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First responders regroup behind police line during June 1 fire at Winthrop Place in Groton. Photo by Connie Sartini.



Caught in the Act! This squirrel managed to get into the birdfeeder! Now the homeowners had to decided what to do next: leave it there and not resupply the feeder for an indefinite time, or be compassionate and release it? Decision: slowly open the top and send him on his way! Photo courtesy of Jeff Ohringer.


Groton Animal Control activity in May was up slightly from last month with 24 calls, broken down as follows: • Loose dogs: 8 • Loose/missing cats: 3 (1 in a tree, rescued by owner) • Loose horse: 2, Thank you Bruce, Lorena and Matt for helping in getting Filly home. • Loose goats: 2, frightened...
Miranda the GPD Comfort Dog looks fierce but has a heart of gold, as her Social Calendar reveals:
• Visited Lawrence Academy during exam week
• Visited the Dispatchers during National Communication Officers Appreciation Week
• Led a birthday parade for a GDRSD student
• Visited the Groton Fire Department

Marquis Tree Service's monster machine from Austria, costing over $600,000, is used to clear brush from Hoyts Wharf Rd. Photo by Nancy Ohringer.


Donations are gathered in a G-D School District gym for distribution to Winthrop Place residents. Photo by Nancy Ohringer.


     I now know why most of us entering the supermarket head directly to the toilet paper and paper towel aisle only to find empty shelves that leave us devastated. It is the most important item on our list today. Toilet paper is important and history proves it. For instance China's Ming Dynasty...

Essential American dream image from Champney Street. Photo by Steve Lieman


Hey Hey Hey!

This hungry bear wandered into the yard of Kim and Chris McNeil of West Groton last weekend around 7:00 p.m. and got a hold of this full hod of bird seed... and hauled it down to the ground for easier munching! Kim shared with us, "We are in West Groton, pretty far off the road, deep in the...
Damon Irby reports that this photo was taken from Sawtell Drive just 10 seconds before last Friday’s storm hit Chicopee Row with all its force. Photo shows the line of showers and a microburst. Power was lost about 5 minutes later when trees came down on Chicopee Row, dragging down power lines....


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