Special Notices

Harlan the gnome is still hiding among the forest trees. Besides the beech tree he is resting under there are a number of white oak trees on his Groton Conservation Trust property.  White oaks(Quercus alba) are dropping their acorns now. This provides food for wildlife to stock up on to prepare for...
Groton will be holding the fall 2017 Town Meeting starting Monday, October 23, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at Groton-Dunstable Middle School Performing Arts Center located at 345 Main Street. The Meeting is open to all registered voters in the town. DEADLINE to register to vote for the Fall...
Harlan the gnome is enjoying the fine weather hiding on one of the Groton Conservation Trust properties. Harlan is around ferns and hemlock trees.  There are many different ferns to be found on this property. One that looks unique is the native sensitive fern(Onoclea sensibilis).  It is a tall pale...
In 2016, the Selectmen of the towns of Groton and Dunstable proclaimed September 21st as Betsy Sawyer Day, in recognition of her steadfast dedication to peace education.  This date was specifically chosen to coincide with the United Nation’s International Day of Peace.  In honor of her work and to...
Harlan the gnome is enjoying his new site.  The moss there appreciates recent rains so things are staying green.  This Groton Conservation Trust property has some different club mosses (Lycopodium).  They are fern-like plants typically resembling very small evergreen  trees for only six to ten...
*/ We inadvertently misspelled the name of newly appointed member of the Sargisson Beach Committee Lynda Moore in last week’s edition. We apologize for the error. 
​Free cash results from the calculation, as of July 1, of a community’s remaining, unrestricted funds from operations of the previous fiscal year based on the balance sheet as of June 30. It typically includes actual receipts in excess of revenue estimates and unspent amounts in departmental budget...
*/ Selectmen unanimously supported the recommendation of Police Chief Donald Palma and appointed Victor Sawyer as a permanent Groton Police Officer. Sawyer has been a Reserve Officer in Groton since 2012. Chief Palma noted that Victor Sawyer was an exceptional reserve officer and that the opening...
A late-filed bill before the Transportation Committee would create a special commission to study and make recommendations to the MBTA about changing the name of the Yawkey commuter rail station on the Worcester-Framingham line to a name that is “consistent with and reflects the values of the...
Once again Boy Scouts Troop 1 West Groton will hold a HUGE yard sale on Labor Day, Monday, September 4 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at H&V Field, 220 Townsend Rd (between 225 & 119), West Groton as part of the Firemen’s Muster.  Donation Drop Off:  Wednesday, August 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. at H&V...

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