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Groton Pick-Up Softball takes the field as they do every Sunday morning, hours before getting together again for their annual barbecue. Photo by Matt Detora

By Matt Detora Before the morning dew dries from Cow Pond Field, the Groton Pick-Up Softball players lace up their cleats...

Dancin’ to the music before town fireworks display. Photo by Steve Lieman

The Fitchburg Art Museum is showcasing the Big Book: Pages for Peace exhibit throughout the summer months. On display is original artwork and memorabilia from the project as well as the inspirational Big Book. The museum is open to the public Wednesday - Sunday. On Thursday, August 4, the museum is free to the public.   Don’t miss the opportunity to see this exhibit while it is nearby!  Photo by Charles Sternaimolo

In a scramble format, Groton Senior Golf League team #2 finished first with Bob Arsenault, Walter Cinsavich, Andy Palmer and Sandy Ehlinger shooting a three under par 32. Photo Robert Mingolelli

Groton Pick-Up Softball takes the field as they do every Sunday morning, hours before getting together again for their annual barbecue. Photo by Matt Detora

Dancin’ to the music before town fireworks display. Photo by Steve Lieman

The Fitchburg Art Museum is showcasing the Big Book: Pages for Peace exhibit throughout the summer months. On display is original artwork and memorabilia from the project as well as the inspirational Big Book. The museum is open to the public Wednesday - Sunday. On Thursday, August 4, the museum is free to the public.   Don’t miss the opportunity to see this exhibit while it is nearby!  Photo by Charles Sternaimolo

In a scramble format, Groton Senior Golf League team #2 finished first with Bob Arsenault, Walter Cinsavich, Andy Palmer and Sandy Ehlinger shooting a three under par 32. Photo Robert Mingolelli

Groton Pick-Up Softball takes the field as they do every Sunday morning, hours before getting together again for their annual barbecue. Photo by Matt Detora

By Matt Detora Before the morning dew dries from Cow Pond Field, the Groton Pick-Up Softball players lace up their cleats and warm-up for their...

Tim Mahan at PMC Sturbridge start. Courtesy photo

By Brian Medeiros and Tim Mahan (edited Robert Mingolelli) On August 6 and 7, 2022, more than 6,000 riders, pedaled in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) ...
 Rayla Campbell is running to be our Secretary of State and she’ll be attending the next Groton Republican Town Committee meeting. It’s on Wednesday...
On Monday, September 5th the Groton Firefighter’s Association will be having our annual Chicken BBQ Drive Through.  If you would like to order...
 A selection of quilts, ranging from antique to the early 1990s, each of distinct pattern, palette, and interest, will be on view at the Groton...
 Nashoba Valley Chorale announces 2022-2023 season, “Singing Together”. Rehearsals begin Monday, September 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Acton...
Groton will participate in the State Primary Tuesday, September 6, and in the State Election on Tuesday, November 8. Voters will have the opportunity...
Petting Zoo at Groton Farmers’ Market  Friday, August 19, local farm produce will be at a peak. Plenty of corn for BBQs and other veggies for...
Petting Zoo at Groton Farmers’ Market  Friday, August 19, local farm produce will be at a peak. Plenty of corn for BBQs and other veggies for...
  Rollstone Bank & Trust has donated $10,000 the Groton History Center (GHC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of the town’...

News

Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 3:52pm
  Rollstone Bank & Trust has donated $10,000 the Groton History Center (GHC), a nonprofit...
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 3:31pm
   On Friday, August 12 the Select Board, GDRS School Superintendent Laura Chesson, Chairman of the...
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 3:31pm
   On Friday, August 12 the Select Board, GDRS School Superintendent Laura Chesson, Chairman of the...

Obituaries

Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 6:57pm
Nov 8, 1947 - Aug 1, 2022 Jane R. Allen, 74, of Groton succumbed to Multiple Myeloma after...
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 6:56pm
Jonathan Charles Curtis of Milford died on Monday, July 4, 2022 at the age of 31 after a brief...
Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 3:57pm
Nancy Stoops, who carried with her a living history of Groton for over 95 years, passed away at her...

Features

Friday, July 22, 2022 - 6:36pm
    Hanna Melnyczuk is a Ukrainian-American artist and Senior Adjunct Professor in the Fine Arts...
Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 2:08pm
by Jim Barsiano “I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree.”      Thus began the 12...
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - 6:36pm
Suzanne Goehringer, VP of Friends of the Tree Warden, expresses her joy in the tree planting...

Public Notices

Public Notices are also online here.
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 6:54pm
TOWN OF TOWNSEND CONSERVATION COMMISSION LEGAL NOTICE    Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands...
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 6:53pm
REMINDER TO WEST GROTON WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT CUSTOMERS    The mandatory water restriction is in...
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 6:52pm
Planning Board  Public Hearing Notice Section 218-2.5 Site Plan Review – Seven Hills Group Home   ...

Sports

Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 7:17pm

Groton Pick-Up Softball takes the field as they do every Sunday morning, hours before getting together again for their annual barbecue. Photo by Matt Detora

By Matt Detora Before the morning dew dries from Cow Pond Field, the Groton Pick-Up Softball...
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 7:06pm

Tim Mahan at PMC Sturbridge start. Courtesy photo

By Brian Medeiros and Tim Mahan (edited Robert Mingolelli) On August 6 and 7, 2022, more than 6,000...
Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 3:58pm
By Matt Detora Groton-Dunstable is pleased to welcome Mo Souisse as the next Boys Varsity Soccer...

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, August 18, 2022 - 4:36pm
 Rayla Campbell is running to be our Secretary of State and she’ll be attending the next Groton...
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 4:27pm
On Monday, September 5th the Groton Firefighter’s Association will be having our annual Chicken BBQ...
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 4:19pm
 A selection of quilts, ranging from antique to the early 1990s, each of distinct pattern, palette...

People

Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 3:01pm
Georgia Loomis of Groton from the Class of 2024, was named to the Spring 2022 Honors List at...
Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 2:59pm
Emerson College, the nation's premier institution for the arts, communication, and the liberal arts...
Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 2:57pm
Nick Resca of Groton received a BS degree in computer science from Rochester Institute of...

Schools

Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 2:01pm
   The Groton Dunstable Regional School Committee honored several retirees upon the conclusion of...
Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 4:00pm

Photo by Nancy Ohringer

Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 3:55pm

Photo by Nancy Ohringer

Letters

Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 3:47pm
I    feel very comfortable recomending Andrew Shepherd’s candidacy for the Republican nomination...
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 3:45pm
A building that is a significant part of Groton's history is about to be demolished unless...
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 3:45pm
A building that is a significant part of Groton's history is about to be demolished unless...

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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