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Pastel painting by Joni Parker-Roach

 

by Barbara Scofidio        For the town-wide art exhibit, Sense of Place, happening now through October 31, the Groton History Center asked 25 local artists to reflect on what it is about this special place we call home that speaks to them. The works that emerged are a fascinating glimpse of...

Dog drives man - Groton Animal Control Officer, Emeritus,  George Moore, and driver.

Respectfully submitted, George Moore, A.C.O Emeritus.   Following is a breakdown of the calls in September: Bats: 2 Bear sightings: 8 Cattle: 4 Cats: 2, 1 found, 1 lost Chickens: 1 Dogs: 14 Horses: 2 Owl: 1, deceased Pigeon: 1 Porcupine: 1 Woodchuck: 1 Rodent: 1 (...
Week of August 30 During the week of August 30, dispatch answered 1264 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls.      Police officers responded to 19 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated...

Christine Lee Hanson

 

The Select Board and the Town Manager thanked Don Black for planning and organizing and all the members of the Police and Fire Departments for participating in “A Community Commemoration in Remembrance of September 11, 2001” -  the wonderful ceremony that was held at Town Field.      This was a...
On Thurs, September 23, 2021, at 7:15 PM in Town Hall, the Planning Board meets to consider proposed zoning amendments to establish a new zoning district in which the development of multi-family housing may be permitted by right. The Multi-Family Development zoning district would encourage multi-...
by Connie Sartini   The Select Board voted unanimously accepted the recommendation of Town Manager Mark Haddad to name the unnamed road between Martins Pond Road and Hollis Street as “Sawyer Way” in honor of the many members of the Sawyer family who served in the military.      Last month,...

Fire Chief Steele McCurdy (third from left) and Police Chief Luth with fellow officers at Groton’s Twentieth Anniversary September 11 Ceremonies. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

Week of August 23 During the week of August 23, dispatch answered 1356 calls for service. The following is a summary of just a few of those calls: Police officers responded to 17 abandoned 9-1-1 calls; all ended up being accidental dials on cell phones. The police department investigated 4...
Saturday, September 11, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. First Parish Church of Groton, outside, at the front of the Meeting House We will read out loud the name of each person who died in the attacks on 9/11/2001. You can take a turn reading if you wish or just sit and listen. Come for a few minutes or...

Esu and Dan Lackey

Elea Kemler, Minister First Parish Church, led the Community Vigil For Healing on September 10, 2017 for healing, recognition and remembrance of four victims murdered at 80 Common Street on Friday. Below are excerpts from the Rev. Kemler’s comments. Shua Arshad, President of the Interfaith...
by Connie Sartini   Town Manager Mark Haddad presented the first draft of the 2021 Fall Town Meeting Warrant to the Select Board. There are 23 articles included on the warrant. There will be a public hearing on the Fall Town Meeting Warrant on Monday, September 13 at the Board’s regularly...

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