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Groton-Dunstable Middle School Fifth Graders in garb and manner of the nation's founders gather on the steps of Groton's Old Meeting House following their debate on the merits of rebelling aginst the English crown, or remaining loyal to it.

For over a decade the Grade 5 students of Groton-Dunstable Regional Middle School have been imagining themselves in the position of a Colonial farmer, blacksmith or merchant and facing the tremendous decision that faced the population of the two towns in 1775, to remain loyal to the King and...
“In the summer, the days were long, stretching into each other. Out of school, everything was on pause and yet happening at the same time, this collection of weeks when anything was possible.”    - Quote from Sarah Dessen.    Photo by Steve Lieman at Groton Conservation Trust Sunset Party at the...
- Any Functioning Adult 2020 -   A Liberal is a Person Who Will Give Away Everything He Doesn’t Own - - Actually, Guns DO Kill People - - I thought Socialism Made Sense. And Then I Turned Nine - - Think Outside The FOX - - Think. It’s not illegal (yet) -  - 8645 - - He Won so Shut Up and Get Over...

 

Special thanks to Joyce Faola for submitting this yard sale find.

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This 'fixer-upper' at 419 Old Ayer Road near the Ayer-Groton town line near looks as if it's being prepared for liftoff to the Land of Oz. Actually, the house was raised so that a new foundation can be poured in preparation for a complete remodel of the home.        Ultimately this home will be...
 Jeff Gordon, and his staff of Agents from EXIT Assurance Realty, will host “Enter Summer with EXIT,” a town fair to benefit a New Home Build for Habitat for Humanity North Central Massachusetts, Saturday, June 16, at the Lawrence Academy Fields, located on Route 119 in Groton.    “We’re excited to...

Rebecca Pike and her 199-year-old friend.

After more than 30 years as Bell Ringer for First Parish Church, Rebecca Pike is retiring. She rang the bell to call parishioners to worship, and after weddings and funerals. The Paul Revere and Son bell was cast in 1819 and has hung in the belfry of the Old Groton Meeting House ever since. Photo...
See related story in the News section of this week's paper.
Most of us moved to Groton for practical reasons. We came for the schools, proximity to work, reasonably priced real estate, rural beauty – all the self-evident attractions. But for those who stay for the long haul, those who participate in the full life of the town, there is another more subtle...
  I asked Groton-Dunstable High School students, “What is the one thing that you could tell adults about your life that you think would surprise them?” and was surprised to receive nearly 300 responses from a school of only about 400 students. There are a lot of thoughts and ideas that many high...

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