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November is a time of year to especially reflect upon and acknowledge all that we have to be grateful for in our lives. In the true spirit of this, Groton Community School would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone who helped us to make a new home at 14 Main Street for the 2019-20...
The following two quotes from a major study of changes in local news gathering and reporting acoss America by PEN AMERICA, titled "Losing the News, The Decimation of Local Journalism and the Search for Solutions." November 20, 2019   "Since 2004, nearly 1,800 newspapers have closed, leaving ...
 In looking back at the last 3.5 years and thinking about the various decisions made by the Groton-Dunstable School Committee, I find myself so appreciative of my fellow board members and all the hard work they have done to better our District.      Our District has undergone some significant...
Seems you may meet new friends from Groton wherever you may go!      My husband and I just returned from a trip to Kentucky where we did some of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. While we don’t often stay in a Bed and Breakfast, we liked the location and information about “The Meeting House” in...
I read with interest Michael LaTerz's article about Groton's role in World War I in the most recent issue of the Herald. Many of the aspects of that time period he touched upon have reams of source material written on them which we, the general public, will never have time and/or inclination to...
Ed Note: This letter is reprinted here to give context to the related story on the front page of this edition.   FROM: TOWN OF GROTON Affordable Housing Trust TO: Mr. Robert D. France, Manager, Mount Laurel Development, LLC April 6, 2017 Re: Boynton Meadows Project   Dear Mr. France...
Dear Editor: Groton Turtle Conservation would like to wholeheartedly thank the community and our town employees for helping to protect Groton’s wild turtle population.      We so appreciate the many efforts to move turtles out of harm’s way and to send us photos and observations. As turtles...
What Are Eligible Costs? Town Manager Mark Haddad said there is an impression that the state will provide 48 to 50 percent reimbursement of the cost for a new school, but that impression is misleading. The fifty percent cost share with the town is for ‘eligible costs’ only, not all costs. So,...
On the long list of problems the Town needs to deal with, jaywalking on Main Street is low on the list. When traffic is light, avoiding the minor inconvenience of walking a few extra steps to use our new cross walks is no big deal. But there are a few who feel entitled to cross Main Street...
Ed Note: Below are Gus Widmayer’s lightly-edited remarks at the ribbon cutting for Kilbourn Place, former site of Donelans Market and Groton Hospital many years before that.        Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome! I appreciate you coming out today to mark the end of the design and...

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