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Think the drought is over because we’ve had a little rain? Think again. Here Water Department Senior Technician George Brackett on the shore of Baddacook Pond, near the principal town well, shows a stake planted at water’s edge three weeks ago and points to how far the water has receded. He says...
Public meetings, while serving an official & organizing purpose, occasionally produce random thought-provoking reflections that have no place in a news story, but can still be valuable to ponder - agree or disagree. So, we are instituting the ‘Reflection Connection’ as a place to share these...
Omni Properties Team headed by Dave Loehr [center] installs new sign at construction entrance to Groton Inn.
After just a few minutes with Josiah and Linda Coleman, owners of Salt and Light Bistro in Groton center, it’s easy to see why their new Café has experienced such rapid success. Their youthful energy coupled with an unusual depth of experience for their age, is clearly behind the success of their...
The Hanson Family, who died on Sept. 11, are remembered by Groton residents at their memorial on Town Field. Photo by Jane Mingolelli.

A resident with chainsaw works on a downed catalpa tree in his front yard. Other scenes of damage follow. Photos courtesy of Becky Pine

A severe and extremely fast-moving storm tore through parts of town center about 9:40 am on Sunday Sept. 11, downing dozens of trees and causing loss of electricity to many in and around the center. It took Groton Electric Light Department's superb crews hours to clear away the debris and re-...
John Lyons is a history teacher at Groton School. Brother David is a history teacher at St. Mark’s. Brother Joe is a history teacher at Deerfield. Coincidence? Not really. The three brothers are the sons of a private school history teaching legend at Andover http://goo.gl/52VxQC The three brothers...
Groton's Annual Labor Day Fireman’s Muster began with a parade of new and vintage Fire Engines from many Massachusetts towns driving through West Groton Square (top photo), all with sirens wailing , air-horns blaring, American flags flying, and candy being thrown to children. The muster features...
Groton Wellness has a new series of classes that focus on our connection to nature and primitive skills and how those connections can improve our overall well-being. Introducing Wild Wellness  Our first of the series was The History of Fire on August 25th.  In the photo, Andrea Vallario starts her...
  Why did a Groton couple along with three friends set themselves the monumental task of resetting and restoring more than 300 vandalized gravestones in a huge Jewish cemetery in the city of Bialystok, Poland, all during their summer vacation? Why were they motivated to plan the trip a year in...

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