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   Ben Woolfrey, the local Edward Jones financial advisor, is supporting the local Toys for Tots program by using his office as a drop-off location for this year's toy drive.   Local residents may help make a difference for children in the area by bringing in a new, unwrapped toy to the office, 491...
  It’s not “Take Your Dog to Work Day,” but Associate Professor of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Mark Yi-Cheon Yim has an adorable pup on his desk at UMass Lowell’s Pulichino Tong Business Center.    As Yim pats the top of the dog’s head, its ears lift, its tail wags and it yelps in...
by Connie Sartini    In preparation for the development of the town’s budget for Fiscal Year 2025, Town Manager Mark Haddad advised the town’s departments, boards, committees and commissions, “The Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Process for the Town of Groton will be very different from previous years...

Paul Matisse. Photo by Steve Lieman

by Katy Coburn    The Forest Bells art installation at the Groton Conservation Trust's (GCT) Blackman Field and Woods conservation land is one of Groton's unique and special landmarks. On Sunday, November 5, the GCT trustees hosted a celebration at the Forest Bells to mark the reopening of Paul...
   Ben Woolfrey, the local Edward Jones financial advisor, is supporting the local Toys for Tots program by using his office as a drop-off location for this year's toy drive.   Local residents may help make a difference for children in the area by bringing in a new, unwrapped toy to the office, 491...

The Groton Commissioners of Trust Funds,  l to r – Joe Twomey, Executive Director Karen Toumi, Rachael Bielecki and Martha Mclure

 In a 1992 editorial the Groton Herald wrote regarding the Town of Groton’s Trust Funds, “Groton is indeed fortunate not only for their farsighted ancestors who bequeathed future generations a chance to survive and grow but also for the insight of current Commissioners who are sensitive to the...

From left to right: Greg Sheldon, Chair, Destination Groton; Roy Nascimento, President, North Central MA Chamber; Mark Haddad, Groton Town Manager; Kate Fox, Director, MA Office of Travel and Tourism; Congresswoman Lori Trahan; Lisa Fiorentino, CEO, Groton Hill Music; Representative Margaret Scarsdale; Senator John Cronin; Anne Gobi, Director, Office of Rural Affairs; Melissa Fetterhoff, President, Nashoba Valley Chamber.

 
by Barbara Scofidio    Last week’s Destination Groton Regional Tourism Conference was a first step toward shaping a regional tourism strategy—with Groton at its center.    Destination Groton—a five-person volunteer committee with the objective of promoting Groton’s many attractions and increasing...
by Connie Sartini    Two controversial articles scheduled for the Fall Town Meeting were postponed indefinitely after they were withdrawn by the developer of the Heritage Landing. This development is a 40B residential development that includes 40 houses, 10 of which were to be deemed affordable and...
The Cub Scouts of Groton Pack 12 are holding their 24th annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Sale at the Prescott Community Center in Groton. [See details at right] Their wreaths are handcrafted by the parents and the prices simply cannot be beat.  So buy your trees and wreaths from them and, in...
by Connie Sartini    Groton’s Saturday, October 28 Fall Town Meeting was one of the shortest on record with 129 voters taking action on 15 Warrant Articles in just over an hour.     Originally, at the 2023 Spring Town Meeting, Article 12 for $16.7M approved by voters to bring a water main from...

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