Boy Scouts from Troop 1 in West Groton aim to revitalize Sawyer Common. This project will contribute to Kyle Zimmer’s Eagle Scout badge. From left to right: Aidan O’Rourke, Akul Chennakesavan, Kyle Zimmer, Nick Marsh, Nathan Townsend, Kenny Kromer, David Audette. Photo by John MacLeod.
Karl Lundgren graduated from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s fifty-day Career Recruit Firefighter Training Program on August 18, 2017. “This rigorous professional training provides our newest firefighters with the basic skills to perform their jobs effectively and safely,” said State Fire...
It’s all based on the premise of time travel — through a freak accident, Ben Franklin finds himself in the 21st century, so he decides to make the best of it. As a result, he and his “ghostwriter/collaborator,” writer/producer Tom Nalesnik, have invented a modern-day updating of the original real-...
Briana Bozkurt of Groton, a member of the Class of 2019 and majoring in Communication, has been named to the Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester
Christopher Hunter of Groton will graduate from The Massachusetts State Firefighting Academy in Stow as a member of Career Recruit Firefighter Training Class #256, a class that includes graduates from 23 Massachusetts towns. Graduation will take place on Friday, August 18.
Dunstable resident Luke Williams will run the 45th annual New Balance Falmouth Road Race to help conquer cancer, on August 20, as a member of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s team. 
BATES COLLEGE Trevor Fry of Groton, son of Gretchen M. Hummon, has been named to the dean’s list at Bates College, Lewiston, ME, for the winter semester ending in April 2017. Fry is a 2015 graduate of Groton School. He is majoring in French and francophone studies and politics at Bates. Nick Wilder...
Students from Groton and Dunstable received degrees and honors and conducted research at their chosen colleges, universities and secondary schools. Congratulations to all. • College Degrees UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-AMHERST Gabrielle Anastasia Rainville of Dunstable received a bachelor’s degree...
Cheryl (Wyatt) Kuzmitch, a familiar face at the post office counter, is retiring at the end of the month. A Groton native, she started working for the postal service in Groton in March 1986 during which time she has been the primary agent for receiving “The Groton Herald” each week for mail...
Allen King, who is a member of the Old Meetinghouse Committee that has overseen the Phase 1 restoration project, has been researching through early town records to see when the weathervane was made and who created it but to no avail, although he did find a record of supplies purchased for the...


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