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April 2012

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UMass Graduates

Kelsey Marie Whalen and Alyssa M. Kidger of Groton and Brittany G. Silveria of Dunstable were among 808 students in 85 majors who received undergraduate degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, February 1, 2012.

Summer Camp Offers Sports, Writing, and Adventure

Applewild Summer Camp is offering new programs for the upcoming summer season. In addition to the popular Adventure Camp for children entering grades K through nine, there will be two new offerings. For girls entering grades five-eight, the camp will feature a Field Hockey and Lacrosse Camp. For those entering grades four-eight, the camp is offering the Writing Institute, a program for young people who have a story to tell or even a novel in them.

Men's Sunday Softball

Men's Sunday Softball begins May 6, from 9-11 a.m. at the High School Softball Field. Men 22 years and older and all ability levels are welcome and represented. Games are pick-up. Balls, bats and bases are supplied but Bring your own glove. Just show up on May 6 or contact Jon Strauss @ (978) 870-8596.

Crusaders Scoreboard


Leominster 6, Groton-Dunstable 2

Celina Antonellis (2 hits), Meg McLean (RBI-triple), Lindsey Werner (1 hit)

Maddy Bugbee (1 hit), Alyssa Ash (RBI).

GD 5

Fitchburg 0

Alyssa Ash 1-hitter (6 K)). Celina Antonellis (4 for 4, run, RBI, SB),

Ariana Cho (3 for 3, two runs, RBI). Record: 2-1

Crusaders Rout Fitchburg

Senior catcher John Flanagan led the way going 4 for 4 with seven RBIs as host Groton-Dunstable (3-1) crushed Fitchburg, 15-0. Doug Smith (WP) and sophomore Alex Dhionis shared pitching honors as the pair combined to no-hit the Red Raiders (0-3) in the game that was stopped after four and one half innings.

Gamlin Guided Trail Hike

Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m. sharp, join members of Groton Trails Committee on a guided hike through Gamlin Crystal Springs conservation area in Groton. This is a beautiful parcel accessed via several skillfully routed trails and features dense woods, rocky outcrops, beaver ponds, huge boulders, and an old "lost" quarry. The walk will take about 1.5 hours and is suitable for families with children and well behaved, leashed dogs.

Groton Greenway River Festival

Groton Greenway River Festival returns Sunday, June 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., complete with the famous cardboard canoe races. All events are free. There will be canoeing all day courtesy of Nashoba Paddler LLC, lots of environmental displays and children's activities, and musical guests including Native American drummers. Food will be available for purchase. The Festival is held on the bank of the Nashua River at the Petapawag boat launch, Nod Rd., Groton.

More Than Words: Art, Artists, and Books

"More Than Words" is an exhibit of two- and three-dimensional artwork that uses the artist's book as a starting point for individual and collaborative work. It is on view in the Owen Smith Shuman Gallery of the Groton Public Library from April 7 - June 15. There will be a reception for the artists Saturday, April 21 from noon-2 p.m. and the public is welcome. There will also be an artists' talk and workshop on folded paper books Saturday, May 5 from noon-2 p.m.


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