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George Moore, an advocate for agricuture, takes his role as an Agricultural Commissioner seriously. Although not a farmer by trade, George dabbles, maintains his own vegetable garden, and maple syrup production [shown here]. Photo by Robert Stewart

 To many residents in town and to the casual visitor, Groton appears as a quaint New England town that still holds onto the characteristics of old New England: Colonial-style architecture of homes and buildings, churches gracefully lining the main thoroughfares and open spaces. While there is much...

One New England native lawn alternative: Pennsylvania sedge does not need water, fertilizer or pesticides. Height: 6 - 8 inches, part sun to full shade, well drained soils, drought tolerant. Spreads densely. Can be mowed for a neater look.

*/    “Kill Your Lawn” was the unfiltered message from Mark Richardson, New England Wildflower Society’s Botanic Garden Director, when he spoke to a full house at the Nashua River Watershed Association Sunday (Feb 11) afternoon. The talk was cosponsored by the Groton Garden Club and funded by a...
Looking out a back window, she saw a fawn foraging. She picked up her camera. The fawn looked up and she captured this one-in-a-million image. Photo by Connie Sartini. */

Former Ambassador to Denmark, Rufus Gifford visited Groton last Friday to talk with voters at Salt and Light Cafe about his campaign for the Congressional seat now held by Niki Tsongas. Photo by John MacLeod

 Rufus Gifford is running for Congress. Last Friday he stopped by the Salt and Light Café as part of a coffee and conversation tour of cities and towns in the Massachusetts third congressional district. After sharing java at the café with constituents, he came up stairs to the Groton Herald to chat...

One of the hand painted murals by Jonathan D. Poor, a nephew of Rufus Porter, presently located in the historic Dr. Oliver Prescott Jr. house on Old Ayer Road. Mural is being offered by Indian Hill Music Center to Groton History Center.  Photo by Greg Premru.

The Dr. Oliver Prescott, Jr. house, built in 1791, was purchased by Indian Hill Music as part of the 110 acre parcel on Old Ayer Road, home for their new campus. The house, at 170 Old Ayer Road, is a pyramidal-hipped, Federal style house of two stories built on a nearly square plan.      Several...

Charles H. Bixby Store & Post Office at right. Photo Courtesy Carter Museum of Groton


A visual art project to warm our minds & imaginations, sponsored by the Revolving Museum located at 1067 Main Street in Fitchburg. 


Photo courtesy of Nancy Ohringer

New construction taking place at The Groton Inn's new Forge & Vine Restaurant, the newest dinner spot coming to Main Street in Groton.     There will be a private dining room, a raw bar, and full menu, which will include vegan selections. The atmosphere will not disappoint with soaring...

Volunteers using power, strong backs, and good spirit, clear the old viewscape of Gibbet Hill behind Groton History Center's Boutwell House.

Sunny Donelan's.


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