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Spotted at Lost Lake on July 4, 2017.

Camp Devens was carved out of the “wilderness” with 43,700,000 feet of lumber, 3,260,000 square feet of wallboard, 8,938 doors and 20 carloads of nails. Archival photo.

The year 2017 will mark 100 years since Camp Devens was carved out of the “wilderness” with 43,700,000 feet of lumber, 3,260,000 square feet of wallboard, 8,938 doors, 20 carloads of nails, and 20 miles of roads. It’s an anniversary worth celebrating as the beginning of a century that would leave...
Photographic images of Americans who fought in the Revolutionary War are exceptionally rare because few soldiers of 1775-1783 lived until the advent of practical photography in the early 1840s. Joe Baumam, a Utah-based journalist spent three decades seeking out, researching and compiling many of...
Gloria Ackroyd of Groton (center) was presented with a special Appreciation Pin by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts for her exemplary service and leadership for more than 25 years. Pictured with Gloria are (L-R) Patricia A. Parcellin, Chief Executive Officer of GSEMA; and Tricia Tilford,...

Garden Club and Fire Department members are joined by Town Manager Mark Haddad, center, at the Center Station on Farmer's Row.

The Groton Garden Club spent the hottest day so far this summer bringing to life the area surrounding the 9-11 Memorial at the new Center Fire Station. Gathering on the morning of June 12 in 90 degree heat, with spades, gloves, shovels, and water, the crew of sixteen members of the Garden Club...
Preparing for services at the Mound, Groton Cemetery, Memorial Day 2017. Photo by Russell Harris
The past decade has brought yoga into the mainstream in both Groton and the rest of the U.S. For those new to yoga, it is, in its simplest form, a series of physical postures geared to relax the body as it unites the mind and spirit. Yoga’s roots originated in the fifth and sixth centuries BCE but...
Drone view of the new Groton Inn construction. Photo by John Ellenberger
After the recent vote to strike down FCC internet privacy regulations many of our readers are left wondering how much of their information is at risk and what action(s) can you take to maintain privacy. This is a complex subject but we will attempt to provide a few answers while attempting to...
David Vallee spoke June 1 at Nashua River Watershed Association River Resource Center in Groton about the impact of regional weather trends on river flooding. Vallee, a hydrologist with the National Weather Service’s Northeast River Forecast Center, explained that since 1970 there has been a...

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