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Firefighters quickly went to work to prevent the fire from spreading to adjacent recyclable material and to stop the fire from further damaging the building.

 
On the evening of Friday, July 1, there was fire at the Transfer Station in the cardboard-recycling building.   Groton...

Juliana Grant rang the Revere bell at the Old Meeting House, celebrating her winning first prize in a writing contest for her poem "The Matriarch of Groton."  Photo by Steve Lieman.

 

Members of the U8 Groton (age division) Youth Baseball Maroon and Orange teams played against each other at the Cow Pond Complex Wednesday, July 14. Photos by Robert Mingolelli

Golfers Allen Griffin, Bob Anderson, Andy Palmer and Rick Salon head to the first tee at Groton Country Club. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

GSGL Low Net Results for 7/6/2021 Matches Low net and second place:  1st-Flight A-Andy Palmer, 33.5 2nd-Bill Ennis...

Groton Police and Fire Deptartments quelled a car fire last Saturday at 2:45 PM in front of Lavender Florist and Gift Shop.

 

Chief Mike Luth welcomes the three new members – Part-time Officer Robert Wayne, Full-time Officer Adam Hyde and Part-time Officer Emily Ramos to the Groton Department following their appointments by the Select Board.

 

Members of the Groton Garden Club

 

Groton Garden Club recently held its Annual Meeting in the Tent at Forge and Vine. After many months of masks, distancing...

Firefighters quickly went to work to prevent the fire from spreading to adjacent recyclable material and to stop the fire from further damaging the building.

 

Juliana Grant rang the Revere bell at the Old Meeting House, celebrating her winning first prize in a writing contest for her poem "The Matriarch of Groton."  Photo by Steve Lieman.

 

Members of the U8 Groton (age division) Youth Baseball Maroon and Orange teams played against each other at the Cow Pond Complex Wednesday, July 14. Photos by Robert Mingolelli

Golfers Allen Griffin, Bob Anderson, Andy Palmer and Rick Salon head to the first tee at Groton Country Club. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

Groton Police and Fire Deptartments quelled a car fire last Saturday at 2:45 PM in front of Lavender Florist and Gift Shop.

 

Chief Mike Luth welcomes the three new members – Part-time Officer Robert Wayne, Full-time Officer Adam Hyde and Part-time Officer Emily Ramos to the Groton Department following their appointments by the Select Board.

 

Members of the Groton Garden Club

 

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by Connie Sartini   Groton’s Diversity Task Force Chairman Raquel Majeski and member Michelle Collette presented a report to the Select Board...

Firefighters quickly went to work to prevent the fire from spreading to adjacent recyclable material and to stop the fire from further damaging the building.

 
On the evening of Friday, July 1, there was fire at the Transfer Station in the cardboard-recycling building.   Groton Fire Chief Steele McCurdy...
In recent weeks, several issues have led some parents to be concerned that the Groton-Dunstable schools may be teaching and espousing certain values...
by Robert Stewart   The School Building Committee, which is finalizing plans for construction of the new Florence Roche Elementary School...

Juliana Grant rang the Revere bell at the Old Meeting House, celebrating her winning first prize in a writing contest for her poem "The Matriarch of Groton."  Photo by Steve Lieman.

 

I wish to address the Diversity Task Force recomendation that the Town Seal omit the words Holy Bible.      Why are we here? Wasn’t this question...
A recent email from 19 Carter, the new(ish) community in Berlin, MA, highlighted an award they received from Tower Hill Botanic Garden: “for...

News

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:28pm
by Connie Sartini   Groton’s Diversity Task Force Chairman Raquel Majeski and member Michelle...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:22pm

Firefighters quickly went to work to prevent the fire from spreading to adjacent recyclable material and to stop the fire from further damaging the building.

 
On the evening of Friday, July 1, there was fire at the Transfer Station in the cardboard-...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:17pm

Groton Police and Fire Deptartments quelled a car fire last Saturday at 2:45 PM in front of Lavender Florist and Gift Shop.

 

Obituaries

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:16pm
Atty. Thomas E. Lilly, 82, of Groton, was born in Clinton on January 21, 1939. He was the son of...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:15pm
Edith Jane Doliber Pinsoneault, 87, died July 7, 2021 in Streetsboro, OH. Edie was born August 17...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:10pm
Richard "Rich" W. De Beaucourt Jr., 56, of Nashua, NH, for- merly of Groton, passed away on June...

