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Attorney Mark Bobrowski was retained by Indian Hill Music Center to advise on the Dover Amendment and other land use issues. He is author of the Handbook of Massachusetts Law of Land Use & Planning Law. The handbook is frequently cited by Commonwealth courts. Attorney Bobrowski made the...
Pictured here are the latest design renderings of the Indian Hill Music Center Complex. Opinions on design are as varied as human beings. When these designs were presented at the December 8 Planning Board meeting, there were opinions ranging from neutral and non-committal, to highly enthusiastic,...

Northern View/ Main Entrance of Indian Hill Music Center complex

Pictured here are the latest design renderings of the Indian Hill Music Center Complex. Opinions on design are as varied as human beings. When these designs were presented at the December 8 Planning Board meeting, there were opinions ranging from neutral and non-committal, to highly enthusiastic...

When Groton Woman’s Club began their annual decoration of swags and lights on the Minutemen Common in front of First Parish church, something was missing: The tree in the Common that was draped with lights for the holidays was dying and had been removed. With no tree to adorn with lights, Groton Woman’s Club member Berta Erickson suggested lighting trees on Prescott Common. She received permission from BoS and got major assistance from GELD. The twinkling lights of Prescott Common [above] now provide a welcoming gateway to town center. Thanks, Berta, for a great idea.

When Groton Woman’s Club began their annual decoration of swags and lights on the Minutemen Common in front of First Parish church, something was missing: The tree in the Common that was draped with lights for the holidays was dying and had been removed. With no tree to adorn with lights, Groton...

Friends of Prescott celebrate second anniversary. Photo Courtesy Friends of Prescott

Friends of Prescott celebrated its second anniversary with an impressive list of accomplishments in its efforts to ensure Prescott School, located in the heart of Groton, remains one of the town’s assets, a desire expressed by Town Meeting vote. The Friends began as a response from a group of...
It’s a happy fact that Groton’s Revolutionary War cannon, captured at the battle of Chelsea Creek 241 years ago by Groton Minutemen on May 27, 1775, has finally found its way into the care of historian and craftsman Earl Carter. For years this historic treasure was neglected, left out in the...

Berta Erickson and GELD’s Dan Johnson discuss placement of the lights, as the GELD bucket trucks raise up to place lights at the highest points in the trees. Photo by Connie Sartini.

When the Groton Woman’s Club began their annual decoration of swags and lights on the Minutemen Common this month, something was missing. And that was the tree in the Common that has also always been lighted for the holidays. Unfortunately, that tree was dying and finally had to be removed for...

Drone photo by Greg Premru

Scaffolding is down and the first stage of repairs to Groton’s old meetinghouse has been completed. Work was done to shore up roof beams, the bell tower and the clock. The steeple clock at Groton’s old meetinghouse was built by Groton silversmith James Ridgeway, whose wife Faithey Stowell Ridgeway...

No matter how large or small, the Groton Police Department protects all inhabitants of the town. Here, Officer Joshua Grigg keeps a tiny Owl safe while waiting for back-up.

Officer Joshua Grigg found a tiny owl while on patrol. He made sure the bird was safe until he could deliver it into the experienced hands of Groton Animal Control Officer George Moore. Mr. Moore reported that the little owl ‘was the cutest little guy’ and that department policy is to return...
Selectmen Chairman Jack Petropoulos appeared before the Charter Review Committee to propose a solution to a simmering problem that could have impacted every property owner in town, and could have degraded confidence in town government. [See related story in News section of this week's online Groton...

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