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Spires of Union Congregational Church [front] and old Baptist Church behind as seen from the Old Meetinghouse, shown nestled amid autumn’s foliage. Photo by Steve Lieman
Almost exactly 60 years ago in October 1956 the Groton Selectmen, Fire Chief and Police Chief met in an emergency session to consider the events of the prior six months. The drowning and recovery of two small children on Knops Pond and fatal car accident on Route 119, where a woman bled to death...

Autumn Hills, Chicopee Row in Groton, is open for pick your own. Here the farm stand is heaping with pumpkins. Photo by John Ellenberger.

‘And I could tell / What form my dreaming was about to take./ Magnified apples appear and disappear, / Stem end and blossom end/ And every fleck of russet showing clear.’ Excerpt from ‘After Apple-Picking’ by Robert Frost.

A gentle reminder to us all during a sorry political season, thanks to Martin Luther King.

Groton High School Class of 1966 - 50th Reunion - Weekend of Oct. 1, 2016
“I was promised a nice, convenient Municipal Parking lot behind the banks and all I got was this lousy sign.” Photo by Russell Harris
On Sunday, Sept. 25, the Contra Banditos performed in the New England Grange at the 100th anniversary of the Eastern States Exposition in Springfield, Mass. Several in the group are members of the Groton Grange, which hosts barn dances bi-monthly throughout the school year, featuring the Banditos...

Groton Custom Guitar Craftsman Aaron Green says, “I work at machinist level tolerances with hand tools. Power tools require less skill but are simply not accurate enough to provide this precision.” Photo by Gabor Furez.

“I begin with an idea. It all starts with the idea. The idea being exactly what I am trying to achieve for this specific musician.” This is how master guitar maker Aaron Green describes the process that takes place in his Gratuity Road woodworking shop across the road from the family residence....

The Middle School art classes participated in the Pinwheels for Peace project.  The students in the Peace Club gathered around the pinwheels on the way to the recognition ceremony at Prescott for Betsy Sawyer Day. Photo by Nancy Ohringer

On Sept. 21, dozens of middle schoolers marched down Groton’s Main Street after classes let out, on their way to Prescott School for the community-ceremony in honor of their late teacher and fellow peacemaker, Betsy Sawyer, who lost her battle with leukemia in April 2016. Groton and Dunstable...
Think the drought is over because we’ve had a little rain? Think again. Here Water Department Senior Technician George Brackett on the shore of Baddacook Pond, near the principal town well, shows a stake planted at water’s edge three weeks ago and points to how far the water has receded. He says...


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