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This 'fixer-upper' at 419 Old Ayer Road near the Ayer-Groton town line near looks as if it's being prepared for liftoff to the Land of Oz. Actually, the house was raised so that a new foundation can be poured in preparation for a complete remodel of the home.        Ultimately this home will be...
 Jeff Gordon, and his staff of Agents from EXIT Assurance Realty, will host “Enter Summer with EXIT,” a town fair to benefit a New Home Build for Habitat for Humanity North Central Massachusetts, Saturday, June 16, at the Lawrence Academy Fields, located on Route 119 in Groton.    “We’re excited to...

Rebecca Pike and her 199-year-old friend.

After more than 30 years as Bell Ringer for First Parish Church, Rebecca Pike is retiring. She rang the bell to call parishioners to worship, and after weddings and funerals. The Paul Revere and Son bell was cast in 1819 and has hung in the belfry of the Old Groton Meeting House ever since. Photo...
See related story in the News section of this week's paper.
Most of us moved to Groton for practical reasons. We came for the schools, proximity to work, reasonably priced real estate, rural beauty – all the self-evident attractions. But for those who stay for the long haul, those who participate in the full life of the town, there is another more subtle...
  I asked Groton-Dunstable High School students, “What is the one thing that you could tell adults about your life that you think would surprise them?” and was surprised to receive nearly 300 responses from a school of only about 400 students. There are a lot of thoughts and ideas that many high...
 Julia Ward Howe, remembered mainly as the author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” originally envisioned Mother’s Day as a day of peace, to honor and support mothers who lost sons and husbands to the carnage of the Civil War where she had served as a nurse to injured soldiers and witnessed...
Scouts from Troop 3 manufactured and installed property signs on lands held in trust by the Sargent Youth Foundation, the troop's charter organization. Troop 3 uses these lands for local camping options.  Photo 1: Scouts and their sign. Photo 2: Sargent Youth Foundation members and Troop 3 alumni...
UMass Lowell's annual Cool Science Contest asks K-12 students from across the state to create artwork that conveys concepts behind climate science. Winning entries are featured inside and on Lowell Regional Transit Authority buses, where they educate thousands of commuters on the subject each day....

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