with an idea. It all starts with the idea. The idea being exactly what I am trying to achieve for this specific musician.” This is how master guitar maker Aaron Green describes the process that takes place in his Gratuity Road woodworking shop across the road from the family residence....

The Middle School art classes participated in the Pinwheels for Peace project.  The students in the Peace Club gathered around the pinwheels on the way to the recognition ceremony at Prescott for Betsy Sawyer Day. Photo by Nancy Ohringer

On Sept. 21, dozens of middle schoolers marched down Groton’s Main Street after classes let out, on their way to Prescott School for the community-ceremony in honor of their late teacher and fellow peacemaker, Betsy Sawyer, who lost her battle with leukemia in April 2016. Groton and Dunstable...
Think the drought is over because we’ve had a little rain? Think again. Here Water Department Senior Technician George Brackett on the shore of Baddacook Pond, near the principal town well, shows a stake planted at water’s edge three weeks ago and points to how far the water has receded. He says...
Public meetings, while serving an official & organizing purpose, occasionally produce random thought-provoking reflections that have no place in a news story, but can still be valuable to ponder - agree or disagree. So, we are instituting the ‘Reflection Connection’ as a place to share these...
Omni Properties Team headed by Dave Loehr [center] installs new sign at construction entrance to Groton Inn.
After just a few minutes with Josiah and Linda Coleman, owners of Salt and Light Bistro in Groton center, it’s easy to see why their new Café has experienced such rapid success. Their youthful energy coupled with an unusual depth of experience for their age, is clearly behind the success of their...
The Hanson Family, who died on Sept. 11, are remembered by Groton residents at their memorial on Town Field. Photo by Jane Mingolelli.

A resident with chainsaw works on a downed catalpa tree in his front yard. Other scenes of damage follow. Photos courtesy of Becky Pine

A severe and extremely fast-moving storm tore through parts of town center about 9:40 am on Sunday Sept. 11, downing dozens of trees and causing loss of electricity to many in and around the center. It took Groton Electric Light Department's superb crews hours to clear away the debris and re-...
John Lyons is a history teacher at Groton School. Brother David is a history teacher at St. Mark’s. Brother Joe is a history teacher at Deerfield. Coincidence? Not really. The three brothers are the sons of a private school history teaching legend at Andover http://goo.gl/52VxQC The three brothers...
Groton's Annual Labor Day Fireman’s Muster began with a parade of new and vintage Fire Engines from many Massachusetts towns driving through West Groton Square (top photo), all with sirens wailing , air-horns blaring, American flags flying, and candy being thrown to children. The muster features...

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