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April 22 is Earth Day and marks the anniversary of Body Mind Spirit Salon and Day Spa being a member of the Green Circle Salons organization. Green Circle Salons is an organization started more than 10 years ago as a means of dealing with waste that the beauty industry generates. Every single...
Rollstone Bank & Trust has announced that since the Small Business Administration (SBA) unveiled its Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) just 12 days ago, it has processed more than 200 applications for approval by the SBA, and committed to $32 million to date.      Rollstone and other banks...
Many small-town weekly newspapers have folded in Massachusetts and across the nation. Some remaining newspapers have become ‘zombies,’ focusing on sensational news with dramatically reduced staffs, ignoring the week-in-week-out reporting of local politics and municipal happenings that are the...

The team at 1A Auto Parts of Nashua donated 800 medical masks, gloves, and a first-aid kit to the Groton Fire Department today. Fire Chief Steele McCurdy is pictured in this photo taken at the fire station. 1A Auto Parts CEO Rick Green said, "Working to help our first responders is key to getting us through this COVID-19 pandemic."


Jay Patel, Groton resident and owner/operator of Country Farms Convenience store, has generously stepped up and agreed to sell the orange bags required for disposal of trash at the Transfer Station now that the bags cannot be sold at the Transfer Station.      Besides being availabe at Country...

This season's Earl Carter weathervane shows Bugs Bunny with the pandemic's much sought-after TP.  Photo by Steve Lieman


A mask doesn't have to be scrub-green.

by Michael LaTerz   There is no shortage of news reports about the shortages of medical supplies; surgical masks, in particular.      Groton resident Sandra Nazarian Hersh is known for her oustanding talents as a seamstress. "I've been sewing since I was young. I enjoy it!" Legend has it...
Rollstone Bank & Trust has announced it will donate an initial $19,000 to communities it serves to help cope with burdens resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.      The money will be earmarked for meeting critical needs of some of the most vulnerable members of the community, including...

Full story next week: Groton resident Sandra Nazarian Hersh deploys her outstanding talents as a seamstress to make surgical masks for UMASS Medical Center. Photo by Michael LaTerz.



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