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Earliest Settlers

8000 BC--Ancestors of the Nipmuc arrive in central Massachusetts; approximately 9,655 years later a petition for Groton Plantation is presented by Dean Winthrop of Groton, England, at an English General Court held at Boston.

SCHOOLS: Groton Student Receives GSTEM Scholarship

GDSTEM has awarded its first $500 scholarship for a summer STEM enrichment program to Leah Mitchell of Groton, a sophomore at Groton Dunstable Regional High School. Leah will attend a National Youth Leadership Forum: Careers in Engineering & Technology at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, at the end of June. She was nominated by her engineering teacher.

SCHOOLS: 5 Master's and 13 Bachelor's Degrees Earned at UMass Lowell by Groton/Dunstable Residents

Trevor Cullen of Dunstable received a bachelor's degree in English during UMass Lowell's Commencement exercises May 17, 2014 at Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell.

Jeffrey Gilbert of Groton received a bachelor's degree in business administration during UMass Lowell's Commencement exercises May 17, 2014 at Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell.

Early Groton Industries: Ramble Sponsored by GHS

Tuesday, July 15 Groton Historical Society will sponsor a talk and trip exploring facets of Groton's past. Archeologist Marty Dudek will speak on Smoke-Out on Smoke Hill and More: Early Industry in Groton at Groton Historical Society's headquarters at Boutwell House at 172 Main St., Groton at 7 p.m. His illustrated talk will highlight charcoaling, potash production, the bog iron industry, tanneries, and include briefly sawmills and the soapstone quarry. 

CHURCH EVENT: Christian Union Church's Big 4

The BIG "4" is coming to Christian Union Church Saturday, July 19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  featuring:  

Yard and bake sales, car wash and, new this year, lobster rolls and chicken salad rolls. Rolls will be available 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for eat in or take out. Included are chips, and a dessert snack. Eat in will also include a beverage. Price: lobster $10, chicken $8.


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