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Massachusetts state bird, the black-capped chickadee, is at risk of finding Massachusetts uninhabitable.

[Ed. note: The national Audubon 118th Christmas Bird Count takes place in the Groton/Ayer/Oxbow NWR circle Sunday, December 17. Participants may join other volunteers canvassing the area or just count the birds at their feeders by contacting compiler Ron Lockwood  email:
Tom Wessells returns to lead an #Optoutside walk for Groton Conservation Trust, Friday, Nov. 24, 1-3 p.m. at Throne Hill. Wessells, author of Reading the Forested Landscape, has a gift for understanding the clues to our woodlands’ past. Grounded on years of natural history study and experience, his...

Eagle Scout Patrick Daly and his Groton Memorial Forest sign and kiosk. Photo by Jon O’Connor, GDRHS Art Dept.

*/ Patrick Daly (GD 2020) was awarded his Eagle Scout badge November 5. For his Eagle Scout project, Patrick helped re-distinguish Groton Town Forest as Groton Memorial Forest by building and installing a kiosk in the forest parking lot. Visitors enjoying the forest will read about the land’s...
*/ Air Force Sergeant Frank Scimemi at Ceremony honoring veterans at the GDRHS. Frank served from 1942-45 in China, Burma and India as a mechanic on airplanes. He is 96 years old and is accompanied here by his wife Louise.     This year marks one of the best Veterans Day ceremonies at Groton-...
*/ In October, Pack 12 Cub Scouts gathered ‘round, Cutler Field campfire, roasting marshmallows, staring into the fire. Photo courtesy of Geoff Kromer.

Painting titled ‘Vermont Barn’ by Harding Mudge Bush. It can be seen at the Harding Bush gallery at Lee Muir-Haman’s studio at 30 Main Street in Ayer.

The ‘torch’ of the Harding Mudge Bush art studio & gallery at 30 Main Street in Ayer has passed into the capable hands of Lee Muir-Haman, a woman whose love of watercolor painting was ignited in 2008 when she took an intensive 2-week course with watercolorist Harding Mudge Bush.    The studio...

“If you could have one of these outfits in a size to fit you, which one would you choose?” Sandra Hersh [second from left] and some of her after-school sewing class students model their picks. Photo by Russell Harris

 The lost art of hand sewing is alive and well at Florence Roche Elementary School where Groton seamstress Sandra Nazarian Hersh instructs six young ladies in the tradition of hand sewing.       This six-week class, run as an after-school program, is held twice a year, and is aimed at students in...

Aren Truex (of Groton) as Simba in Peacock Players’ Disney’s Lion King Jr.

Peacock Players, New Hampshire’s premiere award-winning youth theatre, will proudly present the new Broadway musical adaptation of Disney’s The Lion King Jr. for two weekends in November at the Janice B. Streeter Theater, located at 14 Court Street in Nashua, NH.  Disney’s The Lion King Jr....
After a long morning of PSAT testing last Wednesday, October 25th, the Groton-Dunstable Regional High School ended their school day with a performance by an up-and-coming singer-songwriter, Wrabel. The school’s Music Honors Society chose to host the artist — who has gained millions of online fans...


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