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Groton Animal Control answered the following calls in January: Cats; 2 Livestock (sheep); 1 Dogs; 10 Bobcat; 1 Raccoon; 1 Deer; 3 Porcupine; 1 Coyote...

John Madigan averaged 5.0 PPG for G-D in 2023-24. Photo by Annabel Kenyon 

 
Hockey Littleton 3, GD 0   Gavin Werling scored twice, and Charles Becker made 16 saves to earn the shutout as the Tigers (11-9) blanked the...
      Omar Connor, a veteran police officer in Groton, was terminated December 7, 2023 from his position following two internal investigations that...
by Connie Sartini    Town Manager Mark Haddad reminded the Select Board at their Monday night meeting that the three-month trial period for starting...
Following my previous letter titled “Let Us Uphold The Values Of Education, Safety & Quality Living,” it has come to my attention that a...
One of the most important races on the ballot this upcoming March 5 is the race for Republican State Committee Man and Woman. This is a race about...
As a parent, homeowner, and member of this community, I will vote for the override.  Quite simply - our students cannot afford any more educational...
The $5,500,000 proposed override will increase the annual amount of property taxes you have to pay. This override is to be phased-in over three years...
I am writing to urge Groton voters to help reelect Kathleen (Kathy) Lynch for Republican State Committeewoman in her newly-drawn Worcester and...

News

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 11:48am
      Omar Connor, a veteran police officer in Groton, was terminated December 7, 2023 from his...
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 11:45am
by Connie Sartini    Town Manager Mark Haddad reminded the Select Board at their Monday night...
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 11:22am
   On July 27, 2023, with Senator John Cronin voting with the unanimous majority, the Senate 39-0,...

Obituaries

Friday, January 26, 2024 - 6:52pm
Earl Carter, a well-known Groton historian and passionate collector of Groton historical ephemera...
Friday, December 22, 2023 - 6:00pm
Albert Stone - a respected visionary and cherished leader within his community and beyond - died...
Friday, December 22, 2023 - 5:59pm
Albert Stone - a respected visionary and cherished leader within his community and beyond - died...

Features

Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 3:16pm
by Barbara Scofidio    Anyone who thinks of Amy Degen as Josh’s wife does not know Amy Degen. She...
Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 2:26pm
  It is customary for a weekly newspaper like the Groton Herald to limit reporting to local...
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 7:56pm
   Gov. Baker vetoed and sent back to the Legislature a section of the cannabis bill that he...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:44am
MassDOT prequalification of contractors with the class of work as, Highway- Sidewalk  Curbing and...
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:41am
In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic...
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:37am
In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton...

Sports

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 11:58am

John Madigan averaged 5.0 PPG for G-D in 2023-24. Photo by Annabel Kenyon 

 
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 11:55am
Hockey Littleton 3, GD 0   Gavin Werling scored twice, and Charles Becker made 16 saves to earn the...
Thursday, February 22, 2024 - 2:13pm

Groton Dunstable’s Georgia Brooks (#5458) wins the two mile yesterday at the MIAA Division 4 indoor championships in 11:11.73. Photo by Christine Brooks

Special Announcements

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 9:01pm
  Any voters interested in serving on the Electronic Voting Study Committee should email Town...
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 8:41pm
Week of May 2    During the week of May 2, dispatch answered 1136 calls for service. The following...
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 1:34pm
Week of April 25    During the week of April 25, dispatch answered 1125 calls for service. The...

Happenings

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 11:04am
 …Jon M. Davine and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy leadership will present certificates of...
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:58am
Classes Starting Feb 23-Mar 8 COMMUNITY EVENTS Dam Removals in Massachusetts, Wednesday, Mar 6, 7-8...
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:56am
Christian Union Church in West Groton will holding their annual corned beef and cabbage supper on...

People

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:14am
Wren Kritzer of Groton, Class of 2026, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2023 semester...
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:11am
Sophie Widmayer of Skyfields Drive will attend Lawrence Academy in the fall.  She joins several...
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 10:06am
Wil Gross of Groton, who is in the new media design program, has been named to the Dean's List at...

Schools

Thursday, February 22, 2024 - 1:48pm
by Marlena Gilbert   Supt. Chesson shared staffing changes from the past, present and expected...
Thursday, February 22, 2024 - 1:45pm
by Marlena Gilbert   It was difficult to “feel the love” in the room at the Groton Dunstable School...
Thursday, February 15, 2024 - 5:54pm

From Left to Right: State Reps Dan Sena and Margaret Scarsdale; Senator John Cronin

Letters

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 11:39am
Following my previous letter titled “Let Us Uphold The Values Of Education, Safety & Quality...
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 11:37am
One of the most important races on the ballot this upcoming March 5 is the race for Republican...
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 11:36am
As a parent, homeowner, and member of this community, I will vote for the override.  Quite simply...

Out of Town

Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 2:47pm
The Dunstable Police Department would like to inform the public of upcoming road construction...
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 2:47pm
Saturday April 30, 6-10 PM War Memorial Building, 8 Church Street, Shirley, MA Join the Fort...
Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 12:22pm
British guitarist Jeff Purchon grabs his friends and returns to the Parish Center for the Arts (...

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