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Union Congregation Church on Main Street in Groton gets a fresh coat of paint on an early fall afternoon.


As summer wanes, cycling between the pull of warm summer days and cool fall nights, customers line up for a late-afternoon, late-season cone at Johnsons.  “[It] was the color of someone buying you an ice cream cone for no reason at all.” Lemony Snicket. - Photo by Steve Lieman.


Those quick enough to get their names in early enjoyed the over-subscribed Fireman’s chicken dinner on Labor Day. Everybody missed the tradtional Fireman’s Muster in West Groton but the lucky ones captured a taste of the Muster in their chicken dinner. Photo by Connie Sartini


A couple enjoys the view at Gibbet Hill while waiting for their table in the tent.

After a short hiatus in the early stage of the Cornavirus pandemic, The Music Center at Indian Hill resumed construction of their campus on Old Ayer Road near Groton Center. This recent aerial view was taken by John Ellenberger.


by Russell Harris   On March 6, 1975 a 25 year-old Groton man was gunned down in an inner-city Philadelphia parking lot at 6 am, having just finished his overnight shift driving a Yellow Cab. He was shot in the chest and pelvis. Police said robbery was not a motive since "a sum of $2 and a...

Groton demonstrators keep on keeping on.

Socially distanced grads

After living in Groton for many years, it is sometimes easy to hold a mental image of the town that diverges widely from demographic reality. When we go to town meeting and to the polls to make decisions about our town’s future, we must have a clear picture of the town as it is today. The...


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