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 Preparing for Dunstable’s Memorial Day Parade. Photo by John Callahan

Turtles and a beaver grace a pond.

It’s been a cold, dreary Spring season for the humans of Groton.  This stalwart heron is defenitely not ‘singin’ in the rain,’ seemingly enduring our run of bad weather with stoic resolve. This lovely photo, was taken by Bob Anderson on Groton’s Duck Pond.

by Nancy Cicco      A team of UMass Lowell researchers has pioneered a new, more efficient way to power electric vehicles.    The innovation, developed by Chemistry Department Chairman Prof. David Ryan and a group of UMass Lowell students, will enable electric vehicles of all sizes to run longer...
The gym at the Old Prescott School came alive last Saturday evening with community spirit, great food, fine wine, good humor, some good jokes [and some not-so-good one’s drawing appreciative catcalls], all this for fun and to raise funds for the Friends of Prescott’s mission to turn Prescott School...
 “I may be crossing, proceed with care! ‘Cause if you don’t, I won’t get there!    Please watch for us on roads and in yards between now and late June!  We need your help! Think of us when you drive your car or lawn mower!” If you find us injured or deceased, please contact our helpers immediately...
Little James Fox, a name sounding something like a doo wop artist from the 1950s, was actually a native man named Gasumbitt, living in the Groton area in the 1680s. Little James Fox aka Gasumbitt, along with other native people were offered the opportunity to pick up some ready cash by putting...
Little James Fox, a name sounding something like a doo wop artist from the 1950s, was actually a native man named Gasumbitt, living in the Groton area in the 1680s. Little James Fox aka Gasumbitt, along with other native people were offered the opportunity to pick up some ready cash by putting...

Doug Ruby shows off his chops on the Euphonium. The Euphonium has been called the ‘king of band instruments’, or the ‘cello of the band’, because of its similarity in timbre and ensemble role of the cello. Euphoniums are wildly used in many marches, and in brass band music of the British tradition.  While the euphonium was not historically part of the standard jazz big band or combo, the instrument’s technical facility and large range make it well-suited to a jazz solo role.

 One of the most fraught challenges of later life is transitioning from the world of conventional employment into a new phase of life, a phase we call ‘retirement’. So-called ‘retirement’ can be challenging, full of peril and promise.     The greatest peril often lies in the difficulty of finding a...
Groton's Friends of the Tree Warden lead Arbor Day festivities and tree planting on the town common in front of the Congregational Church on Main Street.

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