Features

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:37pm

Juliana Grant rang the Revere bell at the Old Meeting House, celebrating her winning first prize in a writing contest for her poem "The Matriarch of Groton."  Photo by Steve Lieman.

 

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:01pm
by The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies   Annual gains in homeowner improvement and...
Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 4:29pm

Robert Heberton Terrell. This black and white original photo was colorized. Date of photo is unknown.

 

by Russell Harris   The first Black to deliver an oration at a Harvard University...

Public Notices

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Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 1:01pm
Groton Planning Board Public Hearing Notice Special Permit Application Flexible Development...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 1:00pm
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to Section 154-5 of the Bylaws of the...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:58pm
  PUBLIC NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW PROJECT: Proposed Well and Pumping Facilities, Main...

Sports

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:48pm

Members of the U8 Groton (age division) Youth Baseball Maroon and Orange teams played against each other at the Cow Pond Complex Wednesday, July 14. Photos by Robert Mingolelli

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:42pm

Golfers Allen Griffin, Bob Anderson, Andy Palmer and Rick Salon head to the first tee at Groton Country Club. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

 

GSGL Low Net Results for 7/6/2021 Matches Low net and second place:  1st-Flight A-Andy Palmer...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:41pm
 Joe Simeone at UConn Groton-Dunstable Regional HS Alum and present University of Connecticut...

Special Announcements

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:27pm
FIREWORKS ! !   Groton’s Annual Fireworks Festival will be held at  Town Field (...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:13pm

Chief Mike Luth welcomes the three new members – Part-time Officer Robert Wayne, Full-time Officer Adam Hyde and Part-time Officer Emily Ramos to the Groton Department following their appointments by the Select Board.

 

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:09pm
Week of June 14, 2021 During the week of June 14, dispatch answered calls for service. The...

Happenings

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 1:25pm
Children’s Events:  Sign up on- line at gpl.org, email kids@gpl.org, or call 978-448-1168. •...
Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 2:32pm

The class of 1961 spent the day in Groton in celebration of their graduation! A day of reminiscing, tour of their High School, (renamed Colonel William Prescott School) in the 1975. Gathering at their alma mater they were able to tour the school. Then it was on to the Groton Country Club where they enjoyed a grand luncheon with lots of laughter.

Pictured above left to right are:

1st Row: Vera (Blake) Strickland, Margarette (Sheehan) Kelleher, Shirley (Cook) Coit

2nd Row: Joanne Rizzo, Joan (MacGregor) Divoll, Peggy (Sawyer) Zaldivar

3rd Row: Nancy (Sullivan) Washington, Linda (Dewar) Starr, Sandra (Hallet) Walker, Virginia (Powell) Whitney

4th Row: Artie Starr, William Benoit, Roger Bourget

 

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 2:25pm
Visit www.prescottscc.org for details and to register CLASSES STARTING July 2 through July 17...

People

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 1:11pm

Members of the Groton Garden Club

 

Groton Garden Club recently held its Annual Meeting in the Tent at Forge and Vine. After many...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:59am
Athlete Stephen Miller from Groton has registered to compete in the Consumers Energy AuSable...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:50am
University of Connecticut The following students from Groton have graduated from the University...

Schools

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:59pm
In recent weeks, several issues have led some parents to be concerned that the Groton-Dunstable...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:52pm
by Robert Stewart   The School Building Committee, which is finalizing plans for construction...
Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 4:09pm
Focus of Criticism Centers on Curriculum Issues and Background of New Coordinator by Robert...

Letters

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:26pm
I wish to address the Diversity Task Force recomendation that the Town Seal omit the words Holy...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:23pm
A recent email from 19 Carter, the new(ish) community in Berlin, MA, highlighted an award they...
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:18pm
Editors' Note: The Groton Herald generally does not comment on letters to the editor, letting...

Out of Town

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 1:16pm
The Joy Reo Trio (jazz+) will perform on Sunday, July 25 at 4-6 p.m. on the Westford Town Common...
Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 2:21pm
Cannon Theatre is delighted to get back into in-person theater this August with their summer...
Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 2:18pm
...an exhibition being revived to commemorate the life of the Museum’s late Founder, Gordon B....

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