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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...

Someone said: "All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cradles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space. The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization." Lawrence Academy's new entrance is defined by a quintesential New England farm house. Photo by Steve Lieman.


[Ed Note: The following was mostly excerpted from Changes In The Land: an ecological history of New England, by Yale and University of Wisconsin historian William Cronon pubished in 1983. Groton references added.]            During the 1620s and 1630s all the southern New England Indian...
by Katharine Webster   Prof. Susanna Remold, new chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at Umass Lowell, is an expert on the evolution and ecology of disease-causing microbes that can move from animal to human hosts.      From 2017 to 2018, Remold represented the National Science...

As they do annually, scouts from Troop 3 set flags on Main Street in honor of Patriots Day. This year, scouts had to incorporate social distancing into their efforts. Pictured is Troop 3's Flagmaster, Bryce June. Photo courtesy Steve Onishi


Paul Matisse geese flee west on spire of old Baptist church building. Photo by Steve Lieman.



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