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     I now know why most of us entering the supermarket head directly to the toilet paper and paper towel aisle only to find empty shelves that leave us devastated. It is the most important item on our list today. Toilet paper is important and history proves it. For instance China's Ming Dynasty...

Essential American dream image from Champney Street. Photo by Steve Lieman


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This hungry bear wandered into the yard of Kim and Chris McNeil of West Groton last weekend around 7:00 p.m. and got a hold of this full hod of bird seed... and hauled it down to the ground for easier munching! Kim shared with us, "We are in West Groton, pretty far off the road, deep in the...
Damon Irby reports that this photo was taken from Sawtell Drive just 10 seconds before last Friday’s storm hit Chicopee Row with all its force. Photo shows the line of showers and a microburst. Power was lost about 5 minutes later when trees came down on Chicopee Row, dragging down power lines....

Transfer Station’s baling hut lost its covering during the storm Friday night. Photo by Nancy Ohringer


“Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay! My, oh, my, what a wonderful day / Mister Bluebird’s on my shoulder / It’s the truth, it’s actual - everything is satisfactual / Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay!” 

Wildlife photographer Scott Eggiman reports that there are a lot of Eastern Bluebirds around Groton this year. He is "thrilled they are nesting in my backyard for another year." Photo by Scott Eggimann.


Essence of cognitive dissonace defined in one sign.


by Robert Stewart   If you watched “60 Minutes” last week on CBS, viewers may have been struck by the revelation that correspondent Leslie Stahl was stricken by the COVID-19 virus. While it is newsworthy when prominent people become sickened by the virus, it was the context in which she made...
by Russell Harris   Besides the bewildering disruption to our economic, social and family lives, the Covid-19 pandemic has thrown the time-worn traditional patterns of our political process and calendar into turmoil. After initial shock and surprise, we are gradually regaining our footing and...


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