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Transfer Station’s baling hut lost its covering during the storm Friday night. Photo by Nancy Ohringer


“Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay! My, oh, my, what a wonderful day / Mister Bluebird’s on my shoulder / It’s the truth, it’s actual - everything is satisfactual / Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay!” 

Wildlife photographer Scott Eggiman reports that there are a lot of Eastern Bluebirds around Groton this year. He is "thrilled they are nesting in my backyard for another year." Photo by Scott Eggimann.


Essence of cognitive dissonace defined in one sign.


by Robert Stewart   If you watched “60 Minutes” last week on CBS, viewers may have been struck by the revelation that correspondent Leslie Stahl was stricken by the COVID-19 virus. While it is newsworthy when prominent people become sickened by the virus, it was the context in which she made...
by Russell Harris   Besides the bewildering disruption to our economic, social and family lives, the Covid-19 pandemic has thrown the time-worn traditional patterns of our political process and calendar into turmoil. After initial shock and surprise, we are gradually regaining our footing and...

Someone said: "All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cradles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space. The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization." Lawrence Academy's new entrance is defined by a quintesential New England farm house. Photo by Steve Lieman.


[Ed Note: The following was mostly excerpted from Changes In The Land: an ecological history of New England, by Yale and University of Wisconsin historian William Cronon pubished in 1983. Groton references added.]            During the 1620s and 1630s all the southern New England Indian...


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