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A horse drawn carriage, thanks to the Groton Inn,  heads down Main Street towards the Inn during the Groton Winter Festival on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Roberta Bizier.


This Saturday’s Winter Festival was a spectacular success. Seeing Main Street jammed with people wishing each other well, out with children and family, greeting friends, lifted by a spirit of joy, all this created a sense of satisfaction and wellbeing. There was a desire to celebrate our town, to...
by Russell Harris Judith Romatelli’s Periwinkle Art and Glassworks occupies two similar-sized spacious studios on opposing sides of the main entry to the Prescott Community Center. These two generous rooms with 15-foot tall ceilings, a pressed tin ceiling and walls of windows looking onto...
Wendy Prest, Pastel Artist   Our series of Meet the Artists from the Nashoba Valley Artists starts off with Wendy Prest, a Groton resident from the Lost Lake area. Wendy has lived in town for 14 years and moved here from Pepperell to live at the Lost Lake area in her husband’s family property...

Photos of a lively Saturday at The Barn Door, above and below.


• Groton Family Diversifies Its Landscaping Business, Branches Out to Specialty Foods, Craft Beer & Wine   by Robert Stewart   The Barn Door, located on Route 119 in Pepperell across the street from the Gary’s farm stand, has only been in existence for approximately a year yet it has...
Nashoba Valley Artists started in early 2001 at the original senior center in West Groton when a very talented artist and teacher, the late Martha Oldham, brought together a group of like-minded artists, to meet, work together, provide feedback and suggestions to one another.      The group met...

Stacey writes, “When she made her way into my coop area, she got caught in the outer coop. She was so afraid of me that she tried to go straight through the top with her head butting against the chicken wire repeatedly. After I gave her space to leave, she found her way out and hightailed it to the woods.”


As a lifelong environmental educator and naturalist, I am always striving to better understand the nature of animals and am continually fascinated by the diversity and abundance of life in and around Groton, my home of 28 years now. I am also a farmer with dogs, horses, goats, and chickens on a...

Gibbet Hill, Early Fall. ‘One side of Gibbet Hill has an interesting pattern cut into the grass.’ Original pastel by Wendy Prest, now on display at the Senior Center in West Groton.


Volunteer ‘Tellers’ play a critical role at Town Meeting, counting votes to determine outcomes that have the force of law. Photo by Steve Lieman.


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