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.
The striking exterior of the new Center fire station is the result of an intense and productive collaboration between Groton's Historic Districts Commission and Architects Dore & Whittier.
Eric Jones, a senior from Dunstable, has been named to the President's List at Bentley University, Waltham for the spring 2014 semester.
Brian Regan, a sophomore from Dunstable, has been named to the President's List at Bentley University, Waltham for the spring 2014 semester.
Morgan Brennan has graduated from Lawrence Academy. Son of Eugene Brennan of Groton and Laurie Stewart of Westford, Morgan will attend Trinity College in fall.
Sean Collins has graduated from Lawrence Academy. Son of Krista and Michael Collins of Groton, Sean will attend Appalachian State University in fall.
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.
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.
Groton Cultural Council wants residents to help advise about how best to allocate public dollars for programs and activities in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences.
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.
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.