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When Harvard Lanes on Ayer Road in Harvard closed last summer after the death Anthony Graceffa - owner operator of more than 40 years - a cry of anguish went up from passionate members of the various Groton bowling leagues, aficionados who loved playing this quintessentially New England variant...

A serious moment at the September 11 commemoration at Town Field. Photo by Steve Lieman


It has been 20 years since Sept. 11, 2001. Some who live here now probably don’t know that three Groton residents died when their plane was hijacked and flown into the World Trade Center. Peter Hanson, his wife, Sue and their child Christine, 21⁄2 , were flying to California where they planned to...

- Photo by Nancy Ohringer

Passing by the former Lawrence Academy dorm, once known as the Waters Property, and now owned by the Groton Inn, observers could have thought the building was undergoing major renovation. The four large lifts surrounding the building were fully extended to the top of the roof on a beautiful,...
These photos were taken by a young Groton firefighter who had volunteered with an emergency rescue team from Massachusetts who travelled to Ground Zero several days after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on Sep. 11, 2001. The photos were taken four days after the...

Photo by Nancy Ohringer

Pictured putting together new picnic tables under the newly built pavilion at Cow Pond for the Groton-Dunstable youth soccer program are, l - r, long-time board member in charge of field maintenance and Snack Shack aficionado Jeff Ohringer, new GDSC Board President David Pitkin, and long-time girls...

At the annual Labor Day Boy Scout yardsale a couple of local bears bask in the sun. Photo by Steve Lieman.


A local canine gets some needed dog rest. Photo by Steve Lieman


by Alice Cary   For 30 years long-time Groton Conservation Trust (GCT) member Rick Muehlke has occasionally stared at a marble plaque dedicated to Major Joseph Moors and his son, Benjamin, in the sanctuary of Groton’s First Parish Church. Joseph was a soldier at the Siege of Louisburg in 1758...

Freedom is usually portrayed as bold, brassy and pugnacious. But freedom may also be meditative - contemplation of the exquisite sublimity of a hot humid evening and cool jazz in Groton at summer’s end spent at town field with a few others. Photo by Steve Lieman



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