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Nashoba Valley Technical High School Students display their ice sculpture at the Taste of Nashoba Valley held at Lawrence Academy on March 21. Photo by Connie Sartini.
[Ed, Note. Barry A. Pease, member of the Groton Board of Selectmen, prepared the following report on “An Act to Modernize Municipal and Government” aka Mass Municipal Modernization Act (MMA) and presented this to Selectmen at their Monday night meeting. Bold face has been added by the Editor]...
Local Girl Scouts teamed up with the Nashoba Valley Amateur Radio Club to host a special event for the scouts’ World Thinking Day. Girls from the Nashaway Service Unit (Groton, Dunstable, Ayer, and Shirley) rotated through stations designed to teach them about world time, phonetics, Morse Code, and...
Nineteenth century Groton resident Dr. Norman Smith was a surgeon, farmer – a deeply spiritual and patriotic man - who lost four wives and four children by the time he was 48 years old. Dr. Smith joined the Sixth Massachusetts Regiment at the opening of the Civil War. The Sixth Massachusetts...

l-r: Seniors Ian Peterson, Zack Adams, Alex Platt, and Alyssa Towle stand behind just a small sample of what was collected during Peterson’s Eagle Project Textile Drive held behind Prescott School March 11. Photo courtesy of Nancy Ohringer.

Clothes, curtains, shoes, stuffed animals, service. Last Saturday, a small group of volunteers braved extreme cold as they worked behind Prescott School collecting textile donations dropped off by residents of the greater Groton area. Led by Ian Peterson, a senior at GDRHS who is running this drive...
Public meetings and reporting assignments occasionally produce thought-provoking reflections and comments that don’t fit neatly into a news story. ‘Reflection Connection’ is our place for publishing interesting observations, musings and bits of wisdom. Here we have excerpted some comments made by...
With the exception of mountain lions and wolves, Massachusetts forest wildlife is very similar to what the Puritans first saw 400 years ago. Black bear, moose, white-tailed deer, beaver, peregrine falcons, eagles, wood ducks, and wild turkeys, all species rare or absent 50 years ago, have recovered...
A Planning Board permit for renovation of Tarbell School was issued October 20, 2015. Under bylaw regulations ‘substantial construction’ must begin within two years of issuance of a permit. Therefore, reconstruction of the former Tarbell School must begin by October 20 of this year, or the...
Josiah and Linda Coleman, owners of Salt and Light Bistro-Café at 159 Main Street, are closed for major renovations. We can’t wait to see the fulfillment of their plans for an even better café experience. Tentative plan is to be ready to re-open on Monday, March 13. Watch for it!

Fake Cannon

Groton is proud to be home to the real thing - a cannon captured by Groton’s own Minutemen at the Battle of Chelsea Creek on May 27, 1775, from HMS Diana - 242 years ago. Meanwhile, residents of at least three Massachusetts communities including East Brookfield, Sturbridge and Billerica are...

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