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What a pleasure! Groton restaurants are slowly and carefully reopening with outdoor dining, social distancing and strict safety protocols. Photo by Steve Lieman.


Stars and stripes twisted by the wind still shows her colors. Photo by Steve Lieman


A lovely evening boating adventure gone awry. A Groton man, preparing to launch his boat at Baddacok Pond at the public boat launch, anticipating a pleasant summer-evening cruise around the pond, didn’t set his parking brake, so his boat, trailer and car all ended up sliding into the pond, requiring police assistance.

First responders regroup behind police line during June 1 fire at Winthrop Place in Groton. Photo by Connie Sartini.



Caught in the Act! This squirrel managed to get into the birdfeeder! Now the homeowners had to decided what to do next: leave it there and not resupply the feeder for an indefinite time, or be compassionate and release it? Decision: slowly open the top and send him on his way! Photo courtesy of Jeff Ohringer.


Groton Animal Control activity in May was up slightly from last month with 24 calls, broken down as follows: • Loose dogs: 8 • Loose/missing cats: 3 (1 in a tree, rescued by owner) • Loose horse: 2, Thank you Bruce, Lorena and Matt for helping in getting Filly home. • Loose goats: 2, frightened...
Miranda the GPD Comfort Dog looks fierce but has a heart of gold, as her Social Calendar reveals:
• Visited Lawrence Academy during exam week
• Visited the Dispatchers during National Communication Officers Appreciation Week
• Led a birthday parade for a GDRSD student
• Visited the Groton Fire Department

Marquis Tree Service's monster machine from Austria, costing over $600,000, is used to clear brush from Hoyts Wharf Rd. Photo by Nancy Ohringer.


Donations are gathered in a G-D School District gym for distribution to Winthrop Place residents. Photo by Nancy Ohringer.



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