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George Moore, Groton Animal Control Officer, and friend

Loose, Found, Injured, Sighted Loose horses and cattle: 3  Loose dogs: 10 Found dogs: 2 Bat related: 2 Owl injured: 1 Black bear sightings: 4 Fox related: 3 Loose poultry: 1 Bites/attacks Dogs 3 (Skunk related: 1; Raccoon related: 3)        We received several calls for...
by Nancy Cicco   In a quest to discover new Earth-like planets capable of supporting life, NASA on Saturday launched a telescope designed and built by UMass Lowell that could one day find new planets and other objects in space that have yet to be detected because they are awash in light from...
Scientists at the National Weather Service (NWS) are seeing changing trends in our precipitation and temperature patterns across New England, with an increasing trend in annual average temperature, annual average precipitation, and the number of heavy rainfall events over the past two decades....
by Ellen Todd   [This story is reprinted here thanks to the courtesy of the Groton Garden club and Ellen Todd]        Thirty members of our club enjoyed touring some of Groton’s agricultural locations on September 10. We began with a visit to Silveus Christmas Tree Plantation. Owner Carl...

The Groton Woman's Club ran their popular pie table at Grotonfest again this year. Photo courtesy of June Clothier

 

A happy day as always, Grotonfest 2019 featured music, dance, food, art, booths of all kinds by local non-profits and businesses, and did we mention food?  
Members of the Nashaway Girl Scouts and various Groton-Dunstable Scouting groups came together on September 21st for a day of interactive fun and games at Legion Field. The community was invited to learn and experience what Scouting has to offer kids from K-12. There was lots to see and do from...

"To dance is to be out of yourself - larger, more beautiful, more powerful . . . this is power, it is glory on earth, and it is yours for the taking" - Agnes De Mille. Dance at Grotonfest. Photo by Russell Harris

 

 

by Michael LaTerz   Not unlike Indiana Jones, Groton resident Michael Danti travels to the Middle East to hunt for ancient artifacts, save them from a war-torn landscape, and champion their retrieval from an opportunistic black market. OK, he doesn’t carry a gun, or have Indy’s famous leather...
by Mary J Metzger   Since the demise of the dinosaurs, 65 million years ago, there has been a long-term gradual cooling of earth’s climate.      Hot tropical forests that once covered most of the earth gave way to grassland savannahs in Africa. Our ancestors went from a primarily fruit to...
If you have driven through West Groton Village this summer, you may have noticed the beautiful new blooms in the Carol Wheeler Memorial Park. The park was originally conceived and project led by Carl Canner, a West Groton business and residence abutter as the West Groton Park in an effort to...

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