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By participating in the 2018 Walt Disney World® Marathon Presented by Cigna®, members of Team MSAA, Bekah Ware and Rachael Scharett are supporting members of the MS community, including their father, Dan. December 28, 2017, Cherry Hill, NJ - For most endurance athletes, completing a 26.2 mile...

The UCC Handbell Choir, under the direction of Cheryl Townsend, provided the program for the December meeting of the Groton Woman’s Club.  After playing one of their numbers featured in the Community Christmas Concert, Cheryl gave a brief history of handbells and the UCC Handbell Choir. Handbells and chimes were passed out, and those attending were able to ring and sing Christmas carols. Photo by Therese Keoseian

Driving home one evening last week after a delightful afternoon with a grandson discussing irony and imagery in “The Gift of the Maji” (be still, my English teacher heart!) I followed a police cruiser…to my house!     There we joined other cruisers, two firetrucks, several pick-ups, and a handful...

Grave at Groton Place for a ‘noble & constant horse.’ Photo by Rick Muehlke, property manager.


First snow of winter season • Car wheels spin • Muscle memory kicks in • Photo by Russell Harris

The new Groton Inn appears to be on track for late March Opening. Photo by N. Ohringer


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...


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