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Groton Grange #7 held its annual Halloween candy hand-out again this year. There was a record number of dragons, witches, nurses, a few farmers and cowboys, and various other costumes bringing the total number to close to 450. We were impressed by the fact that almost to a person, the trick-or-...

This photo of the original Moors School was provided by the Groton Historical Society, and appears in a booklet by published in September 1911 entitled "Moors School at Old District No. 2, The Story of A District School" by Edward Adams Richardson.

 

Groton Conservation Trust has a legacy of interweaving education with conservation. We are pleased to announce the completion of a project that integrates conservation, education, and Groton history at the site of the former Moors School on Moors Road, just off Farmers Row by the General Field...
I am responding to the article in last week’s Groton Herald about the postponement of the acceptance of Amelia Way as a town road. Per the Town’s own Road Acceptance Policy, the legal issue of roadway ownership is not supposed to be handled until after Town Meeting (please see attached sections B...
Local veterans, family members and friends are invited to the Prescott School Community Center Big Book exhibit room for a special evening honoring veterans and the contributions they make to peace in our world.      The event will be held on Veterans Day, Monday November 11 from 6:00-7:30....
Hunting is allowed in Groton. Hunting season has started. However, safety distances must be followed. The distance for discharge of a firearm is: 500’ from an occupied dwelling and 150’ from a travelled road. Hunting obviously is not allowed on land that is posted for ‘no trespassing’.  ...
Groton Animal Control is seeking information concerning an attack/bite that happened on Williams Barn Property. The bite broke the skin. The victim has begun an anti-rabies shot series.      The owner of the dog is described as blonde, approximately 40 years of age, walking with 2 dogs. One,...
The fiscal reasons for preserving land instead of allowing it to be developed are compelling. The fear of lost tax revenue on preserved open-space makes little sense when the math is done on the effects to the town. Let’s assume 5 houses could be built on the 49 acres in West Groton. Each home...
I appreciated the editorial on naming the new senior center.  Helen “Sis” Swieca was Win and Lonnie’s youngest sister, not sister-in-law.  She was the youngest of 11 children in the Sherwin family. She was my neighbor growing up and a close friend 'til her death a few years ago.      Hope this...
Please consider enjoying thefollowing Groton History Center educational opportunities. • October 20 at 2:00 PM, you are welcome to join the Groton History Center for its brief Annual Meeting at the Groton Inn. Program updates and year- end reports will be presented. Members may vote on next...
I read with interest about the shortage of funds for the installation of artificial turf at the high school by GD@Play. This may allow the group and the school committee AND THE REST OF THE TOWN, to reconsider in light of the findings related in the October 9th Boston Globe about “Toxic chemicals...

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