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Decked out for the Fourth of July is Tainter’s Store at the corner of Court Street in 1905, with horse-drawn carriages on a dirt Main Street (top photo). Today the building (bottom photo) is home to offices of Murphy Insurance. Photo is provided courtesy of Carter Museum of Groton History. */

Will Gilson

The not-so-secret garden in Groton is the Herb Lyceum, where growing up in this fragrant landscape, master chef and restaurant owner Will Gilson decided to make cooking his life’s work. This four-acre working farm has been in the Gilson family since the 1800s. Here you’ll find a wide selection of...
  “We are living in the most exciting, most dangerous, and most important time in human history,” said environmental engineer and author Ellen Moyer, Ph.D when she spoke June 6 at the Nashua River Watershed Association in Groton.     Moyer outlined ‘the bad news first’, citing the challenges and...

Groton-Dunstable Middle School Fifth Graders in garb and manner of the nation's founders gather on the steps of Groton's Old Meeting House following their debate on the merits of rebelling aginst the English crown, or remaining loyal to it.

For over a decade the Grade 5 students of Groton-Dunstable Regional Middle School have been imagining themselves in the position of a Colonial farmer, blacksmith or merchant and facing the tremendous decision that faced the population of the two towns in 1775, to remain loyal to the King and...
“In the summer, the days were long, stretching into each other. Out of school, everything was on pause and yet happening at the same time, this collection of weeks when anything was possible.”    - Quote from Sarah Dessen.    Photo by Steve Lieman at Groton Conservation Trust Sunset Party at the...
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Special thanks to Joyce Faola for submitting this yard sale find.

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This 'fixer-upper' at 419 Old Ayer Road near the Ayer-Groton town line near looks as if it's being prepared for liftoff to the Land of Oz. Actually, the house was raised so that a new foundation can be poured in preparation for a complete remodel of the home.        Ultimately this home will be...
 Jeff Gordon, and his staff of Agents from EXIT Assurance Realty, will host “Enter Summer with EXIT,” a town fair to benefit a New Home Build for Habitat for Humanity North Central Massachusetts, Saturday, June 16, at the Lawrence Academy Fields, located on Route 119 in Groton.    “We’re excited to...

Rebecca Pike and her 199-year-old friend.

After more than 30 years as Bell Ringer for First Parish Church, Rebecca Pike is retiring. She rang the bell to call parishioners to worship, and after weddings and funerals. The Paul Revere and Son bell was cast in 1819 and has hung in the belfry of the Old Groton Meeting House ever since. Photo...

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