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Townwide 25 mph sign posted at border of Ayer. Coming soon to Harvard and some other tMassachusetts owns.

 

• Should Groton Adopt Similar Measures and Impose a Town-Wide Speed Limit of 25 MPH in Thickly Settled Areas of Town?   by Robert Stewart   As area towns move one-by-one to adopt lower speed limits within their respective borders, the question looms whether Groton should also study and...

Thanksgiving at the Grange.

by Russell Harris   Perhaps more than any other holiday, Thanksgiving’s focus is family. For many Americans the concept of family goes beyond blood ties. Instead, family is the people they love and support in true fellowship. It is not a passive but an active commitment, a commitment to...
 Quotable Quote       “Lawmakers have a chance to pass some of the strongest civil rights and privacy protections in the country to ensure face surveillance is never used to violate anyone’s rights. We urge them to seize the opportunity, to ensure future generations are protected from the most...
Groton’s New State Senator John Cronin is Strong Advocate for North Central Massachusetts and Welcomes Groton to 37th Worcester and Middlesex District by Robert Stewart When the Massachusetts Legislature redrew District lines for the State’s 44 Senatorial Districts, Groton was moved westward...
A Small Staff & Volunteer Water Commissioners Took On Enormous Additional Responsibilities   by Connie Sartini   Groton Water Department Superintendent Tom Orcutt advised the Select Board at their November 8 meeting that the Board of Directors of Massachusetts Water Works had awarded...

State Senator John Cronin has a vision for "North Central" that could offer our region greater political influence on Beacon Hill. Photo by Steve Lieman

 

• Groton’s new State Senate District coincides With election of freshman State Senator John Cronin who brings new leadership for North Central Massachusetts   by Robert Stewart   When the State Legislature redrew boundary lines for State Senatorial districts, Groton was moved from the...

Joni Parker-Roach and Barbara Scofidio, part of the team that organized Groton Winter Festival & Art Fair.

 

by Barbara Scofidio Groton has two new holiday traditions this year: the first annual Groton Winter Festival & Art Fair, and Holiday Lights. Winter Festival & Art Fair     The Winter Festival & Art Fair will be held from December 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Prescott Community...
 by Josh Volmar   In February 1821, two centuries ago, Phyllis Walby passed away at age 79 at Groton’s Town Poor Farm, which sat at the end of Town Forest Road in West Groton. The event passed without notice; in the town vital records, the day of the month on which she died is not even...
by Bob Katzen, Beacon Hill Roll Call   Senate 38-0, approved a $3.82 billion package which spends the federal money the state received from the ARPA and the surplus left over from the state’s fiscal year 2021 budget on relief and recovery from the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past...

Photo from Mass Wildlife website shows grasslands expansion via timber harvesting at Cranes WMA.

 

by Robert Stewart   The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife is proposing a large-scale habitat restoration project for the Squannacook River Wildlife Management Area (WMA) that includes land in Shirley, Townsend and Groton. The Habitat Restoration effort is part of Mass. Wildlife...

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