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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....

Bobcat checks for rodents in vegetable garden. Photo was taken in West Groton by Pete Carson

This is a photo from a reenactment of the opening hostilities of the Revolutionary War at the ‘Rude Bridge’ in Concord.  Although Groton Minutemen arrived too late for this battle, the people of Groton played an active and key role in the decision to go to war with Great Britian and in fighting the war, seeking their independence. An opportunity to learn more about our history through a dramatic presentation will take place at The Old Meeting House [First Parish Church] on Saturday, April 13. Sarting at 6:30 p.m. on the Minutemen Common,  the 6th Middlesex Regiment will perform a Muster and Demonstration. The dramatic Patriots Path - Groton 1765-1776 presentation begins in the meeting house at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Free of charge.  Please see information ad on page 8

On Saturday, April 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on the Minuteman Common, see a dramatic presentation crafted from the special stories of our town immediately before, during and in the wake of the American revolution. Patriots’ Paths recovers these lost stories.  Farmers, widows, Loyalists, spies,...

West Groton turkeys strut their stuff.

Otto Piene’s dynamic image of a horse on display at Fitchburg Art Gallery is on loan from a private


by Robert Stewart,      Throughout the years Groton has been home to several nationally and internationally knowm artists whose works have been displayed in museums and other venues locally and outside the region.    Artists like Edmund Tarbell whose Impressionist paintings still attract attention...
Otto Piene was a member of the MIT faculty. Pictured here is one of his art installations focusing on light at the MIT campus in Cambridge. */
The very rare, ‘Two Dogs’ Maple Syurp, the ‘Makers Mark’ of West Groton maple syrups, enjoys a reputation among a select group of afficionados for its limpid clarity, flavor and West Groton terrior. */

A flooded basement in Olivia Way home.

by Connie Sartini     Residents of Olivia Way met with the Select Board Monday night to discuss their Citizen’s Petition article on the Spring Town Meeting requesting use of conservation land adjacent to their properties to alleviate the massive flooding to their street and homes.    Spokesmen for...
About 30 adults and children gathered on the common on Main St. Monday at dusk to hold candles and signs in support of the two congregations in New Zealand that suffered terrorist attack. The vigil was sonsored by the Groton Interfaith Council.  */   Photo by Steve Lieman. */


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