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-Reporting for this story was provided by the Harvard Press, local newspaper in the town of Harvard. We thank them for permission to use the story.        Fruitlands Museum has been named one of the best history museums in the country, according to a ranking compiled by USA Today. The...

When turtles start sunning themselves on a log you know it’s spring. Photo by Nancy Ohringer


Photo by Steve Lieman


Display at Lavender. Photo by Steve Lieman


Chairs tempting you outside Moisons on Main Street

American Black Bear (Ursus americanus).  “While I was at the edge of the wetland behind my house, I heard the neighbor’s dog barking. Then I heard something moving behind me in the woods, and when I looked, saw this bear 75' away. I was able to get a few pictures as it crossed the wetland and walked along the edge of the woods on the opposite side.” March 31, 2022 in West Groton, by Tom Murray


• Rivercourt Residences Celebrates 20 Years in Groton; Assisted Living Facility Located on the Squannacook River Draws Heavily from Local Towns • Small Population in the Facility Leads to More Personable and Individualized Care; 20th Anniversary Notable as the Elder Care Facility Emerges from...

"OK, here we go . . .” The Steinway Grand Piano starts its journey out the window and over to its new home at Groton Hill Music Center." Photo by Steve Lieman


A Steinway concert grand piano, donated to Indian Hill Music by gallery owner Paul Matisse, was moved on March 30 from Groton’s famed Kalliroscope Gallery on Main Street to crown the Meadow Hall stage at the new home of Indian Hill Music: Groton Hill Music Center on Old Ayer Road. The move marks...

After: Portrait of Margaret Shattuck Brigham, after restoration. Oil on Canvas painted by Lyman Emerson, 1864. Photo by GF Studio.

In gradual and insidious ways, paintings deteriorate with age. Exposure to light, dust and other factors play their roles in transforming a once-lucid surface into one of darkened and blotched obscurity. The restoration and preservation of such delicate surfaces require specialized skills,...


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