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This is a photo from a reenactment of the opening hostilities of the Revolutionary War at the ‘Rude Bridge’ in Concord.  Although Groton Minutemen arrived too late for this battle, the people of Groton played an active and key role in the decision to go to war with Great Britian and in fighting the war, seeking their independence. An opportunity to learn more about our history through a dramatic presentation will take place at The Old Meeting House [First Parish Church] on Saturday, April 13. Sarting at 6:30 p.m. on the Minutemen Common,  the 6th Middlesex Regiment will perform a Muster and Demonstration. The dramatic Patriots Path - Groton 1765-1776 presentation begins in the meeting house at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Free of charge.  Please see information ad on page 8

On Saturday, April 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on the Minuteman Common, see a dramatic presentation crafted from the special stories of our town immediately before, during and in the wake of the American revolution. Patriots’ Paths recovers these lost stories.  Farmers, widows, Loyalists, spies,...

West Groton turkeys strut their stuff.

Otto Piene’s dynamic image of a horse on display at Fitchburg Art Gallery is on loan from a private


by Robert Stewart,      Throughout the years Groton has been home to several nationally and internationally knowm artists whose works have been displayed in museums and other venues locally and outside the region.    Artists like Edmund Tarbell whose Impressionist paintings still attract attention...
Otto Piene was a member of the MIT faculty. Pictured here is one of his art installations focusing on light at the MIT campus in Cambridge. */
The very rare, ‘Two Dogs’ Maple Syurp, the ‘Makers Mark’ of West Groton maple syrups, enjoys a reputation among a select group of afficionados for its limpid clarity, flavor and West Groton terrior. */

A flooded basement in Olivia Way home.

by Connie Sartini     Residents of Olivia Way met with the Select Board Monday night to discuss their Citizen’s Petition article on the Spring Town Meeting requesting use of conservation land adjacent to their properties to alleviate the massive flooding to their street and homes.    Spokesmen for...
About 30 adults and children gathered on the common on Main St. Monday at dusk to hold candles and signs in support of the two congregations in New Zealand that suffered terrorist attack. The vigil was sonsored by the Groton Interfaith Council.  */   Photo by Steve Lieman. */

Groton-Dunstable spanish teacher John Tyler introduces Mexican artists to Middle School Class. See below for examples of fantastic animal sculptures created by alberije artists. 

Photos by Nancy Ohringer

by Russell Harris     Like estranged half-siblings, Mexico and the United States gaze at each other across a political-cultural divide, from opposite banks of a cross-continental river, athwart a barricade, seeing the world from radically different cultural perspectives, genuinely trying to fathom...

"Whoo-Cooks-For-Yoou" said the Barred Owl before taking a nap on his visit to a Mill Street backyard. 

Photo by Connie Sartini


West Groton Resident Rob Rains here with his wife and seven children before embarking on

weight-loss journey.

by Russell Harris   Rob Rains, resident of West Groton, has everything to live for. He has a beautiful, supportive wife, seven children, his own business, and a deep religious faith with sustaining relationships in his religious community. But, Rob knew there was one thing dragging him down,...


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