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To make the syrup, tap trees, collect sap, and boil it down until it's thick, rich, sticky, sweet and delicious.

All this snow in Groton calls for maple snow and all things maple, including a maple log fire. When I was 6 I had my first taste of maple snow at the home of my Canadian grandparents who made it when Pepe said that the snow was what he called, maple snow. On those special days I run up the hill to...

Laurie Bonavita, Groton Land Use Director,

Groton’s Complete Streets Policy aims to accommodate the full range of users of town roadways, walkways, trails, and transit systems by creating a transportation network that meets the needs of individuals utilizing a variety of transportation modes. Decision-makers are directed to plan, design,...

-Photo by Scott Eggiman

Groton and surrounding towns are prime breeding territory for bobcats. We are in the middle of bobcat breeding season, extending from February into early March. Recently, two bobcats were reported fighting in a driveway in Chelmsford--more than likely, two males in a territorial dispute, according...
Scientists have shown that there are many benefits to learning how to make music. But once you decide to invest in your child by giving them a music education, how do you start? School band and orchestra music programs typically begin in the fourth or fifth grade. At this age, students have reached...

‘Day After the Blizzard’ - detail from Williams Barn.

Groton Exchange’s ‘Big Joe’s Pizza’

Police Officers often respond to calls involving substance abuse and mental health disorders. In an effort to better serve their local communities, local police chiefs have recognized the need for specialized training for officers to better recognize those in need. Therefore, a network was...
GD Technology Specialist / Freshman Boys Baseball Coach Joe Bisbee performs the Heimlich Maneuver on Fire Fighter/EMT David Dubey during CPR training at the fire station. The wearable stomach pack Dubey wears contains an air sack. The top pipe can be obstructed with a piece of rubber foam to be...
Howard L. Gilson was the first mail carrier in town for the rural free delivery service. He delivered mail in Groton from 1905 to 1935. When he first started the job, he used a horse and carriage to get around Groton. His Indian motorbike later proved a more efficient run of the route. Gilson was...
Town Manager Mark Haddad opened Saturday morning’s joint Finance Committee and Selectmen’s meeting with an overview of the state of the budget for Fiscal Year 2018. “This is a 2.9 percent growth budget, reflecting 3.88 percent in new growth.” He said he is expecting an increase from $860,000 for...
Boy Scouts from Groton Troop 3 ascended Mt. Monadnock as part of a January camping trip.  Pictured at the summit, from left to right, are Erik Tobies, Alex O’Brien, Hunter O’Toole, and Tommy Onishi. Photo by Britt McKinley

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