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Boys Basketball - Mid-Wach B 1. Shepherd Hill 6-0 (11-0) 2. Oakmont 4-1 (8-1) 3. Nashoba 4-1 (6-2) 4. Groton-Dunstable 3-3 (6-6)   Girls Basketball...
Boys Hockey Westborough 7, G-D 1 Jerry Fang (goal), assists: Cole Beigel, Cullen O'Malley. Records: G-D (2-9), WHS (6-6). GD vs Marlborough (...

Bronson Solomon drives to the basket for the layup. Photo by Heather Barlow

The Crusaders screen the goaltender and cycle the puck on the power play to earn a shot from the high slot. The Westboro penalty killers stayed strong in front of the net to block the shot. Photo by Matt Detota

Sam Brewster, Liam Herrmann, Jason Kenney and Marlon Metellus set new school records in the 4x200 relay and 4 x 50 shuttle, with times of 1:34:50 and 22:38. Photo Courtesy of Coach Volante

Andrew Stenstream goes full-extension to keep the ball in play. Photo by Heather Barlow 

 
The Boys Varsity Basketball team currently holds a 6-7 record, following this week's win/loss against Oakmont. The Oakmont contest was preceded by...
Neil Aradyha was also nominated for Cross Country Athlete of the Year this week, and named to the Telegram and Gazette's Super Team. The Telegram's...

G-D Junior Kaelyn Engeian was named to the Telegram and Gazette's Volleyball Super Team. Photos by Glen Shapland and Robert Mingolelli

Kaelyn Engeian, Junior, Outside hitter for Groton-Dunstable was named to the Telegram's High School Volleyball Super Team, receiving nomination for...

In the foreground, aerial view of the new FloRo Elementary School under construction. Photo by Ralph Wiechmann

$150 Million in COVID Relief Funds May be Set Aside to Offset Cost Overruns Due to Post-Pandemic Issues of Supply Chain Problems, Increased Cost of...

Drone photo showing Broadmeadow Road crossing large wetland area just off the Center. This image suggests options for re-routing traffic away from Broadmeadow Road and the opportunity to create a new retail/housing district behind Main Street, including possible access to the rear of Prescott Community Center. Photo by Ralph Wiechmann.

by Connie Sartini     Town Manager Mark Haddad opened the January 11 public hearing on possible options to fix the annual flooding on Broadmeadow...

News

Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 3:05pm

In the foreground, aerial view of the new FloRo Elementary School under construction. Photo by Ralph Wiechmann

$150 Million in COVID Relief Funds May be Set Aside to Offset Cost Overruns Due to Post-Pandemic...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 3:00pm

Drone photo showing Broadmeadow Road crossing large wetland area just off the Center. This image suggests options for re-routing traffic away from Broadmeadow Road and the opportunity to create a new retail/housing district behind Main Street, including possible access to the rear of Prescott Community Center. Photo by Ralph Wiechmann.

by Connie Sartini     Town Manager Mark Haddad opened the January 11 public hearing on possible...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:53pm

 Immanuel Wilkins. See NPR Tiny Desk concert on YouTube as an appetizer before seeing the Immanuel Wilkins concert at Groton Hill Music in Meadow Hall on February 4.

 
 by Jim Barisano     Immanuel Wilkins and his band will be performing at the Groton Hill Music...

Obituaries

Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:00pm
 Roselyn Virginia Morton, 73, a longtime resident of Townsend passed peacefully in her sleep on...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 1:56pm
   Stephen Paul Burne, a resident of Littleton, formerly of Groton, passed away at home on Sunday,...
Thursday, January 12, 2023 - 12:26pm
   Linda Dora Babin, a longtime resident of Groton, passed away in December at the age of 75 after...

Features

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...
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 7:18pm
Town Manager Contract Renewal   On a unanimous vote, the Select Board renewed Town Manager Mark...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:13pm
TOWN OF GROTON Earth Removal-Stormwater Advisory Committee Public Hearing Hayes Woods Definitive...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:12pm
TOWN OF GROTON Earth Removal-Stormwater Advisory Committee Public Hearing Groton School Field...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:11pm
TOWN OF GROTON SELECT BOARD PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE    Pursuant to Massachusetts General Law, Chapter...

Sports

Friday, January 27, 2023 - 6:43pm
Boys Basketball - Mid-Wach B 1. Shepherd Hill 6-0 (11-0) 2. Oakmont 4-1 (8-1) 3. Nashoba 4-1 (6-2)...
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 6:43pm
Boys Hockey Westborough 7, G-D 1 Jerry Fang (goal), assists: Cole Beigel, Cullen O'Malley. Records...
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 6:42pm

Bronson Solomon drives to the basket for the layup. Photo by Heather Barlow

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, January 26, 2023 - 2:23pm
To celebrate their partnership, The Groton Inn and NOA Gallery will raffle off 5 fabulous gifts at...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:22pm
     Registration is open for GDEF's “The Big Night In” Trivia Night! (Virtually) Gather a team of...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:20pm
  February vacation ARTSTRAVAGANZA!  Registration is open for ages 7-14, flexible class schedules....

People

Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:27pm
High Honor Roll JUNIORS Dunstable: Zachary Cover. SOPHOMORES Groton:  Madison Dawes,Dakota Garofalo...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:26pm
   Artists Brooke Lambert and Kurt Hanss have come together to present a new, high color duo...
Thursday, January 19, 2023 - 6:26pm

Members of the Groton Garden Cluh created and decorated beautiful boxwood trees at the Lost Lake Fire Department Community Room. Under the direction of Boxwood Tree Workshop Chairman Ann Griffin-White,  each participant crafted one tree to be distributed to area residents receiving Meals on Wheels. Trees are also given to the Police and Fire Departments, and the Library. Members also create a second tree for themselves. Pictured  L to R  are Garden Club members – Michael Sarcia, Sue Houde, Penny Hommeyer, Effie Stewart and Lynn Kavanagh.

 

Schools

Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:49pm
by Marlena Gilbert   As the school committee continues through its FY24 school budgetary process,...
Thursday, January 12, 2023 - 1:23pm
by Marlena Gilbert   The Groton-Dunstable Regional School District is looking down the barrel of a...
Friday, December 16, 2022 - 2:22pm
by Marlena Gilbert   As a cost-saving measure, the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Committee...

Letters

Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:43pm
The 2022 Inflation Reduction Act has earmarked $80 billion to be spent over the next 10 years to...
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:41pm
Dear Groton Residents, The campaign for the First Middlesex State Representative seat has come to a...
Friday, January 20, 2023 - 11:04am
Margaret Scarsdale’s claims about Andrew Shepherd’s “election denialism” are disingenuous at best...

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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