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Devin Carter, a Boy Scout from Townsend Troop 10 and grandson of Earl Carter of Groton, has recently finished working on his Eagle Scout project. He is an avid cyclist and has ridden many of the rail trails in the northeast with his familybut most especially he rides the Nashua River rail trail...
   The Massachusetts State Senate's Public Health Committee will hold a hearing on Sept. 12th at 1 p.m. in Room A-2 at the Statehouse on House Bill 4256, a bill requiring that every child in Massachusetts have a dental exam sometime in the twelve months prior to entering kindergarten.     “Dental...

Earl Carter in his museum.

  For decades Earl Carter has been searching for, buying and learning about the thousands of articles that fill his Museum of Groton History. These are much more than over 4,000 historical artifacts; it is an ever-expanding time capsule of the earliest years in what became the Groton and New...
*/      Hay is one of Groton’s principal agricultural crops. The sloping field on the northern face of Indian Hill on Old Ayer Road was being harvested last Sunday afternoon.          It’s been 40 years since I helped ‘put up hay.’ Since I don’t have to do it for a living, it seemed like a fun...
West Groton Cub Scouts Pack 12 made cereal box viewers so they could safely witness the eclipse, earning the BSA Eclipse 2017 patch.
Emma Wilson (left) and Melissa Menard took a quick break from their duties at Agway Farm and Garden store near the Groton-Littleton town line to view partial eclipse of the sun last Monday. The Agway store is recently revitalized and re-energized by Groton residents and new proprietors Peter and...
Led by Amy and Josh Degen, volunteers returned this summer to Bialystok Cemetery in Poland to restore gravestones smashed and scattered during and after World War II.
Minutemen re-enactors (left to right) Rob Sigmon, Carl Mountain and Mark Rzeznikiewicz at installation ceremony for refurbished weather vane on Old Groton Meeting House/First Parish Church spire. Photo by Russell Harris
Much of Groton is designated 'core habitat' for endangered species by Massachusetts. Among these endangered species is Blanding's turtle pictured here. Blanding’s is a timid turtle and may plunge into water and remain on the bottom for hours when alarmed. If away from water, the turtle will...

Soldiers of the 6th MA Regiment marching to Camp Devens, 1917.

The year 2017 marks both 100 years since Camp Devens was built and 100 years since the United States became involved in World War I. As part of its on-going anniversary celebration, the Fort Devens Museum is sponsoring a World War I Living History Weekend on August 5th and 6th at the quadrangle...


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