At Monday's Board of Selectmen Meeting, Selectmen presented sisters Jen and Lauren Thornburn with the Silver Award for Girl Scout Troop 66530. The girls raised food and money donations for the Groton Dog Pound. (l-r) Lauren Thornburn, Tom Delaney, Jen Thornburn and George Moore. Photo by Jane Bouvier.
An exciting new food venue has been added to the Groton Country Club site that will open to the public on May 1st. Called the Tavern at The Groton Country Club, the pub will feature a whole new look and menu.
Selectmen have called for a Special Town Election to be held Tuesday, April 1. The ballot will contain one question, asking voters to "exclude" bond payments for the new fire station from the limits of Proposition 2 ½ on the Town's tax levy.
Probing the Fire Department budget, Finance Committee Chairman Prager asked Fire Chief Joe Bosselait how Department performance would be impacted if the shift coverage by full time firefighters was reduced.
Groton Police Officers, Kevin Henehan and Greg Stewart gave their time to escort seniors from the Pool and Golf Center parking lot to the building for an afternoon event featuring the "Singing Trooper," Dan Clark.
Eighty senior citizens, attended the Council on Aging sponsored event held at the Groton Pool and Golf center on Feb. 12. They enjoyed lunch by students of Nashoba Tech as well as the entertainment by Dan Clark.
Samuel Michael Biasi, a first-year at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA., has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester. A graduate of Groton-Dunstable Regional High School, he is the son of John Biasi and Lydia Biasi of Groton.
The Townsend United Methodist Church will hold a St. Patrick's Day Supper Saturday, March 15. Menu will feature authentic Irish recipes of Baked stuffed chicken breast with red pepper cream sauce, Dublin Coddle with sausage, sweet & sour red cabbage, red potatoes, peas, hot rolls and other Irish breads, and delicious assorted pastries. Serving from 4-6 p.m., dinner is eat-in or take-out.
Greater Lowell Taoist Tai Chi Society is offering a free Tai Chi demonstration at Westford Parks & Recreation Dept., 35 Town Farm Rd., Westford Mon., Mar. 3 at 9 a.m. and Tue., Mar. 4 at 6p.m. Join the rapidly growing number of people experiencing improved balance, circulation, and flexibility in addition to reduced tension & stress by learning and practicing Tai Chi.
Nashoba Valley Chorale, still exhilarated from singing Bach's Mass in B Minor in February, is gearing up for spring. We will perform Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle May 31. Our first few rehearsals of the season are open, so that new people can try us out before committing to the group. Rehearse with the NVC Mondays, March 3 and 10, 7:30 to 9:30 pm at First Baptist Church of Littleton to see if we are the singing group for you. Visit nashobavalleychorale.org for more information.
Pepperell's Nissitissitt Middle School band program is organizing an evening dance show open to the public Saturday, March 22 at Nissitissit Middle School, Chace Ave.
This is a 50-50 fundraiser for Pepperell Parents Pro Musica, NMS Band parent group, and JaredsFight.org, (www.jaredsfight.org), an organization to raise funds for Sanfilippo Syndrome research.