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Former Ambassador to Denmark, Rufus Gifford visited Groton last Friday to talk with voters at Salt and Light Cafe about his campaign for the Congressional seat now held by Niki Tsongas. Photo by John MacLeod

 Rufus Gifford is running for Congress. Last Friday he stopped by the Salt and Light Café as part of a coffee and conversation tour of cities and towns in the Massachusetts third congressional district. After sharing java at the café with constituents, he came up stairs to the Groton Herald to chat...

One of the hand painted murals by Jonathan D. Poor, a nephew of Rufus Porter, presently located in the historic Dr. Oliver Prescott Jr. house on Old Ayer Road. Mural is being offered by Indian Hill Music Center to Groton History Center.  Photo by Greg Premru.

The Dr. Oliver Prescott, Jr. house, built in 1791, was purchased by Indian Hill Music as part of the 110 acre parcel on Old Ayer Road, home for their new campus. The house, at 170 Old Ayer Road, is a pyramidal-hipped, Federal style house of two stories built on a nearly square plan.      Several...

Charles H. Bixby Store & Post Office at right. Photo Courtesy Carter Museum of Groton


A visual art project to warm our minds & imaginations, sponsored by the Revolving Museum located at 1067 Main Street in Fitchburg. 


Photo courtesy of Nancy Ohringer

New construction taking place at The Groton Inn's new Forge & Vine Restaurant, the newest dinner spot coming to Main Street in Groton.     There will be a private dining room, a raw bar, and full menu, which will include vegan selections. The atmosphere will not disappoint with soaring...

Volunteers using power, strong backs, and good spirit, clear the old viewscape of Gibbet Hill behind Groton History Center's Boutwell House.

Sunny Donelan's.

Groton will soon be welcoming a holistic living center at 66 Boston Road. Groton, already home to natural living concepts and retailers such as Groton Wellness, The Natural Market, and Groton Therapeutic Massage, makes this newest facility a welcome addition.  This location, with its team of local...
*/ */ At precisely 6 pm, Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Lawrence field, a Groton fireman used a propane torch to ignite a 15-foot-long channel of kerosene leading to a towering pile of discarded Christmas trees. The flame moved slowly, unsurely down the channel toward the dark tower of...
  For people on probation and parole and those who work with them, electronic monitoring can be a useful tool to ensure they are making curfew or identifying when they are in places they should not be.     What electronic monitoring doesn’t do well is provide offenders with positive support to meet...


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